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Twilight Market 2020

Celebrate cultural diversity at twilight market

By April Rathgen / February 20, 2020

Join us for our second annual Twilight Market in Flemington as part of Cultural Diversity Week.

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Job initiative wins award

By Samantha Irvine / February 19, 2020

A Council program that has helped more than a hundred Flemington Housing Estate residents secure paid work has won a prestigious award.

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Keeping you connected

By Moonee Valley / February 18, 2020

You may have heard some chatter in the community about the phone towers at Walter Street Reserve in Ascot Vale. Well, here’s the latest. Walter Street Reserve is currently home to two telecommunication towers which support mobile phone providers Vodaphone, Telstra and Optus. Some of our community have been rallying for these towers to be…

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Newmarket skyline

Update on our fight to save heritage-listed tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Moonee Valley City Council and Metro Trains are continuing to work together to try and find a way forward in relation to the trees at the Newmarket Railway Station.

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Young people stepping up to Clean Up!

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Young Moonee Valley residents are hitting the streets to help tackle the climate emergency.

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Council ramps up fight to save Newmarket tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 13, 2020

Council has written to Metro today requesting no removal work is done on the heritage-listed river red gum at Newmarket Station until all issues have been resolved. Metro last week agreed to cease work until tomorrow (Friday, 14 February 2020). Guaranteeing the tree’s survival on a week by week basis has caused some concern among…

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Afton Street pedestrian bridge closure

By Samantha Irvine / February 10, 2020

We’re temporarily closing the Afton Street Pedestrian Bridge for works.

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Metro to work with us to retain heritage tree

By April Rathgen / February 6, 2020

Yesterday we met with Metro about the future of the more than 100-year-old River Red Gum at Newmarket Station. Metro has committed to working with us on a solution to retaining the heritage-listed River Red Gum. “We are very pleased that Metro is taking our concerns seriously and consideration is being given to protecting and…

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Thinking of running for Council?

By Samantha Irvine / February 5, 2020

We’re holding candidate information sessions ahead of the October elections.

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Path closed while repairs made to defective drain

By Samantha Irvine / January 16, 2020

Work is underway to fix the hole that emerged in heavy rain

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