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Community, Education, Newsfeed

Beddown Finds Kindness in Cushlets

In 2019, Norm McGillivray, Beddown CEO had a vision, he wanted to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable place for vulnerable people to get a good night’s rest and help restore health, dignity and respect. Norm had been personally impacted by homelessness and he wanted to target those who sleep rough around Australia. The lightbulb moment came when Norm went... Read More

by katie , 1 year ago

Community

Enoggera State School turns 150!

The Society would like to send a special‚ ‘shout out‘ this month to the Enoggera State School, who turns 150 years young in 2021! With European settlement occurring in the Enoggera district from 1845, the school opened its doors way back in 1871 at a location that was then Great Northern Road (now part of South Pine Road). 26 students... Read More

by katie , 1 year ago

Community, Newsfeed

Picabeen Needs You!

Picabeen is a Community Centre in Mitchelton that runs activities and provides services to people in the North West corridor. Picabeen also has an Op Shop, The Change Room which is located at 65 Gilston Street, Keperra. We rely on Volunteers to help run our community programs. Currently we are looking for new volunteers to fill specific roles. If any... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community, Home and Garden

Marvelous Mulch & May Gardening

Unfortunately, the April meeting of the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club had to be cancelled due to COVID. However, the  guest speaker, Craig Duncan, a representative from Rocky Point Mulching, has kindly agreed to deliver his talk at the garden club meeting on 3rd June at the Enoggera Memorial Hall.   His topic is ‘General Gardening’. Rocky Point Mulching produces... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community, Newsfeed

Better Infrastructure and Planning Needed for our Growing Community

Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and Keperra have developed over the last 20 to 30 years through many small-medium scale greenfield subdivisions. While the next ABS census will shed light on our population growth, for context we know that in the five years prior to 2016, there were 780 new homes built in Upper Kedron communities such as The Palisades, Cedar... Read More

by katie , 1 year ago

Community

Wood Wanted for the Women’s Shed

The Women’s Shed at Ferny Grove is close to launching! The steering committee of the Women’s Shed at Ferny Grove has been hard at work on all of the legal processes required to establish the Women’s Shed as a viable community organisation.  Documents of Incorporation have been approved and the committee is developing procedures for running the Women’s Shed.  ... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community, Events

A Fiesta of Fun, Food, and Family Entertainment

The Hills Carnivale is back for another bumper year of live music, kids’ activities and workshops, rides, markets and food stalls at George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills on Saturday, 29 May. Running from noon through to 7pm, the free event includes a whole host of activities for little kids through to the big kids (and adults!). Kids will have lots... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community, Home and Garden

Ninety and Still Nurturing Nature

Stafford Garden Club’s member Nita Little, celebrated her 90th birthday recently. She joined the club in 2007 and continues to be a very active member.  Nita is a positive example that being surrounded by nature, and certainly delving into it as a gardener, is good for your health and wellbeing.   Nita is the club’s plant stall convenor which is... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community

Hidden Gems in Kingaroy

As mentioned in last month’s article, a Gem Show was to be held at Kingaroy on the 10th and 11th April. The club combined a visit to this show with a fossicking trip to the Agate fields around the Cloyna Windera area. The trip was very popular with twenty members on the trip including three junior members. There were many... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

Community, Newsfeed

Key wildlife corridor locked away from development

A small but vital piece of Moreton Bay Region will be protected as wildlife habitat forever, thanks to the incredible generosity of a Clear Mountain couple. Jan and Dennis have donated six hectares of bushland on their private property to be managed in perpetuity under a Voluntary Conservation Agreement (VCA). “We love the bush and we’ve always tried to be... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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