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Category Archives: Mountain Gate News
Say hello to Mountain Gate’s newest neighbours. Located next to Luks Pharmacy, Providence Foods is a family-run bulk foods store. In recent years there has been a growing trend towards bulk or whole foods – thinking about how we can … Continue reading
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
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
Congratulations to the Ferntree Gully Club Hotel on the 150th anniversary of its founding. For so many years the Club Hotel would have been the first substantial building encountered as travellers headed for the hills along either Burwood Road, as … Continue reading
Knox Council is preparing a masterplan to improve the park located between Jack’s Cafe and Mad About Pets beside Adele Ave in the Mountain Gate Shopping Centre in Ferntree Gully. With your help, Council plans to make the park a … Continue reading
While the main refurbishment works in the Mountain Gate Shopping Centre were completed in November 2015 the following works will continue in 2016: Update of the bus stop. The work has started on improving the bus stop and replacing the … Continue reading
Work on the eastern end of the shopping precinct is nearing completion with the new concrete and landscaping essentially completed. The only work left for the eastern end is the installation of seats, bins and bike hoops. The landscapers will … Continue reading
The enticing new street mural in Mountain Gate Drive is just one of many initiatives proposed or in planning to refurbish public open spaces in the Gully. The mural is part of Knox Council’s Wall-to-Wall Mentoring program and was carried … Continue reading
Changes are underway at Mountain Gate Shopping Centre with major works to begin after Easter. Since January, a new pedestrian crossing to the toilets has been constructed; a new taxi pick up and drop off point installed; and new public … Continue reading
Mountain Gate Centre is one of the winners in Knox Council’s budget for 2014-15 with nearly a million dollars for streetscape renewal, bus shelter and toilets. Replacement of poor pavements will be especially welcome. Improvements to roads, pavements and open … Continue reading