Category Archives: News

Happy 50th Issue of Gully News!

This edition of the paper is certainly a special one, as we mark and celebrate 50 editions of Ferntree Gully News. (View an archive of our past editions here.) Since our inception in 2009, Gully News has existed to share … Continue reading

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John Mortimore elected Mayor of Knox

Congratulations to Cr John Mortimore who has been elected as Mayor of Knox for the coming year. First elected in 2008, Cr Mortimore (age 72) is now in his third term and was deputy mayor in 2017. A well-known and … Continue reading

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New year – new look

In our first issue for 2017 you will notice some new features. Firstly design, with changes to type fonts and sizes for a fresh look and to make better use of space. Comments are welcome. Also, for this issue at … Continue reading

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Thank you Karin Orpen

Residents and community groups in Dobson Ward are planning a Thank You celebration to honour the long years of service of their recently retired Knox Councillor, Karin Orpen. Last year Karin received an award from the Municipal Association of Victoria … Continue reading

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Australia Day Awards 2016

In front of a large and appreciative crowd at the Knox Civic Centre, the 2017 Knox Australia Day Award recipients were honoured for their selfless spirit, dedication and leadership in the service of our community. Official proceedings featured an address … Continue reading

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Knox residents concern about inappropriate development

An alliance of advocacy groups from across Knox has been formalised to provide residents with a greater say on how Knox should be developed in the future. KADA, Knox Appropriate Development Alliance, has been formed in response to the anger … Continue reading

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Mountain Gate Streetscape works continue in 2016

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

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