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Village News Paw-ty in the Park

Village News Paw-ty in the Park Our neighbours over at Newstead Dog Park are throwing a party in August! My Village News is sponsoring a free paw-ty in the park for International Dog Day on August 26 at Waterfront Park in Newstead. The event is supporting Pets in the Park Brisbane, a charity based in

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Gardeners rose to pruning challenge

Rose pruning day at the park By Kate Lockyer It may be the middle of winter, but preparations for springtime blooms have begun in New Farm Park as gardeners pruned back more than 7,000 roses. Senior Team Leader Jean-Charles Guex has a team of five gardeners at the park, but apprentices are brought in to

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New Farm Bowls Club dreams big with new plans

Bowled over with enthusiasm By Kate Lockyer Just across the road from New Farm Park is the New Farm Bowls Club, home to the current Division 1 Pennants champions in the region. Club President Dean Merlo said: “We are attracting a lot of young state players, but we still welcome beginners and have coaching available.”

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New Farm Park Vision Released

New Farm Park Vision By Kate Lockyer   In January, the Brisbane City Council released its latest Vision for New Farm Park – view it here: New Farm Park Vision. In late 2021, feedback from over 700 community members consulted by the council showed that the most valued features are: open green space, well established

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Exciting developments at Brisbane Powerhouse

Outdoor cinema, night markets, art installations and performance spaces are coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane Powerhouse is one of the city’s greatest cultural assets, and that this investment would deliver more to see and do for residents and visitors. “We want to ensure this precinct continues to evolve and

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