Sheppard on Brisbane’s pandemic music scene

By Tanee Panagopoulos Local pop phenomenon Sheppard are not slowing down for a pandemic. The band has been busy working on new material to keep fans covered through the COVID crisis. Lead singer George Sheppard described the band’s anthemic new single Symphony as “a joyous declaration of love”. The song’s grand and uplifting sentiment translates…

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Should dog park be fenced?

By Ellen-Maree Elliot DOG OWNERS whose pooches love zooming around at the dog off-leash area at Waterfront Park in Newstead have mixed feelings about a proposal to fence the area. Councillor for Hamilton Ward David McLachlan said the proposal was to fence the dog off-leash area currently marked out by brightly coloured bollards, but that…

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Flight path shortcuts should stop: Evans

By Mike O’Connor Federal member for Brisbane Trevor Evans has accused the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of making unannounced changes to the rules governing flights over New Farm-Teneriffe-Newstead and Airservices Australia of allowing pilots take shortcuts over these suburbs instead of following the approved flight paths following the opening of the second runway. In a…

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Hospitality turns to takeaway

It’s tricky to transform a trendy bar into a takeaway operation, especially when it needs to be done almost overnight.   But, it’s a task the staff at Streetcorner Jimmy on Vernon Terrace in Teneriffe have risen to.   The team have quickly spun their business model away from serving their regulars in-house to treating them to…

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Kangaroo Point house on the move

A classic Kangaroo Point house has been trucked out to pasture.  The house is owned by Richard and Jane Deery, proprietors of the Story Bridge Hotel.  The relocation began during the night on Wednesday 29 April.  The Deerys told the Kangaroo Point Neighbourhood Watch the house will stay on their property in Boonah.  “Unfortunately, with…

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