Tingalpa Trot!

26 March 2014

The 2014 Tingalpa Trot was another amazing achievement for the Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club.
A large flotilla of young and old paddlers set off at impressive speed, amongst laughter and celebration, over a number of staggered starts. The participants paddled from the Ferry Road, Thorneside clubhouse en route to Capalaba for the annual 5km leg, and some returned for the 10km event.

Olympic Gold Medallist Tate Smith joined the field with visitors from all across South East Queensland and beyond registering for the paddle.

As proud patron of the Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club, I commend the impressive work of the volunteer committee, headed by Commodore John Simpson, Secretary Andrew Bennet and Member Administrator Geraldine Rose and a loyal band of passionate canoe, kayak, paddle board and ski members.
The sport is growing in popularity and the club is growing in size every year.
The club is supported by Redland City Council and Queensland Canoeing.

Please come down for a family paddle or tryout on a Saturday/Sunday (bookings are essential) refer to the calendar online:

BushCarers of Birkdale unite!

26 March 2014

Helen Street Birkdale Bushcare ‘Group Planting’

Willing hands make a massive difference. 
There are active 4 Bushcare Groups in Division 10:
Two in Birkdale: http://indigiscapes.redland.qld.gov.au/Programs/Bushcare/Pages/Birkdale.aspx 
Two in Thorneside: http://indigiscapes.redland.qld.gov.au/Programs/Bushcare/Pages/Thorneside.aspx

Both groups are run by a group of committed volunteers, whose work makes a significant difference in the management and maintenance of environmental corridors in council parks, reserves and along waterways.
Each group meets once a month for a 2hrs and have support from Redland City’s officers at Indigiscapes.
You are always welcome to come and lend a hand, so for more information, please contact the area co-ordinator nearest you:
Or feel free to contact me and I can introduce you to your local organiser.
Cr. Paul Bishop
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Recent road upgrades

26 March 2014

Redland City Council Officers and Contractors have been working overtime to clear the backlog of road upgrades that are needed across the city. Mooroondu Road, Thorneside Road and Thorne Road are just some of the major upgrades that have taken place in Division 10 over the past 2 years. 
Remember to report potholes and stay safe on the roads. 
Residential Areas are always 50km/hr (unless otherwise signed)
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Reduce Waste!

08 March 2014

One of Paul Bishop's commitments to community is to reduce waste.

Waste refers to any resource that is not put to positive use in our community.

Human energy, material waste, economic waste etc.