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    Backward Glance – The sound of fun echoes through the years
    • Friday 17 January 2020
    There was once a water slide park at Alexandra Headland. It was the result of Andrew and Anna Vizis’ grandchildren constantly nagging for a waterslide to play on.
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    Backward Glance – The Original Stories
    • Thursday 02 January 2020
    For over four years now, we’ve been looking back at our early heritage through the Backward Glance stories. The Nambour Chronicle in the 1920s was following a similar practice with its column called “20 years ago”.
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    Backward Glance – Holiday accommodation & Boarding houses
    • Friday 27 December 2019
    With the improvement of trafficable roads to and around the Sunshine Coast in the early 1900s, guesthouses, flats and other accommodation choices began to flourish.
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    Backward Glance – It’s Christmas time again
    • Thursday 19 December 2019
    It’s Christmas time once again and with this comes excitement, joy and stress. The shops are crowded, roads are busy and children are excited.
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    Backward Glance - Coastal and River vessels of Yesteryear
    • Monday 16 December 2019
    Mystic imaginings of lazy waves lapping at the bows of the vessels as they make their way up the Maroochy River or down the Bribie Passage evoke pleasant thoughts today. However in the early 1880s these vessels provided a vital lifeline to the embryonic settlements along the shore.
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    Council services over Christmas and New Year
    • Tuesday 10 December 2019
    Sunshine Coast Council will have some changes to hours of services during the festive season.
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    Backward Glance – Friendships on the spit
    • Friday 06 December 2019
    This is a story of family friendships forged during holidays and a love of life at the beach.
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    Backward Glance – Industries of earlier times
    • Friday 29 November 2019
    If we started talking about the Wax Works in Nambour during the 1940s you could be forgiven for thinking of a local Madame Tussauds.
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    Experience a vintage Christmas at Bankfoot House
    • Wednesday 27 November 2019
    This holiday season, experience a time gone by as we reminisce about what Christmas would have been like for three generations of the family who called Bankfoot House home for 134 years.
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    Backward Glance – Fond Memories
    • Monday 25 November 2019
    Time passes quickly but memories stay in your heart, especially fond memories. These memories can be of a visit to the beach, flying a kite, kicking a ball, a picnic, being with family and friends and dare we say – of school times.