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Robin Glades representatives Simon Tysoe and Alex Maguire at the Robin Glades site. Photograph – Aaron Van Rongen.

An IT expert, a commodities trader and a school teacher have swapped their everyday roles for steel capped boots and shovels to deliver a first for a local community. 

Roleystone’s first dedicated over 55s village Robin Glades has been a long time coming and wouldn’t be where it is today without the efforts of determined community members Pat Hart, Geoff Chandler, Kelvin Oliver and Chris Bloomer.

The former Roleystone primary school site was rezoned in 2012 from public purpose-primary school to residential-restricted use after the group campaigned for the need of an independent living village.

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