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Local companies keep community bus in service

A heavy load has been made lighter with the help of local sponsors. CST, a local charity which runs a community bus service, has just had a new trailer delivered with the help of community-minded Tolga Traders, Trailers 2000 and Atherton’s Supa IGA. The trailer’s cost would have been $10,000 but with the sponsorship of…
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10 Top Tips For Reducing Your Electricity Bill

1. If installing an air conditioner, place it at eye level in living rooms, and at bottom of window in bedrooms. Remember, cold air is like water; if you have a gap under the door, or open windows, the cold air will run out. Close off other rooms not in use. 2. Use showers not…
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Meet Mareeba State High School’s latest staff member

Meet Mareeba State High School's latest staff member... and someone CST is proud to call its own. Nebo is a Beagle X who will be working primarily with the SWAD (School with a Difference) and MLC (Multi Learning Centre) students. His training is supported by Tracey O’Connell local dog trainer and program co-ordinator for Youth…
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Domestic and Family Violence Awareness

Domestic and Family Violence Awareness Community Services Tablelands held a Domestic and Family Violence Prevention awareness event with a FREE Sausage Sizzle on the 24th May at Big W. The event was a huge success with over 100 sausages given away. In addition to this, several local organizations provided domestic violence information to members of…
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DRUMBEAT Discovering

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DRUMBEAT Discovering Relationships Using Music, Beliefs, Emotions, Attitudes & Thoughts

The weekend of June 7,8 and 9 was perfect for the three day ‘Drumbeat’ workshop to learn the skills to teach this worthwhile programme in our community. 13 participants gained accreditation as Facilitators to deliver the ‘Drumbeat’ programme run by the Holyoake Organisation. Four paid workers and one volunteer from CST will be able to Run and Co-facilitate small groups of 10/12 participants.

Tablelands Toy Run 2013

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As we prepare to get stuck into the Christmas shopping for our own families, and making Christmas lists for ourselves, it’s a good time to remember those less fortunate who won’t be waking up to a bunch of new toys under their tree this year.  To help bring the fun of gifts to those in need this Christmas, about 150 motorcycles attended this year’s Atherton Toy Run to raise money and toys through the Salvation Army for those less fortunate kids.