News in brief
Council meeting at Emu Park
LIVINGSTONE Shire Council's next ordinary council meeting will be held in Emu Park on Tuesday, February 20, at 9.30am.
The council is inviting local residents to come along to the meeting, which is usually held at the council chambers in Yeppoon.
A decision was made in 2015 to hold two council meetings every year at Emu Park in order to better connect with the community at the southern end of the Capricorn Coast.
Students from Emu Park State School have been invited to attend at the end of the meeting and have the opportunity to ask the councillors questions before the meeting starts.
Come and try out blokarting
CAPRICORNIA Blokart Club Is holding two free come and try days, one this Saturday at Mulambin Beach from noon-4pm and another at Fishermans Beach, Emu Park, from 11am-3pm on Sunday, April 8.
This is great fun for the family, with dual karts and linked karts available.
All welcome to World Prayer Day
WORLD Day of Prayer will be held on March 2 at the Uniting Church at 17 Lorikeet Ave, Yeppoon, at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome.
Capricorn Coast Landcare clean-up
CAPRICORN Coast Landcare Group's next monthly mangrove clean-up is on Wednesday, February 21. To help in the clean-up, meet at 8am at Appleton Park, near the playground.
The group would love to have as many volunteers as possible, so if you can spare a couple of hours you will be welcomed. Please BYO hat, gumboots for the mud or sturdy shoes, a water bottle and gloves.
Morning tea will be provided at about 10am.
The group will be collecting data for improved records and comparing this clean-up data with one happening later in the year, after Queensland's Container Deposit Scheme gets under way.
Nominate a local Progressive Young Woman for award
THE International Women's Day committee is seeking nominations for the Progressive Young Woman's Bursary award. Nomination forms are available at the Capricorn Coast Mirror office.