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Knox welcomes new Councillors 2020

Five new and four returning councillors will represent the Knox community for the next four years, with the results of the 2020 Council elections announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission. Nicole Seymour, Lisa Cooper, Darren Pearce and Marcia Timmers-Leitch return … Continue reading

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Foothills Community Care – Christmas 2020

Message from Foothills Community Care It is no exaggeration to say that for many of us 2020 has been one of the toughest years we have faced. For many who are isolated and vulnerable, the social and economic impact of … Continue reading

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COVID-19 – The plan for recovery

Message from Alan Tudge MP Having restrictions lift is such a relief for all Victorians, including locals in Knox. Although many are still in place, after 100+ days of lockdown we can finally get back to some form of normality. … Continue reading

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Fire Action Week 2020

Message from Harriet Shing MP Victorians are being urged to prepare for the upcoming summer fire season with Fire Action Week. Fire and rescue agencies have started their preparations under a COVIDSafe plan this year to ensure burns and fuel … Continue reading

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Foothills Big Father’s Day Drive 2020

We all are aware of how difficult this year has been for so many people, both locally and globally. So many struggling to make ends meet, as well as dealing with restrictions and isolation. Throughout this time there have been … Continue reading

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Creative Industry Renewal grants for 2021 Village recovery

Knox Council’s new Creative Industry Renewal Grants have invited community partnerships in arts, music and food events to help rebuild momentum in the Village. A calendar of exciting events: weekend food trail specials, local musicians and artists on show, will … Continue reading

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Knox Local Champions Gender Equality Award 2020

Do you know someone who has made or is making a significant difference to the lives of women and girls in the City of Knox? If the answer is ‘yes’, have you thought about nominating them for a Knox Local … Continue reading

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Shout out for Foothills Community Care

Nick Wakeling, State MP for Ferntree Gully, recently visited Foothills Community Care. I recently visited Foothills Community Care in Ferntree Gully to see the great work they were doing in preparing meals and providing a range of support to help … Continue reading

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August Message from Mayor of Knox – Cr Nicole Seymour

How are you? Are you doing ok? It has been an incredibly tough six months, and who would have thought we would face yet again such disruption to our lives with a return to Stage Three ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions … Continue reading

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Covid-19 not stopping construction

Message from Alan Tudge, Federal MP for Aston The Covid-19 pandemic has stopped a lot of things, but not our local infrastructure improvements. One of the big developments last year was opening the Henderson Rd Bridge in Rowville. This provides … Continue reading

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