Council reject Coles Beerwah location

SUNSHINE Coast Council has unanimously supported the refusal of three applications for a Coles supermarket, a McDonald’s and a new petrol station to be built in the industrial part of Beerwah. According to Division 1 councillor Rick Baberowski, this emphatic…

Upgrade to include traffic lights for the zoo

An extra $6 million has been allocated for the safety improvement upgrade of Steve Irwin Way between Beerwah and Landsborough, to fund new traffic lights at the Fraser Road Australia Zoo entrance, taking the total funding to $24 million. The…

Kabaret of Secrets

‘Secrets’, the intriguing new production featuring the Maleny Players, promises to be an entertaining and emotionally captivating ‘kabaret’ featuring a collage of music, humour, drama, the human voice and movement. Written and directed by highly acclaimed playwright and long-term Maleny…

Future of Coles development decided this Thursday

THE controversial plans for a new major retail precinct on industrial zoned land on the outskirts of Beerwah could be dead in the water, according to a report going before the next Sunshine Coast Council meeting this Thursday, July 22.…

Beerwah CBD retail expansion approved

THE expansion of the Beerwah Marketplace and Village shopping precinct (where Woolworths, Fresh & Save and KHub are located) has been given the green light by Council. Village Fair Investments Pty Ltd (VFI) lodged an application with the Sunshine Coast…

Peachester community forum

FOLLOWING concerns about recent home invasions around the Peachester area, local resident and Celebrate Glasshouse Country president Judy Tomlison organised a community information forum, which was held on Saturday, July 10 at the Peachester Hall. Judy said the original idea…

Heart Spaced Grief Garden progressing

TYING Up Loose Ends (TULE) recently hosted a light-hearted fundraising evening for the Heart Spaced Grief Garden project. The comedy and music night, called Doing Death Differently, was held at Finbar’s Lounge Bar Maleny and was a huge success, raising…

Goannas welcomed during Indigenous Round

Throughout Queensland, football clubs recently held an Indigenous round to celebrate NAIDOC week to acknowledge the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Football Queensland CEO Robert Cavallucci said football is a powerful tool that unites…

Police Beat

Coffee with a Copper We have had great feedback from our recent Coffee with a Copper events. After our first effort at Beerwah was delayed due to COVID restrictions we enjoyed meeting up with some of the local community at…

Pride of Workmanship nominations close soon

IF you are a Maleny business operator, organisation or member of the public, and have an employee or know an individual, local supplier or volunteer who deserves recognition for their awesome service excellence, then be sure to nominate them for…

Book a real winner

STONY Creek resident, author and regular radio contributor John Lynn, a passionate advocate for promoting more sustainable habits and energy efficient practices, especially when it comes to energy efficiency in the home, was featured in GC&M News back in the…

Landsborough Hotel

THE GC&M News team headed out of the office for lunch this week to farewell the lovely Jen, who is heading off on maternity leave. Always happy to mix business with pleasure we took the opportunity to try some of…