Category: In The Community
Is This Graceville’s Cutest Café?

Tracey Brown had a lifelong dream to own a café, and last year it came to fruition when she took over Forget Me Not Café in Graceville. Forget Me Not has been in the Graceville area for over ten years, and Tracey has now owned it for 15 months with her son Daniel. She kept the original theme of the café – a tearoom and florist and has been working hard to make it even better…read more

Is This Graceville’s Cutest Café?

 


How To Make The Perfect Naan Bread

Indian restaurants always smell pretty heavenly when you walk inside. The mix of spices, meats and vegetables sizzling is enough to make your mouth water. But do you know how an Indian kitchen makes their chicken tikka and naan breads? It’s in a special oven called a tandoor and we were lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how to make the perfect naan using the traditional method…read more

How To Make The Perfect Naan Bread


If You Haven’t Been to This Patisserie… Then You Haven’t Lived!

Their Graceville store has been there for over 12 years, but a year ago they realised it wasn’t big enough to cope with the demand. The store in Corinda now focuses on bread, while Graceville still specialises in everyone’s favourite local pastries! From importing butter and flour from France, to making croissants in their own special room, staff member Jessie Tuite says they go the extra mile to make sure their products are perfect…read more

If You Haven’t Been to This Patisserie… Then You Haven’t Lived!


School Fete Season Isn’t Over Yet!

When the rain was pouring down earlier last week, we can only imagine the organisers of the Graceville State School Fete would’ve been frantically checking weather reports and crossing their fingers for blue skies. Luckily, the day of the fete dawned bright and beautiful and crowds poured into the school grounds to enjoy sweet treats and wild rides! For the kids, there were endless things to see and even more to spend their pocket money on! There was no shortage of things for mum and dad though, with tasty food stands, the beloved beer hall and a charity auction which multiple local businesses donated to to raise thousands of extra dollars for the school…read more

School Fete Season Isn’t Over Yet!


From Paddock to Plate

Amy Tiller’s family have always owned a farm, but in 2013, her dad Adrian Tilley decided that instead of carting their cattle around the country, he wanted to bring it directly to the consumers. Sherwood Road Organic Meats was born. Amy now owns and works at the butcher, which only serves up organic meat…read more

From Paddock to Plate


Don’t Tell Me You Missed This Festival!

Did you attend the Corinda State School Festival of Nations last weekend? If not, you have to check out our video of the day. There were loads of international cuisines and awesome performances that celebrated the cultural diversity, both at the school and in the wider community. Kids ran around laughing and spending their pocket money on rides and at sideshow alley, while parents volunteered on the multiple food stalls or supervised other activities like the Dunk Tank, where Principal Eiby took a dunk during the afternoon! We spoke with Principal Nathan Eiby and volunteer Master of Ceremonies Doug Jones about the day…read more

Don’t Tell Me You Missed This Festival!


Don’t You Wish Every High School Had This?

When your children enter high school, you expect them to be in classes like maths, science, and English. But we think the subject we’re about to share with you… might gain a bit more attention! Corinda State High have added something very unique to the list – these guys have an agriculture farm! If you’re thinking they plants seedlings and maybe feed some fish in a tank – think again. This school not only teaches agriculture in the classroom, but students can get an awesome, hands-on approach by tending to animals in the great outdoors. We spoke to Head of Senior Science and Agriculture Stuart Halsey about the farm and the different animals the students learn to care for…read more

Don't You Wish Every High School Had This?