Archive for the ‘Pennyweight Park’ Category

Apr 29
2016

Public Art for the East

Public Art for the East

Dear BE Net, The drawing workshops have been going well and have been a good way to draw people to the park (no pun intended, but it is a bit funny). Several people who live close by have commented that they did not go to the park much, but after spending an hour or so there […]

Mar 24
2016

Art in the East

Art in the East

Art Project for Pennyweight Park. The City of Ballarat is creating a new public art project and we need the help of the community of Ballarat East to help realise it. Stone sculptor, Joe Pratt has been commissioned to carve designs into 20 bluestone boulders sited at Pennyweight Park during April and May. Artist Forest […]

Mar 16
2016

Time Capsule Additions

Time Capsule Additions

We have just added the following icons of Ballarat East to the Time Capsule of Ballarat. What else is needed to be added? Check it out here: http://timecapsuleballarat.com and add your own places and photos and memories. Ballarat East Town Hall (historic) Ballarat East Town Hall Gardens – under threat The Tammy Fence Arthur Kenny Avenue of […]

Nov 27
2014

What does ‘surrender’ really mean, in a legal sense?

Here is a letter from a local resident to the City about the Pennyweight Park issue. Dear Council Officer, I am a resident of Ballarat East and have some questions about the City of Ballarat’s letter about surrendering a portion of Pennyweight Park, dated 6 November 2014. I often walk through this parkland and enjoy the open space, […]

Nov 17
2014

Pennyweight Park Surrender?

Here is a letter some residents in York Street received. It involves the ‘surrender’ of some of Pennyweight Park. we are not sure how far the ‘consultation’ has got however we are thankful to our eagle eyed residents keeping an eye on everything happening in Ballarat East. Sometimes it feels like way too much! We […]

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