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Events, Newsfeed

Did Someone Say Edible Gardens?

Did Someone Say Edible Gardens? In 2020, amid lockdowns and restrictions and the overall uncertainty of COVID 19, from four Samford Mums emerged The Samford Edible Garden Trail—a not-for-profit that puts local gardeners’ backyard edible gardens on a pedestal. And blatantly, to say this organisation ‘grew’ on the community is a very, very big understatement! Although the 2020 lockdowns forced... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Better Infrastructure and Planning Needed for our Growing Community

Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and Keperra have developed over the last 20 to 30 years through many small-medium scale greenfield subdivisions. While the next ABS census will shed light on our population growth, for context we know that in the five years prior to 2016, there were 780 new homes built in Upper Kedron communities such as The Palisades, Cedar... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Education, Newsfeed

Students Deliver a Boost for the Bilby

Last month was a busy one for Prep students from Albany Hills State School as they took part in the Easter Bilby Adventure Program in conjunction with the Bunyaville Environmental Education Centre. During the past few months, students have been learning about the plight of the Bilby at school, along with studying the animal and its ecosystem. As the students... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Events, Newsfeed

Cancer Council Event Back and Bigger than Ever

Ladies and gents, push aside your plans for Thursday 27th May, for it is time to make way for Australia’s iconic Biggest Morning Tea (BMT). The highlight of Cancer Council’s calendar!  Across our country on this date, individuals, organisations, and clubs will be hosting their own Morning Teas to raise much-needed funds for cancer fighters in our community. How does... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Newsfeed, Terrific Trails

RAINFOREST CIRCUIT

Location: Maiala Picnic Grounds, Mount Glorious Road, Mount Glorious. Length: 2km  circuit    Terrain: Dirt with some wooden walkways   Grade: Grade 2 – 3 Any amenities along the track? Toilets, picnic tables, wood barbecues and water Katie’s notes:  This is such a peaceful walk, winding through a stunning subtropical rainforest. You can appreciate the majestic beauty of the old... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

Local pools get a facelift over winter break

Two of Moreton Bay Region’s most popular pools are set for a facelift over winter. Ferny Hills Aquatic Centre will get a $470,000 overhaul of an upgraded pool heater a year early, and the recently reopened Redcliffe War Memorial Swimming Pool will be getting top-of-the-line $624,000 heating and filtration equipment for the indoor heated program pool by September. Mayor Peter... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

Hockey club honours fallen soldiers

 Northern Suburbs Hockey Club is honouring fallen Australian Defence Force members – including one of its former players Ashley Birt – with a special commemorative ANZAC Day jersey.  Norths has a proud tradition of Australian Army personnel in its playing ranks, given the Ashgrove club’s close proximity to the Gallipoli Barracks in Enoggera.  The club has paid tribute to Australian... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Key wildlife corridor locked away from development

A small but vital piece of Moreton Bay Region will be protected as wildlife habitat forever, thanks to the incredible generosity of a Clear Mountain couple. Jan and Dennis have donated six hectares of bushland on their private property to be managed in perpetuity under a Voluntary Conservation Agreement (VCA). “We love the bush and we’ve always tried to be... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 weeks ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

Bocce Taking Things up a Notch-ee!!

Welcome to my world of Bocce.  Keeping some sporting clubs active and growing these days can be a difficult task, so you do need to put some effort into it and have a committed group of people to run the club, as the Newmarket Bocce Club has. I thought I would give my take on an inspirational few words. To... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Make Aches and Pains a Thing of the Past

The Mitchelton Branch of the Older Womens Network Qld Inc (OWNQ) offers a range of get togethers throughout the month . As always, members of the community are welcome to join for any or all.    On Wednesday 26 May, Jessica Taylor, CEO of Australian Pain Management Association, will be taking the ladies through some tips on everyday strategies to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 weeks ago

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