Fay Thomas Collection

The Fay Thomas Collection provides an insight into the lives of the local pioneering Thomas family, extended family and the broader community of the City of Whittlesea. The collection includes photographs, books, correspondence, manuscript material and ephemera dating from about the 1830's through to the present. The late Fay Thomas, great-granddaughter of Moses Thomas, was the…
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Greensborough – Do you recall?

Greensboorugh Historical Society have published their second volume of their collection of local stories.  Memories and photographs have been gathered from past and present residents from Greensborough, Watsonia, Greenhills, Briar Hill, Grace Park and Montmorency. Do You Recall?l is available for loan and by visiting the Diamond Valley Library local history collection…
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WW1 Conscription in Heidelberg

Heidelberg Historical Society Inc. presents The World War 1 conscription plebiscites: Heidelberg    Dr Janine Rizzetti will mark the 100th anniversary of the second referendum by reviewing the campaigns through the eyes and ears of residents in the Heidelberg and Ivanhoe areas. WHEN:    Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 8 pm  WHERE: At The Uniting Church…
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Parents, this one is for you….

So your kids have been doing pretty well at school.  They're doing something that vaguely resembles what they are supposed to do, not too many cranky phone calls from the teachers, there's evidence that they're learning new things..... And then comes Summer in a blaze of heat, dirty feet, sweaty armpits, day trips and icy-pole-sticky…
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New Magazine Titles Arriving Soon

                     It's that time again when our library branches start to receive their new magazine titles for the coming year. New titles for 2018 include: Art Almanac BBC Wildlife BBC Good Food Breathe CEO Magazine Caravanning Australia Cruising Newsiscovery Box Fishing World Fortune Freshwater Fishing Get…
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Greensborough Historical Society Open Day and Book Launch

Members of the community are invited to the Greensborough Historical Society's Heritage Day 2017 to be held Saturday 28th October.  This will include a walk through the Yandell Reserve at 1.00pm to be followed by the launch of their latest book: "Do you Recall?" at 2.00pm at Greenhills Neighbourhood House, Community Drive, Greensborough.  Enjoy an…
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