Iconic Coast restaurant set to expand and hire new staff

AN iconic Sunshine Coast restaurant has had its expansion proposal approved. You won't be disappointed with what the owners have planned.

Father and son's heartbreaking tribute to loving mother

Coolum State School learning support teacher Kylie Allen will be farewelled by family and friends today.

Much-loved teacher farewelled this afternoon

Coffee industry brews up new ideas

LEADING THE WAY: Leon Russell from VintageBlack Coffee is hosting an event to showcase innovators in the coffee industry.

Innovators in the coffee industry will be showcased this Friday.

Coast’s newest food outlet offers free Vietnamese

ROLL IN: Michael Jamieson will open Rolld, a Vietnamese street food outlet at Maroochydore Plaza, on Thursday.

Tired of the same old Asian food options? Check out this new eatery

Parents' worst nightmare: Daughter, 6, could be deported

The family of six-year-old Lennox Head girl Sienna Tippett have applied for Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to intervene so she doesn't get deported for having an undiagnosed mystery illness.

A Northern Rivers family has started the fight of their life.

Dads read to children a different way

STORY TIME: Dads Read is a national campaign to get the male role model reading to children from birth.

Dads read to their children differently to mums

Horrifying tale leads to action for our wildlife

Trish LeeHong of Wildlife Rescue, Rehabilitation and Education Association hand feeds a wallaby, Monday, July 25, 2016.

Campaign for crossing signs to curb wildlife deaths

REVEALED: Cheapest way to do a Coast holiday

CRUISING: School holiday fun means a hectic planning period.

Not sure whether to camp it or glamp it next holidays? Read this

Dog owner finds pet dumped in wheelie bin

Some 25,000 tonnes out of the total 120,000 tonnes of rubbish each year is recycled.

Police asking for community help about incident in Mount Pleasant

High school students show cattle at Farm Fantastic

Caboolture State High School agriculture students showcase their prime cattle reared locally at Farm Fantastic this year.

Mixing Indian and Mexican: Serving up a fusion

The story is on this restaurant making a mix of Indian and Mexican food and people are going crazy for it.G.J Singh and Sai Patil cooking up a feast.

A fusion of cultures a tasty treat

SPECIAL DELIVERY: Postman to deliver Beefy’s Pies

Special pie delivery from the postie?

Beefy's has been busy trialling an overnight home delivery service

9 new Sunshine Coast businesses foodies will love

Ann and Jeff Ross of Hive Haven.

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Demo day at Sippy Downs will showcase these startup companies' wares

Peter Kuruvita’s new cooking series to showcase the Coast

Peter Kuruvita.

Shining the spotlight on Sunshine Coast produce

Bundaberg cafe voted state's best ... again

Amanda Hinds of Indulge in Bundaberg, is passionate about supporting the local farmers.

Public vote Indulge their number one

Trent’s out but he’s tipping a Coast win on MasterChef

MasterChef Australia Top 6 contestants Matt Sinclair, Trent Harvey and Mimi Baines face off in a pressure test. Supplied by Channel 10.

Trent Harvey backs Noosa coffee roaster to top TV comp

Want a rose garden in your living room? Simple

Imagine reading a book surrounded by richly coloured roses in your living space or or lounging in bed with an English garden as your backdrop.

Verandahs are out, 'eskie' homes are in

Air-conditioned homes are replacing the verandah.

3 out of 5 Aussies judge friends on their toilets

Aussies have high standards when it comes to cleanliness

DIY: How to build a backyard fire pit

DIY stars and Weekend magazine columnists Ayden and Jess Hogan.

Would you build this for your backyard?

Fined for saving staghorn

A man who took a staghorn from Booloumba Falls at Conondale National Park with the intention to nurse it back to health never thought it would land him in court

Large variety of plants are brightening surrounds

This Diascia is a beauty.

There was perfect weather for the Queensland Garden Expo

Is there a termite resistant mulch?

MIGHTY MULCH: Cypress Mulch is a natural termite resistant mulch obtained from the Western Queensland White Cypress.

It's a rookie mistake not to mulch your garden

Get a buzz out of bugs

A honey bee at work pollinating a lavender plant.

Get the bugs working for not against your garden

Gardening: Roses inspire love and now is the time to plant

The hybrid tea rose Garden Party produces double, scented white flowers margined with pale pink.

Get the garden ready now for your own rose paradise

A crop of horticultural expertise to bloom at garden expo

ON CALL: Horticulturalist Graham Ross and Gardening Australia presenter Sophie Thomson will speak at this year’s Queensland Garden Expo.

Horticultural experts will converge on the Coast from tomorrow

Growing interest in special line-up

READY FOR FUN: Nambour brothers of the Jackson family, (from left) Hamish, 6, Max, 7, Noah, 6, and Leeland, 2, are excited about the garden expo.

The Queensland Garden Expo is a must see

Russian rower sets hot-air balloon record

A RUSSIAN adventurer has just set a new world record for circumnavigating the globe in a hot-air balloon covering the distance in just over 11 days.

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Bumper whale season: How many humbacks can we expect?

OCEAN GIANT: Hervey Bay will be the temporary home for thousands of humpback whales this season.

Fraser Coast Opportunities hopes locals roll out the welcome mat.

Yeppoon sisters travel coastline in style

COLOURFUL TRAVELLERS: Ella Fleming and her sister Layne Fleming with their colourful van Yota. INSET: Ella driving Yota on the Great Ocean Rd.

Yeppoon hairdressers make colourful trip around the country.

Doing ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ in 48 hours

Hosier Lane street art.

As a weekend getaway, Melbourne is a winter wonderland every year.

Figures show we Aussies love our cruising holidays

Captain Cook Cruises' m.v. Reef Endeavour stands off an island in the Lau group of eastern Fiji.

Cruising among Australians rose almost 15%

Enjoying a Brisbane getaway with the kids

Segway tours along the Brisbane River.

Hotel near Roma St Parklands great launching pad for city

Brian McFadden makes daughters pay for own Christmas gifts

BRIAN McFadden has revealed he makes his two daughters pay half of the money towards their own Christmas gifts and birthday presents.

Lady Gaga is a godmother

Lady Gaga has become a godmother to her friends' daughter

Will Turbo be taken off TV?

Memes about Turbo are flowing on Social media.

PEOPLE want Turbo taken off TV, but will Prospero Productions the ma

Police charge in after Lohan claims fiance tried to kill her

"You tried to kill me. You're a f*****g psycho".

Prince Harry regrets not talking about Diana's death

Diana, Princess of Wales, enjoys a ride on the Maid of Mist in Niagara Falls, Ont., in this Oct., 1991, with her sons Prince Harry, then 7, and Prince William, then 9.

The royal was 12 years old when his mother was killed

Oh Kim, be careful with the spray tan when breast feeding

Kim Kardashian West accidentally smothered North's face in fake tan

Michael Hutchence doco to show a life lived INXS

Michael Hutchence.

Michael Hutchence will live in tell-all feature-length documentary.

Fashionistas show off at Splendour in the Grass

GLITTER, skin and mesh were all on show at the festival this weekend.

Beauty at home: Banish those blackheads

A cucumber mask is very refreshing and a great ‘pick me up’ for skin.

How to get rid of blackheads for good

‘Don’t dare say she looked better with meat on her bones’

Jim Brigginhaw reckons supermodels are too skinny these days.

Beauty: Is it really in the eye of the beholder?

Gladstone girl makes top 50 of most beautiful list

Gladstone's little golden girl Jordyn Lea has not only made her mark in the global magazine Fashion Kids, labelled in the top 50 of the world's most beautiful children, but is also on her way to the national finals of the Aboriginal Model Search in Sydney, in October

JORDYN is on the fast track to fame after this big win.

Mint Hair takes care of you

AT WORK: New hairstylist Cassie Larsen-Byrne enjoys her employment with Mint Hair Noosa.

Mint hair Noosa welcomes new hair stylist Cassie Larsen-Byrne

Isabella Rossellini says being called beautiful is insulting

Isabella Rossellini

'Still beautiful' label is condescending, star says

Aboriginal model search: Oasis sets sights on modelling

STRIKE A POSE: Oasis Armstrong is heading to Sydney in October after being one of eight finalists in the Aboriginal Model Search competition.

She's only eight but she already knows how to rule the catwalk.

Pensioners lose thousands as furniture store collapses

BREAKING: Pensioners and business owners have been left thousands of dollars out of pocket as a furniture retailer closes its Sunshine Coast store.

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

Are these the best headphones ever?

We review the impressive Bose QuietComfort 35s

Aldi scouts Coast suburb for future supermarket

Aldi has confirmed it is investigating a site for a supermarket in Sippy Downs.

Aldi tries to muscle in on Sunshine Coast suburb

ATM operating systems need security updates

Cash money   Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

EVER heard of Barnaby Jack? No?

Are your copies of Harry Potter worth thousands?

Harry Potter books

How to tell if your old copies of Harry Potter are worth $80,000

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Sonya Enkelmann suffered burns to her arms and face after her thermo mix exploded

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix.

Nikki channels chronic pain into works of art

One in five Aussies can experience chronic pain, which takes over at any time often without warning. Learn how to find some relief here.

The wee problem many are embarrassed to admit

Lara Eardley talks to Sunshine Coast daily staff members Jenna Cairney, Lucy Cantori, Kathy Sundstrom and Alex Nolan about sacred exercises that strengthen the perinium and lead to greater health and vitality.

I am a woman with three children and I could have a wee problem

Disease outbreak at daycare puts mums on high alert

Mum pleads with parents to keep sick kids home to stop the spread

Brisbane doctors in first for pre-birth operations

Doctors performed Australia-first spinal operation on unborn baby

Son's cancer battle second fight for family

Kane with his mum Natalie and dad Rick met Taylor Swift at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

Parents never expected their son's headaches were caused by cancer

Reno stars want tradies to focus a little more on one thing

The Demmrichs want Tradies to look after their most important tool

Ipswich girl, 4 with cancer says 'Barbie looks just like me'

LOOKING GOOD: Erin Masurier was given this special oncology Barbie at the Lady Cilento Childrens' Hospital.

Special doll given to Ipswich girl going through chemo therapy

Could you be suffering from Lactaboobiephobia?

IT'S a condition that affects both men and women and can appear with little warning. Find out if you have it here.

'FAILING CHILDREN': Why petitioners want Mason Jet Lee's Law

Mason Jet Lee.

Signatories say the system is failing vulnerable children

Mum's third set of twins in two years

Newborns Darla and Delanie are a US mum Danesha Couch's third set of twins.

"I said, 'This is not happening right now. Pinch me.'"

Stepmum wins battle with dad to be son’s legal guardian

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has appointed guardianship of a man to his stepmother instead of his father.

Court decides stepmum best placed to give special care

There should be no age limit on breastfeeding

Mum, Kristy Lawler breastfeeding her four-and-a-half- and three-and-a-half-year-old children.

Sarah Murnane says the natural weaning age is four-and-a-half years

Tinder users hit by fake 'safe dating' app

TINDER users are being scammed by as much as $A160 a month through fake profile verification sites.

Why millennials are having less sex

Young people appear to be having less sex, or just lying about it less than previous generations.

It is a cliche that each new generation shocks the last

Experts explain: Why kissing is so meaningful

International Kissing Day is on July 6.

Phychologist and lip interpreter explain why kissing is so powerful

Weird and wonderful smooches to try out this Kissing Day

International Kissing Day is on July 6.

WHAT do Eskimos, angels and vampires have in common?