Kacy Fogden with Louis January at her Wonglepong training property. Photo: Chloe Bennett.
Community

Kacy Loving Canungra Life

As the granddaughter of New Zealand racehorse trainer, Ashley Fogden, working with horses was always Kacy Fogden’s passion. “I always loved the idea of being a trainer but I never thought it was possible when […]

Spencer Jeans stands at the head of the line of his Queensland Reds team mates. Photo: CPL Nicole Dorrett.
Community

Soldiers Push Reds to the Limits

The Super Rugby Queensland Reds have been pushed to their physical and mental limits at a preseason training camp at Kokoda Barracks. The camp was run by personnel from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment. […]

Jo McClintock from The Butchery Canungra.
Business

Buy local Christmas 2021

Scenic Rim residents are being encouraged to spread the festive cheer to local businesses and ‘Buy Local Christmas 2021.’ Every purchase at a local business entered into the draw will give a chance to win […]

Elysium Village residents are preparing to light up the Village for Christmas.
Community

Elysium Village Lights Up for the Community

Elysium Village’s Christmas Lights Extravaganza is set to delight locals and visitors alike when it returns in December. After being cancelled due to COVID restrictions in 2020, residents of the Over 50s Lifestyle Village are […]

Agnes Curtis with Joyce Libke and their Plymouth car, circa 1939.
History

Petrol Prices Rising

Before we get too steamed up about rising petrol prices, let us go back seventy years to the years of WW2  (second world war 1939 to 1945) and up to 1950.   During this time […]

Dave Groom in his Beechmont studio. Photo: Supplied.
Beechmont Buzz

New Art Exhibition by Dave Groom

Rain Birds is an exhibition of new oil paintings by Scenic Rim Artist Dave Groom, who has an artist studio and gallery at Beechmont.  In September 2019 the landscape around Dave’s property was burnt by […]

Above: The gravesite as it is today.
Community

Fighting to Save the Graves

On the hill behind Canungra’s main street is an unassuming parcel of land that holds the heart of long term residents. The site contains the remains of John Scarborough and five babies under nine months […]

Former Mayor of Beaudesert Shire Council, Joy Drescher.
Community

Vale Joy Drescher

The Scenic Rim and the world will never be the same after beloved icon Joy Drescher passed away on 28 November. She was in public office across three decades and was the first and only […]

Chloe, Steve, Kym, Ella and Cooper Crook with dogs Jas the Lhasa Apso cross and SJ the Rottweiler. Photo: Katie O’Brien.
Community

Crooks on the Run!

For some people spending a year with three kids and two dogs in the confines of a caravan would be a nightmare, but for the Crook family it is the trip of a lifetime. After […]

Community Groups took home $6,500 from the Community Pitch Night.
Business

Community the Winner at Pitch Night

Community groups took home $6,500 after successfully pitching their ideas to the Board of the Bendigo Community Bank, Canungra & District. The evening was like a Theatresports event with some very imaginative skits performed. C&K […]