Business Beat: October Edition


Mother Duck at Providence

Just down the road in the Providence development there is a new Mother Duck opening. It’s on track to open its doors in 2020 and will offer 180 spots with eight classrooms over three levels in a state of the art facility. This is expected to take some strain off of placement availabilities in Ipswich and the surrounding communities into next year.

Silkstone Kindergarten to Close

The Silkstone Baptist Kindergarten is set to close at the end of this year after 53 years of providing childcare services to Ipswich. The close was decided after low enrolments and funding deemed the business inoperable. The move has worried some parents who have relied on the kindergarten and had expected to place enrolments there for 2020.

City Cave celebrates 1st Birthday

City Cave, Ipswich’s premier health and wellness centre has celebrated its first birthday in Ipswich. The centre provides services like float therapy, infrared saunas, massage and Pilates as as well as access to therapists and nutritionists; each service is designed to alleviate pain, relax and relieve stress and promote wellness. Ipswich City Cave is one of seven franchises in Queensland with another developing in Stones Corner, proving the centres popularity. Kathy and the team at City Cave expressed their joy at a successful year in Ipswich.
“We are grateful for all of the trust and confidence that you have placed in us. We will continue to focus on the health and well being of our clients.”

Home Style at Ange’s Kitchen

Ange’s Kitchen is celebrating its fifth month in Ipswich with rave reviews and an ever-growing menu. The Chinese restaurant which styles itself on home style Chinese cooking, boasts an impressive range of dishes, that covers everything from entrees with duck and vegetable spring rolls to mains like sizzling braised pork belly hot pots to luscious traditional desserts such as sticky rice with ice cream and lychees.
The restaurant offers 10 per cent off to ambulance, police, firefighters and Defence personnel who show their ID cards as a way of saying thank you.
City workers will be pleased to know they can pop in for $10 lunch deals as well as ordering from Menulog for an easy dinner.
Ange’s Kitchen is also BYO for those looking for a pleasant night out with friends.

Ange’s is open 11am -2.00pm for lunch and 5.30 to 8.30pm for dinner. Bookings can be made via the Facebook page or by phone.