Storms, strong winds and rainfall expected from Friday Residents are urged to be prepared for a severe weather event expected to begin on Friday, with storms, strong winds and rainfall continuing over the weekend. By late Sunday it is expected that the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen, […] Continue reading
COW takes centre stage on Straddie During the bush fires last week on North Stradbroke Island, police officers and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) worked together with Sibelco and Telstra to install a COW (Communications on Wheels). Essentially a COW creates a communication network where there isn’t one […] Continue reading
Ember patrols on Russell Island UPDATE 1pm from Facebook Just talked to fireman at the beach and the news is good. There are no embers or ash in the sky and they check it with a torch. I asked lots of questions whilst I had the chance it was interesting […] Continue reading
Russell Island residents – stay safe in smoky conditions Heavy smoke from the fire on the southern end of North Stradbroke Island continues to move towards the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, and in particular across Russell Island at Sandy Point. Residents of the southern end of Russell Island in particular […] Continue reading
Redlands Coast celebrates volunteers The remarkable efforts of Redlands Coast’s volunteers were recognised by Redland City Council at a special Christmas celebration on Saturday, 1 December. More than 180 volunteers from a range of community organisations – including emergency services and welfare, environmental, sports, arts and cultural groups – attended […] Continue reading
REMEMBRANCE DAY ON MACLEAY Dusty from the Macleay RSL very kindly sent me all the information. So I made a ‘virtual’ brochure from it – a 4 page PDF document. Everything you need to know..Continue reading
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Redlands Coast to mark Centenary of Armistice Remembrance Day this year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice – the end of World War I. Redland Mayor Karen Williams encouraged the Redlands Coast community to take time on Sunday 11 November to remember Australia’s brave servicemen and women who went into […] Continue reading
Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board welcomes transport and planning expert The newest member of Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board (REDAB) is set to share his extensive experience in transport and planning with Redlands Coast. Warren Rowe was instrumental in developing the light rail project that has improved connectivity and bolstered […] Continue reading
New bespoke Redlands Coast canoe and kayak pontoon now open Redland City Council has completed a new purpose built canoe and kayak launching pontoon at Raby Bay Esplanade Park, Ormiston. Redland City Mayor, Cr Karen Williams said the $600,000 pontoon construction project, opened today with the removal of bunting, […] Continue reading
It’s never too late to learn to read or write! You can close the book on any notions of Redland Libraries being stuffy, dark, book depositories, thanks to their increasing range of engaging programs and events that provide a variety of learning opportunities for people of all ages. Redland City […] Continue reading
Exchange trees for weeds at August community event August 2, 2018 Redlands Coast homeowners are up for free native trees in August as IndigiScapes urges residents to become biosecurity-aware and rid their properties of invasive pests. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said whether you’re on the islands or the mainland, […] Continue reading
- MAGA teen sues Washington Post for 'falsely accusing' him of racist acts 20th February 2019High school student Nick Sandmann, 16, is seeking $349 million in damages — the amount Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos paid for the Washington Post — over defamation claims.
- Three of May's Conservatives are leaving to join fellow Labour defectors in an independent group 20th February 2019The pro-EU politicians quitting the party describe Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit as "disastrous", and will join eight MPs from who left the opposition Labour Party to form a new centrist group.
- Meghan Markle broke Royal protocol with New York baby shower. Or did she? 20th February 2019With weeks to go until she gives birth, Meghan is in New York for her baby shower. If the tabloid press is to be believed, the Duchess of Sussex is breaking Royal rules by doing so.Yasmin Jeffery
- India's vigilante cow protectors are reportedly killing dozens of people 20th February 2019At least 44 people were killed and hundreds injured in what are being described as "mob lynchings" by Hindu nationalists that target minorities — and largely go unpunished due to the support of law enforcement.
- Glencore moves to cap global coal output after investor pressure on climate change 20th February 2019The Swiss-based resources giant and Australia's largest coal miner says it will freeze coal production at current levels.Nassim Khadem
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