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Minions On The Big Screen At Free School Holiday Movie Night North Lakes

Mar 31, 2016
What's On North Lakes - Minions Movie Night School Holidays

What's On North Lakes - Minions Movie Night School Holidays

Kids and adults alike can look forward to some free school holiday fun with Stockland hosting a movie night under the stars at North Lakes on Saturday, 9 April.

The event kicks off at the North Lakes Town Common off Little Burke Street with a free sausage sizzle followed by the screening of the computer-animated Minions movie. The family-friendly film is rated PG and follows the hilarious antics of Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob who are recruited by a super villain with plans to take over the world.

Stockland Regional Manager David Laner said he was expecting a strong turnout ...

Has North Lakes Mother of Two Written the Next Twilight?

Mar 30, 2016

After having her debut YA novel ‘Verge’ picked up by London publishing house Austin Macauley, it certainly seems as though that could be the case.

‘Verge' is the first book in a new series of dramatic vampire teen novels by Rebecca Bradford featuring the instantly likeable protagonist Ashleigh Palmer, and will be published tomorrow.

North Lakes Writer Rebecca-Bradford - Verge vampire Novel

In this first book of the series, Rebecca Bradford has written a dramatic and engaging tale of how a one young woman deals with her surprising destiny.

As Ashleigh turns 18, she also begins a complex and difficult transition from a world of normality to a ...

Local Crime Update

Mar 30, 2016

The week that was Sunday 28th March 2016.

We have had an increase in all offences this week which has lifted March totals over January and February’s.

We are still getting trailers and caravans stolen. Please make sure you use trailer locks on them and attach GPS devices if you can. If you do put a GPS device on – make sure you download the program and register it.

We are still getting houses under construction targeted. Please take note of any registration of vehicles that attend work sites after hours in case they are committing offences. If the offenders ...

North Lakes & Moreton Bay Celebrate National Youth Week

Mar 24, 2016

North Lakes youth and across the greater Moreton Bay Region can skate, scoot, paddle, design and dance their way through National Youth Week celebrations from Friday April 8 – 17.

Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland is encouraging the region’s young people to check out the activities on offer and get involved.

“2016 sees such a diverse program of events and exciting opportunities for our young people to take part in their favourite activities and even try new ones with friends, showcase their talents and express their ideas,” the Mayor said. 

“This year’s theme is 'Be the Future' – and that is ultimately ...

Questions Answered at NBN Forum

Mar 23, 2016

Local residents and businesses joined Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield last week, in North Lakes for a community NBN Forum.

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said our community had “fought long and hard for better internet connection”.

“It’s through community support and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s many visits to our electorate, that an NBN rollout has been prioritised for our area.”

Construction in several areas – including North Lakes, Mango Hill and Griffin – will begin by July.

The Community NBN Forum was held at the North Lakes Resort Golf Club, with more than 60 ...

Help Tackle Ice Crimes With ‘Dob in a Dealer’ Campaign

Mar 23, 2016

With 239 drug offences reported in North Lakes and surrounding areas since this time last year, Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is inviting locals to a community forum to tackle Moreton Bay’s ice scourge.

The forum will be attended by Federal Minister for Justice, the Hon Michael Keenan MP, and held in conjunction with a local Crime Stoppers’ ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign launch.

Luke Howarth MP said the $1 million Turnbull Government funded Dob in a Dealer campaign will boost efforts to target local crooks peddling drugs.

“The aim is to encourage communities to contact Crime Stoppers to help ...

Inside The Event Cinemas North Lakes & Special Events Release For Opening Day Tomorrow

Mar 23, 2016

Just in time for Easter, Event Cinemas will unveil its brand new cinema complex at Westfield North Lakes this Thursday 24th March 2016.  Most will agree that it’s been a long time coming, but the timing couldn’t be better for the state of the art cinema precinct.

Event Cinemas General Manager Catherine Joseph can’t wait for the community to finally be welcomed through the doors, "We’re frantically getting ready to open on Thursday and the excitement with our whole team is building, especially when we see people walking past the doors and craning their necks to have a look inside".

Inside the new Candy Bar at Event Cinema North Lakes

She ...

Moreton Police Share Crime Prevention Tips

Mar 23, 2016

Recently parts of Moreton District has suffered from a spate of Burglaries into homes. Some of these could have been prevented by simply ensuring that doors and windows in homes are secured and vehicles are locked and also have all valuables removed from them.

Their main message for today is to hide your keys & wallet.

Often times when thieves enter a home they are looking to get inside, grab things and get out again as quickly as possible. Therefore it is the things that the thief sees first that are often the items stolen.

Now we understand that people ...

Local Crime Update

Mar 22, 2016

The week that was Sunday 20th March 2016.

Petrie Division Break and Enters

TIME / DATE – March 12 at 9:55pm

SUBURB – Strathpine

STREET – Samsonvale Road

TYPE OF PREMISES – Dwelling

MEANS OF ENTRY – Sneak break

PROPERTY STOLEN – nil stolen offender disturbed

 

TIME / DATE – March 14 in the afternoon

SUBURB – Petrie

STREET – Washbrook Cres

TYPE OF PREMISES – Dwelling

MEANS OF ENTRY – smash window

PROPERTY STOLEN – shirt

 

TIME / DATE – Overnight March 15

SUBURB – Bray Park

STREET – Old North Road

TYPE OF PREMISES – Dwelling

MEANS ...

Event Cinemas North Lakes Open In Time For Easter School Holidays

Mar 16, 2016

Event Cinemas North Lakes is hopping ahead to open its doors this Easter School Holidays and the entertainment experience couldn’t come sooner for the local community.

For over a decade, residents and business operators in North Lakes have been vocal about the desire to have their very own cinema complex at the ever popular Westfield North Lakes shopping centre.

The premium entertainment destination, Event Cinemas North Lakes will open its doors in time for Easter on THURSDAY 24th MARCH, with movie goers having the chance to get their tickets for the first run of movies from Monday 14th March.

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