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Out and About in The Gap Ward – March 2021

Planting Verge Gardens Over this past year we’ve been spending more time at home and enjoying the outdoors in our own back yard. Verge gardens are one way to beautify local streets and contribute to greening our suburbs. You can plant ground covers and shrubs as well as edible plants. To encourage verge planting in The Gap Ward I am... Read More

by katie , 2 hours ago

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C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre Now Open

C&K, Queensland’s pre-eminent provider of early childhood education and care, has opened its brand new, state-of-the-art childcare centre for children and families in Upper Kedron. Nestled amongst the natural bush of Upper Kedron, within the master-planned community of Ellendale, this new early learning centre has been designed in collaboration with teachers, educators and architects, to create inviting spaces for children to explore, discover, learn and play.  The centre features C&K’s renowned education and care philosophies... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Brunch in Celebration of International Women’s Day

The Zonta Club of Pine Rivers is again hosting it’s International Women’s Day Brunch on Sunday, 14 March commencing at 9am for a 9:30am start. The speaker this year is Wendy Paterson, Co-Founder of “Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity”. Wendy, herself a breast cancer survivor, is an enthusiastic speaker and her dedication to making a difference is contagious. This... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Share your big ideas for new Hills District Community Place

 Moreton Bay Region residents are being asked to think big and think bold when sharing their ideas for the future Hills District Community Place.  Mayor Peter Flannery said there was an opportunity to redevelop the old Club Arana building on Dawson Parade to make way for a new community space.  “This project will breathe renewed life into the heart of... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Calling on Hills District schools to bee-come environmental champions with Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants

Applications for the 2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants Program are now open for Hills District. Primary schools and early learning centres across Hills District can also apply for a Bee Bonus, as part of a $1.5million investment by Woolworths into the program. Up to a thousand Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants are being offered, for up to $1,000 each. Recipients in... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Arts and community grants now open

Moreton Bay community groups and budding artists can now apply for their share of funding under seven new grant categories. Council’s bi-annual community grants and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants have launched today, providing funding from $2,000 to $20,000 per applicant. Mayor Peter Flannery said this round of grants is the latest in a range of funding opportunities... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

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Blade’s Adventure

Blade was an ordinary boy who lived an ordinary life. He had an ordinary sister, Annabelle, and they lived with their ordinary mother. This family had the same plans every day because of their very ordinary life. One of the things they did each day was go down to the lake by their house. Blade really enjoyed this because when... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Ladies! Be part of something great

The Mitchelton Branch of the Older Womens Network Qld Inc (OWNQ) offers a range of get togethers throughout the month and members of the community are welcome to join for any or all.   The aim of the group is to provide information to women relating to a healthy outlook on ageing and to meet in a friendly, social atmosphere.... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Guest Speakers Galore at Arana View Club

The Arana View Club meeting for March is on Wednesday 3rd March, 10.15am for 11am start at the Arana Leagues Club, Dawson Parade, Keperra. The cost for lunch is $30 for the 2-course meal, as well tea and coffee. There will be the regular raffles and lucky door prizes with the proceeds going towards supporting the clubs Learning for Life... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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New day rehab unit offers respite to Queenslanders in pain

As part of their recent $55 million expansion, North West Private Hospital has opened the new Day Rehabilitation Unit which features a new exercise class specifically tailored to help those struggling with the aches and pains of arthritis.  Arthritis affects 3.6 million (15%) Australians and, one in five (22%) also experience high to very high levels of psychological distress as... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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