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Christmas Lights Trail

Dec 17, 2014

Earlier in the month we posted a question on our facebook page asking the community to share any houses with awesome looking Christmas Lights.

We have collated these together into a nice little list for you and have found some others surrounding North Lakes too.

The addresses have been listed in such a way that if you follow it from top to bottom it will send you on your own Christmas Lights trail. It begins at the back of North Lakes, taking you to the front of North Lakes and finishing in breezy Redcliffe if you feel adventurous. 

North West ...

Local Crime Update

Dec 16, 2014

The Week that was – Friday 12 December

Petrie Division Break and Enters

BRAY PARK – Cassia St, daytime Dec 12, Jemmy rear sliding door, stolen Laptop, 2 x phones.

Bray Park- Embassy St, daytime Dec 10, Climbed awning and lattice work to enter via upstairs window, stolen Toshiba laptop.

LAWNTON – Lambourne Ct, afternoon Dec 4, Lighter was stolen from inside dwelling by friends of the victim’s son, Zippo lighter stolen.

LAWNTON – Larue Ct, Btw Dec 6 and 7, Side shed door padlock cut off with grinder, Damage only.

STRATHPINE - Patmar St, morning Dec 12, ...

Work Begins on Multi-Million Dollar Retail Complex

Dec 16, 2014

Construction has begun on an exciting new multi-million dollar large format retail complex at Stockland’s thriving North Lakes Town Centre with the first sod officially turned yesterday. (Monday, December 15).

Leading national property investor Primewest is developing the $75 million complex on three adjoining sites at North Lakes Drive.

Primewest paid $19.5 million for the almost 65,000 square metre ‘super site’ located on the retail ‘high street’ of the town centre adjacent to Westfield North Lakes and Masters Home Improvement.

The acquisition is the largest single commercial land sale at North Lakes.

When completed, the complex will add more than ...

Moreton Bay Rail December 2014 Update

Dec 16, 2014
mango hill station platform being built

PROJECT UPDATE

The Moreton Bay Rail project is on track to be completed mid-2016. Since the start of construction in January this year, the project has:

- Completed Dohles Rocks and Brays Road Bridges.

- Started work all 20 bridge structures across the site.

- Started work on the upgrade of local roads.

- Relocated more than 110 animals, including squirrels and sugar gliders, frilled neck lizards, several snake species, native mice (Melomys), bats and birds.

- Tagged and monitored 476 koalas, with no injuries to koalas from the construction activities.

- Relocated about 350 protected plants, including grass trees ...

New Fields for Team Play at North Lakes

Dec 15, 2014

It’s another win for community sport and recreation in the Moreton Bay Region with the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Plus Program investing $723,000 in new playing fields at North Lakes.

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Division Four councillor Julie Greer said the State Government’s contribution to Moreton Bay Regional Council’s $1.73 million upgrade of Kinsellas Playing Fields would mean construction would get under way in 2015 once North Lakes developer Stockland had completed earthworks.

“The $1.73 million Kinsellas Playing Fields have been designed to accommodate a range of sporting codes and recreational activities, and includes two irrigated senior-sized and one junior-sized ...

New Bridge Connects North Lakes to Dakabin

Dec 12, 2014

An important new multi-million dollar bridge that provides a direct link between Stockland’s award-winning masterplanned North Lakes’ community and Dakabin has opened to traffic.

The $13 million bridge has been built by Stockland and connects Kerr Road at North Lakes to the Moreton Bay Regional Council’s new $14.1 million Plantation Road on the western side of the Bruce Highway.

The 95 metre Plantation Road Bridge was initiated by Moreton Bay Regional Council to improve travelling times and accessibility for drivers travelling between North Lakes and suburbs on the western side of the highway.

The vital piece of infrastructure also creates ...

Noise Walls - Jasper Place to Kinsellas Rd, Mango Hill

Dec 11, 2014

As part of the Moreton Bay Rail project, a noise assessment has been undertaken along the rail corridor between Lawnton and Kippa-Ring stations. In addition, where the project is upgrading existing roads or building new roads, such as the station access roads, noise assessments have been undertaken.

At locations along the road corridor where predicted noise from the rail line or associated roads will exceed the State Government’s rail and / or road noise guidelines, noise walls have been considered.

Mango Hill noise walls

Based on outcomes of the noise assessment and detailed design, noise walls will be built behind ...

Coles Mango Hill Opens it's Doors Today

Dec 10, 2014

Picture above: Shane Duncan, Store Manager 

There was buzzing excitement at the new Mango Hill Markets Village today when Coles opened it's doors.  With underground parking it will be a sure way to entice customers knowing they can park out of the heat or be sheltered from the storms for that matter.

As well as offering customers a slice of their opening celebration cake they have lots of opening deals in store such as 3 large mango's for $5, half price Helga's Bread and half price Kettle Potato Chips.

Shane Duncan the Store manager said he was very pleased with ...

Anzac Ave Southbound On-Ramp Closure

Dec 09, 2014

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to inform you that nightworks will be undertaken on the Anzac Avenue southbound on-ramp to the Bruce Highway from 7pm to 4am on Wednesday 10 December 2014, weather permitting.

These works are in preparation for a temporary closure of the on-ramp on Thursday 11
December 2014 from 9pm to 4am and on Friday 12 December, Monday 15 December
and Tuesday 16 December 2014 from 7pm to 4am, weather permitting.

Some additional electrical works will also be undertaken in the work zone on Wednesday 17 December 2014 from 7pm to 4am.

The works ...

Local Crime Update

Dec 09, 2014

The Week that was – Friday 5 December

Petrie Division Break and Enters

Bray Park – Conifer Cres, afternoon Dec 3, jemmy rear door open. IPad mini and play station stolen.

Kallangur – The Crescent, around midnight November 29, unknown – possibly insecure, occurred in rear shed that is used as a Granny Flat – nil entry to main house, laptop & hard-drive.

Petrie – Young St, around midnight November 27, attempt – jemmy front door, nil taken.

Petrie – Chambery Rd, night time Dec 4, DV related – unknown entry means, nil stolen.

Strathpine – Gympie Rd, at ...