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Articles from November 11, 2012

Are They in or Are They Out?
IT IS very interesting to note that members of Tourism Noosa have nominated for election to the board of Sunshine Coast Destination Limited despite a reported unanimous resolution recently by the members of Tourism Noosa not to amalgamate with SCDL....
A Short Exile in Siberia; Coast Language School Founder Kim Edwards, Right, Fulfils a Dream to Travel to This Part of Russia and Finds Warm People under a Cold Exterior
EVER since 1980, I have wanted to travel to Siberia. Back then, it was the heady days of the Cold War and the adventure must-do of all backpackers: the Trans-Siberian Railway. Today, the world is a different place, but Siberia still conjures vivid...
Back Pain Sufferers Depression Candidates
PEOPLE living with back problems are 2.5 times more likely to experience a depressive disorder than the wider population, according to a report released by the Federal Government's Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. One in 11 Australians...
Buckle Up for Kid-Friendly Road Trips; PETA JOHANSEN Shares a Two-Week Adventure with Her Two Small Travel Companions A[euro][degrees] without Having to Tear Her Hair Out
Kid-friendly road trips TRIPS between destinations shouldn't run longer than two hours a just enough time for a nap or DVD but not to bore children. Find things to interest children: museums, art galleries, parklands, nature walks, beaches. Most...
Cartoon Cultural Legacy; Predictions Hold Strange Fascination for Simon Usborne
FIFTY years after they flew by car into the homes of millions, The Jetsons remains in the minds of a many a nostalgic flight back to Saturday mornings on the sofa. They were The Flintstones in space, grappling with the modern family Co a dynamic...
Chris Happily Flips Fast Bike for Fast Food
Byline: Sarah McDonald RACING around the track at 300kmh holds few fears for motorcycle ace Chris Vermeulen. But put him behind the counter at a fast food restaurant and he admits he's out of his depth. The World Superbike racer tried his...
Cup Daze ,Co Moth or Mother
I HAVE always dreamed of having a very relaxed Melbourne Cup Day. There is a lot of pressure to perform on this day. It is similar to New Year's Eve in that there is all this hype and sometimes it just does not live up to expectations. For more...
Day to Honour Our War Heroes
Byline: ANTHONY BRAND AT 11am on November 11, 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. It was the moment that signalled the end of the First World War. In post-war years, the 11th hour...
Develop, Be a 24-Hour, Non-Stop Destination or Cherish the Quiet Beauty of What We Have, Argue Our Bloggers
NEW Coast resident John Parker of APN Online says it's time to take a good hard look at ourselves. C[pounds sterling]If the best the Coast can come up with for the future is a village mentality, then perhaps we are indeed the village idiots.C[yen]...
It's a Labour of Love; Summer Trees Are Giving Valerie and Gerry Zwart Plenty of Pleasure and Amusement
YOU really know it is summer when you notice the number of red flowering trees in our surrounding areas. Our camera has been working overtime taking photos of these great spring-summer flowering trees that really do make this the Sunshine Coast....
Jordan off to a Flyer for Aussies
Byline: MARK BODE SURF LIFESAVING: Noosa teenager Jordan Mercer got Australia off to a winning start at the world titles in Adelaide yesterday, as the National Teams Championships' ocean and beach events commenced. In the first final of the day...
KEEP THE FAITH; Beaten Bowditch Needs a ,Cybreakthrough' Performance
Byline: MARK BODE GOLF: The former swing coach of US-based Peregian Beach professional Steven Bowditch has urged fans to keep faith with the prodigiously talented big hitter. Tewantin Noosa Golf Club pro Shane Healey believes a C[pounds sterling]breakthroughC[yen]...
Momentum Swing Puts Scorchers in Finals Hunt
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR steele.taylor@scnews.com.au IN an ominous sign for rivals, Sunshine Coast captain Gerard Flegler reckons his in-form side has shown us only a glimpse of what it is capable of. The Scorchers surged from 11th to sixth place...
PRAY FOR ME Nick Duggan Video Seeks Our Prayers for His Battle; Nick Duggan's Heartbreaking Plea as His Rare Disease Spreads
Byline: Patrick Williams COAST businessman Nick Duggan has made a desperate plea to the community to pray for him as the rare disease he has been fighting for several years threatens to paralyse him. The 35-year-old Duggan has posted a heartbreaking...
Premiership Trainer Culls Coast Stable
TRACKSIDE Graham Potter SUNSHINE Coast Premiership winning trainer Len Treloar is in the process of reinventing his stable. That is no easy undertaking at the best of times and it obviously takes on a greater degree of difficulty when it is...
The World at Her Feet; Jessica's Just 15, but She's Living Her Dream with Three-Month Solo Trip
Byline: Kate Clifford JESSICA'S ITINERARY Switzerland, London, Paris, Berlin, Germany, Italy, back to Switzerland, Germany, Austria and New York. JESSICA Gretener was only seven when she first told her parents she wanted to travel the world....
Top of Business Elite; Ron Hill Wins Big Honour at Coast Corporate Awards
Byline: Anthony brand THE region's brightest businesses were in the spotlight last night when more than 30 were honoured at the 18th Sunshine Coast Business Awards. And celebrating more than most was the team from Maroochydore firm Ron Hill Automatics,...
Two Sites Picked for Chinese New Year
Byline: Patrick Williams CHINESE NEW YEAR FACTS Chinese New Year is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The New Year usually falls in February, and the festivities continue for 15 days. During Chinese New Year celebrations,...
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