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Samford Valley Steiner School’s festiValley returns in August 2018

festiValley, Samford Valley Steiner School’s biennial fair, is returning on Saturday 4 August 2018.  Between 10.00am and 4.00pm, the school’s bushland grounds will be transformed into a vibrant marketplace of food, craft, and entertainment! Activities cater for all ages. For younger children, there will gem fossicking, face painting and baby animals. Older children can enjoy […]

Flying Foxes in Kingfisher Creek

Did you Know that Flying-foxes are the largest flying mammals in the world, are nocturnal and are native to Australia? Why do flying foxes live here? The vegetation along Kingfisher Creek at Albany Creek provides a safe place for Black and Grey-headed flying foxes to rest each day. In south East Queensland, most flying fox […]

Everton Park Heights Estate

A little local history Everton Hills is a wonderful, family-friendly suburb. It’s reminiscent of an era when you chatted over the fence with your neighbours, people looked out for one another and shopkeepers knew you by name. Indigenous past This sense of community dates back to the first inhabitants. Aboriginal clans including the Turrbal, Kabi […]

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Chermside:- where traffic congestion is getting worse

Talking points An Infrastructure Partnerships Australia report has used ride-sharing data to track travel times. The Chermside to CBD trip in the AM peak increased from 25.8 minutes to 27, April to June 2016 to 2017. Another report shows Stanley Street was the slowest corridor in Brisbane's road network. Travelling from Chermside into the city […]

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12 Days and more of Christmas

We all have so much happening leading up to Christmas so the plan here is to help you a little each day by sharing what to do, some helpful tips, recipes, craft, great discounts and most important ways of giving back to those less fortunate at Christmas time. We have a special Christmas competition so […]

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Redcliffe Coastguard

The Coast Guard’s here! It was recently the turn of McDowall local Kel Bennett to come under the Village Buzz spotlight when I met him to discuss his work with the Redcliffe flotilla of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association (AVCGA). The flotilla, known for short as QF3, is one of a network of coast […]