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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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Knox Netball Centre designs released

Message from Alan Tudge MP The COVID situation in Victoria has been very difficult. While the rest of the country is back to almost normal, we are still dealing with the toughest restrictions in Australia. Thankfully, even during these difficult … Continue reading

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CNAV Community Newspaper Conference

In October the Gully News team was well represented at the Community Newspapers Victoria (CNAV) conference held at the York on Lilydale in Mount Evelyn. We gathered to discuss publishing and the growth of community newspapers. For a first-timer it … Continue reading

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Tim Neville Arboretum – 30 years on

The Tim Neville Arboretum was constructed on the site of the Dobson family orchards and opened in 1988 to mark the bi-centenary of European settlement. Now 30 years on, after major redesign and replanting, with new water features and improved … Continue reading

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Immerse Exhibition opens with panache

An excited crowd filled the Knox Civic Centre on Saturday 11th November for the launch of Knox’s biggest art show ‘Immerse – 30 artists on 30 sites for 30 days’. Developed and coordinated by Knox City Council in 2015, Immerse … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday – Ferntree Gully CFA

On 14 July 2017, Ferntree Gully Volunteer CFA Fire Brigade celebrated seven and a half decades of unbroken voluntary service to our community and the State of Victoria. The gala dinner at the Knox Civic Centre was the highlight of … Continue reading

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