ISSUE 5 CANOPY’S EDGE—SMITHFIELD YO U R L O C A L N E W S L E T T E R NOVEMBER 2009 ISSUE RETIREMENT VILLAGE GETS THE sitewww.cairnsregionalcouncil. com.au “GREEN LIGHT” Cairns Regional Council have 5 NEW HOMES COMMENCED approved plans for a “Supported Living Community” 15 MORE SOON TO START to be constructed within Can- Construction is well underway in Greenvale Close and opy’s Edge Estate. The pro- Rossmann Road with 4 new homes commenced and ject will be constructed on land between Canopy’s Edge another on the corner of Ashwood Circuit has the build- Boulevard and Avondale ing pad cleared to start. It is exciting to see the activity Creek. For more information and know that more new residents are poised to be- or to register your interest come a part of this great community. Another 15 homes please contact our on site are scheduled to commence in 2009 or early next year. NEIGHBOURHOOD sales office located at ”CHRISTMAS CHEER” 2 Ashwood Circuit . It’s great to see some new builders but also the estab- A neighbourhood pre lished names continuing the association with the estate. Christmas afternoon get to- Innovative new designs approved by the developer ,will gether is planned for Saturday 4 BLOCKS SOLD bring more diversity and interest as the building fever 5th December at 4.30pm As a suggestion we thought THIS WEEK pitch heightens in coming months. Keep a look out! that the park in Greenvale With the release of 4 new lots BE PREPARED FOR HAVE YOUR SAY! Close opposite the intersection of Rossmann Road may be a on Canopy’s Edge Boulevard 2 STORM SEASON are already under contract. As The Qld government great location. has released a discus- Other ideas are welcome. an extension of the new Dis- The wet season is sion paper to seek the play Home Village in Lakeside here so we would view of Qld Seniors for We look forward to seeing you a new seniors strategy there! Drive, builders already com- like to again remind and action plan. They BYO FOOD AND DRINK mited include Better Homes everyone to be pre- want to hear their Qld, Cougar Homes, Marlin views and ideas on Please contact the sales office pared for storms. issues such as health, Coast Builders, Fina Construc- Assistance with this housing, urban design 4038 3888 tion & Design and Cairns Qual- Information is and transport. ity Homes. Look forward to The discussion Paper available at the will be open for consul- seeing stunning contemporary council website tation until 4 December designs showcased by these www.cairnsregional For more information www.seniors.qld.gov. quality Cairns builders council.com.au au for a copy of the Sales Office enquiries 07 4038 paper . PAGE 2 Inside Story Headline This story can fit 150-200 content to your newsletter is simple way to convert your words. to develop and write your newsletter to a Web publica- One benefit of using your own articles, or include a tion. 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