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Merri Creek Trail seating blitz: submission

Merri Creek Trail at Lorne Street in Fawkner. This path loop has no seating.

After two years of the pandemic, many people have discovered the delights of the Merri Creek Trail. They have also discovered a shortage of seating along long stretches of this path, especially in Coburg North and Fawkner.

Moreland Council has set aside funding for projects from community submissions. Sustainable Fawkner joined with other Moreland Community groups – Walk on Moreland; Friends of Merri Creek; Brunswick Residents Network; Friends of Coburg Lake and Surrounds; Neighbours United for Climate Action – to put in a submission on upgrading the seating along the Merri Creek Path.

We need your VOTE to make the Merri Creek Trail more accessible

Please vote for our proposal to Moreland’s Community Budget Ideas: the Merri Creek Trail: Seating Installation Blitz. 

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Ride to School Day Friday 23 March 2012

Friday 23rd March is National Ride to School Day. If you have children encourage them to travel to school through active travel. Fawkner is safer than many other suburbs for cycling to school with no major through roads and lots of quiet residential streets. If your driving to work tomorrow, please take care, as always, of children journeying to and from school by walking, cycling, scooting or skating.

Here is some information from Bicycle Victoria. Visit the Bicycle Victoria Ride to School website to register:

National Ride to School Day 2012

More than 200,000 primary and secondary students will take to the streets across Australia tomorrow using bikes, scooters, skateboards or simply walking as part of National Ride2School Day. The annual event is Australia’s largest celebration of an active journey to and from school.

At many schools, 100% of students will arrive under their own steam and then take part in a host of school-based festivities including parades, breakfasts and community rides.
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