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Council dives in to save Rathdowney swimming season

30 November: Council has dived in to ensure the Rathdowney public pool remains open during the Summer swimming season.

Boonah retirement village to be transformed

27 November: Boonah's Fassifern Retirement Village will more than triple in size over the coming years with Council approving a transformational expansion.

Local community groups get their Games on

27 November: Nine Scenic Rim organisations will share in $17,000 worth of grants to help local communities get into the spirit of 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Reserve to recognise Beechmont pioneers

27 November: A large tract of public reserve in Beechmont is to be named in recognition of the district's pioneers. The unnamed parcel of land is known locally as Back Creek Reserve.

Scenic Rim Annual Report adopted

27 November: Scenic Rim Regional Council's 2016-17 Annual Report was adopted its November Ordinary Meeting. The document provides a snapshot of Council's financial and operational performance during the year.

Canungra's early Christmas surprise

22 November: Canungra's youngest residents are set to receive an early Christmas present with the opening of Scenic Rim's newest community playground in DJ Smith Park.

Sharp height increase to improve bridge's resilience

21 November: Replacement of Sharp Bridge is set to reduce the likelihood of Beechmont's community becoming isolated due to flooding and landslips in severe weather events.

Bridge replacement program gathers momentum

20 November: Council has ticked off another two bridge projects in the western reaches of the Scenic Rim with the support of the Federal Government - Adams Bridge at Rosevale and Churchbank Bridge at Mutdapilly.

Grinches damage town Christmas Tree

15 November: Grinches have tried to steal some of Beaudesert's festive cheer by damaging the town centre Christmas Tree.

Election material a sign of the times

13 November: With the State election campaign in full swing, promotional materials for candidates are appearing across the Scenic Rim.

Recognition for Rhoda Rushbrook revitalisation

7 November: Industry accolades continue for Council's Vibrant and Active Towns and Villages initiative, with the contractor responsible for building the Scenic Rim's newest park lauded for its work on the project.

Community breaks ground on groundbreaking project

3 November: Members of Tamborine Mountain's business community have joined Council in turning the first sod of the groundbreaking Village Greens project.

Free celebration for playground opening

31 October: Scenic Rim's newest children's playground will be officially opened to the community on Saturday, 4 November. To celebrate the completion of the new playground in Beaudesert's Jubilee Park, Council is staging an afternoon of free family fun.

Lease extension for Rural Fire Brigade

30 October: Council has provided a five-year lease extension to the Mount Alford Rural Fire Brigade to allow time for the group to identify a preferred site for future expansion.

Waste facility continues to have green light

30 October: Council will continue to operate Tamborine Mountain's green waste facility in its current location at Knoll Road after careful consideration of a petition by local residents.

Topographical artwork puts Canungra on the map

27 October: A steel sculpture depicting the local landscape now stands as a gateway to the Scenic Rim, putting Canungra on the map.

Tell us what you've wheelie bin thinkin'

23 October: Council is seeking community feedback in relation to its kerbside waste collection services.

Scenic Rim's feature batonbearers lead the field

20 October: At more than 80 years young, Betty Pugh and John Penglis show no signs of slowing down and are already in training to carry the Queen's Baton on the last leg of its journey to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Asian breakthrough for Scenic Rim camel products

19 October: Camel's milk skincare products farmed in Scenic Rim will soon be gracing the marketplace of online shopping juggernaut Alibaba and the shelves of one of Hong Kong's leading grocers.

State funds flow for Main Street project

18 October: Council's town centre vibrancy plan for Tamborine Mountain has received a major boost, with the State Government announcing it will co-fund the Village Greens project on Main Street.