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Applications open for Unitywater grants program

Community groups can now apply for funding of up to $5,000 through Unitywater’s grants program. Unitywater recently announced its new Community Program and is welcoming applications for local initiatives that help deliver its purpose of keeping communities healthy. Unitywater Communications and Engagement Manager Jana Dore said the organisation was committed to supporting those groups who provide essential community services in... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

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Honeycombes Property Group to breathe new life into Ferny Grove with a vibrant new neighbourhood hub

Highly experienced and awarded Queensland developer, Honeycombes Property Group had a vision for Ferny Grove, an integrated neighbourhood hub, peppered with every amenity and convenience for locals – with a variety of dinning options and mix of allied health and entertainment, combined with an exciting new integrated apartment development. After extensive planning incorporating feedback from the local community, this new... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

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Unitywater extends customer support in response to COVID-19

Unitywater has announced the extension of its customer care package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All bill due dates have been extended from 30 days to 60 days and no interest will be charged on overdue bills until March 2021. The support was initially due to end on 30 September 2020. Unitywater Acting Executive Manager Customer and Community Victoria... Read More

by katie , 6 days ago

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The Hills Players to celebrate 40 years in style

The Hills Players hope to host a 40th Anniversary celebration on the night of the 21st November, 2020.   This, of course, is subject to any COVID-19 developments! The Players have only just made the decision, so there is alot to do in preparation for the night. It will be a review style night, with a variety of acts. Acts... Read More

by katie , 6 days ago

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Do you know about sustainable gardening?

Chicken cuddles, wild bees and making Japanese kokedama – The Nest Community’s gardening group are bringing the outdoors to life and they are currently recruiting green-thumb volunteers. Since 2014, The Nest Community in Everton Park has fulfilled its purpose of providing a safe and supportive environment for women of all ages to connect through craft. Situated in a beautiful Queenslander... Read More

by katie , 6 days ago

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Stories from the Samford Range

The most popular transport link between the northern suburbs and nearby Samford districts is Samford Road across Samford Range.   H. H. Payne was the first to cross the range by bullock dray when he and his son H. T. Payne were taking up land at Wights Mountain after 1865.  Traffic consisted of bullock and horse teams hauling logs to... Read More

by katie , 7 days ago

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The magnificent mission of the Men’s Shed

Men’s Sheds were first introduced into Australia in the early part of this century. They were primarily designed to provide a means for men to get together and discuss common issues, particularly relating to health, social isolation and the like.  Many sheds have been established in a short space of time, and in 2007, the Australian Men’s Shed Association was... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Serving up a good dose of community spirit

You may have remembered, we published a story this time last year regarding The Hills Community Breakfast Club – a free community breakfast at TaxArana in Arana Hills to help the most vulnerable within our community. The Hills Community Breakfast Club was a collaboration between Arana Hills local Steve Brett, the Picabeen Community Centre and the Older Women’s Network (OWNQ),... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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The Ferny Report – October 2020

Ferny Grove Transit Oriented Development The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) at the Ferny Grove Railway Station is due to start construction shortly (pending Brisbane City Council approval). The TOD is an exciting new development which will utilise the existing Ferny Grove Railway Station site to build extra parking spaces and extra residential options as well as cinemas, retail, dining spaces... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Thriving Through Isolation

Social Isolation during a pandemic is about keeping you and the community physically safe, yet mental health during isolation can easily suffer. It’s as if the world has changed overnight, and we’ve all been forced to adjust to a new world of government restrictions, masks, sanitizer, and quarantine. But the problem is this: Human beings have long operated in communities... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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