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Cash in your containers for the Scouts

COVID-19 has not been kind to our local community organisations with the pandemic bringing key fundraising activities such as Bunnings and Anaconda Sausage Sizzles to a halt. For the Grovely-Mitchelton Scouts, this has been exactly the case. The Grovely-Mitchelton Scouts utilise their fundraising revenue to support on-going costs of resources, such as hiking and camping equipment, water sports (canoe/ kayak)... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Next in Line for the Queen’s 100th Birthday Letter

Reaching 100 years of age is an accomplishment in itself—not to mention a milestone that I’m sure many of us hope to reach someday and for Joyce Powell, this milestone lands on the 30th October. Recently, the Hills Echo team met with a couple of Joyce’s children to get the lowdown on her fascinating life as she approaches her 100th... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Seniors surfing online! Learn today!

Brisbane Seniors Online (BSOL) provides affordable computer training for learners who are seniors or over 50 in the Greater Brisbane area.  Tuition is normally carried out on a one-on-one basis in the learner’s own home on their own computer using voluntary mentors. Training is provided on most devices, including Windows PCs, Laptops, Apple devices, smart phones and Android. This tuition... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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A long legacy of Bocce

We had the pleasure of catching up with the Secretary of the Newmarket Bocce Club, Mario de Marco to learn a bit more about the sport and his involvement. Read our interview below:- How long have you been playing bocce? Well, I remember playing as a teenager. My father built a bocce court at home, which doubled up as a... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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A thriving hub for green thumbs

Tucked out of view from passing traffic, this garden is a thriving hub for green thumbs and lovers of organic vegetables.  The Hills Organic Garden (HOG) is a community venture where volunteers work together to grow a chemical –free harvest they can all share. The garden is set up on land leased from the Moreton Bay Regional Council at Bunya... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Scouts for young people

So you’ve heard about Scouts, but not really sure what’s it about?  Well, this month, let’s look at two of our younger groups in a bit more detail: Joey Scouts (aged 5-7) Thursday 6.00 – 7.00pm Life as a Joey Scout is full of discovery and excitement! Joeys are encouraged to express themselves creatively, through games, stories and craft activities.... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Everton news – October 2020

With a State Election upon us, it’s important that as a member of the Opposition that I make you aware of the plans of the alternate LNP government.  I believe that this election is about who has the best plan to drag us out of the economic recession we are currently experiencing. The Covid-19 virus has had a significant negative... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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First in, best dressed this month at Arana VIEW!

Arana VIEW Club is planning on having their first formal meeting since early in the year on Wednesday 7th October at the Arana Leagues Club, 10.15am for 11am start.  Due to the present COVID-19 restrictions, numbers are limited to 50.  It will be the first 50 to book who will attend. For this reason, it is important that anyone (casual... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Signs your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone

Sudden changes in behaviour may be a sign your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone. Little signs may indicate your elderly relative needs more support to remain independent and healthy at home. 1. Weight loss Weight loss is common as we age, but sudden changes in weight can be a sign that your elderly relative is not eating... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Fourteen years of fitness in Ferny Grove!

A huge congratulations to local fitness studio, Fab Physical Fun who are celebrating their fourteenth year in operation this month! Local fitness studio owner, Bonnie Cunial says”I can’t believe it’s been 14 years since I began my fitness training in a local park, with only four clients attending! I was in my early 50’s, and it was my desire to... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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