Unley Publications : Unley Life Winter 2016
For everything that is happening in your community UNLEY UNLEYLIFE 11 If you’re considering getting a flock of these inquisitive birds, you might like to book in for the next Living Green workshop to be held at Clarence Park Community Centre. Kate, a passionate chicken enthusiast, will discuss the benefits of keeping happy and healthy hens and how to select the right birds for your space. She’ll also talk about the joys of having these often cheeky characters in your backyard. These popular backyard pets are fantastic recyclers and a bring joy to many Unley residents. ‘Chooks for Beginners’ Living Green workshop Saturday 10 September 2-3 .30pm Clarence Park Community Centre 74 East Avenue, Black Forest To book phone the Centre on 8293 8166 Entry by gold coin donation Council’s guidelines for chooks > Shelter should be of solid construction, easy to clean, and have a solid impervious floor. > Enclosures should be at least one metre from boundary fences, hedges or walls and away from neighbouring homes. > Chickens need at least 1m2 each in an enclosure and not less than 0.4m2 each in a confined space. > While keeping roosters is not prohibited, the practice is not encouraged in residential areas. #peopleofunley One story at a time. “I’ve been going door to door trying to tell people about Greenpeace. I’m really new to this so I’m allowed to suck at it, but essentially, the coal from the mines in Northern Queensland will affect the farmland around it and the Great Barrier Reef way too much,” says Caleb. “I love the historical aspect of Unley. A lot of old buildings around and I’ve beenhereallofmylifesoithasa very homey feel about it which keeps me coming back here. I know these streets almost too well,” says Michael Feliciotto. Mother Louise with her kids Samuel and Annabel. “Today’s an end of school program where the kids get to make art out of clay and natural materials. It gets them to be creative and away from screens.” The Unley Swimming Centre’s Friday for a Cause initiative has raised $1,345 for Alzheimer’s Australia SA. Every Friday from 4.30pm over the last three months of the swimming season, the Centre collected a gold coin donation instead of its usual entry fee. The initiative helped to promote healthy and active lifestyles while suppor ting a very worthy cause and increasing awareness about dementia. Alzheimer’s Australia SA suppor ts people living with all types of dementia and their families and carers by providing support services, education and information. There are more than 340,000 Australians living with dementia and each week more than 1,800 people are newly diagnosed, which is one person every six minutes. Friday for a Cause saw 74 4 people visit the Centre and suppor t the cause. Too chicken for chickens?
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