Entries by James Mackay

Five Minute Friday 27 November 2020

Join us today in Toowong… 🥪 How to help your local school 🎒 How many meals were donated for our Christmas Appeal? 📚 What’s a Street Library? ❓ What’s happening with the old Toowong Bowls Club?

New designer dog tags for registered pups

Brisbane City Council is rolling out a range of designer dog registration tags following a spike in dog ownership, to ensure pups can look fetching while owners keep them safe. City Standards, Community Health and Safety Chair Kim Marx Brisbane said nearly 40 per cent of Brisbane households now owned a four-legged family member, jumping […]

Brisbane’s tiny tree collection boasts big potential

Brisbane is set to become home to one of the largest bonsai collections in Australia, with the Japanese city of Kobe declaring their support for an upgrade to Brisbane’s Bonsai House on the 35th anniversary of the Brisbane-Kobe Sister City relationship. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said more than 50 bonsais were currently on display in […]

Community Groups to benefit

Community groups to benefit from $3.3 million cost-cutting plan Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is helping hundreds of community groups reduce their running costs with a $3.3 million plan to help them reduce their water, energy and maintenance bills. Community, Arts and Nighttime Economy Chair Vicki Howard said the global coronavirus pandemic had hit our community […]

Monthly Summary October 2020

G’day What’s happening with the old Toowong Bowls Club? In this email, you’ll get an update on that, news about basketball courts, cricket nets, park upgrades, and more. There’s also advice about a dividend payment to you, from Council. Indooroopilly roundabout upgrade The upgrade of the notorious roundabout at Moggill Rd and Coonan Street is […]