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WCCC Submission on a service station and fast food outlet - North Weston

The WCCC has written to the Environment and Planning Directorate with comments on the proposed Technical Amendment to the Territory Plan to allow for a Service Station and fast food outlet to be developed in North Weston.

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Weston master plan takes long term approach to development

 The long-awaited Weston master plan will pin-point the chosen site for a new petrol station to the north of the town centre.

 Set to be released by Planning Minister Mick Gentleman, the document shows in the next 10 years, the government could close off Trenerry Street from Brierly Street for cars.

 It also allows for the possible expansion of the existing Cooleman Court, the possible co-location of a community and health hub, and considers converting the oval into a nature conservation wetland.

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Weston Creek Men's Shed

The Weston Creek Men?s Shed is now ?up and running?.  Initially, we are a ?social? Shed where men can meet for a ?cuppa? and a chat, as well as having other activities including speakers, visits, and occasional lunches.  We currently operate under the auspices of the Rotary Club of Canberra Weston Creek.

 We meet each Thursday afternoon, from 1.30 pm, at the Weston Creek Uniting Church hall, in Parkinson Street, Weston (next-door-but-one to the Irish Club).  (Re-commencing 22 January 2015)

 Please join us, or  for more information about our Shed, contact:
Mal Ferguson, (Rotary Club): 0405-732-837 or
John Burrowes (WCMS Committee): 0407-331-620

e: [email protected]
 For information on Men?s Sheds:  www.mensshed.org.au

Submission - Appropriation Lose Fill Asbestos Insulation Eradication Bill 2014

At the Weston Creek Community Council monthly meeting (26 November 2014) some of the Mr Fluffy homeowners in Weston Creek and nearby Kambah attended. They made a number of points regarding the scheme. As a consequence the WCCC has made a submission to the current "Mr Fluffy" (Submission to Inquiry into proposed Appropriation Lose Fill Asbestos Insulation Eradication Bill 2014) inquiry by the ACT Legislative Assembly.

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Submission for the ACT Legislative Assembly Electoral Boundaries ReDistribution 2015

The Weston Creek Community Council has lodged a Submission in Relation to the ACT Legislative Assembly Electoral Boundaries Redistribution 2015

Council would prefer that the boundaries for the five electorates be based primarily on geographic boundaries.  This is our preference and the Electorate Act should be changed to allow this to occur rather than have divided Districts as we have had for most Elections in the ACT.

Given that this is most unlikely to occur, Council suggests the following electorates:

 Council clearly wants Weston Creek to remain as one entity.  Our connection, if it is with any other settled District at the moment, is with Woden though we are far closer now to the Molonglo District as it develops.  This combined Electorate [Weston Creek, Woden and Molonglo] will grow with the development of Molonglo.   

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ABC and SBS are Changing their Channel Frequency

As the final step in Australia’s move to digital-only TV, free-to-air channels ABC and SBS will change frequencies in Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounds on 20 November. After the channels have changed, you will need to retune your digital TV, set-top box or digital TV recorder to find the channels that have moved.

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WCCC is not a local government body. For government matters contact CanberraConnect.

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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