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Culture meets couture

By Julian Lehnert A night spent in and around Fortitude Valley’s new King Street district often means drinks, song and revelry at one of the precinct’s many bars and restaurants. The showcase of an ambitious fashion collaboration at craft and design space artisan proved, however, that community, solidarity and the fine arts fit just as…

Mums’ day out

By Kate McGrath Burgess The mums of New Farm State School are getting their best Spring fascinators and high heels ready for the annual Hats and Heels fundraising event. P&C organisers and treasurer Belinda Hill said it was a great way for the ladies to get together without the rush and interruptions of school gate…

Lord Mayor

By Mike O’Connor Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has said he is prepared to consider requests from Kangaroo Point residents for a CityCat terminal to service the suburb. In an interview with My Village News, Mr Schrinner acknowledged that there was a significant population living in the suburb. Mr Schrinner said while the council was committed…

From bowls to bands

By Kate McGrath Burgess Every Tuesday night the New Farm Bowls Club trades in its bowls for a microphone with the Brisbane Unplugged Gigs (BUG). BUG nights give local artists an opportunity to perform on a stage for a live audience. Owner and organiser Richard Halligan said the BUG provides top-shelf entertainment. “Tuesday nights at…

Set New Farm kids free range

By Steph Maker Spaces for tweens and teens to get active are vital for their development; local parents, however, are concerned that hang-out spots are few and far between in New Farm. Local mum and Clinical Social Worker Leisa Tanner said parents’ concerns are founded – and the push for youth-centred infrastructure is warranted. “There…