Author Archives: gullyenews

Knox Library receives upgrade as part of Living Libraries Program

Knox Library is set to undergo a massive upgrade from next year as part of the State Government’s Living Libraries Program. Knox Council has been given a $450,000 grant for the upgrade, which will see Knox Library double in size … Continue reading

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A new era for Knoxbrooke

A new era will open for Knoxbrooke following the sale in October of their four acre site at 977 Burwood Highway Ferntree Gully for $6.4m to a private school. The sale follows a wonderful 50 years for Knoxbrooke as a … Continue reading

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Village Fair 2019!

It’s that time again! Come along to the Village Fair on Saturday 30th November for a day of fun and festivities. Activities will focus around The Avenue with a CFA Open Day, a display at the Uniting Church, market stalls, … Continue reading

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Angliss Hospital 80th anniversary

This year marks the 80th Anniversary of the establishment of the Angliss Hospital in Upper Ferntree Gully. History of the Angliss In 1937 a committee started planning a well-equipped Bush Nursing Hospital to service the Ferntree Gully/Boronia/Upwey/Belgrave area. Although Ferntree … Continue reading

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Dorset Road extension and Infrastructure developments in Knox

Message from Alan Tudge, Federal MP for Aston Dorset Road extension High on my agenda is the Dorset Road extension and duplication of Napoleon Roads. We have this money locked into the federal budget and I am negotiating with the … Continue reading

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First all-female leadership in Knox history

Congratulations to Cr Nicole Seymour on her election as Mayor of Knox City Council, also to Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch as Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months. The election of Crs Seymour and Timmers-Leitch marks the first time in Knox … Continue reading

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CNAV Community Newspaper Conference

In October the Gully News team was well represented at the Community Newspapers Victoria (CNAV) conference held at the York on Lilydale in Mount Evelyn. We gathered to discuss publishing and the growth of community newspapers. For a first-timer it … Continue reading

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