Smiles and friendly faces ward off winter chills at Greythorn

The winter chills may have set in but it’s all warmth, smiles and friendly cheer at Greythorn Central. While it might be cold outside, why not come and explore the many offerings at Greythorn Central this month as you cast aside your end-of-financial year preparations and instead take some time out for yourself.

Visit cafes, grab a take away, enjoy a wonderful dinner with family and friends, pick up all your groceries, fruit and vegies and bakery needs and there’s lots of speciality shops for that something special.

Come and discover the difference at Greythorn Central.

Put your old glasses to good use

Put your old glasses to good useGot any old, unwanted, out-sighted glasses hanging around your home? Then why not put them to good use and donate them to two great charity drives collecting seeing eye glasses for people in Vietnam and Cambodia.

Paula Monaco of Boroondara Eye Care has been collecting glasses during June and July for more than a decade and in recent years has collected between 400 and 500 pairs of glasses from patients, friends, friends of friends and anyone whose heard the word about donating their old glasses.

“When the glasses are dropped into me I clean them, make any minor repairs and check the prescription, they are then bundled for collection,” Paula Monaco said.

North Balwyn Rotary Club collects glasses to distribute in Vietnam, while Ivanhoe Grammar School collects for distribution to Cambodia.

“It’s really lovely when someone comes in and drops off glasses that belonged to a relative who has passed away and they tell you how pleased they are the glasses can help give sight to someone who would not be able to afford glasses.”

The glasses drive allows children to be able to learn at school and for adults to be able to earn a living where normally they would have been severely impeded due to their poor eyesight.

Anyone wanting to donate their glasses can drop them into Boroondara Eye Care at 264 Doncaster Road (corner of Harrington Avenue and Doncaster Road).

You can be assured they will go to someone who will be given a whole new lease on life.

Landscaping works continue

Shoppers and visitors to Greythorn will be seeing the new landscaping works transitioning Greythorn Central into a vibrant and wonderful space to shop, dine and unwind.

New garden areas, paving, parking and lighting are all under way transforming Greythorn into a vibrant new village with a heart and soul.

The works almost $1 million works being undertaken by Boroondara City Council will continue throughout winter.

Disruption to shoppers continues to be minimal, but the results when the works are completed will be highly welcomed.

Office space for lease at Greythorn Central

The newly refurbished Regent Real Estate premises situated at 266 Doncaster Road, Balwyn North, has two fully-serviced office spaces available for lease.

The office spaces are fitted out with desktop computer, wifi, desk space and built in cupboard space.

The premises is equipped with a dedicated meeting/board room.

The offices would suit service providers who offer complementary services to real estate including conveyancers, architects and financial advisors.

For further information about the office space for lease, contact Sunny Gill at Regent Real Estate on  phone: 0487 435 120 or email: