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Knox Environment Society 40 years old

Knox Environment Society is 40 years old in 2022, recognising four decades of conservation, sustainability and community. Continue reading

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Saving food scraps from landfill

Residents will be able to dispose of food in their garden waste bins from mid next year and maximise the amount of waste that can be composted. Continue reading

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New artwork in Ferntree Gully Village

It’s all part of the Ferntree Gully Placemaking Plan, Knox Council’s initiative to transform Ferntree Gully Village. Photo by Barbara Oehring. Continue reading

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FROGY jumps into action

FROGY’s plan is to restore upper Blind Creek by weeding, laying mulch, removing rubbish and planting native species. Continue reading

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Knox declares a climate emergency

Knox Council’s 10-year Climate Response Plan identifies 56 actions to help reduce greenhouse emissions. Photo by Barbara Oehring. Continue reading

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Foothills Community Care take over Mountain Gate Op Shop

Foothills Community Care celebrated the official reopening of the Mountain Gate Op Shop in August. Continue reading

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Continuous fire protection by Ferntree Gully CFA 1942 – 2022

Today in 2022, Ferntree Gully Fire Brigade is a strong and very well equipped 100% volunteer organisation, serving our community. Continue reading

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Honouring Queen Elizabeth II

Religious leaders have responded to the death of Queen Elizabeth II after a reign of more than 70 years. Continue reading

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Miracle: A piece of Ferntree Gully in the Docklands

A recent exhibition held at Magnet Galleries at District Docklands featured the work of Gully News photographer Barbara Oehring. Continue reading

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Continuing the story of Quarry Park

Karin Orpen recounts some of the challenges to transform the Quarry into the wonderful community space we know and love today. Continue reading

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