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A Sensational Strawberry Haul

The months of Autumn, Winter and Spring provided us with an abundance of wonderful vegetables.  Some of these included; cabbages, beans, broad beans, snow peas, baby spinach, radish, silverbeet, kale, tomatoes, carrots, leeks, lettuce, bok choy, potatoes and cauliflowers. Moreover, our strawberry garden didn’t let us down either as we had many feeds of strawberries over the cooler months. However,... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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Robotic companions changing lives of dementia residents

Bolton Clarke Fernhill residents with dementia have welcomed some new family members with the arrival of 10 robotic companion pets funded under Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Local Community Support Grant. The pets have been developed specially for people with dementia and help people connect with memories and feelings associated with much-loved pets. Research has linked animal-assisted therapy to improvements in... Read More

by katie , 7 days ago

Newsfeed, Sports News

Keperra Golf Club scores a hole in one with Tangalooma Island Resort

Keperra Country Golf Club has welcomed one of Brisbane’s most iconic holiday destinations, Tangalooma Island Resort, as its new Principal Sponsor. This is the top tier of sponsorship the Club offered in its recent drive to connect with and support the local business community.  Tangalooma is on Moreton Island, the third largest sand island in the world, renowned for its... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

Community, Newsfeed

Redirect Your Groceries For Good

Food insecurity—another world issue drastically worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. And another world issue that our community is striving to solve on a local basis.  The Mini Farm Project (MFP), a community initiative established to eliminate food insecurity, makes use of special purpose urban and peri-urban farms. Each farm is specially designed to produce food for those in need, with... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Corridors for our resident VIP’s and commuters

Did you know that a large part of Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and surrounding suburbs are classified as Koala Priority Areas (KPA) by the Queensland Government?   The 2020 koala habitat mapping report found that 91% of South East Queensland’s best quality koala habitat has been cleared over time, so let’s not take our special KPA designation for granted and... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Delving A Little More Into The BCC Budget

Community Planning in Action The scope of our Association covers the suburbs of Ferny Grove, Upper Kedron and Keperra. These suburbs are all part of The Gap Ward of Brisbane. The Gap Ward also includes the suburbs of Ashgrove and The Gap. Following the recent release of the Brisbane City Council budget for the year ending 30 June 2022, we... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Woolies Introduces Quiet Hour

Woolworths Keperra now offers a low-sensory Quiet Hour shopping experience designed to reduce anxiety and sensory stress for customers with specific needs. During Quiet Hour, Woolworths Keperra will lower lights, turn down music or radio and turn off oven buzzers for an hour, every Tuesday between 10:30am and 11:30am. Following a successful trial in select stores, Quiet Hour will now... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

A New Era of Freshness at Charlie’s

Since it planted its roots in Everton Park over 20 years ago, Charlie’s Fruit Market has blossomed into an iconic staple in our landscape. However, if you have driven by 473 South Pine Road in recent months, you may notice that the store has had somewhat of a transformation thanks to its new owner – aptly named Charlie! After being... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

The Hills’ New Coffee-Scented Obsession

Open 7 days a week, 7am till 1pm, serving Merlo Coffee, homemade sweets and savory, toasties and wraps, smoothies and milkshakes—this is Capsule Cafe.   Now joined onto TerryWhite Chemmart Arana Hills, Capsule Cafe is a family owned and operated business stemming from the chemist. Rod Garozzo has run TerryWhite since June 1980, following in the footsteps of his father... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

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Capital Gains Tax Explained

When you sell assets such as property or shares you may incur a capital gain, and therefore be liable to pay capital gains tax. When you sell an asset for more than it cost you – you have a capital gain. If you sell it for less, you have a capital loss. There is a capital gains discount of 50%... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

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