Monthly Archives: May 2014

Redland Gallery shows the nature of art


Art meets nature in two exhibitions opening at the Cleveland and Capalaba Redland Art Galleries. The Bird People at the Capalaba gallery showcases the work of Samuel Blanch who uses acrylics to uniquely capture his fascination with birds. Exhibition details TITLE OF EXHIBITION: The Bird People Samuel Blanch WHERE: Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba WHEN: Until Saturday 12 July 2014  Continue reading…

Connect with your creek


You can discover the unique flora, fauna and fish of the Redlands’ creeks during a special Healthy Waterways celebration this month. Connect to your Creek Week from 17-25 May gives Redlanders a chance to learn more about the wonderfully wild diversity of the City’s diverse waterways. Redland City environment, waterways and foreshores spokesman Cr Paul  Continue reading…

Exhibition showcase unique take on bird-life


A fascination with birds has produced unique artworks that will be exhibited at the Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba from Monday 12 May. The Bird People is an exhibition of paintings by regional Queensland artist Samuel Blanch on display until Saturday 12 July. Redland City Council art, culture and innovation spokesman Cr Paul Bishop said Blanch’s  Continue reading…

Redland Gallery shows the nature of art


Art meets nature in Bimblebox, a special touring exhibition which will launch at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, on 18 May in partnership with Museum & Gallery Services Queensland and Bimblebox Nature Refuge. Bimblebox: art – science – nature will show at the gallery until 29 June before being taken to 10 venues across Queensland, New  Continue reading…

Speed limit reduced on Karragarra Island


Redland City Council has reduced speed limits to improve safety on Karragarra Island following a request by residents. Redland City CEO Bill Lyon said the decision recognised the Island’s small size and high levels of shared use and also opened the door to the possibility of golf-buggies to be driven on local roads subject to  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – 6 May 2014


Bike Week 5 – 10 May 2014 Free activities Redland City Council is hosting a range of free activities to celebrate Bike Week: Ride the Redlands Track Park Wednesday 7 May 2014, 6.30am – 7.30am free scenic ride (own mountain bike required) Ride to Work Breakfast Friday 9 May, 7.00am – 8.30am free community breakfast with cycling information  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burn: Wednesday 7 May 2014


Wednesday 7 May The Conservation Fire Management Team were unable to undertake the planned burn scheduled for Tuesday 29 April in the Don & Christine Burnett Conservation Area at Sheldon. This burn has now been rescheduled for Wednesday 7 May 2014 (weather permitting). The burn will take place in the area within the blue boundary in the  Continue reading…

New link for Cycleway


Work is about to start on another crucial Redlands link in the massive Moreton Bay Cycleway project. The latest section, a shared-use bridge over Raby Bay’s Ross Canal, is expected to be completed by the end of June. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the start on the bridge, which coincides with Redlands Bike Week,  Continue reading…