Bridge name recognises community spirit

A local man’s contribution to the Sunshine Coast community was recognised today with the Bradman Avenue bridge over the Maroochy River being renamed in his honour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson unveiled the signs at a special ceremony  to mark the renaming of the bridge to Ken Neil Bridge. Ms Simpson congratulated Mr Neil for his…

Maroochydore’s better bus network

Maroochydore residents are being encouraged to get on board their better bus network which kicks starts from Monday, November 25.Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said providing better public transport was important to reduce traffic congestion in the Maroochydore CBD.  “Route 602 and 617 buses are now servicing Maroochy Boulevard and routes 610, 612, 620 and…

Pedestrian safety steps up on Aerodrome Road

Pedestrian safety on Aerodrome Road will be improved with a new signalised pedestrian crossing between May Street and Fourth Avenue. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said works would start this week. “The new facility will provide a safer and easier crossing for pedestrians on Aerodrome Road,” Ms Simpson said.  “Local residents have lobbied for an…

More State funding released to clear school maintenance backlog

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed the second round of the State Government’s $300 million commitment to revitalise Queensland state schools.  Ms Simpson said the investment was part of the Advancing Our Schools Maintenance Fund, targeting school maintenance backlogs. “Thanks to the latest round of funding 5 schools in Maroochydore electorate will receive over…