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November 2023 in Events & Local Area

Summer is a great opportunity to spend more time outdoors with family and friends. But it’s also important to pay attention to your body and the surrounding elements to ensure you stay safe during the warmer months.

Here are our top tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe and happy during the summertime and ensure that you're prepared for any summer scenario – from water to heat health and fire.

Fire Safety.

November 2023 in Events & Local Area

In mid October, 16 happy community and not-for-profit groups from Donnybrook and the surrounding area received grants totalling $24,000 at the 2023 Peppercorn Hill Community Fund presentation evening.

An annual initiative of Dennis Family Corporation, the developer of Peppercorn Hill estate, this is the second year the Fund has been up and running and saw an increase in the number of applications received.

September 2023 in Events & Local Area

Calling all new and avid golfers!

Bula Golf Club is a community-run sport and social club operating across Melbourne’s northern suburbs with the sole mission of encouraging players from all backgrounds and skill levels to come together and enjoy the great game of golf. Though you’ll primarily find them eight minutes from Peppercorn Hill Estate along Donnybrook Road at Growling Frog Golf Club, they’re also known to frequent other courses in the area.

August 2023 in Events & Local Area

Spring is on its way and soon you’ll be caught up in a frenzy of seed sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes back to life.

As gardeners, the cusp between late Winter and early Spring is full of anticipation – beds that lay bare throughout the colder months are suddenly full of potential as you start thinking about what you want to grow!

August 2023 in Events & Local Area

In what is sure to be good news for local community groups, this week saw the launch of the 2023 Peppercorn Hill Community Fund.

For the second year running eligible not-for-profit organisations operating in and around Donnybrook, Woodstock, Wollert and Craigieburn can apply for grants of $1,500, which will be assessed by an independent judging panel.

June 2023 in Events & Local Area

April 2023 in Events & Local Area

The City of Whittlesea.
Get to know your local council and find out what can it do for you.

In Victoria, there are 79 councils representing more than 6 million people. Each one is essentially an area-based, representative government with a legislative and electoral mandate to manage local issues and plan for the needs of the local community.

January 2023 in Events & Local Area

Craigieburn Cricket Club puts Peppercorn Hill Community Fund grant to good use.

Since first establishing its Community Fund initiative in 2002, Dennis Family Corporation, has distributed well over $1 million in grants across various residential estates, providing invaluable financial support to local not-for-profit groups.

January 2023 in Events & Local Area

We know an important factor for many families deciding where to build their forever home, is the ability to access great schools in their local area.

So we are delighted to see the new State Government funded Primary School – Donnybrook Primary has been completed and is ready to open its doors to new students for Term 1 2023.

December 2022 in Events & Local Area

Thank you to the entire Peppercorn Hill community for making 2022 a MASSIVE year.  The team would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe festive season.

Let's take a look back on the year that was...




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