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Santa is ‘sleighing’ them at Brookside

 In a year where COVID has impacted everything, Santa is keeping everyone safe at Brookside by bringing his beautiful wooden sleigh to help with social distancing.  The bright red and gold sleigh maintains distance between Santa and the kids, however, has been designed so that there are no awkward, arms-length photos, with kids having fun in the back of the... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Check in on your loved ones

The festive season brings people together in celebration of the holidays and the pending new year. It is a time of generosity and opportunity to offer a helping hand to your loved ones. While visiting your elderly relatives or friends, it is important to take note of any changes in wellbeing or living standards. A messy house, empty fridge or... Read More

by katie , 6 days ago

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A Little Op Shop With A Big Heart

Supporting community is what Picabeen Community Association does best, and their Op Shop in Gilston St, Keperra strives to do the same. Staffed by a wonderful team of volunteers, the Picabeen Change Room Op Shop is more than a place where you can buy fabulous, affordable, pre-loved clothing and accessories for all ages. Project worker, Gayle Brook, who supports the... Read More

by katie , 6 days ago

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Making by hand to connect the past with the future

Do you have memories of your grandmother’s or mother’s sewing room? A place of quiet creativity and wonder with all the shiny bobbins, colourful threads and carefully folded piles of fabric waiting to be turned into something! Since 2014, The Nest Community in Everton Park has received many wonderful donations from people who can’t bear the thought of throwing out... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Curtain Call for 2020

What a year 2020 has been for everyone!  The Hills Players were excited to end the year on a high, presenting their one and only performance for the year  for all their dear supporters. The performance formed part of their 40th anniversary celebrations and it was quite the feat putting together the show with such a short lead up time.... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Christmas for a Soldier

The recent Remembrance Day ceremonial in Memorial Park in Walton Reserve was rated by most as  a success, in spite of the COVID-19 restrictions ; impressive in its solemnity and the wide range of the participants .The  President and Members of the Gap RSL sub-branch are grateful to those who participated in the Memorial Service, either by attending in person... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Spartan Spirit Shines Bright at Mitchie

Rugby at Mitchelton State High School started off back in 2018, introduced by coach Suraj Jayasiriwardena. Suraj has an incredible passion for the sport and with many years coaching in both Australia and the UK under his belt, he recognizes the importance of giving students an outlet. Upon the introduction of the Rugby clinics, there was a very slow response,... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Stationery for School Children in Need

Currently, Brisbane North is home to over 215 families—many with multiple children—who are in desperate need of stationery for the 2021 school year’s commencement. However, Stationery Aid, a new local not-for-profit organisation with a vision, plans to help resolve this issue, at least partially.  After identifying the need to collect excess and used school stationery items in order to divert... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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It’s Starting to feel like Christmas

The NOW Business Community group have been busy putting together Christmas hampers again this year. In what has become a tradition, the NOW Business Community donate Christmas Hampers to local schools, to be given out to families from those schools who are doing it tough. With 2020 being such a traumatic year for many, the members of the NOW group... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Festive Food donations welcomed at Brookside

For the twelfth year running, Retail First has teamed up with All Purpose Transport to collect food donations across South East Queensland, to help OzHarvest address the increased demand for food assistance over the Christmas season.   This is the largest food donation drive in Australia, where the generosity of shoppers will support those doing it tough and help provide... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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