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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 , 5 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 , 5 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 , 5 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 , 5 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 , 5 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 , 6 months ago

Community, History

Here’s to 2022 being a big year

The Enoggera & Districts Historical Society Inc.(EDHS) has had a tough few years.  We have had to cut back on a number of our usual community activities due to the impacts of COVID-19 and key members of the Society passing away, moving out of the district or no longer being able to assist. But as the saying goes, the only... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Community

Planning Ahead

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 , 6 months ago

Community

Anonymous Donor with a Lions Heart

Christmas is a time for giving and this was certainly apparent at Brookside Shopping Centre last month. As per every year, The Lions Club of Brisbane Bunya were selling their Christmas Cakes and puddings at their stall within the shopping centre, when an individual at the Brookside Shopping Centre stall indicated their desire to purchase all the cakes and puddings... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Community, Newsfeed

Reach Your Resolutions in 2022

New Year’s Resolutions are traditionally made in the last hours of December 31 and for many people abandoned before January has ended.  If your resolution this year was to live more sustainably, spend more time outdoors, grow your own food, learn a new skill, meet new people, or give back to your community, The Nest Community can help ease your... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

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