Message from the President In
case you have been wondering why you haven’t heard from me recently, I
have been overseas on holiday. This is a short eNews primarily to notify
you of some forthcoming events and to remind readers that voting in
this Saturday’s Federal Election is compulsory.
Meet the Candidates Meeting for the Federal Seat of BENNELONG Epping Civic Trust is holding a Meet the Candidates meeting this coming Tuesday night 14th
May at the "Church of Christ" 31 Bridge Street, Epping, hall at rear.
All welcome. This message is mainly for Beecroft residents living south
of the M2 who are in the seat of Bennelong.
Federal Elections this coming Saturday 18th May Don’t
forget to vote if you haven’t already. The suburb of Beecroft now falls
within two Federal Electorates. North of the M2 is Berowra and South of
the M2 is Bennelong. Polling booth locations can be located using the
Australian Electoral Commission website. CLICK HERE.
To locate the polling booths click the "find" button after entering suburb, postcode or electorate.
Beecroft Men’s Probus Leading
political commentator Tom Switzer, Executive Director of the Centre for
Independent Studies, will be talking on “Australia’s political
landscape post the election” at the next Probus meeting at the Beecroft
Bowling Club on 27th May. Visitors and guests are most
welcome. Phone John Rogers on 0421 418 314 or Brian Sugden on 9484 5756
for further information.
Beecroft Men’s Probus Investment Forum “Travel
Tips for Savvy Seniors” is the topic of the Investment Forum’s next
meeting in which leading travel media commentator Quentin Long will be
speaking on how to find the gems and avoid the pitfalls of travel – new
destinations, new experiences, short getaways, agents vs operators vs
DIY, and the challenge of travel insurance for retirees.
Beecroft Bowling Club – 4.30 pm 4.30 pm Tuesday, 11th June
Visitors and guests are most welcome. Phone Geoff Ashton – Tel 0412 039
140, or Ross Johnson 0429 626 845 for further information.
The Trust’s Annual Autumn Walk The Trust will hold its Autumn Walk late in the season this year on Sunday 23rd
June. The walk will visit the newly completed sporting facilities
around Cheltenham Oval before moving onto the recent changes to the
bushland nearby. Further details of the walk will be provided in a
Pest Alert The NSW Department of Primary Industries has issued a flyer urging residents to report any sighting of the Red Eared Slider Turtle. CLICK HERE for the flyer.
Latest Police Reports
for the latest reports. Just a reminder that these reports are
regularly provided by the Ryde Police Area Command which includes the
entire suburbs of Beecroft & Cheltenham.
Annual Memberships for 2019 became due at the
Annual General Meeting in March... CLICK HERE
Keep our two suburbs strong and informed by being a member!
To support or join the Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust, please visit our website. CLICK HERE.The
eNews has become our main method for disseminating information to the
community. Currently we have over 1040 email addresses, up from 900 two
months ago. We encourage residents who receive the eNews to tell
their neighbours and friends. The eNews letter is available to all
who subscribe. Trust Membership is not a requirement.
The eNews archives are available HERE. To subscribe to the eNews: CLICK HERE.The Trust has always had an unwritten policy to assist any resident regardless of their membership status.