Scouting through Covid

29/11/2020 Editor

There are more than 50 million Scouts, young people and adults, male and female, in over 200 countries and territories. In Victoria, we have 17 000 youth members and 5000 adult volunteers. The strong feeling of connection across geographic and cultural divisions is a model for world accord.

William Ricketts Sanctuary

27/11/2020 Editor

Born on 11 December 1898 in Richmond, William Edward Ricketts, (Bill), was the last of four children of Alfred Clarence Ricketts and Susan Jones. Not trained as a potter, his works often. Before devoting his life to his sculptures, he worked as an apprentice jeweller and violinist for cinema orchestras.

Food Relief for Students

27/11/2020 Editor

When the Rotary Club of Box Hill Burwood became aware of the urgent need to provide food support to many hundreds of university and TAFE students at Deakin University and Box Hill TAFE left stranded when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, they took immediate action.

Things to do in Lockdown (and after)

30/08/2020 Editor

Watch a filmYouTube or openculture.com/freemoviesonline Fordocumentaries, try topdocumentaryfilms Tour ancient RomeCurrent technology allows you to explore other cities – evenother times online. Walk around Rome in a 3D digital model ofthe ancient city. Free at […]

Covid-ready at Crossways

28/08/2020 Editor

ON 29 July, Crossway LifeCare delivered its 1000th grocery hamper since Victoria’s first lockdown. Prior to Covid-19, this modest community services organisation provided about eight food parcels a week. The relatively small organisation was able […]

Rebranding Rotary

28/08/2020 Editor

BURWOOD locals will be pleased to hear about the rebranding of Rotary Club of Box Hill to Rotary Club of Box Hill Burwood (RCBHB). The club now incorporates Burwood and Burwood East areas. When restrictions […]

Michael Meszaros, Sculptor

28/08/2020 Editor

LOCAL Kew sculptor, Michael Meszaros, began making portrait medals at the age of 13 under the influence of his father Andor, also a professional sculptor. He continued making portrait medals while at school and at […]

Dead Tree Detective

27/08/2020 Editor

There’s a research project underway to put a scientific spin on dieback. The Dead Tree Detective (TDTD) is a research project appealing to members of the community to assist in gathering observations of dieback events […]