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Council sports gala day to connect kids with clubs


Redland City Council and local sporting organisations will host a free ‘come and try’ gala day from 9am to 12pm on Saturday 15 February, promoting sports on Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands Coast Sports Gala, targeted at primary school aged children (6 to 12 years), would give families the chance to meet  Continue reading…

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Electronic waste collection for island communities


North Stradbroke, Coochiemudlo and Southern Moreton Bay islands communities will benefit from an electronic waste collection in February. Mayor Karen Williams said electronic waste was the fastest growing type of waste worldwide and most could be recycled. “We all have a part to play in how we dispose of e-waste and conserve valuable resources,” she  Continue reading…

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Celebrate Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has organised special Australia Day parking and safety arrangements so everyone can enjoy a relaxing celebration on Redlands Coast. Additional parking will be open at Toondah Harbour over the Australia Day long weekend for those travelling to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). At Wellington Point, motorists will be able to avoid parking concerns  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast residents urged to be prepared for long fire season


Redland City Council is urging all Redlands Coast residents to be ready and prepared for the continuing fire season. Mayor Karen Williams said the devastating national bushfire emergencies were a powerful reminder for all local households to have an emergency plan and to be prepared. “Council and our local emergency services and agencies are continually  Continue reading…

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Smart approach to Redlands Coast litter collection


Redland City Council is trialling a solar compacting litter bin in a new high-tech approach to litter disposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was hoped smart technology would lead to reduced litter disposal costs and an increase in collection efficiency. The solar compacting bin, which automatically compresses its contents when needed then advises  Continue reading…

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Redland Bay’s ‘Mr Soccer’ acknowledged in park renaming


A resident who was once known as the ‘Mr Soccer’ of Redlands Coast will have a community park renamed in his honour. Mayor Karen Williams said the site currently known as Donald Road Sportsfield on Donald Road, Redland Bay would be renamed John Edward Downie Sportsfield. “John Edward Downie migrated to Australia from the United  Continue reading…

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Council team delivers Christmas cheer to families in need


Christmas for many local families will be a little brighter thanks to the efforts of some Redland City Council employees. In an internal Christmas drive that started in October, Council’s Customer Service team members have been consistently gathering Christmas gifts and festive food items for less fortunate community members. Mayor Karen Williams said the team  Continue reading…

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Camels remembered at popular Redland Bay park


A herd of camels that once grazed in paddocks at Redland Bay will be remembered after Council today resolved to rename Falkirk Parade Park as Camel Paddock Park. Mayor Karen Williams said many residents remembered the camels that were kept on the site in Falkirk Parade when it was little more than a grassy paddock.  Continue reading…

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