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    Backward Glance - Image Special: Quirky Competitions
    • Tuesday 30 July 2019
    Today we showcase images celebrating our competitive spirit. The inventive and quirky events that typify the fun loving character of the Sunshine Coast community.
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    Backward Glance: No time limit on memories
    • Thursday 25 July 2019
    It’s really interesting to reflect on our beautiful Sunshine Coast holiday destinations, and how they’ve become wonderful memories for many generations.
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    Submit your photos now for the 2020 Heritage Calendar
    • Wednesday 24 July 2019
    Dig out your old photo albums and enter the 2020 Heritage Calendar photo competition. Entries close August 12.
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    Backward Glance – John McNab: A Successful businessman dedicated to public service
    • Wednesday 17 July 2019
    In 1890, Daniel McNab opened a drapery, tailor and clothing store in Queen Street Brisbane. In 1894 he expanded his commercial enterprise by opening a branch in Landsborough.
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    Backward Glance – Kawana Library celebrates 30 years
    • Thursday 11 July 2019
    This month Sunshine Coast Council’s Kawana Library is celebrating its 30th Birthday. To celebrate this major milestone, let’s reflect on the history of Kawana and how the library came to be.
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    Backward Glance – Charles Clarke, a pioneering entrepreneur
    • Wednesday 03 July 2019
    It is said that entrepreneurship is a key generator of economic growth. Charles Clarke, in his time, was most likely unaware of his entrepreneurial impact on the development of Mooloolaba.
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    Backward Glance – The day Alan Kippax’s cricket team came to Nambour
    • Thursday 27 June 2019
    While our Australian cricketers are competing at the World Cup in England, we remember when the Sunshine Coast had a rare chance to see international cricketers in action at the Nambour cricket ground.
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    Our community is our future in Division 10
    • Friday 21 June 2019
    A $2.4 million upgrade of Kiamba Road in Kiamba, a $1.48 million pedestrian pathway extension on Nambour Connection Road and a $763,000 commitment to progress the Nambour Heritage Tramway Project are among the Sunshine Coast Council 2019/20 Budget highlights for Division 10.
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    Backward Glance – All bets and an unsung hero
    • Wednesday 19 June 2019
    For as long as man has walked the Earth, he has found a way to bet. Whether it be on fleas, cockroaches, mud crabs, pigs, dogs or horses – if it can move there’s been a bet on it.
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    Backward Glance – Sunshine Coast Show through the sands of time
    • Thursday 13 June 2019
    The Sunshine Coast Show had its beginnings in Woombye when the Maroochy Pastoral Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society was established in 1900 at a meeting held in the Woombye School of Arts building.