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Report Graffiti

Knox Council takes a strong stance against graffiti and encourages community members to make reports of graffiti as soon as possible, this includes public, council and private property. Reporting graffiti can be done through a number of channels: Vandaltrak is … Continue reading

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Construction begins on bigger and better Knox Netball Centre

Message from Alan Tudge MP The much-awaited improvements to the Knox Regional Netball Centre are now underway! The centre in Ferntree Gully which is home to netball clubs from across Knox will undergo a massive transformation over the next year … Continue reading

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Food Trail brings new customers to Ferntree Gully Village

Last year after months of lockdown during Covid-19, Ferntree Gully Village, like many local shopping precincts around Melbourne, seemed completely dead – with empty streets and no visitors. Anne Boyd thought: how do we get people back into Ferntree Gully … Continue reading

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A whole-of-Knox plan to address climate change

Have your say Knox residents are being asked to consider small, everyday actions they can take to address the impacts of climate change, as part of a community-wide Climate Response Plan developed by Knox City Council. Knox City Council Mayor, … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted

The Ferntree Gully News team is looking for a volunteer or two with computer skills and/or knowledge of designing for print, to help with editing advertisement files, keeping records, and responding to the increasing volume of community engagement. This is … Continue reading

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Glow in the Dark Bocce Ball Fundraiser

Where: Knox Italian Club – 99 Karoo Rd, Rowville When: Friday 2 July, time 7pm – 9pm Cost: Gold Coins donation for bocce courts fees It’s on again! Want to have some fun in an exciting new way? Melbourne Eastern … Continue reading

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Upwey Men’s Shed looking for new location

Message from Upwey Men’s Shed The Upwey Men’s Shed is currently on the lookout for a new location, and is reviewing a number of sites to locate its shed before funding expires. The Shed was established in 2018 following a … Continue reading

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Puffing Billy commemorates ANZAC Day

Emerald Dawn Service On Sunday, April 25, 2021, the hills community and Puffing Billy Railway will honour the service and sacrifice of veterans who served in defence of the country, and those who continue to serve today, at an early … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2021 – Reflect and Remember This Autumn

With ANZAC Day coming up, why not plan a walk along the Kokoda Memorial Track in the Dandenong Ranges National Park? The Kokoda Memorial Track, also known as the 1000 steps, has re-opened as a one-way loop with walkers returning … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day Services 2021

Where: Knox War Memorial, Tim Neville Arboretum When: Sunday April 25th, Service starts 10am ANZAC Day 25 April, will forever be marked as part of Australian history. This year the members of the Peace and Loyalty Masonic Lodge No 261 … Continue reading

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