Monthly Archives: November 2012

Parking trials begin in Cleveland and Wellington Point


Trials have begun for extended three hour parking in Cleveland CBD and 12 shared car and boat parking bays at Wellington Point Reserve. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said 367 two-hour spaces in Cleveland will be extended to three-hours for the six month trial. “New signage is currently being installed that will bring the available three-hour onstreet parking  Continue reading…

Council grants support broad range of community projects


Rooftop solar panels for Cleveland Bowls Club, a custom built native animal release trailer for the Wildlife Action Group and $70,000 in support for emergency services first responders are among the 32 projects funded in Redland City Council’s latest round of community grants.. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had contributed $360,252 to support organisations and  Continue reading…

Redland artists receive RADF grants


Projects covering visual arts, writing, music and heritage are among seven projects to receive funding in the latest Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant round from Redland City Council, announced Mayor Karen Williams. “In this round of funding from the Regional Arts Development Fund, a Queensland Government and Council partnership, the Redlands will see innovative  Continue reading…

Say thanks to a volunteer in SES Week


This week’s national SES Week celebrations are a great chance to say thanks to the SES volunteers who help keep us safe and secure all year round, says Redland City Mayor Karen Williams. “Our 220-strong Redland City SES unit has a proud history of selfless contribution by ordinary people doing extraordinary things with several this week  Continue reading…

Redlands’ Christmas by Starlight to be unstoppable night of fun – 1 Dec


Christmas by Starlight, Redlands’ annual free Christmas concert, will be an unstoppable night of fun on Saturday 1 December 2012. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s event, to be held at Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds in Long Street, Cleveland, had been designed to go ahead rain or shine. “Christmas by Starlight  Continue reading…

Capture the great outdoors and win


Mayor Karen Williams has invited amateur photographers to Capture the Redlands on camera and win cash prizes in the annual Redlands digital photographic competition. Councillor Williams said the Redlands offered a spectacular backdrop for nature photography with its unique and diverse environment. “By capturing the Redlands through a lens we can look at our beautiful  Continue reading…

Redland Residents Honoured in Awards


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today congratulated two local residents, Aunty Joan Hendriks and Paul Stanley, for their finalist nominations in the 2013 Queensland Australian of the Year Awards. Councillor Williams said Aunty Joan and Paul Stanley were outstanding individuals who had contributed much to the Redlands, Queensland and Australia. “The Australian of the Year  Continue reading…

Mount Cotton Biomass


It is important we correct a report in the Redland Times on Friday 2 November. The paper reported that on Wednesday 31 October Council overturned a previous Council decision to block the Mount Cotton Biomass power station. At the General Meeting, Council resolved to continue its negotiations with Cleveland Power and seek the best possible  Continue reading…