Displaying all titles categorised in:

FEATURED

FEATURED, Newsfeed

Doctor, Who Put TARDIS on My Street?

TARDIS—an acronym standing for ‘time and relative dimension in space’; Doctor Who’s own, personal time machine; and a blue-painted phone box said to be alive. But what—or who—brought this zenith of scientific fiction to The Hills?  In 2007, David Engwicht released a novel, Mental Speed Bumps – The smarter way to tame traffic, on an enlightening yet peculiar concept. Engwicht... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED, Newsfeed

Don’t miss out on first community grants of 2021

Start the year off right and get your applications in: Council’s first rounds of Council Local Community Support Grants for 2021 are closing soon. Local community groups have until 31 January to apply for up to $3,000 of funding for their community activities, projects and initiatives. Mayor Peter Flannery said he strongly encouraged locals to take advantage of the opportunity... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED

Construction Commences for Bunya Community Hub

2020 was a year of advancements for James Drysdale Reserve (JDR) in Bunya, with Moreton Bay Regional Council completing $5.1 million worth of refurbishments to its baseball facilities, as well as new field lighting works, field renewals, and the beginning of the long process around extending the western soccer field. There are also ongoing plans to undertake maintenance and renewal... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED, Newsfeed

Samford Music Under the Stars back bigger and better in 2021

Samford’s favourite music event is back in 2021 with a bigger, brand new venue! Mark your calendars and prepare for a night of amazing entertainment at Samford Music Under the Stars on 20 February 2021 from 3.30pm. Mayor Peter Flannery said the event is moving to Alan Cash Park to safely accommodate more patrons under coronavirus restrictions. ‘Thanks to our... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED, Newsfeed

Trams Sandwiches

Offering No.1 – Crunch Time for the Morsel of Fortitude. Talk about a rock and a really hard place! The two ten-tonne trams may have got off lightly in this unfortunate bingle, but the same can’t be said for the crumpled car.  The remarkable incident occurred in Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, during the busy morning rush-hour on June 4th, 1935.... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED, Newsfeed, School News

Humanitas High School Has Found a Home!

Brisbane’s newest community high school, Humanitas High School, will be moving into their new home at 93 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley in the New Year.  Started by local Keperra and Ferny Hills teachers and parents, this democratic community high school is run by families and students who wish to have more input into their education. Humanitas offers individualised, project-based learning... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

FEATURED, Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed, Uncategorized

Pine Hills Netball set for great season ahead!

After a shortened season in 2020, Pine Hills Netball Club is looking forward to getting back on the court in 2021 for a full season of winter fixtures.   Despite the disruption in 2020, over 90% of their players participated in the 9-week competition established by Downey Park Netball Association once restrictions had eased in the middle of the year.... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

FEATURED, Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Give Hockey a Go!

Arana Ascot Hockey is a long-established Club that has been local to Everton Hills and Ferny Grove for almost 30 years. They are gearing up for another exciting season for 2021.   Hockey benefits a child in a myriad of ways including improving balance, coordination, speed and endurance. It can also help your child develop their social and communication skills. ... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

FEATURED, Newsfeed, School News

Hamper Helpers Spread Christmas Joy!

Winding down for the end of the school year was the last thing on the minds of  Year 11 students at Everton Park State High School. The students held a Christmas hamper drive before they finished school on the 27th November and collected an amazing 1150 items of non perishable food items which they packaged into hampers.  The drive was... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

FEATURED

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 , 3 months ago

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Join our newsletter and get news in your inbox every week!