Wednesday, 28 June 2017

For Sale


Hello NCN!!!!


Pair of soccer boots.

Size - US 5Y, UK 4.5.

Very good condition.


SnapBack cap - Five Nights at Freddie's theme

Very good condition. Not worn.

Bought at ComicCon 2016


Text Jennie - 0400 675 258. Thanks!

Netball and Arts Camp


School Holidays Netball and Arts Camp! 

All Day Camp Friday 14th July for Girls and Boys 5yrs-15yrs.

Venue: Coburg Basketball Stadium, 25 Outlook Road, Coburg North.

Time: 9am-4pm.

Cost: $50 per Child.

Healthy morning and afternoon tea provided. Lunch, Water bottle and comfortable clothing with runners required.

Registrations essential.  Contact Gabby for more information:

Music Classes


Dear Parents and Caregivers,

We have an introductory special of $10 per session for our early childhood Mummy, Music 🎶 & Me class which is run every day during the school holidays. These classes will also continue throughout the school term. Please quote early bird 1 when booking.

With school holidays quickly approaching, The Melbourne Inner North Performing Arts Academy, which is a social enterprise community music school based in Pascoe Vale is proud to announce its July Music Camp for children which will continue into term 3 with weekly lessons for all ages

All students will be given the opportunity to learn the piano/keyboard, violin/guitar/ukulele, percussion/drums, singing, and creative movement/dance. Classes will be capped at 10 students per session, with each child having their own individual instrument to play in a group setting.

We also offer a few highly subsidised and free programs for vulnerable members of the community as part of the launch of our new programs. Please contact us if you think you qualify.

Kind Regards,

Natasha Close
9943 4827
0422 350290

EID Afternoon Tea


The weather might be cold, but the welcome to Newlands Prmary School fundraising afternoon tea will be warm!!

All community members are invited to join in the Eid (end of Ramadan) event on Thursday 29 June 3.30 - 6pm. You can learn about Muslim culture, try delicious treats, get henna hand decorations and a photo in traditional clothing, or just chill out listening to music in the Arabic seating area. There'll be games for the kids, prizes for an adult quiz and lots more.

Recommendation Sought


Hi All.

I am looking for an excellent vet for our school therapy dog. She is a very special dog and loved by lots of people.

Please text Mel on 0404 043 010.

Recommendation Sought


I am looking for a Physiotherapist or Osteopath who works well with children. 

Someone who will develop a home exercise routine for my 10 year olds ankle, which she keeps re-injuring. Happy to travel for the right therapist.

Thanks Melisa
0407 934 525

Studio Sale


Hi Newlanders,

I’m opening up my ceramic studio Saturday 8 July 10am - 3pm. All welcome!

I’ll have a range of wares for sale, mostly of the cup, bowl and vase variety. There will be a clearance table (pieces $10 and under) plus a little corner for kids to do a bit of clay work themselves if you happen to have yours with you.

Hope to see some of you there :-)

instagram: @riverwife_studio
facebook: @riverwifestudio



Emerge in the North festival this Saturday in South Morang 12.00-4:30pm at Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre 35 Ferres Bvd.


Kids activities. Henna tattoos. Weaving. Cultural stalls. Music and dance from Indigenous, new and emerging communities. Kurdish Cook Islander Indigenous Sudanese Iranian Chinese West African Filipino Iraqi Syrian Indian Brazilian cultures represented. 

Come along! 

Support diversity and the arts. Presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria with the City of Whittlesea and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Pack up Your Troubles


Introducing our NEW  business - mrs.secondhand
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Hello!..............Remember us?

It's been a busy 12 months at PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES........we've acquired a new business that compliments our decluttering/packing services:


selling secondhand furniture/bric-a-brac

11 Ann St, Brunswick

Open Thursday's - Sunday's 10am - 5pm

We can now sell furniture/household goods for all our downsizing/decluttering clients who have no time/capacity to do so.


For years we have been specialising in house cleanrances and can now offer the full package (sorting/selling/donataing/disposing of household goods) to families faced with a deceased estate/mum & dad's downsizing  by offering cost effective solutions that can now make you some $$$$!

DON'T call a rubbish removal service that could cost you thousands - call the experts who know the value of items & have the resources to sort out a whole household.

Call Jody & Wayne: 0422 166 132 or at the shop: 0408 233 497

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Gang Show


Come and see a great show put on by the youth members of the scouting and guide movement from across Victoria, even including Newlands local Amelia Grey.

Second and final week running until July 1st.

Head to for tickets and further information. 

Wildflowers and Thatching


Wildflowers and thatching

Ever planted a Rice Flower? Me neither! Ditto for thatching, a new addition to our grassland care palette. 

See the lovely Wallaby Grass seed heads with a Plume Grass thrown in? And there are more goodies in the bag! 

We will get to do this on this Saturday the 1st of July at the Murnong Patch 1-3 pm.  All welcome, yes that means you!

Meet at the grassland South of Murray Road Bridge, between the Merri trail and Connolly Avenue, Coburg.

Recommendation Sought


Tiler recommendation urgently required.

Hi, if anyone can recommend a tiler we would appreciate the contact number ASAP.

Please text 0425 828 701.





Flatbed Scanner (CanoScan LiDE 210).

In working order, see here for drivers and compatibility:

Carpet cleaner and de-foamer solution (Britex brand).

Two half-used bottles, used with carpet cleaner hired from Bunnings.

If you are interested, contact Fiona




If anyone has either of the following that they no longer need, let me know!

·         Pasta maker
·         Bike rack and basket (for back of the bike)

Fiona (

Music Lessons


Hi Newlanders,

We've recently expanded our studio and now have openings on Saturdays and Tuesdays for piano lessons. Just thought we'd get in touch as some people had missed out due to there being no availability.

We also have a couple of spots for singing (Wed & Thurs) and guitar (Sundays only).

If you'd like to organise lessons for term three, starting mid-July, please email us or contact us through the website. 

Thanks for reading, enjoy the winter break!

Allegra & Ben.

Are you on Facebook? Click here to Like our page and check out our latest news and updates!

Piano, Guitar & Singing Lessons
Coburg North, VIC 3058
0406 836 397

Personal Training



I run a small business from home in Personal Training and Group Fitness. I offer nutritional advice and also accomodate for parents with children at no extra cost. 

The company name is JAXFIT Personal Training.

I can be found online via Facebook and Instagram. 

I'm located in Coburg North. Prices start from as low as $10 per person (bootcamp or parents & bubs sessions only). 

The following is my price list and classes;

General bootcamp (Monday/Thursday 6-7pm or Saturday 8-9am) $10 per person

Parents & Bubs (Monday & Wednesday 10-11am) $10 per person

1-on-1 & 2-on-1 Personal Training Prices;
30 minutes for $30
45 minutes for $40
1 hour for $50

Nutritional Advice & Plans - $80
Includes pre-post testing and assessments. 
Unlimited changes and support

Thanks for your time.

Jackie Vella.

Feast of Peace


5th Course: Feast of Peace

This are a series of one off sessions facilitated by Clare Fleming who has over 20 years of yoga teaching experience. In these sessions she invites you to experience the intelligent of breath in movement and the use of peace chant to enrich your practice.
Open to all.
Here is what someone said after a session:-
"Feast of Peace was a wonderful opportunity for me to join together and experience both the healing and centreing effects of yoga and sound. I'm not a singer but I thoroughly enjoyed chanting together in such a friendly and peaceful environment. Like a massage for the soul! I'm looking forward to the next one!" - Nicole Blyth - Coburg

Friday 30/6/2017 (7 - 8.30 pm) - Bhadram karnebhih
Overview: a peace chant seeking physical attributes to appreciate the auspicious
and to serve the deities.
Single Session $30/$25 conc or RY pass holders
Double session $50/$45 conc or RY pass holders

For further information, feel free to contact reconnect yoga directly or Clare Fleming via email:

Monday, 26 June 2017



Free wooden kitchen. Pick up Coburg north. Text or call Juan 0415 453 840.

Volunteer Required


We are sad to say goodbye to the lovely Daniella who has been running Family Music for 2 years. Thank you Daniella!

Family Music is a fun group for toddlers and carers to sing together and with others, currently running on Mondays at 9.30am for an hour at Newlands Community House.

Soooooo... we are looking for a volunteer to continue the fun who has some basic music/singing skills to lead this group - with or without your own bub!

Call 8528 2332​.

House Sit


We're looking for someone to house sit our very cosy spacious house in North Coburg from next Tuesday July 4-11. And as an added bonus you also get to look after our exceptionally cute and cuddly puppy! 

If this would suit you please send me a text on 0438 043 166.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Community Event


On Thursday 29th June3.30-6pm, the local community will have the opportunity to experience different elements of Muslim culture at the Newlands Primary School fundraising Eid afternoon tea, to mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims. The $5 per family entry free will cover fun and free activities for kids and adults (eg. games, henna painting, face-painting, write your name in Arabic calligraphy, traditional dress ups etc) - there'll be a small charge for those keen to try yummy multicultural food items and refreshments like Arabic coffee and sage/peppermint tea. 

All are welcome!

Saturday, 24 June 2017







Hi Wonderful Newlanders.

To invite you to two great events on this weekend hosted by Transition Darebin & there are still some spots available for the Natural Skin Care Workshop - And also letting you know about the Really Really Free Market #3 being held earlier on Sunday.

Transition Darebin events this weekend: 


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What’s On Right Now – June

by viklandian
We have a couple of events coming up over the weekend (with more to come!), so here's a quick update:

Food Swaps

Our food swaps are still going strong - in fact, we have another one on this Saturdayin South Preston.
When?  11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where? Corner of Oakover Road and High St, South Preston (outside the op shop, either at the front in the garden or out the back if shade is needed)
Food Swaps are an occasion to meet your community, talk about gardens and sustainability and swap excess produce from your garden, or something you made in your kitchen. You bring some and get to take some away as with all good swaps.
Ideas of what to bring:
  • seeds from your garden
  • seedlings
  • fruit
  • vegetables
  • herbs
  • preserves
  • cordials
  • sour dough starter
The list goes on...
We hope to see you there.  Come on down!

Convivial Kitchen's Natural Skin Care Workshop

Transition Darebin is hosting a homemade natural skin care workshop which will be presented by Taj Scicluna, the Perma Pixie.
When?  Sunday 25th June, 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Where?  The Preston Community Hub, 137 High Street, Preston
Tickets are $30, and we hope to see you there!
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