MAYOR Mark Jamieson often drove a horse and sulky to school as a young fellow but yesterday he was encouraging Coast school students to ride their bikes to school with their mates.
IF YOU are going to have a heart attack, have it in Coolum.
HE WAS mocked and ridiculed by the previous LNP Government and the Brisbane Murdoch newspaper, but Peter Wellington has had the last laugh, not only winning his seat but also enjoying a substantial 10% swing.
GOT beer? That was the question on local lips as the Coolum Beach Hotel almost became the pub with no beer.
THE big crowd at Saturday’s community rally in Tickle Park finally heard what they had been longing for – a Sunshine Coast councillor sticking up for them.
LIFELONG friends were among the huge crowd of mourners at the Coolum Uniting Church on Wednesday to farewell popular hairdresser Leanne Borg.
FORGET reality TV shows. The “reveal” taking place next month at the Coolum Surf Club is sure to be a ratings winner.
FOR someone who suffered 32 fractures after falling four metres on to rocks, Allen Munro is remarkably resilient.
COOLUM Surf Life Saving Club’s Supporters Club is at it again.
THREE Coolum Year 12 students are bypassing Schoolies celebrations at the end of the year to teach English and other skills to impoverished children in Cambodia.
I am the editor of the Coolum and North Shore News, a weekly community publication that covers the area from the Maroochy River to Marcus Beach. I have lived in the area for more than 35 years and, not surprisingly, am passionate about this community of communities. My hobbies are reading intelligent fiction, writing music and observing Australian politics.