Monthly Archives: May 2019

Redlands Centre for Women receive historic home base


Cleveland’s historic Station Master’s Cottage will become the new home for Redlands Centre for Women (RCW), allowing the group to expand its services and support to Redlands Coast women. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would offer a five-year lease to RCW, which had been without permanent tenancy for almost three years. “The lack of a  Continue reading…

Council to continue support for Macleay Island library


Redland City Council will extend funding for the Macleay Island Community Library for a further three years. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision to continue the funding agreement with Macleay Island Progress Association, which runs the library, confirmed Council’s commitment to the community. “Council has been providing support to the Association for more than 30  Continue reading…

Council adopts policy to reduce Redlands Coast homelessness


Redland City Council today adopted a policy aimed at supporting and reducing the number of people experiencing homelessness on Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said homelessness was an issue that impacted all communities. “The causes of homelessness are varied and complex; and homelessness is often accompanied by other factors such as poverty, drug and alcohol  Continue reading…

Nominate a Redlands Coast Inspiring Senior today


Do you know an inspiring senior who has made a significant contribution to our community over the years? Why not nominate someone deserving for a Redlands Coast Inspiring Seniors Award? Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations for Blue Care’s Redlands Coast Inspiring Seniors Awards were open and it was a perfect opportunity to acknowledge  Continue reading…

Dîner en Rouge clocks up $330,000 for domestic violence support


Mayor Karen Williams has praised the generosity of Redlands Coast’s locals for once again digging deep to help those affected by domestic and family violence. “I am thrilled and humbled that, this year, an extra $70,000 has been raised through my annual fundraising event Dîner en Rouge,” Cr Williams said. “This brings the total raised  Continue reading…

Planned temporary water shutdowns for Redlands Coast areas in May and June


Residents in parts of Mount Cotton and on three Southern Moreton Bay Islands will experience temporary overnight water supply interruptions over May and June as essential maintenance work is carried out to improve water security. From 28-30 May 2019, Seqwater crews will temporarily stop water supply to some properties so inspections can be carried out  Continue reading…

Burst water main at Karragarra Island: latest update 12 May at 11.30am


11:30am Sunday 12 May 2019 Water restored to Karragarra, Macleay and Lamb Islands Water supply is back on at Karragarra, Macleay and Lamb Islands. Water pressure will build as pipes fill. Seqwater advises the water is safe to drink and does not require boiling. Residents and visitors at Karragarra, Macleay and Lamb Islands are asked to  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast joins Red Bench project


A bench in the plaza outside Cleveland Library has been painted red in support of domestic and family violence awareness. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to be part of the Red Rose Foundation’s Red Bench Project during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, to remind everyone of the need to stand  Continue reading…