Category Archives: Between Editions Stories

A public or private education? A family’s $1.3 million question

Free Schools – How to get a great education for your kids without spending a fortune by bestseller David Gillespie – the new book for parents, teachers and policy makers
Released 28 January
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Adrenaline and Adventure Program 0103 to 3105 2014

We will together – energise your partner
If you want to find your inner athlete, ask your partner to help.
Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Adrenaline Men and Adventure Women is designed to inspire partners to get active.
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Christmas 2013 closures for MBRC

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Customer Service Centres at Strathpine, Caboolture and Redcliffe will close for the Christmas period from 12noon on Tuesday 24 December, 2013, and reopen from 8.30am on Thursday January 2, 2014.
 
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NO to Option G says MBEA

MORETON BAY ECO-ALLIANCE APPEALS TO STATE AND COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENTS TO BLOCK MORETON BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL’S WEST PETRIE BYPASS
“The only hope now to stop Moreton Bay Council from pressing ahead with this ill-conceived $100 million four lane road through a prime Koala and heritage area is for the State and Commonwealth governments to step in and assert their powers, as well as blocking funding” Mr Bell said.
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FESTIVE SEASON BLUES?

Consider beyondblue’s new and unique Support Service
People having a tough time over the Festive Season should contact beyondblue’s new and unique Support Service 
You can contact us any time of the day or night on 1300 22 4636 or via our website www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support
Phone, email or use the online chat service via our website for free short-term, solutions-focused counselling. You don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to. 
 
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Play safe this holiday season

Kidsafe and NRMA Insurance recommend the following tips to keep children safe this holiday period:

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PEOPLE PLEASE LISTEN_MICROSOFT JUST DOESN’T CARE ENOUGH TO CONTACT YOU PERSONALLY

A BIT OF TOUGH LOVE HERE!  Having given feedback to Microsoft on program changes that their ‘boffins’ make, or problems encountered . . . . I know that they do not  listen?  So people please take note that they are not at all likely to contact you about a "problem with their operating system"  or about an apology about this earlier scam you got sucked into!!! . .  . . 
     Now that I have your attention . . . . here is a Police Warning about another SCAM doing the rounds:  
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POLICE NEWS UPDATE Nov 28 2013

Games Day
This Saturday 30th November between 9am and 2pm there will be a free Xbox and Wii games day opposite the IGA.  For further details see EVENTS page. 
Rural Watch meeting
Our final Rural Watch meeting for the year will be held on Tuesday 3rd December 7.30pm at the Dayboro Bowls Club.  If you would like to bring a plate for some Christmas nibblies please do so – I already have some mince pies and short bread.
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THE LAZY LOSER _ Health and Fitness at Libraries

Losing weight, getting fit and busting food myths will all be on the table when author Marie Bean visits Moreton Bay Region Libraries from December 4 to 12 to talk about her new book The Lazy Loser.  Marie Bean explores new thinking on getting your weight and fitness back on track.
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URGENT WARNING: Hundred of Aussies Risking Death

The National Stroke Foundation has issued an urgent warning, urging people not to stop taking their cholesterol-lowering medication without consulting their doctor.
The warning comes in the wake of a double episode of ABC TV program Catalyst that gave a controversial review of the drugs, known as statins.
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