Village Bells 2022 (Issues 227-230)

Issue 227 – March 2022


Topics include: Joan Medwin: 70 years with CWA; Vale Michael Stuart King Oliver; Deer vs the Australian environment; History: Our first St John’s Church and Roy Hayball; Why rat poison is killing owls

Issue 228 – June 2022


Topics include: William Henry Goff; Harpfields; Vale Dorothy Grant; About brain function and ageing; Painted Button Quail; Empowering local communities


Village Bells 2021 (Issues 223-226)

Issue 223 – March 2021


Topics include: Growing your own vegetables, Upper Beaconsfield GP Practice 2nd anniversary, Cardinia Citizens of the Year, The extraordinary echidna, History: Jessey Sykes

Issue 224 – June 2021

'Homeless Wombat'
Cover Karen Alsop,

Topics include: Stan Henwood Award for Helen Smith, Upper Beaconsfield Citizens of the Year: Ed Keon-Cohen and Sienna Vulin, Treating mange in wombats, How to lasso a wombat, Wipe off ten for wildlife, History: In remembrance of Fred and Annie Sheard

Issue 225 – September 2021

'Superb Lyrebird'


Topics include: New playground and its history; Vale Phil Jones; Vale Douglas Hughes; Birds in Upper Beaconsfield; Road names: A’Beckett Road, Reed Avenue, Armstrong Road

Issue 226 – December 2021


Topics include: Upper Beaconsfield Story Map launched; Bell history article wins award; Cormore Tea Rooms and the Funnell family; A principal residence; The magical satin bowerbird; The interconnectivity of things; Kelly Wilson: story teller