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NETWORK TOPIC_December 2015

On behalf of the Grapevine Crew, I wish all of our readers and advertisers a safe and joyous Christmas season and all the best for 2016. Wow . . . Things sure do get busy as the year winds to a close!!  Are you left wondering how the year flew by so quickly? Have you […]

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS DAYBORO!

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– FROM RENDEZVOUS’ CAFÉ POET It’s been almost nine months since The Dust Poet settled in as Café Poet at Rendezvous.  Looking for Christmas cards to send to some friends Gerry could find very few with a spiritual tenor.  Hence, she thought a Christmas poem might be in order!  The poem owes its inspiration to […]

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DANCING ON WATER

(A DAYBORO CHRISTMAS) We will dance on the water We will sing in the sun That is the promise For Christmas has come   Mists shadowing fields Open windows above Where angels sing songs To a great God of Love   Weariness passes Sun glitters the dam While a dead tree shapes The cross of […]

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Community Mobilises to Improve Waterways

The results of the 2015 Healthy Waterways report card are in and it’s a win for the many community volunteers who have partnered with council to improve and protect the Moreton Bay Region’s waterways. Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Deputy Mayor Mike Charlton said in 2015, the annual Healthy Waterways report card had evolved to recognise […]

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Hashtag to Say No to Domestic Violence

Moreton Bay Regional Council is encouraging residents and organisations to use their smartphones and social media to unite against domestic and family violence. Acting Mayor Mike Charlton said council had joined communities across Queensland and pledged support to the Local Government Association’s Safer Families, Better Communities campaign. “There is no excuse for domestic and family […]

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U3A Pine Rivers News

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The next big item on U3A Pine Rivers’ agenda is our Open Day on Friday 13th November at the Strathpine Community Hall, Mecklem Street open from 9.30am to 12.30pm.  Come along and meet the tutors as they have much knowledge to impart.  Morning tea provided for gold coin donation. Members don’t forget to book for […]

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GLOWING FINGERPRINTS TO FIGHT CRIME

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A CSIRO scientist who had his home broken into has developed a new crime scene identification technique to help fingerprint criminals. By adding a drop of liquid containing crystals to surfaces, investigators using a UV light are able to see invisible fingerprints “glow” in about 30 seconds. The strong luminescent effect creates greater contrast between […]

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Mt Mee Carols on the Mountain – 2015 Saturday 28th November 2015

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 Commence Christmas with a great night out on the Mountain! Mt Mee Carols on the Mountain – 2015 Saturday 28th November 2015 You won’t want to miss this yearly special night!. The venue is the outstanding Mt Mee Sports Ground, Thomas Road, Mt Mee,(Off Robinson Road – follow the signs). Patrons are advised to access […]

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Give generously for Smith Family book drive

Residents in the Moreton Bay Region are being encouraged to give generously for the annual Smith Family Donate a Book Appeal at Moreton Bay Region Libraries. Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland said from October 19 to December 4 the region’s libraries would be accepting new books and gold coin donations on behalf of […]

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To India with Love

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Steve and Julie Elliott are a Dayboro couple heading to India next year to begin a Children’s Home for orphans who have been abandoned.  They depart for Chennai in January, with their two young children Josiah and Rose, to begin the process of establishing and registering ‘The Hope House’, and training local social workers in […]

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