Term 3 is finishing this week. It is hard to believe that we have missed on site activities for terms 2 and 3 and it is very unlikely we’ll return in term 4. Unfortunately, Span is currently closed to everyone including staff and volunteers. The community garden and building are closed, and the 24 hour […]
Glenn, our garden coordinator, who started at Span at the beginning of the lock down, hasn’t had the experience of enjoying the community connection at Span. However currently living by the beach he does enjoy daily beach activities. Here he is showing off cooking pancakes on the beach!!!! He is looking forward to meeting the […]
Looking for more ideas to do with your community? Have a look at this Get Active Victoria You can make teams and there are challenges and lots of 10 minute workouts, activities and games.
This free service is available to anyone across the Neighbourhood House Network. If you know of people who have out of control debt or who need assistance navigating NDIS or other government services, My Aged Care etc, please contact this free phone service offered through Whittlesea Community House in partnership with specialist services. Interpreters available. […]
Last Thursday it was RUOK day. After everything that 2020 has brought us, it has never been more important to pause and check in with those around us. Reach out and connect with the people in your life. Whether you are together in person or further apart, a call, text or conversation really could help […]
A couple of weeks ago we tried to link this beautifully illustrated and heart warming book on people coping with covid lock down. Hopefully it will work this time. Just click on the picture.
Span has gathered information from other Neighbourhood Houses across the north east. There are many activities running online – music, health and fitness, creative, cooking, social support, language literacy and numeracy, work and employment and computers. Contact Span on email@example.com or 9480 1364 and we can advise you of the organisations to contact and what […]
What lovely weather we’ve had for the first week of spring. We hope you’ve been out in the garden or taking walks in the sunshine. We’re looking forward to some more sunny days and some rain. Span’s community garden is probably bursting with growth. We can’t wait until we can get back there and check […]
We’ve decided to give the compost system a rest for the next few months to allow it to decompose properly. This will allow us to have a good supply of healthy compost to add to the garden throughout spring and summer when the vegetables are hungry for nutrients. In the meantime we suggest you use […]
Local Seeds is a marketplace for seed savers. You can buy and sell seeds online. Their mission is to encourage more people to save seeds, to help preserve genetic diversity, and to give people access to seeds that are adapted to their local environment. You can find more info about how it works and register […]