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    Backward Glance - Fashions on the beach
    • Friday 07 February 2020
    The elixir of life transformed and the atmospheric conditions ruling elsewhere forgotten as sweltering, humidity-distressed individuals found they could easily change the uncomfortable feeling to a more genial one when arriving within the precincts of the beach.
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    Students in the classroom, Maleny State Primary School, 1920
    • Friday 31 January 2020
    As our kids and grandkids head back to school for another year, we take some time to reflect on old school days – which were certainly quite different.
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    endED founder Mark Forbes earns top honour at Australia Day Awards 2020
    • Friday 24 January 2020
    At a special ceremony attended by more than 400 dignitaries, nominees and their guests, Mark Forbes, the founder of endED, a Sunshine Coast service that now provides nationwide support to people with eating disorders and their families, was today announced as the 2020 Sunshine Coast Citizen of the Year.
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    Backward Glance – Lookouts and scenic locations
    • Thursday 23 January 2020
    Across the Sunshine Coast there are a number of wonderful, expansive views that overlook valleys, beaches and distant coastlines, stretching out below our hinterland.
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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.