council news

Negotiations on South St: speak out now!

Submitted by sam on Tue, 16/08/2011 - 12:00

A recent article in the Fremantle Gazette gave the impression that Main Roads has rejected the request to decrease speeds on South St. This is incorrect.

Warrawee: supporting victims of domestic violence for over 40 years

Submitted by sam on Sun, 17/07/2011 - 12:00

The Warrawee womens refuge recently recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. Did you know that it was the first purpose built refuge in Australia? This is a remarkable tribute to the vision of the councillors and people of Fremantle at the time.

Traffic in Hilton

Submitted by sam on Tue, 28/06/2011 - 17:30

The council has qualified for federal black spot funding to put in traffic lights at the Paget-South-Victor St intersection. The exact form the new intersection will take has not yet been decided.

Slowing down South St

Submitted by sam on Tue, 28/06/2011 - 17:24

Residents at the Hilton, Samson, and O'Connor precinct groups, and all others that I've spoken to; agree that the speed limit on South St needs to be reduced from 70 to 60 km/h east of Hines Rd.

MOU with Homewest to save Hilton houses

Submitted by sam on Thu, 10/03/2011 - 12:36

Council has voted to pursue a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Housing aimed at preventing the department from demolishing its traditional Hilton houses.

Hilton precinct: Thanks to Mary for all her work

Submitted by sam on Thu, 10/03/2011 - 12:33

Mary Barton has decided to take a break from the role of Hilton Precinct Secretary. Mary has done a great job for over the last year or so, setting the bar with her dedication to creating a caring community spirit in Hilton.

New small secondary dwelling policy

Submitted by sam on Thu, 10/03/2011 - 12:28

The February meeting of council passed a resolution that would enable home owners to build and rent out small “granny flat” style dwellings.