North Lakes Community News

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Volunteers Needed at the PCYC

Jun 30, 2014

PCYC is an entirely not for profit organisation and they rely on community support and coroporate sponsorship that enables PCYC to deliver youth, leadership development and crime prevention programs. 

PCYC Deception Bay is seeking skilled volunteers to assist with aspects of their operations. They have a range of activities for people to get involved in, depending on their time commitments and experience level, including:

  • Reception/Administration
  • Event Coordinating
  • Event Supervisors e.g. Blue Light Disco
  • Fundraising e.g. raffles, BBQs
  • School Age Care assistance – light rigid licence required

They are also seeking volunteers with a light rigid license to be able to ...

School Holiday Activity?

Jun 30, 2014

Remax Connected North Lakes are encouraging local house owners and their families to join in to win a $25,000 holiday anywhere in the world where a Remax office is located.  

The competition 'Make an Ad to Sell Your Pad' explains that you don't need to be selling your home to enter, just take them on a video tour of your place with renovation triumphs, the gourmet kitchens and the gardens you love so much.  They want you to make it wacky, weird and wonderful.  

As well as the grand prize which will be announced on 10 September, ...

More Restaurants in North Lakes

Jun 27, 2014

The first Sushi Train and Japanese restaurant in North Lakes outside of the Westfield Shopping Centre has opened it's doors this week.

A sushi train is where the plates with the sushi are placed on a rotating conveyor belt that winds through the restaurant and moves past every table and counter seat. Customers may place special orders, but most simply pick their selections from a steady stream of fresh sushi moving along the conveyor belt. The final bill is based on the number and type of plates of the consumed sushi. 

Sushing is conveniently located at The Lakes Central precinct, 53 ...

Lazer Tag Tournament for over 12's

Jun 26, 2014

Game On Family Fun Centre in North Lakes are holding a Lazer Tag Tournament for over 12's these school holidays on Thursday 10 July from 6pm-9pm. So get your children to organise a group of 5 per team and enter them in for a great evening of fun. (Individuals can register too and Game On will make up a team).

The cost is $15 per person with a minimum of two games for each team.  When the teams are waiting for their games there will be a disco happening upstairs in the function room.  

Enter before 3 July by ...

Moreton Bay Rail Project Update - June

Jun 24, 2014


A massive 371,000 cubic metres of material has been moved from the project’s biggest excavation at Petrie – that’s the equivalent of over 88 Olympic sized swimming pools! The material is then re-used at other locations along the rail corridor to build up the rail embankment. We’ve also cleared majority of the vegetation. It’s been a slow process, but that’s because of the care taken to make sure the local fauna is protected. Spotters are still out on site every day and clearing can only happen when they give the all clear. Piling activities for the Dohles Rocks and ...

Unique, Custom-Made Jewellery Store Opening in North Lakes

Jun 24, 2014

Gold River Jewellers will open its newest and most exciting, flagship store on Saturday, 5 July at 9am, which is located at the North Lakes Central, Shop 110, 53 Cnr Endeavour Bld and Lakefield Drive. 

“We opened our first workshop over 20 years ago and now we service over 70 jewellery stores around Australia.  Now we’re thrilled to be opening our newest retail store in North Lakes,” says John, designer, Gold River Jewellers.

“Our state of the art workshop has 12 qualified jewellers, and the management team, Bruce, Darren and I, have the combined experience of more than a century ...

Weekly Local Crime Update

Jun 24, 2014

Petrie Division Break and Enters

Bray Park – Tasman Street, day, June 18, entry by unknown means to rear external garage door, bedroom & boxes searched, iPad Air, cameras & memory cards.

Kallangur – Water Street, over 4 month period and reported June 14, entry via unknown means, jewellery, natural precious stones, cash, antique coins, house & vehicle keys.

Kallangur – Winter Road, night, June 20, sneak entry via unlocked front door, offender disturbed, nil.

Kurwongbah – Margaret Road, accommodation, overnight, June 20, keys in cabin door.

Lawnton – Leis Parade, park, overnight, June 20, unlocked door to ...

Petbarn Opens in North Lakes

Jun 18, 2014

The brand new Petbarn has it's Grand Opening in North Lakes this weekend.  With a minimum 20% off storewide you are sure to grab a bargain.

To celebrate their opening there will be a jumping castle, petting zoo, BBQ fund raiser for Koala Rescue, reptile demonstration, face painting and pet food nutritionist.  So make sure you go along and join in the fun.

Situated at 55 Flinders Parade, North Lakes.

Trading hours for the weekend are 8am-6pm Saturday and 9am-5pm Sunday.

Hands on Early Childhood Training Comes to North Lakes

Jun 17, 2014

Passionate about developing capability in the Early Childhood workforce, North Lakes residents Andrea Isitt and Cindy Donald established First Door Training and Development to meet the professional development needs of the Early Childhood industry.

Based in North Lakes, First Door facilitates fortnightly workshops to meet educators and leaders professional development needs. Andrea Isitt explained, “First Door has a ‘hands on and active learning’ approach. We recognise the value of students having workplace experiences, conversations, reflection and opportunities to practise skills.”

First Door provides nationally recognised training in the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and the Diploma of Management...

Weekly Local Crime Update

Jun 17, 2014

Petrie Division Break and Enters

Brendale – Raiteri Court, afternoon, June 8, smash rear bedroom window, WWII Machete & Bayonet, jewellery, handbags, camera & mobile.

Joyner – Courtage Court, June 7 & 8, smash rear bedroom window, bedrooms and study searched, Nintendo x 2, piggy banks, jewellery, camera & laptop.

Joyner – Byrnes Road N, community, 09/05–11/06, forcing bolted door, graffiti damage.

Kallangur – Kent Street, night time, June 9, sneak, unlocked door, IPad, mobile phone x 2.

Kallangur - Brickworks Road, night time, June 9, sneak, unlocked door under house, bar fridge opened, nil taken

Kallangur – Kent ...