25 09, 2020

Mr Brakes – Bosch Car Service – The importance of Driving Safely

By |2020-09-25T10:47:52+10:00September 25th, 2020|Community Articles|0 Comments

In Ballarat we are experiencing more traffic as our population increases, as a result we need to practice defensive driving to keep ourselves safe, whenever we drive, therefore: Always maintain a safe distance between your car and the car in front. Allow at least three seconds gap – time this from a fixed object, such as a post, on the side of the road as the car ahead passes it. Make this a habit. For example: Travelling at

5 09, 2020

Summary of an Effective COVID-19 Business Plan

By |2020-09-05T09:35:43+10:00September 5th, 2020|Local Business|0 Comments

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has got many corporate leaders thinking about the steps they can combat the severe shocks their businesses had to face, reshape their business, and plan for recovery. For a new business to make its way into the market and the existing businesses to survive and thrive, some significant changes in the business plan are required. Wondering what would an effective COVID plan Australia would look like? Experts say the key to survival is to

4 09, 2020

Mr Brakes Bosch Car Service – The importance of Driving Safely

By |2020-09-04T16:19:42+10:00September 4th, 2020|Local Business|0 Comments

This offer is only available for a short time - from September 2020 Mr Brakes- Bosch Car Service -The importance of Driving Safely In Ballarat we are experiencing more traffic as our population increases, as a result we need to practice defensive driving to keep ourselves safe, whenever we drive, therefore: Always maintain a safe distance between your car and the car in front. Allow at least three seconds gap – time this from a fixed

4 09, 2020

Introducing Local Candidate Bryn Hill

By |2020-09-04T16:08:28+10:00September 4th, 2020|Community Articles|0 Comments

My name is Bryn Hills and I reside in Alfredton where I am married to Alison and am a proud father to Anna and Peggy. I am also fortunate to have Charlie my canine friend as a constant companion. I have worked in State education for 26 years and am currently teaching at Ballarat High School where I have been employed since 1999 in a job that I love. I am standing as an Animal Justice Party endorsed

17 08, 2020

We Love Cars at Mr Brakes

By |2020-08-17T16:41:38+10:00August 17th, 2020|Local Business|0 Comments

At Mr Brakes the Bosch Car Service Centre, we love cars. That is most cars, some can be a problem, but we can usually sort those out. Mr Brakes has been around for about forty years, originally servicing the brake and clutch requirements of local motorists. In those days every-thing was done in-house and included brake bonding, machining, sleeving cylinders and so on. These days all replacement items are new. The only refurbishment that is carried out now

17 08, 2020

Campervan & Motorhome Club of Australia

By |2020-08-17T16:46:52+10:00August 17th, 2020|Community Articles|0 Comments

Author: Bill Brady We are members of the CMCA, Campervan & Motor home Club of Australia, and enjoy the many benefits of this not-for-profit organisation, whose only aim is to improve the use and enjoyment of our vehicles throughout Australia. The Club has over 35.000 member RV's, and works with all Government agencies to increase our available facilities. Ballarat District has the highest owner percentage of any area. Our local Chapter meet on the third weekend of each

16 06, 2020

About the Alfredton and Lucas Newsletter?

By |2020-09-25T10:35:14+10:00June 16th, 2020|Clubs and Groups, Local Business|0 Comments

While taking a look at Google street view, of Dyson drive, a couple of days ago. I noticed there were still pictures featuring paddocks from a decade ago. Many street view images had since been updated, but these few I saw had not. The specific location was on the corner of Scarborough Crescent. This photo allowed reflection on what Alfredton and Lucas was like only a few short years ago. How the housing and

16 06, 2020

How to Contribute to the Newsletter

By |2020-06-23T10:38:49+10:00June 16th, 2020|Community Articles|0 Comments

Contributing to the Alfredton and Lucas Newsletter - Submit Below. Any local resident or business can contribute to the newsletter. There are no fees (ever) for residents, clubs and groups or not for profit organisations. The only requirement is that the information is local. Also, businesses can advertise for a small fee which will go to the establishment and sustainability of the newsletter. When you submit your content we will review the content and

16 06, 2020

Share and Collaborate

By |2020-06-23T11:55:45+10:00June 16th, 2020|Community Articles|0 Comments

The cornerstone of all communities are the people. Thus, providing opportunities to grow, socialise and work is very important. Alfredton and Lucas are no different and the rapid expansion of the population is creating a greater need to help local residents and businesses come together in support of each other.Whatever your motivation to live in Alfredton or Lucas, it is likely that you desire an understanding of how the community, the people and infrastructure can

16 06, 2020

Local Business Advertising

By |2020-07-24T16:14:34+10:00June 16th, 2020|Local Business|0 Comments

Local advertising opportunities are often the life blood of local business. Those who offer products and services for a specific location sometimes see their marketing strategies treated like “spam”. Local newsletters are a part of the community and provide the community with information about what is going on in their part of the world. The main aim of the Alfredton and Lucas newsletter is to not only provide information to residents but support community