Gloria has landed

Gloria is Teneriffe’s newest tourist attraction and even while she was being installed by the Council workers, under the supervision of artist Mark Andrews, she was being snapped by most who walked by. The installation of Gloria, pictured above with Isaiah & Shruti Hutchison, and named in honour after the late Gloria Grant, a local historian, is only half of the final sculpture which will include a ram named Gerard and a bale of hay. Cr David McLachlan sought opinions widely... Read More

Mayor determined to make controversial wharf plan ‘fly’

THERE is going to be a boutique hotel under the Story Bridge at the Howard Smith Wharves come Hell or high water – with the high water mark being a controversial point. The Brisbane Lord Mayor has announced that, despite strong opposition and not knowing whether there would be interest in rekindling the project, the re-development of the Howard Smith Wharves under the Story Bridge at New Farm was back on the agenda. He said he had contacted State Planning Minister Jeff Seeney... Read More

Plenty of spirit shown at school fete

Jam and chutney stall co–ordinators Bronwen Coote and Andrew Campbell Mackenzie and Lily THE Holy Spirit School fete on Sunday, September 16, is to be filled with just that . . . plenty of spirit. The parent army has been busy preparing for months and are counting down to the final launch of the fete itself. Fete co-ordinator, Karen Searle, said the effort going on behind the scenes was fantastic and the fete was promising to be the biggest and brightest yet. “Part of Villiers... Read More