Monthly Archives: September 2015

Value mental health in the Redlands


Redlands residents are encouraged to support positive mental health on 8 October with Thrive by the Bay being held at Raby Bay during national Mental Health Week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the local event was organised by the Bayside Mental Health Collaborative aimed at promoting positive mental health within the community. “One in  Continue reading…

Fun slides into Redland City


A 325 metre waterslide will deliver plenty of fun for locals with Council securing yet another community event for the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the City Slider coming to the Redlands on Saturday 17 October continued Council’s push for the city to become an ‘events hotspot.’ “The City Slider looks like great  Continue reading…

Redlands in the games thanks to new liaison committee


Redland City Council has established a special liaison committee to identify and coordinate opportunities for the city from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Commonwealth Games Liaison Committee was made up Council officers with economic, cultural, sporting and tourism expertise to help the city benefit from the Commonwealth  Continue reading…

Domestic violence support service gets a new home


Redland City’s domestic violence support service has a new home in Cleveland after Council today approved their application to set up in Bloomfield Street. Council’s City Planning and Assessment spokesperson Cr Julie Talty said Council had approved the application from the Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS) after considering community feedback and relevant planning legislation.  Continue reading…

Dîner en Rouge to again raise funds for domestic violence programs


Tickets for Dîner en Rouge, an annual fundraiser for Redlanders affected by domestic and family violence, will go on sale from today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she would be working with Zonta clubs, Soroptimist International, Rotary Club of Cleveland and local domestic and family violence service advocates on this year’s fundraiser, to be  Continue reading…

Sensational school holiday fun in the Redlands


Robot bootcamps, never-ending fairytales, oriental textile art and our wonderful wildlife are all part of a jam-packed program of events on offer for kids across the Redlands these school holidays. Redland City Council’s Cultural and Environmental spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said Council was again offering an impressive line-up of events and activities over the next  Continue reading…

Draft Redland City Plan 2015 – be part of your city’s future


The draft Redland City Plan 2015 was today released for public consultation, with Council encouraging the community to be part of the city’s future by having their say. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said today’s opening of the public consultation process was a milestone in developing a new blueprint for the city. “Council has been  Continue reading…

Bushcare’s big family fun day


Redlanders will celebrate 20 years of the local Bushcare movement at a free family fun day at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre on Sunday, 13 September. The event, which also incorporates National Bilby Day, will be packed with fun and entertainment for adults and children from 10am-2pm. “There will be the opportunity to get hands on with  Continue reading…