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Do you have a suggestion to make on issues in Beecroft and Cheltenham that you wish the Civic Trust to look at?
Published on Saturday, 02 February 2013 01:49
This, Australia's first Civic Trust, established in 1964, is marking 50 years of service in 2014.
The Beecroft-Cheltenham Civic Trust was formally incorporated under the NSW Incorporation Act (1984) on 5 December 1988. The Trust has achieved much since its foundation, to put the case to Federal, State and Local Governments, as well as to Statutory Authorities, for the survival of what remains of our passive and defenceless natural beauty, and for citizens who wish to continue to enjoy this natural beauty and other desirable civic amenities.
The Trust also aims to preserve the existing village character, heritage values, and the natural beauty of the Beecroft and Cheltenham district. You can find out more about our aims and objectives in our constitution.
URGENT 'PHONE CONTACT - Trust Secretary - 0414 881 336. MEDIA ENQUIRIES - Trust President - 0407 454 227.
Published on Sunday, 27 July 2014 20:13
Interim Report - Summary Results include the following:
Householders expressed very high overall levels of negativeor very negative environmental impacts(Q. 1):
91% Epping to Thornleigh Rail Link
88% Loss of trees for subdivision of large blocks
87% Loss of trees for new houses
84% North WestRail line
Householders indicated highest overall levels of local noise & air pollution (Q. 2):
93% Noise from rail wheel squeal
89% Noise from diesel rail locomotives
80% Noise from Pennant Hills Road
Householders noted high levels of discomfort in terms of Irritation, Sleep Loss, Stress andHeadache(Q.4):
90% Noise from rail wheel squeal
85% Night time/early morning vehicle sirens
75% Rail corridor freight locomotives
Householders’ comments on support for a good environment in Beecroft & Cheltenham said:
95% Poor or Very Poor support by NSW Government (Q.5)
To view the full interim report, click on the [Recent Submissions] tab at the top of this page...
Published on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 17:00
If your household suffers ill-effects from rail-freight, you may have received the ETTT Operation Noise & Vibration May 2014 Newsletter; if not, please click on that web-link.
One local resident has reviewed the above, and written the following Operational Noise & Vibration Review request:Read more...
Published on Sunday, 25 May 2014 20:26
Reflecting local and nearby residents' concerns, your Trust has obtained further expert advice and put a comprehensive additional objection in June to the above development. Click for: FULL OBJECTION
Key concerns are: