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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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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 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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Ferntree Gully Village Food Trail 2021

  When: 26th March – 18th April The Ferntree Gully Food Trail around the Village shops gives everyone an opportunityto extend shopping habits, try out a new taste, a new takeaway, a coffee spot, bakery or bar. Funded by Knox … Continue reading

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Community Bank Grants 2021

The Knox Community Bank Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Community Grants Program is open and taking applications from NFPs and community groups. The Community Grants Program is available to customers of the Knox Community Bank Group. It is used by … Continue reading

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Knox Council funds Village renewal

First off the mark in a line of new projects for the Village is the Ferntree Gully Food Trail.Supplying food in all its forms is one of the main activities of businesses in the Shopping Centre. They have struggled to … Continue reading

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Shaping the future of Knox – Community Vision

Message from Knox Council Based on the words and ideas shared with Council through various engagement activities in 2020, we’ve developed five draft vision statements for Knox. Now is your chance to tell us which one best reflects your aspirations … Continue reading

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Local road upgrades continue – including Dorset Road

Message from Alan Tudge, Federal MP for Aston 2021 will see construction begin and progress on many of the projects I committed to at the last election to address congestion and safety, and improve our life as a community. This … Continue reading

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Knox Festival cancelled for 2021

The annual Knox Festival will not proceed in 2021, due to continued restrictions and challenges facing large public events as a result of COVID-19. Knox City Council determined that for the safety and wellbeing of the community, holding a free-roaming … Continue reading

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