Upper Beaconsfield https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au Mon, 18 Feb 2019 03:10:15 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Village Bell – Issue 214 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2018/11/29/village-bell-issue-214 Wed, 28 Nov 2018 22:30:15 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2423 December issue
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Fire Simulation Table
Fire Simulation Table

Topics include: History of bushfires in Upper Beaconsfield 1893-1983 (in colour); Community Bushfire Exercise a huge success; Happy 60th Birthday Woorinyan CWA; Beaconsfield Reservoir; Remembrance Day 2018; 72-hour plan; Cardinia Deer Management; An interview with Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

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Village Bell – Issue 213 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2018/08/30/village-bell-issue-213 Thu, 30 Aug 2018 03:14:41 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2391 September issue
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BUPS School Production
BUPS School Production

Topics include: Report from deer meeting; Beaconsfield Reservoir or Ponds?; Look out for wildlife; BUPS School Production; New owners at the Victorian Equestrian Centre VEC

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Village Bell – Issue 212 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2018/05/31/village-bell-issue-212 Thu, 31 May 2018 05:06:23 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2353 June issue – Reprinted Beaconsfield Guide now available
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from: An Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges
from: An Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges

Topics include: Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges (re-printed); Deer in Upper Beaconsfield; Community Resilience; Camping in Upper Beaconsfield, incl. Nudist Colony; New fireplace in Assembly Hall; George Moir’s last rainfall; Interview with Kylie Walton; History Fire Brigade Auxiliary

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Village Bells 2018 (Issues 211-214) https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2018/03/01/village-bells-2018-issues-211-214 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:44:08 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2340 Continue reading Village Bells 2018 (Issues 211-214)]]> Issue 211 – March 2018
Tower Run 2018. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Tower Run 2018. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Village-Bell-2018-211.pdf

Topics include: Happy Birthday Maria Montagnese; Restoring Hall Fireplace; Gwenelg on Sutherland Road; Tony Knight Citizen of the Year 2017; Chester Keon-Cohen AM; Interview with Jack LeBrocq; Australian Wildlife (Hare wallabies); Village Festival a great success


Issue 212 – June 2018

from: An Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges
from: An Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges
Village-Bell-2018-212.pdf

Topics include: Illustrated Guide to the Beaconsfield Ranges (re-printed); Deer in Upper Beaconsfield; Community Resilience; Camping in Upper Beaconsfield, incl. Nudist Colony; New fireplace in Assembly Hall; George Moir’s last rainfall; Interview with Kylie Walton; History Fire Brigade Auxiliary


Issue 213 – September 2018

BUPS School Production
BUPS School Production
Village-Bell-2018-213.pdf

Topics include: Topics include: Report from deer meeting; Beaconsfield Reservoir or Ponds?; Look out for wildlife; BUPS School Production; New owners at the Victorian Equestrian Centre VEC


Issue 214 – December 2018

Fire Simulation Table. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Fire Simulation Table. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Village-Bell-2018-214.pdf

History of bushfires in Upper Beaconsfield 1893-1983; Community Bushfire Exercise a huge success; Happy 60th Birthday Woorinyan CWA; Beaconsfield Reservoir; Remembrance Day 2018; 72-hour plan; Cardinia Deer Management; An interview with Emily Ballantyne-Brodie

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Village Bell – Issue 211 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2018/03/01/village-bell-issue-211 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:40:11 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2337 March issue – packed with great articles!
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Tower Run at the Village Festival 2018. Photograph: Cameron Rocke
Tower Run at the Village Festival 2018.
Photograph: Cameron Rocke

Topics include: Happy Birthday Maria Montagnese; Restoring Hall Fireplace; Gwenelg on Sutherland Road; Tony Knight Citizen of the Year 2017; Chester Keon-Cohen AM; Interview with Jack LeBrocq; Australian Wildlife (Hare wallabies); Village Festival a great success

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Village Bell – Issue 210 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2017/11/30/village-bell-issue-210 Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:18:45 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2323 December issue – out now!
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Yellow-tailed black cockatoos. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Yellow-tailed black cockatoos. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke

Topics include: Pine Grove Hotel under new management; An interview with Gareth Hanks; Arthur Knight – an early selector

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Village Bell – Issue 209 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2017/09/01/village-bell-issue-209 Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:41:29 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2309 September issue – full of interesting articles!
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Charming old Cardinia Creek Bridge. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Charming old Cardinia Creek Bridge. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke

Topics include: Fire Awareness; Vale Barry Gates; Vale Mick Fraser; Fire Brigade Awards; Cardi Creek Kids; An interview with Brett Hillier; Cardinia Creek Bridge history

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Village Bell – Issue 208 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2017/06/02/village-bell-issue-208 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 01:34:36 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2301 June issue – have a read!
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Kookaburras waiting for a feed. Cover photograph: Harry Jensen
Kookaburras waiting for a feed. Cover photograph: Harry Jensen

Topics include: History: A school rediscovered; Sri Lanka in Upper Beaconsfield – Beaconsfield Nature Reserve; Helmeted Honeyeater Talk; Gardens for Wildlife; An interview with Grace Fraraccio; Why be a Men’s Shedder?; Bush Babies Wildlife Shelter

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Village Bells 2017 (Issues 207-210) https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2017/03/01/village-bells-2017-issues-207-210 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:35:08 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2266 Continue reading Village Bells 2017 (Issues 207-210)]]> Issue 207 – March 2017
The enigmatic echidna. Cover photograph: Marianne Rocke
The enigmatic echidna. Cover photograph: Marianne Rocke
Village-Bell-2017-207.pdf

Topics include: History: The inebriate retreats; Vale Des McKenna; Vale Lyn Fisher; Vale Diana Rocke; BUPS – New principal; Citizen of the year 2016 Malcolm Graham; Making friends in my garden; Vale Kenneth Ballinger


Issue 208 – June 2017

Kookaburras waiting for a feed. Cover photograph: Harry Jensen
Kookaburras waiting for a feed. Cover photograph: Harry Jensen
Village-Bell-2017-208.pdf

Topics include: History: A school rediscovered; Sri Lanka in Upper Beaconsfield – Beaconsfield Nature Reserve; Helmeted Honeyeater Talk; Gardens for Wildlife; An interview with Grace Fraraccio; Why be a Men’s Shedder?; Bush Babies Wildlife Shelter


Issue 209 – September 2017

Charming old Cardinia Creek Bridge. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Charming old Cardinia Creek Bridge. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Village-Bell-2017-209.pdf

Topics include: Fire Awareness; Vale Barry Gates; Vale Mick Fraser; Fire Brigade Awards; Cardi Creek Kids; An interview with Brett Hillier; Cardinia Creek Bridge history;


Issue 210 – December 2017

Yellow-tailed black cockatoos. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Yellow-tailed black cockatoos. Cover photograph: Cameron Rocke
Village-Bell-2017-210.pdf

Topics include: Pine Grove Hotel under new management; An interview with Gareth Hanks; Arthur Knight – an early selector

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Village Bell – Issue 207 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/2017/03/01/village-bell-issue-207 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:29:58 +0000 https://upperbeaconsfield.org.au/?p=2261 March issue – just published!
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The enigmatic echidna. Cover photograph: Marianne Rocke
The enigmatic echidna.
Cover photograph: Marianne Rocke

Topics include: History: The inebriate retreats; Vale Des McKenna; Vale Lyn Fisher; Vale Diana Rocke; BUPS – New principal; Citizen of the year 2016 Malcolm Graham; Making friends in my garden; Vale Kenneth Ballinger

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