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Zoning survey recalled over misleading error

Zoning survey recalled over misleading error

The Lake News August 28, 2022 3 min read

By Aiden Taylor Forest Lake ward Cr Charles Strunk will have to fix and reissue an important zoning survey for Jetty Walk residents after an error was found in the original documents. The survey question and letter conveyed the wrong level of zoning density, which would have adversely restricted development in the Jetty Walk residential…

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Forest Lake Magpies Club update

The Lake News February 3, 2021 2 min read

Wow, what a year 2020 was, but we all got there in the end. Our season was shorter than usual but there was so much more than usual that had to be done to meet COVID-19 protocol. It was a tough season but we got through it and we are now heading into the 2021…

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Hubfit Active celebrates first birthday

The Lake News February 3, 2021 2 min read

Hubfit Active will be celebrating their first birthday on Saturday 13 February by inviting the community to join in on free fitness classes, games, prizes, and, of course, cake. Other local businesses in the area will be joining in on the celebrations, such as BOQ Forest Lake and Supps 24/7.  “The fitness classes and events…

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Off-leash dogs: RSPCA tells what to do to prevent trouble

The Lake News February 3, 2021 4 min read

Walking your dog should be a nice casual and calming experience, however sometimes things can go wrong that are out of our hands. After a recent vicious attack that killed five month old puppy, Arlo, and injured an older dog in Doolandella, it’s important to know what to do when faced with an off-leash dog….

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Unique exhibition at Inala Art Gallery this month

The Lake News February 2, 2021 2 min read

Members of the Inala Art Gallery committee are excited to be hosting an exhibition featuring the Brisbane Toy Soldier Association (BTSA), the club’s first ever public exhibition. Current members of BTSA can trace the history of the Association back to 1953 but there is anecdotal evidence that the club had its beginnings in the 1930’s….

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Local youngster shortlisted for Junior Photographer of the Year for 2020

The Lake News February 2, 2021 1 min read

Readers might remember an article from 2019 which featured then 10 year old Forest Lake young photographer, Luan. Luan, having just completed his first year of high school at Forest Lake State High School last year, is once again taking the photography world by storm. Luan entered the EKKA 2020 Digital Photography Competition in the…

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