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Local News   •   10-9-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Former Bullivant mansion sells for record price

It was one of two ‘his and hers’ mansions on the waterfront at Redcliffe built by vitamin king Vaughan Bullivant and his former wife Carmel in the early 2000s, before being sold in 2014. The plantation-style home has just been sold again for a record price. Check out the photos.…

Local Stories   •   1-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Spring into the garden

The season that brings a smile to most gardeners’ faces is here and it’s the perfect time to freshen up garden beds and plant edibles and companion flowering varieties that look amazing while keeping pests at bay.…

Real Estate   •   25-9-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Stunning seaside family haven

A stone’s throw from the beach, minutes from Redcliffe’s cafes and close to quality schools, this unique family home offers unparalleled lifestyle...…

Local News   •   22-9-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Multimillion-dollar clubhouse opens at Thyme Lifestyle Resort

Thyme Lifestyle Resort Moreton Bay has officially opened its new multimillion-dollar Country Club with the latest recreation and leisure facilities, along with the recently renovated Blue Gum Pavilion, for its over-50s lifestyle community. …

Local News   •   1-9-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Story behind attention-grabbing playing surface

The NRL action on the field at Moreton Daily Stadium has been exhilarating, but the playing surface itself has grabbed the attention of players and officials. This is the story behind the glorious field of green which will be in the spotlight again this weekend.…

Local News   •   9-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Ocean outlook attracts buyers

A guaranteed waterfront view has resulted in more than $40 million in sales at Traders in Purple’s latest luxury residential project at Newport.…

Gardening

Story behind attention-grabbing playing surface

The NRL action on the field at Moreton Daily Stadium has been exhilarating, but the playing surface itself has grabbed the attention of players and officials. This is the story behind the glorious field of green which will be in the spotlight again this weekend.…

Top 15 things to do in lockdown

Lockdown bored already? Need a to-do list? Here’s some ideas to get you moving, keep you busy and make the most of the chance to get some stuff done.…

Eggcellent tips for keeping chooks

Keeping chickens is good for the soul, garden and kitchen, according to ‘The Chicken Lady’ Helen South. She shares tips to get you started and to raise happy chickens.…

Busy season for snake catcher

Griffin snake catcher Josh Castle says it has been a busy snake season across the region, with most action in the north.…

Local Stories   •   1-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Spring into the garden

The season that brings a smile to most gardeners’ faces is here and it’s the perfect time to freshen up garden beds and plant edibles and companion flowering varieties that look amazing while keeping pests at bay.…

Gardening   •   21-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Patience a virtue for thriving orchids

Loads to love about orchids…

Real Estate

Real Estate   •   25-9-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Stunning seaside family haven

A stone’s throw from the beach, minutes from Redcliffe’s cafes and close to quality schools, this unique family home offers unparalleled lifestyle...…

Local News   •   22-9-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Multimillion-dollar clubhouse opens at Thyme Lifestyle Resort

Thyme Lifestyle Resort Moreton Bay has officially opened its new multimillion-dollar Country Club with the latest recreation and leisure facilities, along with the recently renovated Blue Gum Pavilion, for its over-50s lifestyle community. …

Sprawling home awaits

It is rare to find a property of this size at Scarborough, so this six-bedroom home is expected to attract plenty of interest from buyers looking for room to move or an investment opportunity.…

Family living on a grand scale

With tranquil surroundings, spacious interior, quality fixtures and fittings, and large outdoor spaces to relax, this property at North Lakes is the perfect family home. It will be auctioned this weekend.…

Rates relief for struggling ratepayers

Staggered payment plans for struggling ratepayers …

Newport canal home one of a kind

Vast waterfront a feature of Newport canal home…

Pets

Local News   •   18-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Give Xena a home

This young, playful greyhound has been rescued and needs a home to call her own. Can you help?…

New home for Angel needing T.L.C

There’s been good news for a little dog whose owner died in a house fire at North Lakes last month. We check in on Angel and the couple already showering him with love.…

Backing ‘Operation Wanted’

Moreton Bay Regional Council will continue its long-standing support of the RSPCA in a bid to encourage responsible pet ownership in the region.…

Home DIY

Gardening   •   26-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

How to build a raised garden bed or retaining wall

If you’ve been thinking about building a raised garden bed or retaining wall, the Easter long weekend is the perfect time to do it. Here's what you need to know.…

Local News   •   8-2-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Secrets to keeping bees

Gardens have become a hive of activity for a growing number beekeepers in the past year and expert Scott Bevis says conditions are perfect to give it a go at home.…

8 tips for transforming your house into a home this isolation

If you’re like us, you probably feel like you’ve been stuck inside your house for FOREVER, thanks to isolation. So, now’s the perfect time to ask yourself – do I love the space I live in?…

Decluttering DIY: tips for success

The latest decluttering craze may have been sparked by author and TV star Marie Kondo but, Donna Donaldson has been helping customers restore order for nine years.…

Create a cool summer look for your house

Nicola Murray from She Creates Co explains creating a new summer look for your house doesn't have to cost the earth. …

Pool With a View at Bunya

When it comes to house design, steep blocks are challenging but thinking outside of the box can produce incredible results – just ask Steve and Szandi Swalling.…

Style

Local Stories   •   27-9-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Ultimate Guide to Picking a Cubby House

Hamptons-style cubbies and 'mini-me' cubbies, imitating the main house style, are in demand as parents look for ways to get their children out and out of the technology.…

Modern coastal look made easy in this pink bungalow

Are you wanting to feel like you're on holidays each time you walk through the door? The modern coastal look is for you. …

Tips and tricks for creating your dream pool

A dream pool means different things for different people but it adds value to your home and lifestyle in all cases, according to Michael Gannon of Amic Pools.…

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