Community News

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Pialba shoppers line up for their turn

premium_icon Pialba shoppers line up for their turn

The shopping centre had customers lining up outside under the shade with only one access in and one exit out.

Hervey Bay Cricket Award Winners

premium_icon Hervey Bay Cricket Award Winners

The Hervey Bay Cricket Association recently recognised its cricketers for their outstanding ­achievements over the 2019/20 season.

Being at school not so ruff after all

premium_icon Being at school not so ruff after all

Sporting a cute Minions scarf, the four-year-old “groodle’’ goes to the high school every Wednesday

We want you for the Care Army

We want you for the Care Army

In a nod to Queensland’s Mud Army, a new legion of community volunteers is being recruited protect the health of one million seniors at risk from coronavirus.

Your chance to salute our frontline heroes

Your chance to salute our frontline heroes

They're among the local health heroes holding the line against the worst global pandemic in a century. LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE OF SUPPORT

Tue 31 Mar 2020

School still offering essential service amid shutdown

premium_icon School still offering essential service amid shutdown

We all have to do our bit to help out, one way or another

Coffee shop fuelling community creativity

premium_icon Coffee shop fuelling community creativity

Suggestions to brighten the 8.5m wide by 4m high wall with a colourful mural or street art display

Volunteers needed to keep community meals on a roll

premium_icon Volunteers needed to keep community meals on a roll

From Howard to River Heads and Hervey Bay and Maryborough, Meals on Wheels organisation needed extra help to ensure about 2000 meals were delivered each week.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Don’t mask your sympathy for others

premium_icon Don’t mask your sympathy for others

Please be sympathetic and understanding of the medical plight of strangers and don’t judge them.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

STAY OUT: Council's drastic measure to stop local skaters

premium_icon STAY OUT: Council's drastic measure to stop local skaters

Local skate parks shutdown for the safety of the community

Candidates call for mobile centrelink office

premium_icon Candidates call for mobile centrelink office

Local candidates call for mobile Centrelink office

Private hospital shuts down to keep patients safe

premium_icon Private hospital shuts down to keep patients safe

A Fraser Coast hospital will close their doors to visitors from 11.59pm

Close shave for bride and groom

premium_icon Close shave for bride and groom

Mr and Mrs Paul and Suzanne Taylor exchanged wedding vows last Saturday at Fraser Coast RV Park and celebrated the reception with a difference.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Coast tourism not immune to COVID-19

premium_icon Coast tourism not immune to COVID-19

Fraser Coast Tourism and Events general manager Martin Simons warned about the economic fallout from COVID-19.

ScoMo wont stop this Extreme Cowboy

premium_icon ScoMo wont stop this Extreme Cowboy

Horses will provide freedom for this Tiaro horseman, should Fraser Coast residents be forced to stay home.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Here comes the ... virus

premium_icon Here comes the ... virus

With people now having to avoid birthday parties, barbecues and house parties, the owners of Delux Party Hire in Hervey Bay are faced with even tougher times.

PHOTO GALLERY: 70 adorable prep classes of 2020 featured

premium_icon PHOTO GALLERY: 70 adorable prep classes of 2020 featured

Seeing the adorable faces of more than 800 Fraser Coast Preppies is sure to brighten your day.

Tue 24 Mar 2020

HISTORY WRITTEN: Museum closes for the first time since 1974

premium_icon HISTORY WRITTEN: Museum closes for the first time since 1974

The Zephyr St tourist attraction has closed its doors for the first time since it opened 46 years ago.

CLASS OF 2032: 800 beaming Preppie faces in special feature

premium_icon CLASS OF 2032: 800 beaming Preppie faces in special feature

My First Year, a special commemorative lift out of Preppie photos in the Fraser Coast Chronicle, has become an institution in the Fraser Coast region.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Staggering Centrelink line as jobs lost, site crashes

premium_icon Staggering Centrelink line as jobs lost, site crashes

'I’m not really a person for Centrelink but it's what you have to do to pay rent and buy food'

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