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Roll out your views on Nedlands' future and bowl Cilla over
Combining an afternoon of casual bowls with a conversation about the future of Nedlands might not be standard political practice, but Nedlands City Mayoral Candidate Cilla de Lacy believes it's a great way to start a conversation.
The Hollywood Subiaco Bowls Club in Nedlands will host the meet and greet on Saturday, September 21, from 4pm to 7pm.
As well as an opportunity to play some casual bowls, there will be activities for the youngsters, light snacks provided, a raffle and drinks at club prices.
Combine an afternoon of casual bowls with a conversation about the future of Nedlands at Hollywood Subiaco Bowls Club on Saturday, September 21.
With the local government elections looming, Cilla is inviting electors to bring their families along to join in the fun while parents talk to her about their aspirations for Nedlands.
Cilla says the bowls club event is a way to get a conversation going about some of the issues faced by the City.
There are concerns that little progress is being made on how to deal with ageing infrastructure and there needs to be more attention given to strategic planning for the development of major transport corridors, Stirling Highway and the Perth to Fremantle rail line.
Nedlands Mayoral Candidate Cilla de Lacy invites electors to bring their families along to join in the fun and talk about their aspirations for Nedlands.
There are projects such as the existing $30 million Tawarri Hot Springs project that Cilla would like to see extended into a broader tourism precinct.
This could possibly involve bringing tourists by ferry from Elizabeth Quay to an area that includes the Sunset Heritage Precinct and the All Abilities play space next to it, creating an attraction where people could spend several hours.
Cilla is keen to use her 25 years of professional experience in public policy and strategic planning to advance plans for Nedlands.
She believes her work across infrastructure and land planning at a local, state and national level can be helpful in developing strategic planning for the city that articulates Nedlands character and demonstrates what being a liveable city is.