Monthly Archives: May 2011

Heritage Victoria rejects school building on St Mary’s Paddock

Yes, on the last day of May we’ve been informed that Heritage Victoria has rejected the application -on heritage grounds, of course, but acknowledging some 2,400 objections from the public. The Coalition comprising CARA and the Collingwood Children’s Farm, established … Continue reading

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Campaign to Save St Marys Paddock broadens to include all the Abbotsford Heritage Farmlands

Another successful street stall was held today at St Heliers Street to inform the community about the impact of the school building proposed for construction on St Mary’s Paddock and to promote the Public Meeting scheduled for 4th June at … Continue reading

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Save the Abbotsford Farmlands – Come to the Public meeting, 4th June 2011

Please share this document with your family and friends. We’d love to see you all come along to the meeting to express your concerns regarding the threats facing St Mary’s Paddock and the remaining Abbotsford Precinct Heritage Farmlands.

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Johnston Street Tower: Council ‘consults’ its constituents

A goodly number of local Abbotsford residents (35?) could barely contain their anger and contempt with the proposed 17 storey tower for 247 Johnston Street backing onto Stafford Street when they attended Richmond Town Hall last week for a planning … Continue reading

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