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Health, Newsfeed

Online Support Group for Parents of Children with a Disability

The birth of a child with a disability, or the discovery that a child has a disability, can have profound effects on the family and it can be hard to know where to turn.  Luckily, there is a dedicated, supportive community literally at our fingertips. The ‘Success Community’ private Facebook group offers support, guidance and tips to local members of... Read More

by katie , 9 mins ago

Education, Newsfeed

Teaching Kindness One Flower At A Time

Towards the end of term two, Albany Hills State School celebrated Wellbeing Week. Wellbeing Week is an initiative of the Mental Health Foundation, which is run in some of our local schools. The program aims to provide young people with knowledge, skills and tools to manage their own mental health and wellbeing. Schools can hold their own Wellbeing Week at... Read More

by katie , 4 hours ago

Community, Newsfeed

Men’s Shed On The Hunt For Challenges

The Ridley Road Community Men’s Shed is a small well -established Men’s Shed situated in the grounds of The Anglican Church Ridley Road Bridgeman Downs and serving surrounding suburbs. The Shed provides a range of services to the community, and most importantly to its members. Members enjoy the companionship of each other and the opportunity to work together to give... Read More

by katie , 4 hours ago

Community, Newsfeed

New Probus Club Forms In Response To Demand

Forming social connections during retirement is important, as it provides a sense of friendship and support for retirees and that’s what Probus is about.  The newest Probus Club in Queensland is Arana Hills & District Probus Club and was formed on 16th June, 2022 at Arana Leagues Club. The new club was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mitchelton. The... Read More

by katie , 1 day ago

Community, Newsfeed

It’s All Progress

There’s lots happening across our suburbs at the moment, much of it changing the landscape as we know it, but all to do with servicing the ever-expanding community as the Ellendale development at Upper Kedron releases new stages and areas north of Ferny Grove also grow.  The Transport Oriented Development (TOD) is making good progress and taking shape as one... Read More

by katie , 1 day ago

History, Newsfeed

A Book of Local History Hitting Shelves Near You

‘Miss Lade Not Lost, a history of Enoggera and surrounding suburbs including Keperra, Mitchelton, Alderley and Newmarket, will be officially launched later this month. The book has been compiled by Diana Hacker of the Enoggera & Districts Historical Society. It will be released at the Society Open Day on Sunday, 31 July at the Enoggera Memorial Hall, access via Trundle... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

Health, Newsfeed

Exercise Support For Cancer Treatment

Everton Park is part of a national network of locations where Cancer Care Activate is being run, a rehabilitation program designed for people who have experienced a decline in functioning and quality of life as a result of cancer treatment. North West Private Hospital allied health manager Graeme Walker said since the program launched locally around a year ago. It... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

History, Newsfeed

Recently, Samford Museum’s president Geoff Harris had the pleasure of presenting two members with life memberships.

Jim Kelly of Everton Park and Alan Morris of Arana Hills have each given exceptional service to Samford Museum for more than a decade using their professional trades. It is the work carried out by these members and the team who work with them, that makes the displays special. The gents were thanked  and congratulated on their  life memberships.  For... Read More

by Yolande Nicholson , 4 days ago


BTM’s Blessed New Project

The gents from the Carpentry workshop at the Brisbane Tramway Museum (BTM) have been hard at work on their latest project – construction of a Holy Cross! Yes, projects in all shapes and sizes and walks of life come in from the community and the gentlemen are always very eager to help! This latest project was requested by St Williams... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

Community, Newsfeed

A Joy Ride in the Bash Car

Local Councillors Cath Tonks, Matt Constance and State Member Tim Mander were covered in mud and still had smiles on their faces when the Albany Creek Rover Scouts took them for a joy ride in their Bash Car.  Scouts love adrenaline packed activities and wanted to showcase their project car that they have rebuilt after many years of it sitting... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

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