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Don’t miss out on first community grants of 2021

Start the year off right and get your applications in: Council’s first rounds of Council Local Community Support Grants for 2021 are closing soon. Local community groups have until 31 January to apply for up to $3,000 of funding for their community activities, projects and initiatives. Mayor Peter Flannery said he strongly encouraged locals to take advantage of the opportunity... Read More

by katie , 11 hours ago

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Guide to Getting What You Want

How often do you express your true needs and wants? Over the holidays, I made sure I set aside a lot of time to spend with my two little boys, who are 3 and 6. One day I felt like I needed a break to recharge. My typical tricks of hiding in my room for ten minutes or pretending to... Read More

by katie , 11 hours ago

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Who needs a hand in The Hills?

Even with COVID-19 still rampaging across our nation, the demand for Australian tradesmen and handymen has shown no hint of easing. North Brisbane local, Len Herschell, grabbed hold of this knowledge and ran with it, making the wise decision to expand his already booming business—Hire A Hubby Ferny Hills—to cover our needs.  In terms of handyman requirements, Hire A Hubby... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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Carinity turning around young lives

Do you believe everyone deserves to live their life to their full potential? Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to help others in your community? Each year, Gaythorne-based not-for-profit Carinity supports hundreds of Queensland families and young people in need who are facing disadvantage. This need might arise from domestic and family violence, relationship or financial stress, or the... Read More

by katie , 2 days ago

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New day rehab unit offers respite to Queenslanders in pain

As part of their recent $55 million expansion, North West Private Hospital has opened the new Day Rehabilitation Unit which features a new exercise class specifically tailored to help those struggling with the aches and pains of arthritis.  Arthritis affects 3.6 million (15%) Australians and, one in five (22%) also experience high to very high levels of psychological distress as... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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Construction Commences for Bunya Community Hub

2020 was a year of advancements for James Drysdale Reserve (JDR) in Bunya, with Moreton Bay Regional Council completing $5.1 million worth of refurbishments to its baseball facilities, as well as new field lighting works, field renewals, and the beginning of the long process around extending the western soccer field. There are also ongoing plans to undertake maintenance and renewal... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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Samford Music Under the Stars back bigger and better in 2021

Samford’s favourite music event is back in 2021 with a bigger, brand new venue! Mark your calendars and prepare for a night of amazing entertainment at Samford Music Under the Stars on 20 February 2021 from 3.30pm. Mayor Peter Flannery said the event is moving to Alan Cash Park to safely accommodate more patrons under coronavirus restrictions. ‘Thanks to our... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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Trams Sandwiches

Offering No.1 – Crunch Time for the Morsel of Fortitude. Talk about a rock and a really hard place! The two ten-tonne trams may have got off lightly in this unfortunate bingle, but the same can’t be said for the crumpled car.  The remarkable incident occurred in Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, during the busy morning rush-hour on June 4th, 1935.... Read More

by katie , 4 days ago

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 Francesca on song with noteworthy initiative 

A Samford aged care worker is bringing a smile to the face of the seniors she cares for and supports – in ways beyond her job description.  Francesca Ruxton had not picked up her saxophone for 25 years but resumed playing the instrument to entertain and bring joy to residents of the Carinity Brookfield Green aged care community.  Each week... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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Road Works Patricks Road

 Moreton Bay Regional Council advises works are proceeding on the Patricks Road, Ferny Hills Road Rehabilitation project. Throughout construction every effort is made to minimise impacts on residents, school and peak travel times.  What to expect  The Council’s contractor is starting with the pavement work along Patricks Road. This work will generally be undertaken during the day between the hours... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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