Thursday, May 13, 2010

What's happening around Templestowe

The following are links to articles on the internet relating to Templestowe and the surrounding area.


AS the Government announced $136.3 million to ready the state for future bushfires, four new Warrandyte CFA recruits readied for their first call-out.

Doncaster East

ALDI'S bid to open a new store in Doncaster East is being delayed by an objection lodged at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal by traders, including Woolworths.

COACH Jason Hardwick said Doncaster East's gradual improvement was highlighted in the team's effortless 121-point win against Mooroolbark in EFL Division 2 on Saturday.

Doncaster's Hayley Padget, Isabelle Peskett, Meg Pearce, Georgia Pascoe, Samantha Pikia and Nicola Hogan were members of the state team that beat Queensland, 4-3, in a nailbiting championship-decider.


AN 85-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a crash after driving on the wrong side of Doncaster Rd.

ASIAN culture and artefacts have been the inspiration for an art show to be held at Doncaster Gardens Primary School during Education Week.


OUR state Lower House representatives are "disappointed" with the State Budget and say Manningham has been "short changed" on major funding.


WORKERS will soon start building the new Templestowe fire station, as the State Government reaffirmed its commitment to the project, first proposed three years ago.

Templestowe Lower

TEMPLESTOWE Heights Primary School is set for a major refurbishment with funds from the 2010-11 State Budget.

The Bulleen Heights Probus Group meets at the Bulleen Baptist Church on the corner of Thompsons and Marcus Roads at 10am on the second Monday of each month.


The Blues will also take over the Manningham Club in Bulleen (formerly Brisbane Lions) and continue to control machines at its club in Laverton.


AN Eltham landowner says he is being used as a guinea pig to test the limits of tree removal rules put in place after Black Saturday's bushfires.

ELTHAM SES will make a last-ditch plea to Nillumbik Council to allow it to make its temporary home permanent.


- Kelvin Eldridge

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