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Remembrance Day 2019 – 101 years on

On Sunday 10 November 2019 the cessation of World War One will be remembered at a ceremony conducted at the Knox War Memorial situated in the Tim Neville Arboretum. The service will commence at 10.55am and residents and friends are … Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully Arts Society celebrates 75 years

On Saturday 17 August about 40 members and friends of the Ferntree Gully Arts Society gathered at The Hut Gallery to celebrate 75 years of bringing art to the community. The Society was founded in 1944 by Australian potter Allan … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Mountain Gate

Peggy Spencer reflects on the changes during her time in Mountain Gate. As hopeful young migrants, my husband Jack and I arrived in Australia in 1960. We rented a place in Armadale and spent every weekend looking for land on … Continue reading

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Aston Community Awards 2019 honour local heroes

A Message from Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston Once again I had the pleasure of hosting the annual Aston Community Awards, celebrating our local volunteers and community groups who give their time, skills and energy to helping others. … Continue reading

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The Ringwood to Upper Fern Tree Gully Railway – 130 years of change

There is a magic about train travel. Peter Stagg explains here. The Ringwood to Upper Ferntree Gully railway is in its 130th year of operation, and for almost 30 of those years it carried me from the forest and the … Continue reading

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Tinkers: The gift of time

Memories, whether they are fond or otherwise, play such an important role in our lives. They give us a sense of who we are, what we have become and why. These memories carry on to our children, our grandchildren and … Continue reading

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Community Grants Award Night 2019

On Thursday 20 June 2019 the Knox Community Bank Group held their annual Community Grants Awards Night! This event is a highlight on our community calendar and is the culmination of a lot of hard work by the Knox Community … Continue reading

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