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Record rate rise is just around the corner

With Budget Day looming on the 17th June, Moreton Bay Councillors have concluded budget briefings and Council staff are now putting the final measures in place for delivery of the budget for the 2022/2023 financial year. A stand out topic, on the agenda is the forecasted significant rate rise which will no doubt add to the burden of the skyrocketing... Read More

by katie , 12 hours ago

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Create A Cosy Home Sustainably This Winter

After a long wet summer, winter has arrived in South East Queensland. Across the region, people are digging out their doonas and warm socks. The long chilly evenings are the perfect time to some quality time at home with a podcast and a cozy craft.  Roz Fenson, CEO of The Nest Community, says even in a temperate climate, winter evokes... Read More

by katie , 20 hours ago

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Getting Support When You Need It

Inviting a Support Professional into your home can be a daunting process so here are our tips to ensure you get a great match. Where to start Start by registering with the government service called My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or www.myagedcare.gov.au. It provides access to the aged care system in Australia including in-home support. They will arrange... Read More

by katie , 3 days ago

Events

Cent Auction to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Every year, a Cent Auction is held to raise funds for cancer research at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and this year’s auction promises to be bigger and better than ever!  The Cent Auction is to be held on Sunday 26th June 2022, in OES HALL, corner Kitchener Road and Bohland Street, Kedron. Doors open at 11am and the cent... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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Despite the Dampness, Cake Decorators Unite!

We held our meeting in May a week earlier due to the Federal Election and we had a great roll-up, even though the rain was still making a nuisance of itself.  Cake Decorating and rain just do not mix but Maria produced a very realistic Moth Orchid out of wafer paper as our demonstration after the business meeting. Our State... Read More

by katie , 5 days ago

Recipe of the Month

Recipe of the Month! Rainbow Frittata

Serves: 4  |  Prep time: 15 mins  |  Cook time: 25 mins Ingredients •  6 eggs •  ½ cup milk, reduced fat •  160g feta or parmesan cheese, crumbled •  1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, chopped  •  Cracked black pepper •  1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil •  ½ medium onion, diced •  ½ red capsicum, diced •  ½ medium... Read More

by katie , 7 days ago

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RAGS TO HITCHES – A PLEA FOR HELP

It would be fair to say that the Ferny Grove Mens and Womens Sheds are well endowed with large and expensive machinery. However, with so many active souls, there’s always a shortage of ‘everyday consumables’: soft rags nuts, bolts and screws (hitches)  drill bits  paint brushes storage boxes (preferably strong and stackable). The sheds are also well endowed with good... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

History

Samford’s Sensational History

Queensland Day is celebrated on June 6th. Queen Victoria signed the Letters Patent, approving Queensland becoming a separate colony to New South Wales, with its own Representative Government on 6th June 1859. The greater Samford area had been settled as a sheep station from 1851. Then from 1855 as a cattle run, the homestead being established where Samford Community Hub... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Innovative Road Surface At Core Of Anti-Hooning Trial

Council and police are working together to stamp out hooning, with a trial underway of an innovative road surface that shreds tyres during burn-outs. A calcite bauxite treatment has been laid down at two intersections at Forgan Road, Joyner and at Bult Drive, Brendale. The trial will determine if it stopped hooning, but also find out if the surface caused... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Samford District Bowls Club receive $10,000 CommBank Flood Relief Funding

Samford District Bowls Club has been announced as a recipient of the CommBank Flood Relief Fund. The much-needed funding of $10,000 will support their repair efforts and restoration of their Club facilities. Chris Campbell and Barry Maher from the Samford District Bowls Club visited CommBank Arana Hills Branch last week and detailed how the February flood waters inundated the Clubhouse... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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