Eat Local Week
Scenic Rim Eat Local Week celebrates the food, farmers and natural beauty of the Scenic Rim through a program of festivals, farm gate events and culinary experiences.
Job creation, growth and opportunity for the Scenic Rim community are at the heart of a new
Council initiative aimed at stimulating the local economy.
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31 MAY - RADF FUNDS BRING LOCAL ARTS PROJECTS TO LIFE
A Tamborine Mountain artist's project that uses an app to bring to life stories of the deceased while walking through cemeteries has been boosted with $13,000 through Round Two of the 2015-16 Scenic Rim RADF Program.
30 MAY - COUNCIL ENCOURAGES OWNERS TO DE-SEX PETS
Council is partnering with RSPCA Queensland and participating veterinary clinics to encourage pet owners to de-sex their cats and dogs. From 1 June to 31 August 2016 selected local veterinary clinics are offering discounts to support pet owners in having their animals de-sexed as part of the Operation Wanted campaign.
26 MAY - SPORT AND RECREATION GRANT APPLICATIONS OPEN
Applications for Council's 2016/17 Sport and Recreation Program opens Wednesday 1 June 2016 and members of the Scenic Rim sport and recreation community are invited to apply for funding assistance.
24 MAY - COUNCIL MEETINGS MOVE TO MONDAYS FROM JULY
Council's monthly schedule of committee and ordinary meetings will move to Mondays from July. The Ordinary Meeting will now be held from 1pm on the fourth Monday of the month, while Council's three Standing Committees will meet on the preceding Monday, commencing with the Finance Committee at 1pm and followed by Corporate and Community Services and Planning and Development.
24 MAY - COUNCIL PROGESSES FOUR MORE BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS
The replacement of four more timber bridges in Scenic Rim is progressing, with Council resolving to acquire parcels of surrounding land as road reserve at three sites to improve approaches to the new crossings. Council is replacing Churchbank Bridge, Adams Bridge, Tramway Bridge and Camp Creek Bridge with new concrete structures at a cost of more than $9.5 million.
24 MAY - DEVELOPER AFFIRMS LONG-TERM PLANS FOR BEAUDESERT
Council has approved the subdivision of more than 200 additional housing blocks as part of the staged redevelopment of the former Boystown site into a residential community. Leading residential developer Peet Limited owns the 71-hectare site which located off Telemon Street in Beaudesert.
24 MAY - NEW OUTLOOK FOR BEAUDESERT ESTATE
Council has approved minor layout changes to a new residential estate at Gleneagle, in addition endorsing the names of the first streets in the subdivision. The planned estate, located on the Mount Lindesay Highway opposite the Scenic Rise development, has also undergone a name change and will now be marketed as The Outlook.
24 MAY - NAME CHANGE TO ADDRESS CROSSING CONFUSION
Murray Crossing East Road at Mount Walker is to be renamed Daley Rd to address confusion that it links to or forms part of Murray Crossing Rd. The two roads are separated by the Bremer River and there is no crossing linking the two.
24 MAY - NEW NAME FOR LOCAL CRICKET FIELDS
Council has approved the naming of two new sports ovals at Everdell Park, Gleneagle, in recognition of the contribution of a local sporting family. The Larrescy Ovals will honour Cecil, Patricia and Stephen Larrescy.
24 MAY - LEASES RENEWED FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS
Council has approved the leasing of two Council-owned properties to house community organisations which provide important services to the Scenic Rim community across the sporting and cultural realms. Beaudesert Community Radio Group, known as BeauFM, and Tamborine Mountain Triathlon Club have been granted five-year leases.
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