Article posted on Monday 29 October 2012 | Leave a comment »
The ACT Government is developing a strategic cycle network plan to ensure the ACT has effective, well linked cycling infrastructure. This will encourage people to ride to work and school, cycle for exercise and enjoyment and cater for Canberra’s future growth and development. Community feedback on these preliminary options is now being sought. You can read more about the study in the Preliminary Options Report featured on this page from 8 November 2012.
Article posted on Wednesday 13 June 2012 | Leave a comment »
The ACT Government have announced the allocation of $500,000 for a major upgrade to Fetherston Gardens. The Southside Chronicle article, together with the Government's media release and the WCCC letter thanking the Chief Minister for this most welcome funding for revitalising this community site follow:
Article posted on Saturday 19 May 2012
An online survey about day-to-day life, health and wellbeing in the ACT will be open 16th-31st of May. It is funded by ACT Health and is being run by researchers at both The Australian National University and The University of Canberra. They are hoping to get a diverse range of people taking the survey so that we have a real picture of what people in the ACT do with their time, and how they feel about it.
It takes about 30 minutes and you can go into a draw to win one of these 46 great prizes: 3 Apple iPads (16GB, Wi-Fi, 4G) 8 $300 Canberra Centre vouchers 15 $200 Coles Myer gift cards 20 $100 Amazon.com vouchers.
Article posted on Wednesday 28 March 2012 | Leave a comment »
ACT Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Katy Gallagher, has invited Canberrans to provide feedback on the proposed upgrade of Fetherston Gardens in Weston by 2 May 2012.
Article posted on Monday 26 March 2012 | 1 comment »
The Council has been advised of two happenings relating to Teesdale Place, Stirling. The Labour Club has been granted approval to ‘payout the concession’ in relation to the land at Teesdale Place and the Economical Development Directorate (ACT Government) has announced that it intends to release the land next to the Labor Club in Teesdale Place. The land identified for release is zoned as CZ6, Leisure and Accommodation Zone that includes a range of uses aimed at providing for the development of entertainment, accommodation and leisure facilities for residents of and visitors to the ACT and surrounding region. Residents comments are sought by Government by COB 14 May 2012.
Article posted on Friday 03 December 2010 | Leave a comment »
Minister Corbell has provided further details on the Weston Creek Stormwater Reticulation Network which is designed to provide non-potable water to a number of playing fields in Weston Creek. This will assist in drought proofing the important playing fields in Weston Creek.
Read the Minister's letter and view the plan here » ...
Article posted on Thursday 25 November 2010 | Leave a comment »
Proposal: COMMUNITY FACILITIES - ISLAMIC SCHOOL OF CANBERRA - DEMOLITION - LANDSCAPING - FENCING. Block 9 formerly known as block 6 section 96 Weston. Proposed demolition of the existing greenhouse and hardstand areas; landscaping to provide a primary school play ground with ball court; Proposed addition of a new 2.1m high perimeter security fence with vehicular and pedestrian entry gates. Period for representations closes: 17/12/2010
Click here to view the plans » ...
Article posted on Thursday 18 November 2010 | Leave a comment »
Due to the commencement of site works for the new suburbs of Wright and Coombs, the area known as Deeks Drive will be closed to the public from 22 November. This is the area of the former pine plantation bounded by Uriarra Rod, the Cotter Road, the Molonglo River Corridor and Holden's Creek.
Further detail »...
Article posted on Friday 01 October 2010 | Leave a comment »
FREE GardenSmart advisory service and rebate from the ACT Government The ACT Government’s GardenSmart program is a free service to households to help them create and maintain healthy gardens.
A horticulturalist will visit your home, assess your garden and then demonstrate practical ways you can use less water in the garden. The horticulturalist will tell you how to make your garden more water-efficient through clever plant choice and garden design and give you practical maintenance and watering advice.
Article posted on Thursday 30 September 2010 | Leave a comment »
The Weston Creek Community Council and the Friends of the CIT Gardens Group have proposed to the ACT Place Names Committee a suitable name for the former CIT Gardens community facility. A proposed name for the gardens should be distinctive and appropriate for future generations. It has been proposed that the gardens be named “Fetherston Gardens” in honour of Mr Gerald Henry Fetherston MBE, the longest serving head of the CIT School of Horticulture who was deeply involved in the creation of the gardens.
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The WCCC holds open public meetings on last Wednesday of the month - see Meetings for a timetable.
The meetings are held at The Weston Club, Liardet Street, Weston at 7.30pm (map). We regularly have invited speakers, politicians and other representatives, with other organisations (eg ACT Policing) also regularly attending.
There are no membership fees for the WCCC and any resident of Weston Creek is able to contact the WCCC to seek assistance or advice. All members of the committee are volunteers and no one receives payment for any activities. The Council also receives financial support from the ACT Government.
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