Monthly Archives: February 2021

Work begins on next stage of Thornlands Community Park


Redland City Council has started work on the next stage of Thornlands Community Park. Mayor Karen Williams said the works included the installation of a shaded outdoor fitness area, an agricultural-themed play space, picnic facilities and a bike rack. “I know Redlands Coast residents love their open spaces and soon they will have even more  Continue reading…

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Council installs new nesting platform for ospreys


Redland City Council is installing a new pole and osprey nest platform at Sam Sciacca Sportsfield, Capalaba. Mayor Karen Williams said the works would include the relocation of an existing osprey nest from a sporting field light pole to the new platform. “The birds have been trying unsuccessfully for about two years to build a  Continue reading…

Work starts on Stage 1 of Straddie’s Minjerribah Panorama Coast Walk (Point Lookout Connection)


Walkability on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is set to improve, with work starting on Stage 1 of the Minjerribah Panorama Coast Walk (Point Lookout Connection). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the allocated $1.743 million Stage 1 of the Walk would upgrade about 460 metres of the trail link between Point Lookout Village and Cylinder  Continue reading…

Sandbagging stations available on Redlands Coast, Tuesday 2 February 2021


Redland City Council has established sandbagging stations. Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South St, Cleveland – Click here for directions Council staff and SES will be onsite to assist. Sand, bags and shovels will be supplied. Open from 10:30am – 5pm 24-hour self-service sandbagging stations are located at: Council Depot Dunwich – 11-37 Mitchell Cres,  Continue reading…

Blue-green algae found at Victoria Point


Redland City Council has installed signs at Orana Esplanade and Wilson Street in Victoria Point to advise residents and visitors of the presence of Lyngbya, a naturally occurring blue-green algae. Lyngbya (Lyngbya majuscule) can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritations if people come into contact with it, and swimming and wading are not recommended where  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast TV production Holey Moley on air from tonight


Thousands of Redlands Coast residents will be watching eagle-eyed from their living rooms when new TV series Holey Moley premieres  on Channel 7 tonight. Mayor Karen Williams said filming of the hit entertainment  series took place in Thornlands late last year, with more than 2500 locals and visitors taking up the offer to be audience  Continue reading…

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