May 13, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – May

Forrest & District Neighbourhood House program for May 2018 is now out. For more details, contact Renee: Forrest & District Neighbourhood House Forrest Public Hall 14 Grant Street Forrest 3236 Phone 03 5236 6591 We are open Tuesdays 8.30am-1 pm, Wednesdays 8.30am- 2.30 pm & Thursdays 8.30am-3.30 pm
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March 29, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – April

The Neighbourhood House program is now available for April! There is plenty of information and upcoming community activities that may interest you. Please note that we will be closed over the Easter school holidays and will reopen on Tuesday 17th April. Community lunch will recommence on Thursday 19th April. Wishing you all a safe and...
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February 28, 2018

Neighbourhood House – March Program

Forrest & District Neighbourhood House March 2018 Program All the regular activities are on as planned.  And this month, proud to announce the E-Recycling event for you to drop off your old electronic items for a good cause.  Also, find out more about the Colac Otway Arts Trail for Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of...
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February 24, 2018

Come Welcome Our New Forrest Neighbourhood House Coordinator !

Forrest Neighbourhood House has a new coordinator in town, Renee Taylor! Come by to all the regular activities at the Forrest hall, or swing by during the open hours for internet, printing, a chat and whatever you need.  “I hope to meet and get to know more of you as my time goes by, please...
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February 24, 2018

Forrest Common Masterplan

The Forrest Common is located on the east side of Station Street.  The neighbouring properties include the Forrest Caravan Park and the site of the future development of the Forrest Brewery.  The Forrest Common is 1.5ha in area, comprises of a playspace, barbecue shelter, an information board and seating. With increasing focus on tourism activities...
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February 24, 2018

Mt Gellibrand Wind Farms – Scholarship and Community Grants, But Be Quick!

  MT GELLIBRAND WIND FARM Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm will be located 25 kilometres east of Colac and 17km west of Winchelsea in the Colac Otway Shire on Victoria’s Western Plains. The wind farm will be constructed around the southern and western sides of Mt Gellibrand itself. These open and partly elevated plains make the...
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December 22, 2017

Forrest CFA – Fire Truck Fundraiser

Forrest is a small town going through significant change.  In order to meet the challenges associated with this change, particularly with how the local fire brigade, responses to fire and other emergencies, a second fire vehicle is needed.  This will help us better protect our local community and the many people that visit the region. Thank you to all...
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December 5, 2017

Forrest Wastewater Planning Comes To Town

The Forrest wastewater planning continues, with opportunity to hear more about the plans and the updates on Barwon Water and Colac Otway Shire. Community open house informal drop-in session Designed for community members to come along and learn more about the project ahead of the workshop. When: Thursday, December 7, 2017 Time: 4.00 – 7.00pm...
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December 5, 2017

Forrest and District Neighbourhood House Events in December

Dear Forrest and Districts   DECEMBER ALREADY! Wishing everyone a joyous and safe Christmas and New Year.   Please See Attached the December Program and some key events highlighted below. Welcome Renee! I also take this opportunity to let everyone know that Teresa and I are both finishing up as coordinators at the Neighbourhood House at...
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