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Welcome to the Beecroft-Cheltenham Civic Trust website...

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.  For urgent phone contact, the Trust Secretary may be reached on 040 875 1915. 

7pm for 7.30pm, Monday 28 April: Civic Trust - Annual General Meeting -Cheltenham Recreation Club

Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Beecroft Cheltenham Civic Trust will take place at 7pm for 7.30pm on Monday 28 April 2014, at Cheltenham Recreation Club, The Crescent & Lyne Road.  

This meeting will, amongst other things, receive the committee’s reports, the auditor’s report, elect members of the committee and appoint an honorary auditor. 

Financial Members wishing to nominate for the 2014 Trust Committee should obtain a form from the Secretary, Colin Johnston, (phone 040 875 1915 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and return it to him by 21 April, by email or to PO Box 31, Beecroft 2119. 

$20 for household membership, or $10 for individual membership - to support the Trust in 2014, please  click here 

F3 to M2 Pennant Hills Road Tunnels under Beecroft [Northconnex]

The Northconnex group have held public consultation sessions recently on the above proposal.  The NSW Government has announced a proposed route for the M2 – F3 [or M2-M1] Northconnex 4 road tunnels under much of the north-west part of Beecroft. 

For more detailed route information, please click here

For the Pennant Hills Road and M2 – 4 Tunnels Interchange (southern interchange) Map click here

For a more detailed interactive map click here then ‘accept’box and, with shift key down, draw a square of the area you want – for streets or aerial views.


PUBLIC MEETING to OPPOSE North West Rail Link Downsizing ...7pm for 7.30pm, Monday 5 May -Cheltenham Recreation Club – The Crescent & Lyne Road

Join us at the above date, time and venue for a public meeting on the poorly considered downsizing of the proposed NWRL.  

Recent ABC TV news included a “Fact Check” 

The claim:  Barry O'Farrell says single-decker trains can carry more people than double-decker ones, because people can move on and off more quickly.
The verdict:  Passengers can move on and off single-decker trains more quickly than double-decker ones, but experts say double-deckers carry so many more passengers that, per hour, they outdo single-deckers ...

Take 2 minutes - Fact Check video ... Click Here



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