Local soccer

Local Soccer sees 40

15/06/2019 Guest Author

Ashburton Soccer Club has enjoyed a remarkable journey over the past four decades and, to mark its anniversary, will hold a special Gala Event at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Saturday, 20 July. The club is hoping that as many former players, supporters and committee members as possible will turn out for this major event to help celebrate this major milestone.

Relay For Life

Relay power in Hawthorn

13/03/2019 Guest Author

Cancer Council Victoria is appealing to locals of all ages in Hawthorn and the surrounding areas of Boroondara to get a group of family, friends or colleagues together and form a team for Hawthorn’s much-loved Relay For Life on 23 March.

Ultimate Frisbee

Introducing Ultimate Frisbee

12/03/2019 Guest Author

Competitive and friendly, challenging and addictive. There is no sport that compares to the unique dynamics of Ultimate Frisbee. Ultimate Frisbee (sometimes just called “ultimate”) is a non-contact sport that uses a flying disc and is often described as a combination of soccer, netball and American football.

Bellbird Dell steps

Bellbird Dell

23/11/2018 Guest Author

PRIOR to the first European settlers, Bellbird Dell’s landscape was thickly timbered bushland with Kooris of the Wurundjeri tribe hunting and camping in the creeks and gullies. The creek flowed from north of the Dell, through it, and on to join the Dandenong Creek.

The nature play movement

The Teacher Environment Network

23/11/2018 Guest Author

The Teacher Environment Network (TEN) is coordinated between the City of Boroondara and the City of Monash to assist schools and teachers relating to sustainability. TEN offers services and resources to schools about the environment, becoming actively involved in the community, encouraging students to walk or ride their bikes to school and to live more sustainably.

Cheryl and Governor Linda Dessau AC

Cheryl Webster – our Senior of the Year

23/11/2018 Chris Gray

The Victorian Senior of the Year Awards recognises older Victorians, who volunteer to assist, support and encourage others in their communities. Burwood’s own Cheryl Webster does us all proud as one of this year’s recipients. Long-time Manager of Burwood Neighbourhood House and a Breast Cancer survivor herself, Cheryl has first-hand knowledge and understanding of the plight of those she helps.

Hamper food ready for packing

Local Community Food Drive

23/11/2018 Guest Author

THE public image of any community does not always tell the whole story of the lives of its residents or of the challenges they face. For some, there are times when assistance is needed for sudden setbacks or long term stress. That is when agencies such as Uniting East Burwood can offer a helping hand – including emergency relief, financial advice, personal counselling, or simply companionship.

Bark for Life walkers

Bark for life

31/08/2018 Guest Author

Cancer Council Victoria’s popular event, Bark For Life, is back at Jells Park this year and dog lovers of all ages in Victoria are encouraged to grab their pooch and get involved. Bark For Life is an event honouring the caring qualities of dogs during a human cancer experience and is an offshoot of the popular Relay For Life events. Next event on 28 October 2018 starts 9:50am at Jells Park.

Celtic Jam

Celtic Jam

31/08/2018 Guest Author

“How do the musicians know what to play”? This is the most common question asked by punters when they first experience a traditional Celtic music session, probably in an Irish pub. Unlike at other music events, there aren’t any music stands or sheet music in front of the players, just a roomful of musicians on acoustic instruments in sync together.