Monthly Archives: November 2013

Development options to revitalise Cleveland city-heart


Redland City Council is investigating potential development options for sites within the Cleveland city centre as part of its mission to revitalise the CBD. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a preliminary report tabled at today’s (20 Nov) Council meeting looked at potential options for Council owned land, but did not make any guarantees regarding  Continue reading…

Free buses add to Christmas cheer


Four courtesy buses will be available to ferry Redland revellers to the festive fun at Christmas by Starlight on December 7. The buses, provided by Redland City Council, will operate across four routes servicing major stops throughout the city and will make a return run from Norm Price Park – Redland Showground in Cleveland at  Continue reading…

Economic Development eNews – November 2013


Buy local for Christmas supports Redland Small Business Senior Japanese diplomats visit the Redlands China’s internationally listed real estate developer looks over Redlands Forum points way to growing the education economy ‘Red Tape to Red Carpet’ to smooth way for SMBI business Redlands Business Expo 2014 – Booth bookings now available   Mayor’s Message Buy  Continue reading…

Get our tourists ready for the inevitable


Summer in Queensland means an increase in tourists as well as an increase in storm activity.  The Queensland Department of Community Safety has issued the following media release urging locals to assist visitors by imparting their local knowledge to ensure they’re not caught off-guard. Queensland is renowned for being a hot spot at this time  Continue reading…

Free buses add to Christmas cheer


Four courtesy buses will be available to ferry Redland revellers to the festive fun at Christmas by Starlight on December 7. The buses, provided by Redland City Council, will operate across four routes servicing major stops throughout the city and will make a return run from Norm Price Park – Redland Showground in Cleveland at  Continue reading…

Pulse eNewsletter: November 2013


Mayor’s Message City honour for RAAF Five in a row for Redland SES Green light for Macleay’s marine project Let’s all shop small Warm Redlands welcome TransLink info sessions Caring for Straddie A very Redland Christmas Back to top Mayor’s Message Residents of the Redlands’ island communities are now covered by their own specific disaster  Continue reading…

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: 4.30pm Thursday 14 November


The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and large hailstones for south east Queensland including Redland City. Read the warning on BOM’s website http://bit.ly/VS0RSM Emergency Management Queensland advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure loose outdoor items. * Seek  Continue reading…

Connor set to steal the stage


“Local boy made good” Connor Crawford will headline a cavalcade of Redlands talent at the FREE Christmas by Starlight community concert at Cleveland on December 7, 2013. Connor is still fresh from performing to rave reviews as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, which toured Australia and New Zealand, and has included several of The Four  Continue reading…

Council team raises $1500 for Matthew Stanley Foundation


A team-building exercise by Redland City Council’s Environmental Health crew has raised $1500 to promote non-violence and mutual respect among young people. The proceeds of the month-long event, which involved selling chocolates, merchandise and raffle tickets and culminated in a big morning tea, will go to the Matthew Stanley Foundation. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams  Continue reading…

Five in a row for Redland SES


The Redlands SES Unit has been awarded its fifth consecutive accolade for excellence. On Saturday it was named the 2013 Regional Unit of the Year, an award it has won every year since being named State Unit of the Year in 2009. Redland City Deputy Mayor Alan Beard, who represented the City at the awards,  Continue reading…