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    Backward Glance: Tennis days, dancing nights
    • Wednesday 16 January 2019
    During this summer of tennis, it’s a great time to reflect on important pioneering tennis enthusiasts who contributed to the social and cultural landscape of our healthy, smart, creative region.
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    Backward Glance – Timber getters and sawmills
    • Wednesday 09 January 2019
    Timber getters and their bullock teams are long gone, however they played a major role in the development of early Near North Coast settlements.
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    Backward Glance: Happy summer holidays (part 2)
    • Wednesday 02 January 2019
    Check out the history of some of our most popular beaches and surf lifesaving clubs in this special summer holidays look at our region's past.
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    Backward Glance: Happy Summer Holidays
    • Thursday 27 December 2018
    Summer holidays are a time for relaxation and fun with loved ones. Here's a look back at some great memories of holiday time on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Backward Glance December 22
    Merry Christmas – The story of when St Nicholas got the Freedom of Maroochy Shire
    • Wednesday 19 December 2018
    As we count down to the festive season, memories from the past come back to many of us at this special time of the year.
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    Backward Glance: Driving and motor garage memories - Part 2
    • Wednesday 12 December 2018
    This week we continue with part two of the history of driving and garages in the early days.
  • Cultural Heritage, Museum and Galleries Queensland Awards
    Cultural Heritage project wins Gallery and Museum Achievement Award
    • Tuesday 11 December 2018
    The protection and promotion of our heritage and our stories was in the spotlight when Sunshine Coast Council was a finalist in two categories, including achieving an award victory, at the annual Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
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    Backward Glance: Driving and motor garage memories – Part 1
    • Wednesday 05 December 2018
    Over the next two weeks we will shine the spotlight on the history of driving and the role garages have played on our Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance: Looking through the shop window – Part 2
    • Wednesday 28 November 2018
    We continue our story from last week where we are taking a trip down memory lane to peek through shop windows on the Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance - Looking through the shop window, Part 1
    • Wednesday 21 November 2018
    In the very early days, settlers on the Sunshine Coast purchased basic items such as flour, sugar and tea in bulk and regular orders were delivered to their home by horse and cart or, in even earlier times, by bullock.