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Spoonville causes quite a stir

A Spoonville of sugar makes the medicine go down… in the most delightful way. A growing population of spoon people have been creating quite a stir in the Gully recently, with spoon colonies cropping up all over the place. If … Continue reading

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Australia Day Awards 2018

Knox City Council honoured its leading citizens of the past year with a special Australia Day awards ceremony on 26th January 2018. In front of a large and appreciative crowd, the 2018 Knox Australia Day Award recipients were honoured for … Continue reading

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Join us at the Village Fair 2017

This year the Ferntree Gully Village Fair is a celebratory thank you from the local community to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Ferntree Gully CFA. The focus will be around the CFA premises in The Avenue with CFA Open … 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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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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Preserving local voices

Knox Historical Society has received $2057 from the Local History Grants Program, managed by the Public Record Office, Victoria. The grant will enable them to convert a collection of 100 audio recordings with local personalities, some of whom are now … Continue reading

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Top fashions on the Gully catwalk

Marjorie steals the show again! The Angliss Hospital Ferntree Gully Auxiliary held their annual Winter Fashion show of pre-loved garments in the Freemasons hall in Station Street. 92 year old Marjorie as always was a delight and a big hit … Continue reading

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A new look for Mountain Gate

The enticing new street mural in Mountain Gate Drive is just one of many initiatives proposed or in planning to refurbish public open spaces in the Gully. The mural is part of Knox Council’s Wall-to-Wall Mentoring program and was carried … Continue reading

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Tennis Knox wins prestigious award

Tennis Knox scored a smashing victory in 2014 winning a national award carrying a cash prize of $25,000 for the development of tennis in the community. Tennis Knox representatives Chairman Eric Beeston and Sandi Dawson, together with the late Councillor … Continue reading

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