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3rd December 2015 The Belmont Community Group (BCG) recently made a submission to the Western Australian Planning Commission in relation to the rezoning of land containing the historic Ascot Kilns. The Commission has called for submissions on their proposal to rezone the land from ‘parks and recreation’ to ‘urban’, as part of a long term […]

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Belmont Community Group President Cassie Rowe wrote to the Minister for Police Liza Harvey and the Commissioner of Police Karl O’Callaghan on 29th October 2015, asking that they support a 24 hour police station for Belmont. The Belmont Community Group has been campaigning for a 24 hour police station in Belmont for a number of […]

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Belmont Community Group President Cassie Rowe wrote to the Belmont Council on 23rd October 2015, asking that they support a 24 hour police station for Belmont. “During the recent council elections, I was pleased to see an overwhelming number of candidates declare support for a 24 hour police station,” said Cassie Rowe. “Now is the time for our Council […]

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Belmont Community Group (BCG) President Cassie Rowe is pleased the Government has finally decided to restore the Ascot Kilns site in response to a strong community campaign by the group. Speaking on ABC news on Tuesday 2nd June 2015, Cassie Rowe welcomed the funding commitment of $500,000 for a feasibility study but stressed the importance […]

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The State Government has been forced to dump its unpopular forced council mergers after ratepayers across Perth voiced their objections to forced amalgamations through referendums and community action. After hearing the State Government’s announcement, Belmont Community Group (BCG) President, Cassie Rowe praised the efforts of the Belmont Community in fighting against the State Government’s merger […]

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The Belmont Community Group (BCG) recently called for community feedback on the future of the old Bristile Kilns in Ascot. In an article featured in the Belmont Community News, local residents were asked if they would ‘wreck or rescue’ the old kilns. The Belmont Community Group received dozens of responses to the article, with the […]

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The Belmont Racing Industry and the historic Ascot Racecourse are under threat, according to Cassie Rowe, President of the Belmont Community Group. The State Government’s plans to privatise the TAB will have a devastating effect on Belmont Racing and concerns about its sale have been raised by many stakeholders throughout the industry. “As President of […]

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The State Government has confirmed plans to force the merger of the City of Belmont and Shire of Kalamunda. This is a slap in the face to residents who have been denied the right to a vote on their community’s future. “The State Government has been tricky in using the legislation to avoid giving the […]

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The Belmont Community Group (BCG) is seeking to gauge community opinions around the restoration of the old kilns in Ascot. In the latest edition of the Belmont Community News which hits letterboxes this week, the BCG poses the question of whether we should ‘wreck or rescue’ the old kilns. Already community members are wanting to […]