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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 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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Any attempt by the State Government to ignore community objection to forced council amalgamations through the use of legislation, will be met with outrage. The Belmont Community Group (BCG) has campaigned strongly in opposition to the forced amalgamation of the Belmont and Kalamunda councils for many months. More than a thousand signatures have been collected […]

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The Barnett Government’s deeply unpopular forced amalgamation regime suffered another blow this week, with the Belmont Council voting unanimously to poll residents on the proposed amalgamation with the Shire of Kalamunda. In the face of fierce community objection to the amalgamation of the City of Belmont and the Shire of Kalamunda, the Belmont Council agreed […]