Saturday Closures – Effective immediately

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

S UPDATE COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Bendigo Bank Warburton & Yarra Junction. In our attempt to minimise potential exposure to COVID-19, our Business has made the difficult decision to close our Warburton & Yarra Junction branches on Saturday mornings effective immediately, until further notice.   Our Branches will remain open Monday to Friday and we sincerely apologise for any inconvenience that may …

Community Sponsorship program – closing soon

Lindy Schneider Events, News, Sponsorships

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks are committed to supporting the local Community and one of our initiatives is our Community Sponsorship program. SINCE OPENING OUR DOORS IN 2000, WE HAVE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 200 COMMUNITY GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND PROJECTS WITH SPONSORSHIP FUNDING AMOUNTING TO MORE THAN 4.0 MILLION DOLLARS. A cornerstone of the Community Bank model is the sharing …

Shop local at the Warburton Valley Annual Night Market – 6 December

Lindy Schneider Events, News

Warburton’s very own Handmade Night Market will be on again on Friday 6 December at the iconic Waterwheel on the Main Street. The Night Market is a fabulous opportunity to find and purchase some really local, really handmade, really lovely gifts for Christmas, and support a thriving local crafts industry that is unique to the Upper Yarra Valley region. All …

Congratulations to Reagan Charlton Smith – Recipient Youth Initiative Award 2019

Lindy Schneider News, Uncategorized, UYCE, Youth

The winner of Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award 2019 is Raegan Charlton Smith pictured here with Elizabeth Fox, UYCE Board Member. The Award was presented at the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Annual General Meeting in November 2019. Reagan was nominated by Jennifer Storey. Reagan Charlton Smith is on a mission to break down the barriers between young people …

Our 2020 Community Bank Calendar is now available

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, Uncategorized

The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches exclusive 2020 Community Bank Calendar is now available for pickup from either of our branches. The Calendar features the twelve winning photographs from the recent ‘My Place, My Community’ competition and exhibition with Judges Choice Ryan Tews’ stunning photo ‘The Snowy Beginnings of Cement Creek’ on the cover. People think it is …

Local Life 15 launches today!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share our latest issue of Local Life with you today. We value the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our communities thrive. Click the link to read all about the River Folk Festival, successful sponsorship recipients five years on and more!

Local Life Issue 14 is out now!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News, Uncategorized

Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community. Download your copy here.

Local Life Issue 13 is out now!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community. Download your copy here.

Warburton – all (hydro) powered up

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton is leading the way in community-owned renewable energy generation. The Warburton Community Hydro Electricity project hopes to secure funding through the State Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund. An official announcement is expected to be made within the coming month. For the Warburton community, this project will represent a new era in sustainability, generating enough electricity to power around 150 …