CEDA News  | 16 July 2014


Dear <<First Name>>

In this update:

  • Trader and Chamber Forum  - Geoff Vickers will be attending the Trader and Chamber forum on Monday 21 July . This event will also be attended by chamber groups from our region and consist of a Q and A panel and discussions on topics including: 
    Local Laws - includes parking, signage, street, decorations & banners, Planning, Community Development, Urban Design – Streetscapes and townships, Traffic & Investigations and Economic Development. For more information contact Donna.
  • Local Tourism Education and Trade Fair – The Yarra Valley Regional Tourism Association and Dandenong Ranges Tourism are holding a combined networking / information and trade fair event for members at York on Lilydale on Tuesday 19 August from 4:00pm until 6:30pm. Expressions of interest are invited from members who seek to showcase their business, products and services. See the link for more info.
  • BEAR project - a survey is currently being road tested with several local business before being made available to all members. We look forward to having your input and sharing the results.
  • Call out for location suggestions – Nichole Walkling  from Definition Films (producers of the recently released film FELL, which was shot around Warburton forests) is looking for help to find a couple of locations for their next film.
Do you know of, or have on your own property a a) derelict stone house (crumbling walls) with a trail leading up to it b) wooded hillside with small stone cottage at base and c) a gorge with a creek.
You can contact Nichole on +61 415 782 667 or if you can help with any of these locations.
  • We have been notified of the  Victorian Trail Running Festival in  Warburton between Friday 31 October and Monday 3 November 2014.  Various road closures will apply. Please mark your diary accordingly.  
  1. Riverside Drive between Giffords Road intersections from noon on Friday  to Monday at 5:00pm
  2. Yuonga Road, between Donna Buang Road and Piedmont Avenue from Saturday 8:30am to Monday 9:00am
  3. Martyr Road between Dammans Road and Wellington Road on Saturday between 11:00am and 2:00pm
  4. Riverside Drive, section including Big Pat’s Creek Road, between Giffords Road and Big Pat’s Creek Road on  Saturday between 8:30pm – 10:00pm, on Sunday from 11:00am – 2:30pm and on Monday from 9:30am –  noon.
Contact and Emergency Contact Details during the event
Mr Greg Donovan,  Director – Born to Run Foundation
Contact Mobile  0438 038 005 or 0410 478 006, Contact Email
  • Membership renewals - now overdue! - Thank you to everyone who has made their payment and/or updated their details.  An official  reminder notice will also go out this week, so please pop this on the things to do now list, if you haven't already done so.
  • The next meeting of Warburton Valley CEDA is Thursday 24 July 2014 at 10am in the boardroom at the Warburton Community Bank. Members welcome to attend – please RSVP to this email, or submit any questions or comments in writing for the committee.
In the news
Lilydale Leader  - A boost in tourism funding to benefit the region. Read the full article here.

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