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Tag Archives: coronavirus
Message from Alan Tudge MP Having restrictions lift is such a relief for all Victorians, including locals in Knox. Although many are still in place, after 100+ days of lockdown we can finally get back to some form of normality. … Continue reading
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
23rd Sept – 14th Oct: Knox Art Club – Virtual Event When: Wednesdays through September & October Time: 2pm to 3pm (via Zoom) Where: Online via Zoom (register here) Cost: Free! Knox Arts and Events with Active Aging invite you … Continue reading
How are you? Are you doing ok? It has been an incredibly tough six months, and who would have thought we would face yet again such disruption to our lives with a return to Stage Three ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions … Continue reading
We hope that all our readers are doing ok in the midst of the current pandemic. During these uncertain times, it is important to remember to keep calm. There is a list of community resources available here if you need … Continue reading
During Term 3 MDLC will be holding a variety of interesting and fun workshops online via Zoom! Check below for details. Mondays Where: Your lounge room! Cost: Free! 12.30pm to 2.30pm: Computers & Coffee Club Join Jon to talk everything … Continue reading
When: Sat 20th June — Sun 5th July Where: Belgrave Main St and surrounds Cost: Free! Each year the Belgrave Lantern Festival is held to ‘light the longest night’ and celebrate the Winter Solstice. This year’s festival has been ‘reimagined’ … Continue reading
Many businesses have continued to trade, some with limited hours. You can still get your coffee fix at Café 121, Chook Station and Rapture Café, together with yummy take-aways. Railyard Espresso is serving coffee with a difference. The supermarkets, bakeries … Continue reading
We understand that times are tough. Imagine trying to isolate and stay as well as possible with nowhere to live, or trying to deal with this crisis when you are already financially disadvantaged. Our community partner Foothills Community Care is … Continue reading
Mountain District Learning Centre (MDLC) moved to remote delivery of all programs in keeping with the directive made by the Victorian Government for schools to close during term two. The decision was made due to the vulnerability of many of … Continue reading