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Whittlesea Bicycle Users Group, serving the Whittlesea Cycling Community.

Rides

Whittlesea BUG members organise social rides for cyclists of all skill levels. There are regular rides on Saturdays and Sundays, (Twilight rides during Summer) as well as occasional weekend trips. Find out more about these rides.

 

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Campaigns

Whittlesea BUG campaigns to improve cycling conditions in Whittlesea. Read more about past and present campaigns and how to get involved.

 

 

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Whittlesea BUG organises workshops and classes to educate cyclists about basic bicycle repairs and cycling skills.

  

 

 

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Whittlesea BUG - 2017 Annual General Meeting 

Last Updated on October 30, 2017

Whittlesea BUG invites you to this years annual general meeting.
 
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 
Time: 7.30 pm 
Venue: Fountain View Room, Whittlesea Council Offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang
 
The committee will provide a short presentation on the group's activities, achievements and finances over the previous financial year and elect the governing committee for the coming year.
 
Following, it is envisged a member from council will discuss the Intergrated Transport Strategy (ITS) and other transport related issues within the area with time set aside for the auidence to ask questions.
 
We have also invited the Level Crossing Removal Authority to present on the Mernda Rail Extension Project.
 
In addition, we hope to have representatives from our sponsors and the City of Whittlesea Mayor and/or councillors.
 
Light refreshments shall be provided.
 
For catering purposes kindly RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Mon 13 Nov indicating your attendance. 

 

Whittlesea BUG on Meetup

Last Updated on March 5, 2017

Whittlesea BUG is now on Meetup. You can join the meetup group here.

 
$1.7 Million Upgrade to Merri Creek Park
Last Updated on Feburary 6, 2016

Merri Creek Park will benefit from a $1.7 million upgrade to develop visitor infrastructure – including 6km of bike and walking paths.

The investment, from the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund, will improve community access to the 650 hectare green space in Campbellfield, protecting the state and nationally significant native grasses.

The upgrade includes:

• a link to the Whittlesea Public Gardens in Lalor, which sits on the other side of the Hume Freeway

• a link between Somerset Rd and Horne St on the eastern side of the Merri Creek Park

• a trail within the park’s conservation zone

• a new bridge crossing over the Merri Creek

The GAIC is a one-off contribution payable by landowners developing urban housing in land that has been zoned for urban use and development in Cardinia, Casey, Hume, Melton, Mitchell, Whittlesea and Wyndham local government areas. GAIC funding supports Melbourne’s growing communities by contributing to state and regionally significant infrastructure including ambulance sites, parks, schools and public transport

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