Entries by Monique StClair

Shed fire breaks out north of the Gold Coast

Emergency services are on scene in Logan this morning, following a shed fire. Crews were called to Smith Street in Park Ridge South around 5.30am, after initial reports. Fire fighters arrived to a fire in a shed, and took almost 40 minutes to get the flames under control. Three trucks tackled the blaze, and had […]

GC Councillor’s Facebook status ignites locals

Gold Coast locals have gone to town on a local Councillor’s Facebook page this week, after he posted a ‘fill-the-blank’ status for what the Gold Coast needs. Division 2 Councillor, William Owen-Jones, posted a simple status ‘What the Gold Coast really needs is……………..’, back on February 10. The responses have been… hilarious, to say the […]

Graffiti costs slashed thanks to City App

Mayor Tom Tate’s city pride is alive and well with clean up costs slashed thanks to the City App. The app, which allows members of the public to report new pieces of graffiti directly to Council, has played a major role in driving down costs. Four years ago, graffiti vandalism was costing around $1 million […]