About us

Welcome to the Shoreham Community website which has been created to give the community a voice and to facilitate communication. It's a place to share ideas, information, skills, resources - a place to find out what's going on in the community - clubs, societies, special interest groups, events, anything that Shoreham residents and visitors might enjoy or find of interest. 

It is an initiative of the Shoreham Community Association Inc. (SCA), managed by SCA volunteers with all cost burdens being met by SCA membership fees. We are keen to create an active and informed community. Find out how you can become a member here. Your support is important.

On our site you'll find information about SCA Projects, upcoming community events on the Community Noticeboard and more.  Details for local events are found on the Calendar page.

Scroll down the page for our contact details.


What's new?

Apart from our latest project news below, please also take a look at our Calendar for upcoming events and at our Community Noticeboard for the latest community announcements.

Book Launch: CHRISTIE - The Wartime Recollections of Christopher James “Christie” Johnstone OAM

as told by Christie to William (Bill) Clancy AM

  • The launch will be at St Peter's Church, Byrnes Road, Shoreham on Sunday 22nd April at 11.00 AM.
  • Please see our Calendar for further details.

 

 

Howard Street Walking Track Working Bees

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  • The Howard Street Walking Track is an important, direct linkage between the two halves of Shoreham.  
  • Following the successes of our late November and March efforts, further Working Bees have been planned for the Howard Street walking track on Saturday, 12th May and Saturday, 23rd June - both from 09.30am - 12.00pm. 
  • The intention is to continue to tidy up the track by clearing weeds, such as blackberry, and fallen vegetation. 
  • Please see our Calendar for further details.

Protecting the Buxton Open Air Chapel

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  • In great news for the community, Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, 13th February to rescind the sale of part of Buxton Reserve on which the Buxton Chapel, dedicated to Cyril and Ivan Young sits. Instead, it will acquire the small portion of the chapel in private hands.  
  • A public meeting was held on Saturday, 14th April 2018 at 2:30PM to kick-start a  "Friends" group.   Despite the inclement weather, interest was high and the meeting was very well attended with thirty-two people present with over 10 apologies received.  
  • Speakers on the YMCA history and on the Young brothers were very interesting.  The Young Family brought an amazing collection of memorabilia on Cyril and Ivan so we had many photos to display.  The weather having cleared sufficiently, a small delegation visited the Chapel itself after the meeting.
  • A strong group of 17 people indicated they wish to be part of the Working Group. Local resident and ex Camp Buxton camper Bill Genat will now get things rolling..

The Common - We’re making The Common safer - and greener!

  • There will be a COMMUNITY PLANTING DAY on the Common on Saturday, 21st April 2018 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

  • Please come along and help plant more indigenous stock together around our new path AND:
    • hear the final project report Phase 1
    • discuss the future Phase 2 (including the results of the parking survey).
    • Please see our Calendar for further details.
  • The Common has been fully opened up - temporary fences protecting newly grassed areas were removed just in time for Christmas!  The new layout proved a resounding success at the last "Under the Tree" function in January.
  • In association with the Mornington Peninsula Shire, we’re striving to make our park safer for children and passive recreation.  So…

 
No Driving or Parking on the Shoreham Village Common please !
The Shoreham Tennis Club area is not affected.

 

Please park on the Byrnes Road shoulder.
Thank you for respecting the new works and the wishes of our community.
This will also let our new plantings get going too!


SCA Project Updates

  • For further information on the Placemaking and other projects - please visit the SCA Projects page.

Planning Changes

  • Recent State and Local government planning changes have become rather a hot topic with impacts possible on our Village Character and the Green Wedges.  For the details, please click here


Contact us

Give us feedback, make suggestions, promote local events and activities, and share information about the local area.
Emailshorehamcommunity@gmail.com
Mail: The Secretary, Shoreham Community Association Inc., PO Box 73, Shoreham VIC 3916
Telephone: Alan Fisher, SCA President, Mobile: 0467 776 854  or Kathryn Shain, Secretary, Mobile: 0457 203 630
Website: To contribute to content or to give feedback on the website please contact the Website Administrator via email.