South East takes on 35km walk for mito

Sunshine Coast Bloody Long Walk

YUAN LIU & STAFF WRITERS Thousands of fundraisers in the South East are putting their best foot forward this month to take part in the Bloody Long Walk, in order to help find treatments and a cure for mitochondrial … [Read more...]

Pottery coffee cups target sustainability

Renton Bishopric with his ceramic coffee cups

GRACE HOLGATE With single use plastic bags out of circulation, it seems like only a matter of time before disposable coffee cups become the next target on the road to environmental sustainability. And with good reason. Each year an … [Read more...]

Cows find safe haven in hinterland

Gavin and Graham Save A Cow Foundation

JAKE DAY In the Sunshine Coast hinterland is a little-known haven for cows that have been re-homed from beef and dairy farms around the South East. The cows have all been “rescued” by one man, Anthony Walsgott. Mr Walsgott has given a home … [Read more...]

Maroochydore to revolutionise waste disposal

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Following a contract signed between the Sunshine Coast regional council and Swedish waste company Envac, the Maroochydore CBD will see over six kilometres of underground vacuum pipes installed in an effort to  make the city one … [Read more...]

Council to Decide on Commercial Beaches

MICHAELA PETROFES A proposal for Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast beaches have vendors service beaches has been submitted to the Gold Coast City Council. Allowing Australian beaches to be commercial will mean the beach goers can order and … [Read more...]

Dog attack numbers on the rise

TORI ZEIDLER Dog attacks in Queensland appear to be on the rise with an increase in the number of incidents being reported to local councils each week. Sunshine Coast Dog Behaviour Rehab owner Janine Odds said that the owners of aggressive … [Read more...]

Sunshine Coast Color Run raises $60,000 for charities

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Over 12,000 people got active on Sunday competing in the Swisse Color Run on the Sunshine Coast. The event raised over $60,000 for local charities in Australia. The Color Run, which initially took place in the United States … [Read more...]

Record numbers attend Queensland’s first ever Tough Mudder

RYAN COOK Over 28,000 flocked to Caloundra Downs on Saturday to get down and dirty in Queensland's first ever Tough Mudder, an obstacle course which drew thousands of gym goers and fitness fanatics from around the country. The event, which … [Read more...]