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The man who ruled for decades, but has barely a road named after him

Although his name is no longer widely remembered on the Sunshine Coast, J.T. Lowe ruled during the first half of the 20th century. James Thomas “JT” Lowe was a Maroochy Shire councillor for 31 years, 19 of them as chairman, a century ago. His name is not to be confused with More

Your say: party house rules, light rail and manners

We need to preserve amenity of neighbourhoods I was interested to read Stayz public More

Five clever tips to boost the health of your ageing brain

It’s never too late to look after your brain health and take positive More

The event that will help you prepare for a disaster

Helicopter water bombing, firefighters in action and 'crash scene rescues' will be among More

Sami Muirhead is ready to binge-watch new movies

Grab your popcorn, people,  because I would like to talk about movies. I More

Old stagers help Kawana re-emerge as a Force

The return of some club stalwarts has reignited Kawana's claims in the local More

Coast records one of its deadliest surf seasons

The Sunshine Coast has recorded one of its deadliest patrol seasons with eight More

Five adventures that show wonder of the Coast from a unique angle

If you like adventure served with a side of quirkiness, you’ve come to the right place. The Sunshine Coast has plenty of unusual, unique experiences that appeal to locals and visitors alike. Here’s just a few. Sail aboard an historic vessel Celebrate Queensland’s Year of Indigenous Tourism by sailing aboard an historic 113-year-old More

Outgoing Stockland CEO’s warning on housing density on the Coast

Stockland's outgoing CEO says the Sunshine Coast is chasing housing-density targets higher than More

Brendan takes epic charity swim to the next level

Caloundra father-of-two Brendan Neil will double his efforts for the Island Charity Swim More

Students selected to attend Indigenous Youth Summit

Kicking academic goals in the classroom has seen two Indigenous stars of the More

The Paralympics hopeful with a passion for people

She might spend endless hours of the day following the black line in More

Key figure in Noosa de-amalgamation to retire

Long-serving Noosa Council CEO Brett de Chastel is set to retire. Mr de Chastel, More

One of our newest music venues gets state award

A twice-a-week festival, which opened just six months ago, has been judged the More

Fresh Qld border restrictions prompted by NSW infections

The Queensland government has moved to fend off an infection entering the state More

More Bruce Highway lanes on way as project revs up

The final contract has been awarded to build a major section of the More

Why the Coast faces growth surge like never before

The Sunshine Coast's population is on an explosive new growth trajectory unlike any More

Photo of the day

Surfing isn't just about catching waves. Capturing the vibe as boardriders soak up a sunset session at Noosa is photographer Jac Lee of www.itsjaclee.com

Share your photo of the day with us. It can taken anywhere on the Sunshine Coast – from the beach to the hinterland – and feature action, landscapes, events, weather or pets. Email photo@sunshinecoastnews.com.au.

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How netball has given Samina the focus to succeed

At the age of 17, Samina Reynolds may be just another first-year university More

Blood, sweat and beers at event to remember – or not!

I had a hectic couple of weeks thanks to the Aussie Titles being More

Caloundra Music Festival makes welcome return

Sun, Surf and Soul will return to Kings Beach as the Caloundra Music More

What’s on: feast of music gigs, psychic medium and a Bloody Long Walk

Nathan Cavaleri 'Demons' Album Tour Many people may be unaware of the career Nathan More

Through the roof: housing approvals hit new heights

Total building approvals in Australia jumped 17.4 per cent in March to the More

Moffat Beach residents seek action to stall hoons

Moffat Beach residents fear a fatality at their doorstep as hooning and ever-increasing More

Bushfire detection invention in race for Space Award

A Sunshine Coast-based firm that specialises in bushfire detection has been named a More

The three-minute test that saved ex-policeman’s life

Ex-policeman Greg Smith is warning men not to be complacent about prostate cancer More

Women’s State of Origin coup for Sunshine Coast

Queensland captain Ali Brigginshaw hopes to see a packed Sunshine Coast Stadium for More

Council

Famous brand among first to use cool new facility

An iconic ice cream company was one of the first businesses to use More

How to ‘Lift’ your health as popular program extended

A free wellbeing program has been extended for Sunshine Coast residents, due to More

Hard to collar: pet owners evade responsibilities

After a successful campaign at Point Cartwright, a pet education campaign will be More

Business

Business identity steps down as network president

Roz White, co-owner of White’s Grocers and visionary businesswoman, has decided to step More

‘Incredible experience’: get ready to fend off zombies

From space exploration to zombie invasions and saving the planet, Sunshine Coast residents More

Tourism’s big day out showcases 100 attractions

The Sunshine Coast's big day out for tourism operators was held at Twin More

Learning

A small school with big plans for student wellbeing

Caloundra City Private School is leading the way with its whole-school Wellbeing@CaloundraCity program, More

Ultimate taste test: students cook for region’s top chefs

Twenty international TAFE Queensland commercial cookery students had the unique opportunity to showcase More

Matthew Flinders students explore new playground

Matthew Flinders Anglian College has created a new nature playground in its primary More

Community

Yee-ha: denim and country in vogue for fundraiser

Lovers of all things denim, country wear and vintage will soon be able More

Decorations help make eye patches fun for kids

Two Sunshine Coast mums have combined their talents to help children with vision More

Beerwah’s new Officer-in-Charge is on the beat

Beerwah Police Station has welcomed new Officer-in-Charge Senior Sergeant Brendan Davis. Member for Glasshouse More