Congratulations to Andrew of Glass House Mountains


IF you missed the Channel 7 Sunrise Cash Cow phone call on Friday, May 21 you might not know that one of our locals took out the $100,000 prize.Yes, we…

Maleny Showground upgrades show-ready


THE Maleny Showground has received a $1.4 million upgrade to infrastructure and facilities to cater for crowds expected to flock to the show this year. Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark…

Knitfest workshops a great taster


By Sonia Isaacs Clark

A popular component of the annual Knitfest Yarn & Fibre Winter Festival is the diverse range of creative and crafty workshops on offer, and this year’s selection has creatively curious…

Landsborough Hall to get facelift


LANDSBOROUGH School of Arts Memorial Hall Association committee members contacted GC&M News to share the exciting news that the much-loved local icon will be getting a facelift.A $35,000 grant from…

Great local dog show


Contributed by Helen Weil

What a great event the recent Sunshine Coast Kennel Club Dog Show at Beerwah turned out to be.The weather was exceptionally good and the variety of activities all had very…

The rainforest is coming along!


BARUNG Landcare hosted a community planting day in April at their new premises on the Precinct in Maleny.The buildings aren’t there yet but it won’t be long before the gardens…

Electric ‘green’ mower purchased


By Richard Owen

MALENY Golf Club, has just acquired an electric greens mower, which will abate morning machinery noise for the benefit of the neighbourhood and reduce the club’s carbon footprint.Course superintendent Mick…

Peachester transport link at risk


DUE to a lack of usage, Sunshine Coast Council is reassessing the future of the Peachester to Beerwah Flexilink service.The service is a trial funded to the tune of $10,000…

Get your scone on


SCONE Time returns to Bankfoot House on Thursday, June 10 for a lovely morning of community connection over a cuppa and tasty fresh scones.Hosted by Sunshine Coast Foodie Martin Duncan,…

Housing boom in Maleny


Hot on the heels of the recently announced 9.2ha 65-lot housing subdivision off Bunya Street in Maleny comes another development application for units and rooming accommodation that could see an…

Fighting fire with music


June is musical comedy time of year for the multi-talented Maleny Singers and, unless the dreaded COVID intervenes, the Maleny Community Centre will echo to the sound of laughter, music…

Dusting off driving skills at rally experience


By Sonia Isaacs Clark

On Sunday, May 2, 44 teams from across South East Queensland put their collective pedals to the metal for the Great Endeavour Rally one-day event. This full day driving adventure…