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Community, Newsfeed

Start planning now for significant car parking reduction at Ferny Grove

With construction of the TOD at Ferny Grove train station commencing soon, rail commuters should start planning for a reduction in carparking spaces between June 2021 to October 2022. From the early planning stage, FGUK RA has regularly communicated with the TOD developer (Honeycombes) and worked together to facilitate several community information sessions.  From our perspective, Honeycombes have been diligent... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Donations Get Cubs Camping Again

On the 7th of March, the Grovely Mitchelton Cub Scout community came together for our first camp in over a year at Samford Scout den with new gear generously donated by the Arana Leagues Club, on Dawson Parade.  Last year was quiet for many including the Scouts who were affected by the COVID 19 restrictions, which included outdoor camping. This... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Community, FEATURED, Newsfeed

The Strength Of One With The Support Of Many

For our much-loved Gaythorne local, Joshua Burgess, these past 6-12 months have been nothing short of a living nightmare, with much of his time spent in and out of medical chairs and hospital wards.  However, thanks to the support of many—namely, our generous community members—Josh is now travelling happily along his road to recovery! Early 2020 was when Josh first... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Community, Education

Defibrillator For Community Access

Our community is full of wonderful generosity, and Tony and Debbie Sharrock are prime examples of this. As proud members of the Ferny Hills district community for 17 years, Tony and Debbie wanted to show their support by providing funding for a defibrillator for the local community kindy, Willmore Kindergarten. Debbie said, ‘although we don’t have children, we feel a... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Community, Events, Newsfeed

Prestigious New Play To Hit The Hills Next Month

With 2020 behind them, The Hill’s Players are back to business as usual.    2021 kicked off with the Annual General Meeting, which was  held on the 1st February and saw a reshuffle of roles to keep things interesting.  In other news, The Hills Players are super excited to announce that they will finally be performing ‘Always a Bridesmaid’ by... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

The Love of Lapidary appeals to all

Again this year many Gem Shows held by various Gem Clubs around the Brisbane area have been cancelled due to COVID-19 and associated regulations.  However, there is a Gem show in the coming weeks at the Kingaroy Showgrounds on 10th and 11th of April. For further information call 0491 606 427.  Members of the club recently held a display at... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, Home and Garden

Native Plants & our Pioneers

On Thursday, 6th May, the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club will meet at the Enoggera Memorial Hall if there are no restrictions in place.   The guest speaker, Geoff Robinson, will talk about the historical connection between native plants and our pioneers.  For instance, Australia’s national flower, the Golden Wattle, belongs to the acacia family – Acacia pycnantha. The early... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, FEATURED, Newsfeed

Women’s Shed Powers into 2021

While the Men’s Shed movement is well established within Brisbane, the sister movement of the Women’s Shed is far less so. However, that is soon set to change with the formation of the Women’s’ Shed at Ferny Grove (WSFG)—a first of its kind in Brisbane.  It’s also one of the few across Australia with a primary focus on wood and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, FEATURED

Knitting for those in need – Donations required!

Every Thursday afternoon members of the Purls Knitting Group at Mitchelton gather to make items for those in great need.  The group is affiliated to Knitting for Brisbane’s Needy which was started in 2006 by Karen and Peter Croke from the Glasshouse Mountains. The duo see that the handmade blankets, toys and garments reach those in most need particularly in... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Community, History, Newsfeed

Contributions to the Society now welcome!

The Enoggera & Districts Historical Society Inc. has just completed its 2021 AGM – and is now doing a stocktake of its archives. If anyone out there has any photos, publications or memorabilia – that reflects our wonderful region’s community from years’ past – we would love to hear from you. Items donated will be maintained in our collection and... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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