Williams Landing Reserve Construction Begins

Construction of a $3.8 million sports pavilion as part of a new sporting hub in Williams Landing has officially begun. Wyndham City Mayor, Cr Peter Maynard, and Minister for Local Government, Marlene Kairouz, kicked off the construction of the Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve pavilion with an official sod turning today. Cr Maynard said he was excited to see the project get underway. “The Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve is a major project that will create a space where this growing community can come together and engage in healthy activities,” Cr Maynard…

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After Stunning Australia, Mithali Raj Warns England Ahead Of Final

Harmanpreet Kaur struck an astonishing unbeaten 171 — the highest score by an Indian player, male or female, in a World Cup knockout match — to set the platform for a thrilling 36-run semi-final victory over defending champions Australia at Derby on Thursday. India captain Mithali Raj has warned England not to expect an easy contest when they come up against her side in the ICC Women’s World Cup final on Sunday. Harmanpreet Kaur hit an astonishing unbeaten 171 — the highest score by an Indian player, male or female,…

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Game Changing Chirnside Park Redevelopment On The Way

Chirnside Park Werribee

The $11.75 million redevelopment of Chirnside Park is progressing quickly, with the old pavilion and toilet block being demolished to make way for a new double story pavilion. Due to be completed by December 2017, Wyndham City CEO, Kelly Grigsby, welcomed the milestone in the valuable community project. “The redevelopment of the Chirnside Park Hub, the home of the Werribee Tigers and other sporting clubs, has been on the cards for many years. The demolition of the old pavilion and toilet block is an important step in this project,” Ms…

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Boost women in sport

Women in sport

While the AFL Women’s league has been a soaring success, just 0.2 per cent of people who play football in the West are women. This low level of participation can be seen across almost every sport and can have a ripple effect in the community, leading to social exclusion and poor health. Wyndham City has partnered with six other Councils and Women’s Health West to boost women’s participation in sport and recreation in Melbourne’s West. Wyndham City’s Sports Development Portfolio Holder, Cr Peter Maynard, said Wyndham City was leading the…

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Walk This Way!

Walk Sport

Wyndham City is encouraging residents who walk throughout the municipality to help shine a spotlight on the safety issues related to their favourite walking spots. The information will then be used to prepare a report on the issues that concern people while walking around their neighbourhoods. Wyndham City has joined forces with the WalkSpot Project, a collaboration between Victoria Walks and CrowdSpot. The six week project aims to find out what areas throughout Melbourne people think are safe or unsafe to go for a walk. To take part residents can…

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Wyndham’s Newest Sporting Hub Taking Shape

Construction of a $5.7 million sporting hub in Williams Landing that will include two ovals, six tennis courts and cricket nets, is set to get underway. Fencing has been installed around the site of the future Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve, with landscaping and construction of the fields about to start. Wyndham City’s Sports Development Portfolio Holder, Cr Peter Maynard, said it was exciting to see work start on the major project. “The Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve is going to be a centre of activity for the Williams Landing and wider…

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