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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 , 3 months ago

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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 , 3 months ago

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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 , 3 months ago

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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 , 4 months ago

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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 , 4 months ago

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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 , 4 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months ago

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