Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Hive of Activity at Cooroy

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Hive of Activity at Cooroy

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Byline: Pomona Ph: 5485 4171

COOROY Badminton Hall has been a hive of activity recently with not just its regular games and coaching sessions but also a a[approximately]Back to Cooroy' social tournament. More than 30 players converged on the hall. They came from various clubs and areas of the Sunshine Coast including Caloundra, Buderim and Nambour. The Cooroy Badminton Club caters for players of all ages and skill levels. Social badminton is on Mondays from 9.30am to 11.30am, Wednesdays from 8.30am to about midday and of an evening on Wednesday and Friday nights from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Coaching for juniors is available Wednesdays and Fridays from 6pm to 7.30pm and Saturdays. Coaching and games are played from 2.30pm to 5pm. All sessions are $5 per person (or $4 for juniors). Enquiries Darell Morisson on 5447 6592 or website www.cooroybadminton.com.au

Genealogical news

COOROY Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group will have a display at the Community Fair in the Lions Park, Noosaville tomorrow. If you happened to buy a ticket in the 50/50 raffle held recently, it was won by green ticket B86. Enquiries to 5442 5570.

Environment forum

TODAY'S guest speaker at 11am, is Michael Davis, explaining the concept of a aclimate change-baseda project being conducted by the Noosa Parks Association. The 10-week program being undertaken by the Association, in conjunction with local residents and businesses, will attempt to determine how easy it may or may not be to become a carbon-neutral organisation. This session which is free. Enquiries 5474 2486.

Mattresses

MORE than 14,000 old mattresses are delivered to landfills in the Sunshine Coast Regional Council area each year. A trial has been launched which by the Regional Council and community group STePS working together.

STePS employees will dismantle and recycle the foam, timber and steel by hand and all proceeds will go directly into funding the collection and destruction of the mattresses. From October 1, anyone wanting to dispose of an old mattress can do so at Council transfer stations across the Sunshine Coast Regional Council area. …

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