Warburton Primary School magical mosaic

Lindy Schneider Media, UYCE, Youth

Warburton Primary School magical mosaic Warburton Primary School was one of the first to receive sponsorship funding when the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise opened Warburton Community Bank in 2000. In a recent round of funding an artist-in-residence program has been funded for $5,000. The mosaic program will see local artist Sioux Dollman working with students on a mural to beautiful …

The Wesley Melba Men’s Shed snags $3856

Lindy Schneider Media, Sponsorships

The Wesley Melba Men’s Shed snags $3856 Upper Yarra residents can look forward to some up-market sausage sizzles at the Warburton Men’s Shed from now on. The shed is about to purchase a new barbeque so they can get out into the community and over a snag –with or without onions – talk to people about what the shed has …

Mange Management funds save wombat’s lives

Lindy Schneider Media, Sponsorships, UYCE

Mange Management funds save wombat’s lives Ice-cream lids and high-tech motion-sensitive cameras may seem an unlikely team, but it’s a combination that’s making incredible inroads into ridding wombats of the painful, life-threatening scourge of mange. Jenny Mattingly from wildlife organisation Mange Management Inc met up with Warburton resident Ian Maberly and Upper Yarra Community Enterprise chairman Peter Kimberley last week …

CFA training gets them ‘Fire Fit’

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Media, Sponsorships, UYCE

  CFA training gets them ‘Fire Fit’   Our devoted CFA members are getting ‘Fire Fit’ with twice weekly training sessions being run by David Hoffman from the Yarra Centre and courtesy of a $5863 Community Bank® sponsorship. Crews from Warburton, Reefton, Yarra Junction and Wesburn-Millgrove have been taking to the aqueduct on a Sunday morning to walk, run or …