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Local news for the North West of Brisbane as they happen

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 Francesca on song with noteworthy initiative 

A Samford aged care worker is bringing a smile to the face of the seniors she cares for and supports – in ways beyond her job description.  Francesca Ruxton had not picked up her saxophone for 25 years but resumed playing the instrument to entertain and bring joy to residents of the Carinity Brookfield Green aged care community.  Each week... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Road Works Patricks Road

 Moreton Bay Regional Council advises works are proceeding on the Patricks Road, Ferny Hills Road Rehabilitation project. Throughout construction every effort is made to minimise impacts on residents, school and peak travel times.  What to expect  The Council’s contractor is starting with the pavement work along Patricks Road. This work will generally be undertaken during the day between the hours... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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War Chronicles from our Veterans – Edition 3

Lest We Forget! These simple words are spoken at ANZAC Day Commemorations every year. But how do we ensure that as a nation, we don’t forget the sacrifices of these ordinary men and women whose actions and experiences were extraordinary? This Story Australia is a charity dedicated to capturing and preserving the significant moments of Australia’s history as told by... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Local Sports Guide – January 2021

We are fortunate to have so many community minded sports clubs in and around North-West Brisbane. With this in mind Echo News has compiled a fantastic local sports guide to showcase some of our local clubs and provide information regarding their upcoming Sign On days, events or classes. Have a read online below. Local Sports Guide – January 2021 ...

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by katie , 1 week 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 , 2 weeks 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 , 2 weeks ago

Health, Newsfeed

Diet and Nutrition Where to start?

So you want to focus on nutrition and need some help getting started?  Taking good quality, targeted nutritional supplements can give you the boost you need to set off on the right track. Whether you need some advice on ways to support muscle recovery, or are feeling flat and need a boost, come and see the team at Compounding Pharmacy... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Reformer Pilates – What’s all the Fuss Over?

Pilates is the ideal way to get in shape. It’s low-impact, strengthens your core and – from one class to the next – you’ll constantly be learning and evolving. At Reform Studios, our team provides the best experience possible. Our goal is to create a studio you love and a place to learn and grow, right here in Mitchelton. Perhaps... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Hockey Season 2020 – Different / Good

Although the pandemic created great disruption for the whole community, including sport, the support that came from all levels and areas of government for Pine Hills Hockey Club has been huge, effective and appreciated. Combined with background work done by volunteers, ongoing field maintenance carried out by council, funding for sanitisation supplies from the Qld Government and policy direction from... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Gearing up for a bright 2021

Brisbane Academy of Dance is excited to open its doors for 2021 on Saturday 23rd January.  2020 was a year like no other, having to shut our doors, transform to a fully online training intuition within a day, and then learning to convert our normal way of dance into the new life that COVID 19 has given our community. As... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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