July 2015

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 10:20 AM

NOOSA library services have been put on notice by Mayor Noel Playford that they must be more financially accountable to councillors after he revealed costs.

Noosa Library costs warrant checking the books

NOOSA library services have been put on notice by Mayor Noel Playford that they must be more financially accountable to councillors after he revealed costs.

Published a story 28th Jul 2015 10:14 AM

NOOSA Council community services director Alan “Fox” Rogers said part of a 3% increase in spending over eight years for  library services was due to the opening of Cooroy Library.

Noosa Council checks out library service costs

NOOSA Council community services director Alan “Fox” Rogers said part of a 3% increase in spending over eight years for library services was due to the opening of Cooroy Library.

Published a story 24th Jul 2015 4:02 PM

Mayor Noel Playford said only a ban on developers making financial donations will ever ease development threats

Mayor Noel Playford has his say on developer's political donations

Mayor Noel Playford said only a ban on developers making financial donations will ever ease development threats

Published a story 24th Jul 2015 3:58 PM

Fly-in-and-camp bats in Noosa defy moves to be forced away

A FORCED dispersal of Noosa’s Wallace Park flying foxes is useless and could make the problems worse for other residents as these natural urban invaders use the treed area like “a caravan park”.

Published a story 14th Jul 2015 3:00 PM

THERE is a move among the Australian Greens Party to run candidates at the Noosa Council election next March.

No ticket to run yet but time to test the political climate

THERE is a move among the Australian Greens Party to run candidates at the Noosa Council election next March.

Published a story 14th Jul 2015 2:57 PM

Residents not ready ‘to party’ for Noosa Council elections

NOOSA councillor Tony Wellington doubts that the residents of Noosa Shire would “look kindly upon party politics entering their local government”.

Published a story 14th Jul 2015 2:43 PM

COLES Noosa is celebrating 20 years of dedication for a community hero – one of their own. Popular deli worker Shirley Scott started working at the Noosa store in 1985.

Shirl’s 20 of the best years in Noosa Coles

COLES Noosa is celebrating 20 years of dedication for a community hero – one of their own. Popular deli worker Shirley Scott started working at the Noosa store in 1985.

Published a story 13th Jul 2015 2:20 PM

NOOSA Junction could be facing a $5 million hit to its retail bottom line through the possible loss of its local Target Country according to council planning staff assessing the Noosa Civic expansion application.

Shopping shakeup for Noosa Junction, Noosa Civic centres

NOOSA Junction could be facing a $5 million hit to its retail bottom line through the possible loss of its local Target Country according to council planning staff assessing the Noosa Civic expansion application.

Published a story 10th Jul 2015 10:08 AM

NOOSA Junction could be facing a $5 million hit to its retail bottom line through the possible loss of its local Target Country store according to council planning staff.

Junction facing ‘a $5m retail hit’ Targeting new site in a Civic expansion

NOOSA Junction could be facing a $5 million hit to its retail bottom line through the possible loss of its local Target Country store according to council planning staff.

Published a story 10th Jul 2015 10:03 AM

AFTER years on the planning table, the intensive Ridgewood chicken farm could soon be finally presented to the Noosa councillors next month for consideration.

Plan comes home to roost for Ridgewood broiler farm

AFTER years on the planning table, the intensive Ridgewood chicken farm could soon be finally presented to the Noosa councillors next month for consideration.

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