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Tigers On The Tracks

Remember those wacky tiger tails hanging from fuel filler-caps? Probably not if you are sub-60, but younger readers may have seen revival tails hanging out at retro rallies in more recent times.  The ESSO tiger first appeared as a mascot in Norway around the turn of the 20th century, but the big stripy cat really took off in 1959 with... Read More

A Celebrity Returns

Recent contestant on Channel Nine’s ‘The Block’, Tamara Wilkins, returned... Read More

Brunch in Celebration of International Women’s Day

The Zonta Club of Pine Rivers is again hosting it’s... Read More

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C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre Now Open

C&K, Queensland’s pre-eminent provider of early childhood education and care, has opened its brand new, state-of-the-art childcare centre for children and families in Upper Kedron. Nestled amongst the natural bush of Upper Kedron, within the master-planned community of Ellendale, this new early learning centre has been designed in collaboration with teachers, educators and architects, to create inviting spaces for children to explore, discover, learn and play.  The centre features C&K’s renowned education and care philosophies... Read More

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Brunch in Celebration of International Women’s Day

The Zonta Club of Pine Rivers is again hosting it’s International Women’s Day Brunch on Sunday, 14 March commencing at 9am for a 9:30am start. The speaker this year is Wendy Paterson, Co-Founder of “Be Uplifted Inc Breast Cancer Charity”. Wendy, herself a breast cancer survivor, is an enthusiastic speaker and her dedication to making a difference is contagious. This... Read More

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Share your big ideas for new Hills District Community Place

 Moreton Bay Region residents are being asked to think big and think bold when sharing their ideas for the future Hills District Community Place.  Mayor Peter Flannery said there was an opportunity to redevelop the old Club Arana building on Dawson Parade to make way for a new community space.  “This project will breathe renewed life into the heart of... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Calling on Hills District schools to bee-come environmental champions with Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants

Applications for the 2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants Program are now open for Hills District. Primary schools and early learning centres across Hills District can also apply for a Bee Bonus, as part of a $1.5million investment by Woolworths into the program. Up to a thousand Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants are being offered, for up to $1,000 each. Recipients in... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

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Arts and community grants now open

Moreton Bay community groups and budding artists can now apply for their share of funding under seven new grant categories. Council’s bi-annual community grants and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants have launched today, providing funding from $2,000 to $20,000 per applicant. Mayor Peter Flannery said this round of grants is the latest in a range of funding opportunities... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago