Ma­jor projects

Canning Times - - NEW YEAR’S WELCOME -

Com­ing up this month, we are again de­liv­er­ing our suc­cess­ful Twi­light Trio con­cert se­ries for the whole com­mu­nity.

At each event, from Jazz in the Park to a Tots Dance Party and David Bowie Trib­ute, there’s some­thing for ev­ery­one with free park­ing, food, cof­fee and ice-creams for sale, as well as sausage siz­zles to sup­port some of our lo­cal sport­ing clubs. Get your boo­gie on un­der the stars.

This year the Town of Vic­to­ria Park cel­e­brates its 25th an­niver­sary.

It was on Novem­ber 2, 1994, that the then Town of Shep­per­ton was of­fi­cially re­named Town of Vic­to­ria

Con­struc­tion of a shared path on Welsh­pool Road be­tween Hale Road and Roe High­way com­mences this quar­ter, cre­at­ing a vi­tal link from Wat­tle Grove to the greater path net­work.

The Mun­dar­ing Weir Road tim­ber bridge has reached its end of life and will this month be re­placed with a con­crete struc­ture – a low-main­te­nance so­lu­tion which will re­duce costs.

Kostera Oval will re­ceive light­ing im­prove­ments, bring­ing the ground to com­pe­ti­tion stan­dard and the oval ex­ten­sion to train­ing stan­dard. The in­creased Park af­ter a Perth City Coun­cil re­struc­ture in July 1994.

It was on this same day that the Vic­to­ria Park Li­brary opened its doors for the first time.

This mile­stone is a great cat­a­lyst for us to recog­nise our his­tory, re­flect on how far we’ve come as a com­mu­nity and look for­ward to a new era of fu­ture growth and de­vel­op­ment.

Through­out the year we will a do a se­ries of things to mark this an­niver­sary, start­ing with the launch of a re­freshed brand to bet­ter rep­re­sent who we are to­day and where we’re headed to cre­ate ‘a dy­namic place for ev­ery­one.’

lu­mi­nance will en­able more teams to train and play si­mul­ta­ne­ously.

Sec­tions of Can­ning Road and Pat­ter­son Road will un­dergo shoul­der widen­ing, mak­ing them safer for road users.

Work is un­der­way to bring the Kala­munda com­mu­nity cen­tre to fruition.

We are plan­ning for the ma­jor changes tak­ing place around us, in­clud­ing the For­rest­field North precinct around For­rest­field train sta­tion and hous­ing and in­dus­try needs out­lined by the WA Plan­ning Com­mis­sion.

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