With fun comes cycle of commitment and passion for team

POWERING through some of Queensland and northern New South Wales’ toughest terrain may not be most people’s idea of fun but that is the cornerstone of David Inglis and Carlos Rolfo’s 27:28 cycling team. Despite that, team manager David demands commitment and passion. He is quick to point out that 27:28 cycling is not a club: “It’s a race team.” 27:28 has just launched its new-look team’s assault on the Queensland Teams Series with an expanded list of riders –... Read More

Petition calls for end to Gray Street ‘speedway’

Proposal to close Grey Street access A PETITION is being circulated on the New Farm peninsula seeking signatures to “Make Gray Street Safe”. Resident Alessandra Chenier is a driving force behind the campaign calling on Brisbane City Council to close the road at New Farm within the next financial year. Ms Chenier said she planned to send the completed document to Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, sitting councillors and candidates contesting the city council election next month. Protesters... Read More

Businesses struggle after decision to give cinemas the flick

NEW Farm Village business owners are hoping the Brisbane City Council will step in to help breathe life back into the Village Twin Cinema development, on the corner of Brunswick and Barker streets. It has been dormant more than four years. De Rel Gelato owners Luigi and Franca Accornero said their nine-year-old business, on Brunswick Street, has never been the same since the cinema closed for refurbishment in 2003. “Before nine or 10 o’clock, everything is closed now but,... Read More