January 2020

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 2:37 PM

A lifesaving equine veterinary clinic would become the only one of its kind within a two-and-a-half hour drive of the Sunshine Coast if given council’s tick of approval.

HOLD YOUR HORSES: High-care animal facility proposed

A lifesaving equine veterinary clinic would become the only one of its kind within a two-and-a-half hour drive of the Sunshine Coast if given council’s tick of approval.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 4:32 PM

A woman forced to “whiz” by the Maroochy River has added her voice to a chorus calling for public toilets on the Coast’s late-night strip, Ocean St.

‘It’s disgusting’: Late-night revellers busting for public toilets

A woman forced to “whiz” by the Maroochy River has added her voice to a chorus calling for public toilets on the Coast’s late-night strip, Ocean St.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 3:36 PM

A couple “grieved” as a layer of grey paint coated the once bright-chequered floors of Queen St ice cream parlour, Sprinkles, but they have not given up on the town.

Festival ‘110 per cent’ on track despite store closure

A couple “grieved” as a layer of grey paint coated the once bright-chequered floors of Queen St ice cream parlour, Sprinkles, but they have not given up on the town.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 2:20 PM

A Sunshine Coast MP says Nambour shouldn't be judged by a "handful" of empty shopfronts and is adamant key projects will reinvigorate the hinterland town.

Roads, rail, business: Town ‘on the cusp’ of change

A Sunshine Coast MP says Nambour shouldn't be judged by a "handful" of empty shopfronts and is adamant key projects will reinvigorate the hinterland town.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 9:41 AM

Backyard barbecues, a love of craft beer, fermented food and community have all manifested in a Sunshine Coast couple’s new popular food venture.

Feast your eyes: New foodie venture heats up

Backyard barbecues, a love of craft beer, fermented food and community have all manifested in a Sunshine Coast couple’s new popular food venture.

Published a story 14th Jan 2020 4:56 PM

All six stonefish injuries recorded on patrolled Queensland beaches since July happened on the Sunshine Coast, according to Surf Life Saving Queensland.

Council denies call for more stonefish warning signs

All six stonefish injuries recorded on patrolled Queensland beaches since July happened on the Sunshine Coast, according to Surf Life Saving Queensland.

Published a story 14th Jan 2020 4:38 PM

Venomous fish with a sting so painful a double dose of morphine couldn't subdue a man are lying in wait in Sunshine Coast beaches, rock pools and rivers.

Dozens suffer ‘excruciating’ sting of venomous fish

Venomous fish with a sting so painful a double dose of morphine couldn't subdue a man are lying in wait in Sunshine Coast beaches, rock pools and rivers.

Published a story 14th Jan 2020 12:55 PM

More people have been stung by bluebottle jellyfish on the Sunshine Coast in the past week than during the peak school holiday period.

Bluebottle invasion: Thousands stung in one week

More people have been stung by bluebottle jellyfish on the Sunshine Coast in the past week than during the peak school holiday period.

Published a story 13th Jan 2020 2:35 PM

After two years of making the Coast that little bit sweeter, a 1950s-inspired ice cream parlour has closed up shop.

‘We did our best’: Sweet business closes up shop

After two years of making the Coast that little bit sweeter, a 1950s-inspired ice cream parlour has closed up shop.

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 11:38 AM

Hopes The Big Cow would be restored to its former glory were taken to slaughter this morning when the loved feature was carved in two and trucked away.

"Udder madness": Coast landmark taken to slaughter

Hopes The Big Cow would be restored to its former glory were taken to slaughter this morning when the loved feature was carved in two and trucked away.

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