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Easter Tips and Tricks

At the March meeting of the Brisbane North Cake Decorators Club, they had one of their members, Leone demonstrating how to make and decorate sugar Easter Eggs. Several members were keen to attempt this, so they will hopefully see their successes next month. Because the next meeting falls over the Easter weekend,  the club have moved it to Saturday 9th... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community, Newsfeed

Casting Off in the Community

Residents in The Hills District are lucky enough to have a  vast variety of community organisations to join – one of which is The Arana Leagues Fishing Club. It is of no surprise that the club has been ‘hooking up’ members in the sport of angling for nearly 45 years and is still going strong thanks to their variety of... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community

A Celebration of Community Spirit

It’s been a tough start to 2022 for many childcare centres. Between COVID-19 and the floods, many childcare centres have struggled to keep their doors open for local families who rely on their services. However, last month some local educators held a special morning tea to say a special thanks to families whose compassion and support has helped them triumph... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community

A Street Library to Chat About

There is no doubt that the Street Library revolution is bringing neighbourhoods together. Now another library is joining the movement in our local area – the Chatterbox Street library.  This library is primarily for childrens’ books, however families with older siblings and adults are also welcome to contribute to the library as well. Keen to involve the local community in... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community

Ridley Road Men Making a Difference

Men’s Sheds across the country provide a hub for men to connect, improve their well-being and reduce the risk of preventable health issues that may emanate from isolation – and the Ridley Road Community Mens Shed (RRCMS) is no different. From its inception 12 years ago, the RRCMS’s mission is to support adult men by providing a safe and meaningful... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community, Events

Picabeen presents: Colourama! 

Do you know a young person aged 12-18 years looking for something to do these coming school holidays? Picabeen Youth team is celebrating Queensland Youth Week 2022 at Teralba Park (120 Pullen Rd, Everton Park, 4053), on Wednesday 6 April from 10am-1pm.  There will be a huge game of colour tag and capture the flag, spray painting, free food, and... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Acreage Living, Community

Centre of Excellence at Samford

Located at Samford Showgrounds, the centre draws many of its volunteers from Samford Valley and surrounding rural-residential areas. For many of the volunteers who live on acreage, managing horses and maintaining associated facilities and paddocks are all too familiar responsibilities.     The impressive centre has been developed over the past 14 years with strong local community support. With its... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Community, Local Business, Newsfeed

Helping Our Girls Find Support

Amy Patten, a local resident who strives to better the lives of disenfranchised and isolated women, has launched an online bra-fitting business with Intimo.  Throughout their life, women change bra sizes. They grow through developing breast tissue and childbearing, they shrink after breastfeeding, and they may change in shape with age—all requiring different types of support. Many women overlook these... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Community, Newsfeed

Planning Ahead – part 3

This month we continue to outline what we included in the community-led budget submission provided by our Association to Cr Toomey (The Gap Ward) in October 2021. The submission included recommendations on expenditure categories within BCC’s budget being: local roads, parks, bikeways, footpaths, reserves and public transport. In our January column, we focussed on what we submitted to Council in... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Community, History

School Days Recollections at Bunya School

In the early years of the 20th century, several families from today’s Hills district attended Bunya School.   When Bunya school closed in 1920 due to low numbers, two Bunya families were taken and collected by their fathers driving horse and buggy to Grovely School – later known as Mitchelton School.                  ... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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