Looking to update your window coverings?

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Update your home or office with new window coverings from Ezilux Shutters. Ezilux’s Polyshield Shutters are designed and manufactured in Brisbane, keeping jobs in the local area and also designed with an understanding of Australia’s harsh weather conditions.

Because EziLux manufacture their own shutters in Brisbane, they have a shorter installation and turnaround time then many other companies. So you get your shutters quicker!

But why shutters? EziLux’s Polyshield Shutters are designed to last. They don’t crack, chip, warp or hold moisture. They can reduce your energy bills, as up to 30% of a room’s heating or cooling can be lost through windows (especially in those boiling hot summer months!) With Polyshield Shutters you’ll need less heating and air-conditioning year round, which will save on your energy bill and also help the environment.

EziLux is proud of the affordable, quality product they have created right here in Brisbane – support local and contact the team for a free measure and quote throughout Brisbane. PLUS get 30% off Polyshield Shutters before the end of November 2018.

EziLux | Luxury at Ease
Ph: 1300 394 589
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The Nundah Village Street Festival is Back

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The Nundah Village Street Festival is back! Get ready for a jam-packed weekend that will cater to all audiences and ages, with events and activities showcasing the rich and diverse Nundah community.

The Festival, organised by a group of local volunteers, celebrates Nundah’s past, the present, and looks to the future of the much-loved Nundah Village. The Festival was awarded Community Event of the Year at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards.

Festival weekend will kick off on Friday, 7 September with fireworks and a movie under the stars in Boyd Park, Nundah, starting from 4.30pm. Bring a picnic rug, grab a sausage sizzle and join other locals for a screening of Paddington 2, sponsored by Northgate Ward Councillor Adam Allan.

The festivities will continue on Saturday, 8 September with the opening of the Festival Art Show at 10am at the Northside Honda Workshop, on the corner of Sandgate Road and Wood Street. The Festival Art Show Soiree will be held that evening at 6.30pm, where the art show winners will be announced.

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On Sunday, 9 September, the award-winning Nundah Village Street Festival will open at 9am. Enjoy performances from local schools and community groups, food stalls, rides, performers, community stalls and kids entertainment. The Nundah Farmer’s Market will open at 6am, and PandaPearl’s Sidewalk Sale will be operating on Buckland Road. Make sure to stop in at one of the many cafes, restaurants and bars that will be open on the day.

For the latest news and updates, visit www.facebook.com/lovingnundah

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Nundah’s local lawyer determined to end domestic violence

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Kelli Martin is an experienced specialist in family and criminal law, with over 13 years’ experience in the industry. Since founding KLM Solicitors in Nundah in 2015, Kelli has become an advocate for families experiencing domestic violence and a champion for families requiring legal assistance.

Kelli and her team assist families who are experiencing separations involving family violence situations, including housing, financial and physical issues. KLM Solicitors is able to offer a 24-hour call line and has a child-focused approach to family disputes.

“As an advocate for families experiencing domestic violence, I am proud to support a variety of initiatives designed to help change the ending of victims of domestic violence. If you need further information on our services, call our office, or visit our stall at the Nundah Village Street Festival, for non-judgemental advice and support,” says Kelli.

Kelli and her team strongly believe in equal access to justice for everyone, and give back through their work at the Red Rose Foundation, Women’s Legal Service and Legal Aid.

As a mentor to the young professionals working at KLM, Kelli supports her staff to provide the best results for clients and encourages the team to give back through fundraising and charity work.

To further assist families and individuals, Kelli has now appointed a team specialising in Wills and Estate matters. With an empathetic and personable approach to the law, the team can assist people looking to protect their assets during difficult times.

Kelli and the team at KLM Solicitors are looking forward to meeting locals and residents at the upcoming Nundah Village Street Festival, and have introduced special rates for Loving Nundah readers for their new Wills and Estate matters. Chat to the team at the Festival for more information on the rates, or call the team on 3733 0901.

KLM Solicitors | 5a/1192 Sandgate Road, Nundah | 3733 0901

www.klmsolicitors.com.au | www.facebook.com/klmsolicitors

Understanding Mental Health

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A Nundah psychology practice, KCPSYCH, is breaking down the stigma of mental illness and is encouraging locals to take control of their mental health needs.

With one in five people aged 16 – 85 experiencing mental illness (according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2007), KCPSYCH founder, Kristie Clarke, says it is important for people to understand that their mental health, and their families mental health, is important for overall health and well-being.

“Mental health issues can occur at any age and we encourage early intervention to accessing services,” says Kristie.

“The most common mental health issues are anxiety and depression. KCPSYCH services include child and family services, clinical psychology, psychiatry and neuropsychology and disability services (NDIS).”

KCPSYCH has been assisting the community for over 12 years and the team has increased to over 15 practitioners, including a range of allied health service professionals.

“Nundah has always had a unique charm, and the area attracts individuals and families. Our diversity of services and practitioners has occurred with the growing needs in our local community,” says Kristie.

“We enjoy working with our clients to help them, and the people around them, to become the happiest and healthiest version of themselves.”

KCPSYCH | 9/1208 Sandgate Road, Nundah | Ph: 3256 6320 | www.kcpsych.com.au

Barber and Beers in Clayfield

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Mr Snippets Barber, a popular full-service barbershop, is launching a brand new local bar in Clayfield.

Already well known for its boutique coffee, adding a bar seemed like a natural progression for owner Geordie.

“We offer drinks with a hair service, and excited to have Newstead Brewing beers on tap at the moment,” says Geordie.

“We are also looking forward to getting more involved in the community with trivia nights, open mic nights and a space where locals can hang out.”

Mr Snippets has always been a leader in the Brisbane barbershop scene, and pride themselves on offering their clients the best experience.

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“We have gaming entertainment set up when you arrive, great tunes while you are having your service, and now with our bar you can stay afterwards for a few drinks.”

Geordie and the team offer the latest services in men’s hair styling, colour services and grooming.

“Colour is becoming a big fashion trend in the local area. Lots of men want to go blonde, or add some bright colour. Shorter, cropped styles are popular too, as well as a rise in longer, sweptback styles,” says Geordie.

Geordie, who has been in the trade for over a decade, is excited to see the industry evolving.

“When I started barbering ten years ago it was all about fast haircuts – in and out the door. Now, we treat our barber shop like a one-stop man-shop, where clients can have a colour, eyebrow wax, beard maintenance, hot towel face shaves…it’s really an experience,” says Geordie.

Mr Snippets | 134 Junction Road, Clayfield | 3194 8387
www.facebook.com/mrsnippetsbs | www.instagram.com/mr_snippets

Harmonious Minds – Women Supporting Women

Brisbane Northside locals Angie and Caitlin have opened a new counselling service in Nundah that focuses on supporting women’s mental health.

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Angie, a Kedron local, and Caitlin, who hails from Aspley, have opened Harmonious Minds. The clinic is a safe space for women to feel heard and supported.

“We have a genuine interest in women’s wellbeing and strive to help our clients feel empowered and in harmony with all areas of their life,” says Angie. “There will be no judgement or quick fixes. Our clients can expect a compassionate and interested partner in their mental health journey.”

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Angie and Caitlin are both post-graduate university-level qualified in clinical counselling. They have worked together for a number of years counselling individuals and families.

“We offer a holistic approach to counselling at Harmonious Minds and ensure that our approach is tailored to suit the individual needs of our clients”, says Caitlin.

“We believe there is nothing that we cannot work through together.”

Harmonious Minds | Shop 8, 130 Ryans Road, Nundah | 3124 7284 | www.harmoniousminds.com.au
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info@harmoniousminds.com.au