Tag Archives: Mt Cotton

More land for local sports fields


The future of sport, recreation and conservation in the Redlands has received a boost with 159 hectares of land acquired at Mt Cotton. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said 277-293 Heinemann Road had recently been purchased by Council, with about a third of the area to be used for sports and recreation in the future  Continue reading…

Twenty good reasons to head to Christmas by Starlight


The line-up of talent for this year’s Christmas by Starlight has been released, with Christine Anu and Thirsty Merc amongst those joining talented local performers to belt out tunes at the free concert at Sirromet Winery on Sunday 18 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the star-studded modern line-up, mixed with the traditional carols,  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 27 May 2014


Indigi Day Out Saturday 7 June, 10am – 9pm Indigi Day Out takes on a new format this year with one big day of fun, food and music. The popular annual event at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba is run in conjunction with Folk Redlands Festival of Music. There’ll be environmental workshops, stalls, kids’ activities, crafts, food and folk music, rides,  Continue reading…

Court approves biomass development extension


The Planning and Environment Court has approved the extension of the 2007 development permit for a proposed Biomass Power Plant at Hillview Road, Mt Cotton until 20 March 2015. Redland City Council Division 6 Councillor Julie Talty said she respected the court’s decision to grant the extension and would continue to be available to listen  Continue reading…

12,000 new trees for the Redlands


Redland Mayor Karen Williams this week joined SEQ catchments and Energex to plant new trees at Homestead Park, Mount Cotton, which will restore wildlife habitat. And on Saturday 23 March the community is invited to pitch in and help to plant trees at a community planting event, hosted by SEQ Catchments and Energex, and including  Continue reading…

New “ladies and gentlemen” in Mt Cotton


Mt Cotton residents’ calls for a “wee bit of relief” were answered recently, with the opening of new toilets at one of the suburbs’ major family parks. The $150,000 toilet construction project has provided much sought-after amenities at Mt Cotton Community Park. Completed last month, the amenities include a disabled toilet, two standard toilets and  Continue reading…