Suzsi's Garden

Composting

28/08/2020 Suzsi Mandeville

MY neighbours were laughing at me (again). I didn’t mind, I’m used to it. “So, Suzsi, you working for the Council now?” snigger snigger. I was sweeping the leaves off the street. The whole street! […]

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 […]

Racing at Sherwood Park

28/08/2020 Raine Biancalt

MELBURNIANS will be well aware of our famous Caulfield, Flemington and Moonee Valley racecourses. However, back in the late 1800s numerous racecourses sprang up all over Melbourne. In The Australasian of 17 May 1884 ‘Skiddaw’ […]

Backyard Biodiversity in Boroondara

28/08/2020 Guest Author

Residents of Boroondara are justifiably proud of their green leafy suburbs and wonderful parks and gardens. The name Boroondara signifies shady place in the local indigenous dialect. The municipality has hundreds of mature canopy trees […]

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 […]

Life’s Little Treasures

28/08/2020 Guest Author

BOTH my girls Isabelle and Alyssa were born premature due to Severe Preeclampsia and Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). Isabelle’s Story: Isabelle was born at 27 weeks gestation weighing a tiny 712 grams (about the size […]