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17 Unit Proposal rings alarm bells - The Satellite 21-Jul-2010

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 24/07/2010 - 8:43am

Oxley residents are voicing concerns over a State Government plan to build 17 one-bedroom public housing units on a block on Oxley Road at Sherwood.

They say there are too many units for the size of the block and are concerned the entry and exit to the site, which is obscured, may create a traffic hazzard and more congestion on the norotiously busy Oxley Road.

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Closure of Alan Fletcher Research Station - Magazine Street

Submitted by Heather Knyn on Thu, 01/07/2010 - 9:10am

 
For those of you who do not know the Alan Fletcher Research Station situated on Ferry and Magazine Street Sherwood next to the Arboretum is due for closure this November.  Staff are being moved to the new Bogo Road Facility. 
 

Bridge to link Oxley Common with Suburbs - The Satellite 23-Jun-2010

Submitted by webmaster on Tue, 29/06/2010 - 9:58pm

Local Councillor wants feedback on location

by Kelly Daniels

 

Brisbane City Council has committed $400,000 in this year's budget for a pedestrian bridge linking Sherwood to the Oxley Common.

 

Tennyson Councillor Nicole Johnston said during early consultation on the draft Sherwood Graceville Neighbourhood Plan, residents had called for greater connectivity between Corinda and the Oxley Common.

 

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BCC Population Projections for Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan Area

Submitted by webmaster on Thu, 17/06/2010 - 11:13pm

The Walter Taylor South Action Group approached council on behalf of the community to ascertain the expected net population increase for the Sherwood-Graceville area under 2 scenarios:

Local Councillors and State Members views on Sherwood Graceville Neighbourhood Plan

Submitted by webmaster on Thu, 17/06/2010 - 9:50pm

Our local councillors and state members were invited to place their responses to the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan here.
 
Please see comments attached to this article for their views.
Cr Nicole Johnston : Click Here
Cr Matthew Bourke : Click Here

St. Aidans ENews on Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan

Submitted by webmaster on Fri, 04/06/2010 - 10:50pm

We have been following the various community reactions to the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood plan and so are interested in all opinions.

The following information has been extracted from St. Aidans school website regarding their opinions on the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan with the school actively seeking their parents support for that view (see attached omments below).

St Aidans are proposing to submit a number of changes to the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan for Kathleen, Ruthvan and Scott Streets (inclusion of additional properties into school precinct) as well as changes for Ambiwerra site (retain potential for residential development)

 

View St Aidans Additional Properties in a larger map

 

The darker blue is the current Senior and Junior School.  The Red shows properties the school is seeking to rezone.  The yellow shows additional properties that the school own.

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Councillor allegation referred to CMC - Westside News 02-Jun-2010

Submitted by webmaster on Fri, 04/06/2010 - 10:38pm

by Koren Helbig

 

ALLEGATIONS that Brisbane City LNP councillor Geraldine Knapp intervened to stop two men being fined over the alleged improper redevelopment of a Graceville house have been referred to the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

 

Newly independent councillor Nicole Johnston alleged at last night’s council meeting that Cr Knapp had directed a council officer to cease enforcement action against the businessmen, both understood to be LNP supporters.

 

Cr Knapp said in a statement the allegations were “wrong and defamatory”.

 

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