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Fri 23 Jan 2015

Rock on, Aussies

AFTER an amazing turnout in 2014, the Marcoola Rocks Australia Day celebration is expected to draw big crowds again on Monday.

Paradise for ginger lovers

ONE of the Sunshine Coast’s most anticipated annual events is on again this week, with the Ginger Flower and Food Festival into its 19th year at the Ginger Factory...

National pride to the fore

AUSSIE pride and paraphernalia will be on display on Monday, when Coolum’s traditional Australia Day celebrations get under way.

Dog owner fined $2675

KAI Taylor Hamilton didn’t argue against the hefty fine handed down in Nambour Magistrates Court for his staffie viciously mauling a neighbour’s dog.

$75K will help men build shed

JUST a month after Coolum Men’s Shed members were granted a $1 a year lease on a State Government-owned block of land, they have been promised a $75,000 grant...

Fri 16 Jan 2015

School run with ease

MOTORISTS frustrated with school-day gridlock at the Coolum roundabout have had their prayers heard, if not entirely answered.

What we want from our new MP

CATERING for significant growth in the Coast’s priority development area was top of the list for most Maroochydore community leaders in the lead-up to the state...

‘Magic water’ a miracle for Kobi

RUNNING through the backyard with his toy trucks, digging in the sandpit and play dates with friends were once just dreams for little Kobi Cattanach.

Parade your Oz Day spirit

COMMUNITY groups, sporting clubs, schools, businesses and individuals are being urged to get involved in this year’s Australia Day Grand Parade.

Warning: rips more prevalent

SURF expert Robbie Sherwell has warned of increased dangers for Coast swimmers following the death of a man at Yaroomba Beach.

Voting dates

AS STATE Election headlines dominate, voters are reminded to keep an eye on key dates.

Protest raised to an art

AN EXHIBITION featuring protest artworks and signage about a local grassroots campaign will open in Coolum next week.

Smokers crossing the line

THE line between legally or illegally smoking near Nambour General Hospital is big and blue, but still causing confusion.

Turtles need helping hand

IN AN EFFORT to rebuild the dwindling loggerhead turtle population, a dedicated team of volunteers from across the region spends thousands of hours locating and...

Service expanding

COOLUM Meals on Wheels will soon be delivering hot meals to home bound clients five days a week.

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Ready to answer call

TWO University of the Sunshine Coast paramedic science students have been awarded grants for their outstanding research papers.

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