Local reminiscences


by Sonia Isaacs Clark

OUR previous Hinterland Heritage article (GC&M News, June 22) highlighted how Facebook can be used to create local history pages that spark community interest, memories and conversations. The article featured…

Beerwah Coles development in serious doubt


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…

Win a FREE carpet clean with Admire Carpet and Tile Cleaning


WOULD you love to win a free carpet clean? Local Sunshine Coast business Admire Carpet and Tile Cleaning has the competition for you! All you have to do is head…

Beerwah Co-op’s hardware and garden centre now open on Sundays


GREAT news for avid gardeners and home handy people. The BeerwahCo-op’s hardware and awesome garden centre have extended their hours and will be open on Sundays from 7.30am–1pm.To celebrate, the…

New management for same great Cappriccio’s team


CAPPRICCIO’S Italian Restaurant at the Riverside Centre has been a Maleny institution since Phil and Sonya Venditti opened the restaurant in 1995. When Phil and Sonya retired three years ago,…

Workshops now part of handmade markets


BACK in October 2019, three creative locals decided to set up the quarterly Maleny Handmade Markets to bring together makers and crafters from around the region.Despite the challenges provided by…

2021 Telstra Innovation Awards winners


STUDENTS from the Glasshouse Christian College took out the top gong at the Sunshine Coast Telstra Innovation Awards on July 23 as well as the Emerging Entrepreneur Award.Ten Sunshine Coast…

Council budget … giveth and taketh away


SUNSHINE Coast Council endorsed its $816 million budget for 2021/22 on Thursday, June 24, describing it as “creating a safer, secure future for our community”.On the good side, the budget…

State Treasurer comes to Caloundra


QUEENSLAND Treasurer Cameron Dick says the recent state budget builds on the government’s economic recovery plan by investing in the frontline, the future and communities across the state.To explain the…

New Beerwah traffic lights get tick of approval


THE new traffic lights are up and running outside the Beerwah State School at the intersection of Kilcoy-Beerwah Road (locally known as Peachester Road) and Old Gympie Road.Member for Caloundra…

Landsborough’s new alfresco street dining open


WHILE plenty of locals and visitors have been enjoying the new licensed outdoor dining at the Landsborough pub for the past few weeks, a special gathering was held recently to…

Beerwah keeps growing


By Greg Brown

WITH the popularity of hinterland towns on the increase, the pressure for infill development will only gather pace.Following the article in GC&M News (22 June) about a development application for…