LNP Everton MP, Tim Mander and Candidate for Ferny Grove, Nick Elston have announced an LNP Government will invest $450,000 to expand youth facilities at the Hills District PCYC. Continue reading LNP delivers Youth Support Hub for Hills District PCYC
LNP Candidate for Ferny Grove and Everton MP Tim Mander have announced that an LNP Government will invest $100,000 towards making a Dawson Parade rail overpass a reality.
LNP Ferny Grove candidate Nick Elston said he had listened to local commuters’ frustrations and their calls for a rail overpass at Dawson Parade to resolve the traffic conflict with trains and to bust congestion. Continue reading LNP to bust congestion on Dawson Parade
Moreton Bay’s Councillor for Division 11, Darren Grimwade, has announced that council will invest more than $400,000 towards the first stage of a major upgrade for Samford’s Main Street.
The $400,000 commitment will go towards new pedestrian crossings along the tourism and business hub, as well as upgrades for the intersections of Main Street with Kath Fitzgerald Drive and Station Street.
Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland is encouraging residents to give generously for the annual Smith Family Donate a Book Appeal at Moreton Bay’s libraries.
Until December 1, the region’s libraries will accept new books and gold coin donations for The Smith Family’s annual drive. Continue reading The Smith Family Donate a Book Appeal
The Association of Independant Retirees ( AIR ) wish to advise we are moving to larger premises as of January’s Meeting on the 19th being a Friday .
Plenty of parking beside the Hall on in the streets . The Financial Group still meets in the Chermside Library .
Looking forwards to see all members and interested parties in our new premises . Contact 3881 1820 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries .
Dangerous driving on the roads around Everton Hills has prompted Moreton Bay Regional Council to take action in the interests of public safety.
Division 10 Councillor Matt Constance said he was alarmed by the number of incidents in recent years and numerous reports from residents about hooning and dangerous driving behaviour and would immediately launch a road safety trial to find a solution. Continue reading Road safety trial to keep motorists’ safe in Moreton Bay
Celebrations will kick-off at 9.00am with the official unveiling of the new indoor heated program pool. FREE BABY SWIM CLASS at 9.45 for babies 3 – 6 months of age, a FREE AQUA CLASS at 10.15am as well as lucky-door prizes, BBQ by Ferny Hills Swimming Club as well as a special appearance by 2004 Athens Olympic champion, Brooke Hanson.
There will also be face painting, an inflatable crocodile and free entry to the Ferny Hills Swimming Pool until 12noon.
The new Ferny Hills Indoor Heated Program Pool includes a 10m x 15m pool and all-ability ramps and bathrooms.
For more information visit www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/events
Local Candidates for the recently announced Queensland State election will have their say at a special ‘Meet the Candidates Forum’ hosted by The Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce on 20 November. Continue reading Election prompts Meet the Candidates Forum for Everton and Ferny Grove Seats
The end of year awards for 2017 at Ferny Grove State High School were:
School Dux – SKYLAR SANSOME
Citizenship Award – XAVIERE DOWNEY Continue reading Ferny Grove State High School – End of Year Awards
Moreton Bay Regional Council has announced a $1.3 million upgrade for Albany Forest Drive to boost road safety and reduce congestion at the entrance to one of the region’s largest high schools and business hubs. Division 9 Councillor Mike Charlton said council will upgrade a 260m section of Albany Forest Drive outside Albany Creek State High School (ACSHS), and install traffic signals at the intersection with Jagora Drive together with improved pedestrian crossings and an additional right turn lane from onto Old Northern Road.
“Council has worked with local businesses, residents and ACSHS to come up with a final design that will improve traffic flow during drop off and pick up times and peak shopping periods, and make sure that the school’s 1200-plus students can get to school as safely as possible,” Cr Charlton said.
Works will also include new asphalt surfacing, a 2.5m-wide shared path from Old Northern Road to Edwards Drive and raised traffic islands.
Division 10 Councillor Matt Constance said construction will commence in December, with the majority of the upgrade expected to take place during the school holidays, and be complete by April 2018, weather permitting to minimise the disruption to the school community and local business.
“This is a bustling business hub, and I’ve asked that as part of the works, on-street parking also be retained for local businesses to ensure there remains a convenient pull-up location for local shoppers,” Cr Constance said.
“This is an important investment in boosting road safety and busting school-time congestion in our community, and it’s why it forms part of council’s overall $87 million investment towards roads and transport for 2017/18.”
The lovely ladies at the Lioness Club of Golden Valley Keperra are organizing their Annual Letters to Santa. Please mail Letters to Santa to PO Box 79, Ferny Hills. QLD 4055.
Please include a stamp and your childs age for Santa to answer!
Great work Lioness Club🤗
Up to 20 students in Moreton Bay will walk with the dinosaurs, discover the spiritual home of Waltzing Matilda and learn about the birth of the flying kangaroo with Moreton Bay Regional Council and Winton Shire Council’s 2018 Beach to Bush competition.
Entries are now open for the competition which will see students currently in year five from across Moreton Bay and three of their teachers tour the Winton region from April 18 to 25, 2018.
Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland said on the tour students would get the chance to tour the brand new Waltzing Matilda Centre, explore the country’s dinosaur canyon at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum and experience the red earth and undulating plains of big sky country. Continue reading Moreton Bay students, win a trip to outback Queensland!
LNP Candidate for Ferny Grove Nick Elston has announced that an LNP Government will build a new $5 million multi-purpose hall at Ferny Grove State High School.
Mr Elston said the LNP would support Ferny Grove families by building a new multi-purpose hall so students have the best possible chance to learn. Continue reading LNP to build $5m hall at Ferny Grove State High School
A community meeting held at Pine Hills Sports Club on Monday 23 October, attracted 83 residents keen to discuss proposed townhouse developments along Plucks Road Arana Hills.
A recent notification by the developer Mirvac Qld P/L to build 77 townhouses at 80 Plucks Road, Arana Hills has raised deep concerns within the surrounding community. According to the developer’s plan, access to the townhouses would be via Leatherwood Drive and Plucks Road and would be built in five stages across the 2.2hectare site. There would be provision for 144 resident car parks and 50 visitor car parks. Continue reading Development Vs Infrastructure
Think your family is complicated? Meet one of the most dysfunctional families you can imagine as they try to navigate Christmas.
Ever since her husband died, Mary’s horrible adult children have been ruining Christmas. This year, with the help of a suicidal French psychiatrist, Mary is determined to take Christmas back. Peace on earth and good will to all men? Not likely! Hilarious and uplifting Christmas comedy. Continue reading ’Twas the Fight Before Christmas‘
The Hills Community Carols is an annual event at George Willmore Park Ferny Hills and will be held on Saturday 2nd December this year from 4pm to 8pm.
There will be musical acts on stage, an audience sing-along and of course, a visit from Santa. The musicians include choirs, solo vocalists and bands. Continue reading See You At the Carols!
For many years the Mitchelton Rotary Club has hosted a Christmas Luncheon for senior citizens and those who may be lonely at this time of year. Continue reading Rotary Club of Mitchelton Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 6th December
Golden Valley Keperra Lions Club Fire Poster Competition was devised by GVK Lions Club in 1976 in conjunction with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service and is run in all lions districts in Queensland.
The competition is organised by lions clubs who co-ordinate with their local schools and arrange for the Fire Brigade to talk to the students. The competition is open to students in grade four. Continue reading Golden Valley Keperra Lions Club Fire Poster Competition
Arana Netball Club continues to meet monthly although it is now the off-season, as planning for next year is undertaken. With the new Committee in place after the A.G.M. held in August and with several in positions new to them, Arana Netball is looking to continually improve operations within the Club, including Sign-on, selection, and grading procedures in the new year. Next year’s Sign-on is set for Wednesday 24th January, at the store room at the netball courts in Leslie Patrick Park from 5.30 to 7.30pm. On-line sign-on will be available next year, with more details including dates and fees to be available closer to next year. Continue reading Arana Netball Club News
Ferny Grove State High School’s Student Representative Council (SRC) has recently put the call out to parents and students of their community to donate shoeboxes filled with gifts and essentials. Continue reading Christmas In A Shoe Box