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November 2023 | 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 | Events & Local Area

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the Manor Lakes Spooktacular street party! It was a fabulous evening and great to see everyone in our community in costume enjoying the photo stations, food, festivities, and trick or treating.

Together as a community we raised over $10,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation! A massive effort. Congratulations to everyone who contributed and made this event a success. 

November 2023 | Events & Local Area

They help to keep shared spaces safe, clean and great to be in.

If you've spotted damage or something that needs fixing within your neighbourhood, you can alert local 'solvers' by using the Snap Send Solve app and website. Solvers include local councils, water authorities, power companies, government organisations, telcos, universities, and much more!

Across Australia and New Zealand, their free app and website make it easy to notify the right people about issues that need a little attention. And then makes it even easier 
for them to get right down to Solving.

November 2023 | Events & Local Area

Thank you to everyone that submitted a Community Fund application and attended the presentation evening on Wednesday 25 October.

This year’s presentation evening was held at the Dennis Family Corporation’s Manor Lakes Estate, with Dennis Family Corporation CEO, Peter Levinge on hand to congratulate each of the not-for-profit groups that successfully applied. We look forward to hearing the impact these grants have on the local community.

November 2023 | Events & Local Area
October 2023 | Events & Local Area

Twenty local not-for-profit groups from within the Manor Lakes area have been awarded a share of $30,000 at Manor Lakes Community Fund evening, run by the Dennis Family Corporation.

This year’s event marks 21 years of Community Funds and over $1.2 million distributed across Dennis Family Corporation’s residential estates in Melbourne and Queensland since the concept was introduced in the early 2000s.

October 2023 | Events & Local Area

Our Halloween street party is back! With food trucks, live entertainment and spooky snacks. 

Date: Tuesday 31st October
Time: 5pm - 9pm
Address: Dalrymple Boulevard, Manor Lakes

Entry is via gold coin donation to the Starlight Foundation. Manor Lakes will match every dollar our community raises to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Donations can be made online prior to the event as well.

October 2023 | Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, now is the time to ensure your outdoor area looks spick and span.

Want to create the ultimate outdoor area. Here are some DIY tips to elevate your backyard.

1. Install a fire pit. If you’re permitted to have an outdoor fire at your home, a fire pit isn’t a complicated DIY project and can bring a whole new level of fun to your backyard entertaining.

October 2023 | Events & Local Area

Spring has well and truly sprung. And October is the perfect time to get stuck into your vegie garden and start growing some delicious vegies to brighten up your table – and your diet in the coming months!

There’s a vast variety of vegetables that can be sown right now including beans, beetroot, capsicum, carrots, cucumbers, eggplants, leek, lettuce, pumpkins, radishes, silver beet, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelons and zucchini.  

October 2023 | Events & Local Area

These cleaning solutions are cheap, environmentally friendly and may already be hiding in your pantry!

Bicarb Soda.

Bicarb soda is a goldmine when it comes to cleaning, cutting through grease, restoring shine and eliminating foul odours. Use it to…

• Freshen up the fridge by filling a small container with bicarb soda and place on a shelf. It will absorb any smells and gradually purify the air.


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