Next year marks the Centenary of Coolangatta State School – first established on Kirra Hill in 1919, now the Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre, and the present school at Staplyton Street, Kirra established in 1977. Local businesses are being encouraged to take part in the celebrations in February 2019. ..
Harcourts BMG has announced they have joined forces with Armstrong Gold Coast, welcoming them into the Coolangatta office and beginning a new practice earmarked by a combined, expansive real estate knowledge. ..
On November 1, 2018, Queensland’s Container Refund Scheme, Containers for Change will begin reducing the amount of beverage container litter entering our environment by providing an incentive for people to collect and return eligible containers for recycling. ..
After 20 years as a practice Director in Tweed, architect Andrew Armstrong decided his home town of Coolangatta was the ideal place to set up shop to run his own firm. In 2015, Armstrong & Co. popped up next to the Coolangatta Pie Shop, coinciding with the revival of the Griffith St stretch. ..
Coolangatta Police Station has become a ‘dementia friendly’ station, with seven officers becoming Dementia Friends. ..
With around 500 items handed in as lost property at the Gold Coast Airport each month, many remain unclaimed and are given a new lease on life. ..
The fourth annual Gold Coast Open House will open the doors of interesting and architecturally significant buildings and locations, inviting the public to take a behind the scenes look at places they may have only glimpsed from the street on Saturday 27 October 2018. ..
More than $11,000 was raised to fight against hunger at the sold out Empty Bowls Gold Coast event on Saturday 15 September at Currumbin’s Dust Temple. ..
Currumbin’s own Balter Brewery have announced the latest addition to their beer family, the mid strength brew, Captain Sensible. ..
Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen were announced as the winners of this year’s major Neumann Family SWELL Sculpture Award, taking top honours and $15,000 amongst a total prize pool of more than $25,000 at the 16th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..
Kirra based business, Gold Coast Skydive will see its owner Archie Jamieson and General Manager Alana Bertram gear up to compete at the World Parachuting Championships at Runaway Bay from 6 – 13 October. ..
The Strand at Coolangatta is partnering with City of Gold Coast to bring the Level Up Youth Art Program to the centre in October. ..
Welcome to the September edition of my monthly Councillor Newsletter. As your Councillor, I am passionate about serving the needs of residents, schools, businesses and community groups within Division 14. ..
Having worked in hospitality in various corners of the world from the USA to Dubai, New Zealand and Europe, Jenny Madigan says that when the opportunity to own Coolangatta’s Greenhouse Canteen and Bar presented itself, it just felt right. ..
Currumbin Beach will transform into an outdoor gallery this week as curated works to inspire and provoke will be on exhibition between 14 - 23 September at SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..
When it comes to dining on the Southern Gold Coast, we are spoilt for choice. In case you weren’t tempted enough by our amazing local restaurants and eateries, their delicious menus and premium locations, the following restaurants are offering super special deals to entice diners throughout September. ..
Ignite Education celebrated 20 years in the Vocational Education Training Sector in August.
Initially named Currumbin RSL College of Hospitality, Ignite Education provides a range of qualifications and learning opportunities including school based traineeships which can translate into a multitude of pathways for other tertiary courses or job placements. ..
Wayne Deane -1952 - 2018
Wayne started surfing in 1960 with his oldest brother Robye Deane and their Dad John taught them to surf at Rainbow Bay.
Deaney was an extraordinaire water man and iconic surfing legend from Coolangatta, perhaps Coolangatta's greatest ever waterman. ..