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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 , 11 hours ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Renovated and Ready to Rumble!

The Everton Park Bowls Club has been an integral part of the Everton Park Community for the past 54 years. The club is located at 7 Gearside Street, Everton Park and is not only home to north-west Brisbane’s avid local bowlers, but also plays host to a variety of local community clubs and organisations. After all this community service, it... Read More

by katie , 16 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 , 1 day 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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Lunch with the Ladies

Lunch is still being enjoyed by Newmarket VIEW Club members at the Gaythorne RSL Club, even though meetings in the upstairs function rooms have been put in abeyance due to COVID-19 restrictions. Members can at least get-together and use raffles and donations to raise funds to continue to sponsor the six students following The Smith Family’s Learning for Life Program.... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

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Bowling at Samford can bring so many benefits!

Have you ever thought of starting the wonderful game of Bowls, but had no clue where to start?  Bowling can provide many health benefits which include; improved fitness, coordination and skill development along with improved mental wellbeing and, of course, there is the social benefit of feeling part of a community. Here we have ‘A Beginner’s Tale’ from local Maria... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

History, Newsfeed

A place for reflection

Remembrance Day is a day to give thanks to, and reflect on, the service given to our country by service personnel in which ever conflict they have been called.    The Samford Museum has numerous research materials and large displays featuring local service men and women.  For a quiet time of reflection, visit Samford’s Avenue of Honour in its idyllic... 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

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Arana View’s small numbers make a BIG noise!

It was great to see many of our members again at our first meeting since March.  Numbers were small but we still made as much noise catching up with each other. Our guest speaker was retired police officer Tim Brinums, and he spoke about some of the investigations he was involved in during his police force days. He also introduced... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

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