Merricks Matters

Autumn 2021

Guided Cultural Walk

On Easter Saturday, a glorious day that felt more like the height of summer than the middle of autumn, I …

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2021 Plant Giveaway

Once again, the MBRA will be giving away indigenous plants to members for planting on and after the Queen’s Birthday …

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Foreshore Working Bee

Merricks Beach Foreshore Reserve Working Bee Sunday, 13 June 10am  Meeting point: Cliff Road, Merricks Beach (southern end, near the reserve …

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Eggcellent fun at the Bill Carroll Reserve!

Easter Sunday was an egg-stravaganza of egg racing, egg fielding and egg finding with loud encouragement from the audience and …

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Road safety – Frankston-Flinders Road

As Merricks Beach residents will be all too well aware, traffic volumes and speed at and near the Merricks Beach …

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Tennis courts renovation project

As MBRA members who attended the AGM in January will be aware, the MBRA committee has been giving further consideration …

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Sandmodelling Competition

This year’s competition was originally planned for Sunday, January 3rd but the morning’s weather was less than inviting with rain …

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More good news: Merricks Memories Edition 2

Merricks Memories Edition 2 is now available for purchase The book consists of 96 pages and includes stories from another …

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Easter is on in Bill Carroll Reserve

Easter Eggstravaganza at Bill Carroll Reserve – Sunday, April 4th. We are back on for the annual Easter Celebrations, so …

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Sandmodelling Postponed

Due to poor weather on Saturday morning, the sand modelling competition has been postponed until Wednesday, January 6th at 11am. …

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Summer Events at Merricks Beach

Like everyone, the MBRA committee has been anxiously monitoring the rates of new COVID-19 cases and the terms of the …

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Traffic volume (and speed) in Merricks Beach – is partial closure of Bayview Road an answer?

Without doubt, the issue most frequently raised by MBRA members is the speed of vehicles in the village. And, more …

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Merricks Beach Foreshore Awarded Government Grants

The Merricks Beach Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management have recently received two grants to enable important works on the foreshore. …

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From the Editor

It has taken a long time but it is good that we are finally beginning to see some easing of …

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Vale Shirley Griffin

I first met Shirley over 40 years ago in Bendigo and we had a mutual connection in Merricks Beach! Shirley …

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