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Opening Hours Extended for the Samford Museum

The Samford Museum is delighted to announce that they will be will open to visitors on Wednesdays and Sundays from 10am – 4pm. 2020 has been a busy year  for the museum with maintenance work, accessioning and recording of donated items continuing, despite the COVID-19 challenges. Research enquiries have also been handled by email throughout last year when possible. During... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Hire the Hall in Hurdotte Street!

If you are a local, you may know of the little wooden hall that is tucked away in Hurdcotte Street.  However, did you know that this little hall is home to the Enoggera Scouts AND the hall is also available for hire. If you would like to check out the versatile Scout Den that comes complete with a kitchen and... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Health, Newsfeed

A Mens Health Hub in the Heart of the Hills

TerryWhite Chemmart Arana Hills is thrilled to announce an exciting new service to join the ever increasing services offered by The Clinic Hub. The pharmacist manager Peter Fairgray, is bringing a first of its kind service to Queensland. Mens Health Downunder is a pharmacist-based program that has been offered to men in the ACT for nearly 10 years. This program... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Join the Eagles Nest

Get hooked on hockey at Northern Suburbs Hockey Club as this club is set to reach new heights in 2021! Norths – nicknamed the ‘Eagles’ – is renowned around the region as a social and inclusive club where people of all ages, experience and skill levels – from beginners to elite – can play in a friendly atmosphere and with... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Bocce looks forward to a better year than before

To all our readers, have a happy new year.  As we look at another year, we hope it will be better than last year for all sports. Something we do well at the Newmarket Bocce Club is to have a great time! In 2020, on the last Wednesday of each month, we celebrated the birthdays for that month. Some antipasto,... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Goodbye to the Telegraph newspaper

‘TE-LE! PA-PER!’ was a popular cry heard on our local streets for decades by news sellers touting Brisbane’s Telegraph newspaper. ‘The Tele’ was a local institution, an afternoon newspaper that was published for 116 years. The first edition from the paper’s Queen Street premises came out on 1st October 1872. It contained 4 pages and had a print run of... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Tax Matters – Feb/Mar 2021

Now that we are now well and truly getting back into the new year, perhaps one of your new year’s resolutions should be to better manage your tax matters. Get those old returns done, or if you are in business, talk to us about getting a health check done for your business. If you are still working from home, the... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Vale – DESMOND FELIX KEMPSTER

Desmond Felix Kempster, foundly known as Des, was born in Sandgate in 1923. He enlisted in 1941, at age 18, in the 2/14th Light Horse Regiment at Grovely, Brisbane.  However, when horses were phased out of the Army, the unit was renamed the 2nd Australian Cavalry Regiment which operated tracked vehicles called Bren Gun Carriers which were similar to a... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed

Learn The Ropes Of Lawn Bowls For Free!

Have you ever wanted to master the art of lawn bowls but not had a clue where to start?  Well, here is a fantastic opportunity. In March, on every Tuesday evening at 6pm, the Gaythorne Bowls Club will again be hosting FREE ‘Learn to Bowl’ sessions on the greens at the club. If you are unable to attend the March... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Gardening During the Hotter Months

It was a welcome relief to receive some good rain and lower temperatures over the Christmas/New Year period.  The HOG garden always thrives so much better on rain water and the eggplants and cucumbers have produced some wonderful crops. The beans have also done well but aphids have been somewhat of a problem with the snake beans. It is really... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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