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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November 14, 2017

Forrest and District Neighbourhood House Events in November

Forrest Playgroup Mondays 10-11:30am at the Hall Playgroup is back facilitated by our very own Jackie. Come along with your little ones for some play and good company. Mind Your Groove Roadshow in Birregurra – Sunday 12 November Forrest Wastewater Investigation Community Open House  Barwon Water will host a community open house on the Forrest wastewater project to...
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October 4, 2017

October at the Forrest Neighbourhood House

YOGA IS BACK!!!! Come and join Emmie with all her new inspiration and warm vibes back from Bali. 5-6:30pm at Forrest Hall starting Monday 9 October. Organised baby sitting is being considered to support participation, so please get in touch if this is of interest to you. TAI CHI is taking a break for the...
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September 14, 2017

Amy’s Gran Fondo – Road Closure Information

Dear Resident,   On the weekend of Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September the Amy’s Gran Fondo event returns to our region.  Over 6,000 riders will take part in the event and to ensure the safety of all event participants and the community temporary changes to traffic conditions will be implemented.   To see the...
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