Sunshine Coast News

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Gallery mindful of dementia with new art program

Gallery mindful of dementia with new art program

PROVIDING opportunities for people living with dementia can be hugely beneficial to their wellbeing, and a new public program offers a creative avenue.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Remembrance Day floats back in time on Noosa River

Remembrance Day floats back in time on Noosa River

REMEMBRANCE Day organisers are planning to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice with a re-enactment of the flotilla that sailed the Noosa river in 1918.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Mike Carlton: From hard-nosed journo to house-husband

Mike Carlton: From hard-nosed journo to house-husband

MIKE Carlton might have a reputation for being outspoken, opinionated, controversial, but that doesn't stop him from being an attentive husband and father.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Back from the abyss: The bowls club that defied all the odds

Back from the abyss: The bowls club that defied all the odds

FROM the edge of oblivion the Pacific Paradise Bowls Club stared into the abyss, steeled itself, and is growing its membership against huge odds.

Local author tells untold tail behind Australia

Local author tells untold tail behind Australia

SOMETIMES a book comes along with a title that might not appeal to the masses and surprises us by shooting up the best-seller list within weeks of its release.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Moment to remember: Wedding bells sound for Morcombes

Moment to remember: Wedding bells sound for Morcombes

PROUD as punch, the Morcombe family looked happy while celebrating their eldest son's wedding on Saturday.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Bookshop popular as ever on 10-year anniversary

Bookshop popular as ever on 10-year anniversary

WHEN bookshops are struggling to compete with the popularity of online reading, it is heartening to see one small bookshop not only surviving but growing.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Local storm warning issued for veterans cricket championship

Local storm warning issued for veterans cricket championship

A STORM is brewing for the best veteran cricket players when Over-70s Veterans Cricket National Championships starts on the Sunshine Coast.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

'Gift of sound': Deaf grandson inspires musician

'Gift of sound': Deaf grandson inspires musician

FOR 'Music Man' Barry Bull there was no greater feeling than providing the gift of sound to his little grandson.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Beat the drought by raising a glass to farmers

Beat the drought by raising a glass to farmers

EVERYONE who sees the dreadful plight of drought affected farmers wishes they could do something about it. But all you really need to do is have a drink!

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Noosa swimming legend smashes national record

Noosa swimming legend smashes national record

NOOSA'S Jan Croft was just 18 years old when she set her first national swimming record and 57 years later she's claimed another.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

MELTDOWN: Shock as council signals 1000% rates hike

MELTDOWN: Shock as council signals 1000% rates hike

PENSIONERS are in "meltdown” after a council letter foreshadowed a 1000 per cent rates increase on their retirement village living.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

New arrival: Baby giraffe melting hearts at Australia Zoo

New arrival: Baby giraffe melting hearts at Australia Zoo

AUSTRALIA Zoo has welcomed a new little cutie, who arrived into the world weighing 60kg and standing two metres tall.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Sunshine Coast man named father of year

Sunshine Coast man named father of year

FIFTY-FIVE year old father-of-three and grandfather-of-one, Darin Browne, has been named the Sunshine Coast's top Dad.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Distraught mother reunited with stolen ashes of stillborns

Distraught mother reunited with stolen ashes of stillborns

CALOUNDRA CIB Detective Chad Kereama said about 6pm on Monday police located the urn and returned them to Ms Green.

Author Terry Quinn has got the scoop

Author Terry Quinn has got the scoop

Rather than play golf in retirement, 66 year-old Terry Quinn has written his first novel, The Scoop, which is a gripping action-packed thriller.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Buderim Craft Cottage boasts history of great art

Buderim Craft Cottage boasts history of great art

A MEETING place for like-minded people should never be underestimated for its importance in a community.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Safeguard the future through community elder abuse education

Safeguard the future through community elder abuse education

SITTING in the room today at the Maroochydore RSL for today’s Piano Forte session the large audience were treated to a valuable insight.

Calendar of events: Sunshine Coast

Calendar of events: Sunshine Coast

THERE are many activities to participate in throughout the Sunshine Coast for Queensland Seniors Week, August 18-26.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Community group guide: Sunshine Coast

Community group guide: Sunshine Coast

FRENCH FUN: Noosa Croquet Club President, Niven Gugich, explaining the basics to Cooroy Probus Club members on Bastille Day.

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