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Saving food scraps from landfill

Residents will be able to dispose of food in their garden waste bins from mid next year and maximise the amount of waste that can be composted. Continue reading

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Development at Glengollan Village

Knox Council has refused Glengollan Village a planning permit to build of a two-storey aged care facility. Continue reading

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Continuing the story of Quarry Park

Karin Orpen recounts some of the challenges to transform the Quarry into the wonderful community space we know and love today. Continue reading

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Update on Village car park project

Ferntree Gully Traders held a public meeting was held in June to discuss a proposed car park in the Village. Continue reading

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The passing of historian Helen Coulson

Helen Coulson, regarded as the finest historian of the Dandenong Ranges, passed away at the age of 103. Continue reading

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New kitchen for Ferntree Gully Guide Hall

The Ferntree Gully Girl Guides have received a grant for a new kitchen, where meals for Foothills Community Care are also prepared. Continue reading

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Tree of Life

‘Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton might well have a 143 storey treehouse full of all sorts of amazing childish wonders, but I have to remind you that theirs is not the only magical tree…’ Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully News recognised at CNAV Awards 2021

Ferntree Gully News’ December 2020 editorial won the Award for Best Editorial. Continue reading

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Review: Montania Cafe Bar Restaurant

Montania appears laidback with an assortment of potted plants and café-style menu chalkboards but the interior is sophisticated, with modern patterned walls 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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