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Marking a Milestone with a Mural

Although a big party couldn’t take place this year due to COVID -19 restrictions, the Willmore Kindergarten community still wanted to mark this important milestone on their calendar.  It was decided that a small group of past and present teachers, along with committee members, would gather on Saturday 17th October at the George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills, to celebrate 50... Read More

by katie , 9 hours ago

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Connecting The Hills Direct to Brisbane and Beyond

The Hills District prides itself on its leafy liveability and soon it might be able to boast its commutability as well. Council is calling for feedback on a plan to connect Ferny Hills directly to the Kedron Brook bikeway and beyond, with proposed design elements and a digital flythrough of what it could look like, unveiled today for a new... Read More

by katie , 23 hours ago

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Community generosity shines in the form of The Kindness Cart

Amid all the doom and gloom surrounding the coronavirus, it can be hard to keep a positive mindset. But thankfully, out of the chaos, have emerged many inspiring initiatives from within our community and ‘The Kindness Cart’ is just one of them. The Kindness Cart is a community pantry whereby non-perishable goods have been donated by local businesses and community... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Everton Park resident named Brisbane’s best hockey player

Jared Taylor from Everton Park has capped a sensational season on local hockey fields by being named Brisbane’s standout male player of the year.  The 25-year-old, who plays for Commercial Hockey Club, has won the coveted Brisbane Hockey Association Best & Fairest Medal. Introduced 40 years ago, the medal is awarded to the player who polls the most votes from... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

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Serving Up Smiles for Those in Need

A hot meal, warm smiles, and a cozy atmosphere—Picabeen’s Community BBQ is a weekly dose of generosity for the vulnerable members of our community! Every Tuesday from noon, a free lunch is provided at Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton, to help support those who are in need. Not only is there delicious food on offer, but there is... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

FEATURED, Health, Newsfeed

How to start talking about mental health

We all know that tending to our mental health is equally as important as our physical health.  For many older Australians, depression and feelings of isolation or loneliness can be common. More likely to experience physical illness or personal loss, our elderly loved ones sometimes find themselves struggling to ask for help. I encourage everyone to check in with their... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

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Positivity Prevails at Arana Netball Club

Covid may have disrupted our netball season but it certainly didn’t dampen our spirits! As soon as we were given the go ahead to return to netball, our players and officials could not wait to get underway. With restrictions still in place at the end of the nine week blast, our annual trophy presentation evening was modified to suit. In... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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New multipurpose kitchen for the kids and the community!

What happens when demand in the school Tuckshop rapidly outgrows the current kitchen space? A visionary P&C Association comes to life and begins planning a major renovation project – that’s what! And this is exactly what happened at Patricks Road State School. Plans began in early 2019 for a major kitchen renovation, which was kicked off by the inaugural Colour Explosion... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

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Boost in health care treatment options for Brisbane’s north

North West Private Hospital has completed its $55 million expansion after reaching capacity in 2019. The expansion, which caters for the ongoing population boom on Brisbane’s northside, will enable more complex procedures with new technological support.  The redevelopment will vastly increase the hospital’s capacity  –  from 101 to 150 beds, enlarging the infusion / oncology service from six to 10... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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All set for State at Arana Ascot

There has been much excitement in the air at Arana Ascot Hockey Club with four club members having been selected to play in the Queensland under 15’s squad in 2021. The four talented girls include; Kara Bradley (13years old), Lara Pyle (13 years old), Georgia Harris (14 years old) and Alexa Nguyen (14 years old) who will all trial in... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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