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Locals Prepare for Celebrations on National Skatepark Day

Aug 29, 2014

The popularity of scooters, skateboards and BMX bikes has boomed in recent times and there’s no denying that our local skatepark has become a buzzing hub of active recreation in the community. In recognition of this and to show support for local riders and skaters, The Space North Lakes has signed up to be part of 2014 National Skatepark Day.

The Space Youth Committee has been busily organizing the event to be held on Sunday, 7th of September in a day set to involve scooter and skateboard competitions, aerosol art workshops, father’s day photo booth, face painting and free ...

iPlay Sports Raising $5,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation

Aug 27, 2014

iPlay Sports located in the North Lakes Business Park has a goal to raise $5,000 from launching the new 24 Hour Gym as well as starting the new summer season on indoor sports for the Leukaemia Foundation. 

They have been open now for three months running Indoor Netball, Indoor Soccer and Dodge Ball evening leagues.  100 teams have taken part in the first season with the 2nd season commencing 22nd September. 

The 24hr Gym is the 2nd phase of the ultra modern Indoor Sports Facility.  "We have an exciting promotion for our Grand Opening of the Gym and Summer Indoor ...

Local Crime Update

Aug 26, 2014

Strathpine – Avalon Ct, morning of August 17, SNEAK” – entry by sliding open glass balcony door. Residents in lounge and offender decamped, Nil taken.

Bray Park – State School, Weekend of August 18, Attempt. Kicking metal louvers underneath the windows of H Block.

Warner – Renwood Street, overnight August 22, sneak break – possible entry via unlocked garage door, Gym bag w/clothes, iPad stolen.

Dayboro Division Break and Enters

Nil Offences

Albany Creek Division Break and Enters

Bridgeman Downs – Carrington Pl, Over 1 month, August 16, Entry gained through rear door using unknown tools (possibly jemmied). 3 watches, ...

Mango Hill Rail Construction Update

Aug 26, 2014

Construction activity in Mango Hill is progressing and throughout late August and into September you will see the following activities occur between the Bruce Highway and Kinsellas Road.

Freshwater Creek Road bridge

In late August, excavation underneath the road bridge will begin. The excavation will take two weeks to complete and will reach a depth of 10 metres. Tension anchors, bolts and ‘soil nail’ work will continue on the northern and southern sides of the bridge and behind Grace Court, to retain the sides of the excavation. Some noise and dust will be associated with this activity.  

On Monday ...

38 Locals to Perform 'Dorian Gray' the Musical

Aug 26, 2014

A Musical Feast for the Senses! 

Following the spectacular performances of Annie and Fame, local not-for-profit performing arts company, Squids Theatrical, have announced their next stage debut – Portrait of Dorian Gray!

Based on Oscar Wilde’s classical novel, this professional group of emerging artists are about to capture the magic, superstition, horror, hypocrisy, power and innocence that is Dorian Gray – a man obsessed with physical beauty and youth.

With emerging actor James Whiting  as the titular character of Dorian Gray and Nathaniel Currie as supporting actor in the role of Lord Henry Wotten, this version is Directed by Moreton ...

Night Works Boundary Road Southbound On-Ramp

Aug 25, 2014

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to advise night works will be undertaken and temporary traffic changes southbound will be in place on the Bruce Highway at the Boundary Road on-ramp. Works will occur from 27 to 30 August 2014 between 7pm and 4am, weather permitting.

The works are part of the Bruce Highway Managed Motorway Project and involve placing traffic control barriers in preparation for on-ramp widening works.  

Activities include:

  • temporarily closing up to 1km of the southbound lane of the Bruce Highway near the Boundary Road interchange
  • installing temporary project signage including ...

Premier Campbell Newman talks to North Lakes

Aug 21, 2014

northlakes.com.au had the opportunity to exclusively interview Premier Campbell Newman and MP Reg Gulley on Tuesday 19 August 2014 on issues raised by the North Lakes and surrounding areas community.  Common issues that were raised were the Boundary Road congestion, public hospital job cuts, local schooling, public transport costs, changes to the Community Support Programme, sporting club facilities, small business red tape with employing school leavers, school based police officer and consumer confidence. Here’s what they had to say:

Boundary Road congestion:

“Work is underway around Boundary Road to get more cars off the Bruce Highway as part of a ...

Countdown to The Corso Opening Begins

Aug 21, 2014

Twenty two months of earthworks, steel reinforcement, concrete pouring and architectural glazing have been completed with the internal fit out of Moreton Bay Regional Council’s $45 million The Corso at North Lakes now underway ahead of September’s official opening.

Mayor Allan Sutherland said he believed The Corso at North Lakes would set a standard for regional library, community and commercial hubs.

“It’s hard to imagine that just 22 months ago The Corso at North Lakes was little more than a set of architectural plans and a vacant block of land in the centre of one of Australia’s fastest growing urban ...

North Lakes Koala Rescued

Aug 19, 2014

A big THANK YOU goes to the Pine Rivers Koala and Wildlife Rescue team and also a local resident for saving one of our Koalas in North Lakes.

A concerned resident called the Pine Rivers Koala and Wildlife Rescue recently regarding this little fellow. He was found beside a busy road in North Lakes and after a short stay at the Moggill Koala Hospital the rescue team released him back to his place of residency, North Lakes on Sunday 17 August.

Hopefully he will live a safe life where he belongs.
 

Contact Pine Rivers Koala & Wildlife Rescue,  24/7, on ...

Dolphins - The Lucky Club

Aug 19, 2014

There is no question – the Dolphins’ Redcliffe Leagues Club is the luckiest club in Australia.

A 61 year old Redcliffe Leagues Club member having a leisurely day out with her family at the club had no idea that Saturday August 16th 2014 would be the day that would change her life, forever.

Playing a standard game of Keno with ten lucky numbers selected, who would have thought that all ten numbers would come up. When checking the details with the attendant, staff and guests alike could hardly believe the win would add up to a whopping $3.14 million dollars! ...