Florence St closure vital for safety, claim residents

CLOSE Florence St and make the potentially dangerous intersection with Vernon Tce safer for pedestrians and motorists, while adding benefit to businesses and residences in the area, urged Teneriffe Progress Association president Ben Pritchard. Mr Pritchard said: “We’ve got very good grounds that say that’s the right thing to do. Two reasons: one is pedestrian safety so the people crossing over Macquarie St, if you walk down from Dakota, there’s no footpath on that side... Read More

Community rallies to save Fortitude Valley school

Protesters rallied against closing Fortitude Valley State School. Fiona McNamara, left, with P&C president Tony Holcroft and Opposition Leader Anastacia Palaszczuk. FORTITUDE Valley State School is rallying – literally – to fight the threat of closure hanging over the school, as announced by the State Government last month. About a hundred supporters turned out to show the government that the school’s closure is against the best interests of the community. Fortitude... Read More