Noll ready to rock out Hervey Bay

SHANNON Noll is getting ready to rock out in Hervey Bay.

WATCH: Dinner to help rebuild Hervey Bay Historical Village

LOOKING GOOD: The op-shop “best dressed” costume competition is just one of the festivities planned for the Historical Village Fire Fundraiser Dinner and Auction, at the Beach House Hotel on February 26. Pictured is  Beach House functions supervisor Tegan Jenkinson with Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum president John Andersen and Main St Lifeline op-shop supervisor Brenda Pascoe.

A dinner will help rebuild the Hervey Bay Historical Village.

Bechtel selling wacky and wonderful items in Gladstone

NEED a steel igloo? What about a ute or an SUV? Find it all here.

Chorus spots waiting for Fraser Coast stars

PUT ON A SHOW: Up to 30 talented Fraser Coast opera singers will be offered places in the upcoming production of Gioacchino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.

Successful singers join a free development program over six weeks

Learn about the history of rail on the Fraser Coast

STEAM AHEAD: Fraser Coast Regional Council councillor George Seymour will talk about the construction of the railway to Hervey Bay this Friday at noon. File picture.

Learn about the history of rail on the Fraser Coast.

Things to do this weekend

HELMETS ON: The Bikers Blessing is on this Sunday from 8.30am at the Door of Hope, Maryborough. Enjoy breakfast and a social ride.

Check out these things to do on the weekend on the Fraser Coast.

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Hervey Bay Seafood Festival

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Oz Rock Roadshow

The Oz Rock Roadshow delivers classic Aussie rock featuring the cream of Australian rock musicians.

The Oz Rock Roadshow delivers classic Aussie rock featuring the cream of Australian...

Rise of the Eco-Warriors Hervey Bay Screening

A screening of the documentary Rise of the Eco-warriors will be shown as well as Q&A afterwards. Tickets available online - all profits going to charity.

A screening of the documentary Rise of the Eco-warriors will be shown as well as...

The Kitty Kats

Look out Hervey Bay... THE KITTY KATS ARE COMING!!
Come and enjoy an exquisite evening of jazz with THE KITTY KATS.

Look out Hervey Bay... THE KITTY KATS ARE COMING!! Come and enjoy an exquisite...

Free Public Information Seminar on EPAs

When to make an Enduring Power of Attorney, what to put in it, and how does it...

Brandon Woods

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Electric violinist Brandon Woods is coming back to centre stage with his new...

Best of the Bee Gees - Maryborough

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The Best of the Bee Gees show has performed over 1,000 shows to hundreds and...

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

PHOTOGRAPHER Warren Lynam offers some advice to people wanting to take an incredible lightning shot.

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Latest edition of pension guide available from Warren Truss

Another edition of the Age Pension Guide has been released by federal MP Warren Truss.

Guide designed to help pensioners understand their entitlements

Guide to candidates in the Hervey Bay electorate

IF YOU want to find out more about the sis candidates in the Hervey Bay electorate, check out our guide.

Check out what the six candidates have to say

Guide to candidates in the Maryborough electorate

IF YOU want to find out more about the seven candidates in the Maryborough electorate, check out our guide.

Check out what the seven candidates have to say

Phone Warren if you don't get a school leavers' guide

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Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss releases School Leavers’ Guide

YOUR SAY: Readers show little support for tourism plans

"WE don't need more large amounts of money wasted."

ELECTION 2016: Tourism key priority for mayoral candidates

Visitors continue to flock to the Fraser Coast

Growth plans for the Coast's tourism are a priority for candidates

Six Coast hotels and attractions make top 25 on TripAdvisor

Wetside Water Park has been voted the South Pacific’s third best water park in the latest TripAdvisor rankings.

The awards saw six hotels or attractions making the ‘top 25 list’

Changes to the "backpacker economy" would hurt Gympie

Will Taunton - Bernet general manager from Visit Oz. Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

Taxation change ‘would hurt economy’.

Backpacker tax faces opposition from farming, tourism

WATERING CANE: Industrial size sprinklers irrigate a cane farm on Goodwood Road.

Petition launched in bid to drop plan for 32.5% tax on backpackers

Sydney’s almost on top in keeping tourists entertained

Research from the first MasterCard Asia-Pacific Destination Index shows Australian cities claimed four of the top 20 destinations on this list.

Travelers to Sydney stay an average of 23.7 nights per visit

Work progressing to get the region international flights

Four planes pack the Whitsunday Coast Airport runway during a busy Saturday which saw six commercial flights land.

Dawson MP says work has begun identifying the airport infrastructure

Freshwater stirring up fish, crabs and prawns for boaties

Travis showing off the length of a threadfin caught at the mouth of the Mary River. Photo Freedom Fishing Supplies / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Freshwater stirring up fish, crabs and prawns for boaties

Storms mean estuaries only place to hook a catch

Casey Whittaker caught this blue salmon in the Mary River off from Beaver Rock. It was 70cm and about 4.5kg. Photo Contributed / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Whiting, bream and flat-head have been reported from mouth of river

Coast’s world-class sailor takes a new tack in global career

Stacey Jackson on the bow of Team SCA during the last Volvo Ocean Race.

Sunshine Coast sailor joins all-woman crew for Sailing Arabia tour

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.