Construction on Ferny Grove Railway Station’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is one step closer, after receiving sign off from the Queensland Government. Member for Ferny Grove Mark Furner said the Ferny Grove TOD would positively transform the local community. ...Read More
On Thursday 2nd November, when the Mitchelton and Districts Garden Club meets at the Enoggera Memorial Hall, Althea and Barry Connor will be the guest speakers and they’ll talk about African Violets. In the late 1800’s this plant was found in Tanzania by Walter von Saint Paul whose father sent some of them to a botanical garden to be scientifically... Read More
Anna Bardini was the worthy recipient of Arana Netball Club’s 2017 Positive Or It’s Pointless Trophy, announced at presentation night in early September. This award, as the name suggests, is for good sportsmanship and a positive approach to playing sport. The award is covered by a donation from the Hills Echo each year, and so is able to include a... Read More
The 2017 Hills District and Bunya Garden Competition has been judged. This is the 49th year of this competition which is run in Ferny Hills, Everton Hills, Arana Hills and the Bunya area. Judging was independently done by Noel and Heather Prior who aremembers of the Australian Horticultural Judges Association. Entries were down this year due to the tough weather... Read More
Pack your picnic basket, grab your favourite teddy and join grandma and grandpa for a bear-y special event this National Grandparents Day with the first ever Teddy Bears’ Picnic at George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills. In celebration of grandparents everywhere, Moreton Bay Regional Council and Division 10 Councillor Matt Constance will host the free picnic on Sunday, October 29 with... Read More
With so many classes to choose from over this spring/summer period, Pilates Studio 64 is a buzz with so many clients participating in pilates matwork, bootybarre, rhythm pilates and IndoRow. Pilates Studio 64 is offering till the end of October for Hill’s Echo readers, a special New Client starter pack with 12 classes for just $167 (valid for 5 week... Read More
The 2017 Hills Chamber of Commerce 25th Anniversary Big Breakfast was held at Eatons Hill Hotel on 13 September this year. The event was a great success with almost 290 in attendance, local business people, community groups, high school students, MPs. Over $15,000 was raised for local charities in the district. Here’s a fantastic gallery of the images from the morning.... Read More
Many of us find excuses when it comes to making appointments for our own health checks. How many times have you heard yourself say, “I just don’t have the time” or “I’ll do it next week”? If there is one thing you should do for yourself in the month of October, it’s make an appointment to have a breastscreen. ...