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Sat 22 Sep 2018

Mary Poppins building refurb on hold as company goes bust

premium_icon Mary Poppins building refurb on hold as company goes bust

The refurbishment of Maryborough's Mary Poppins building has been left in limbo after the company contracted for the work entered voluntary administration

Car windows smashed in drunken tirade

premium_icon Car windows smashed in drunken tirade

A PIALBA man, who drank himself into a stupor following an argument, smashed car windows and struck a police officer on August 3.

Hanging up hat after 40 years in blue

premium_icon Hanging up hat after 40 years in blue

FORMER Officer in Charge of Hervey Bay Police Senior Sergeant Dan Willett has quite literally seen it all.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Fusion take home crown after 45-15 toppling of Brumbies

premium_icon Fusion take home crown after 45-15 toppling of Brumbies

Two grand final titles in a row has Fusion coach Amy Sands delighted at her girls' ongoing growth through the seasons

Prosecutor: Being guilty of offences should be 'embarassing'

premium_icon Prosecutor: Being guilty of offences should be 'embarassing'

This was after a nurse tried get to get out of having a conviction recorded

8 things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend

8 things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend

Stuck for things to do this weekend? We have it sorted.

NAMED: Lengthy disqualification for three Hervey Bay women

premium_icon NAMED: Lengthy disqualification for three Hervey Bay women

One of them cried as she was pulled over by police last month and confessed that she was not meant to be behind the wheel.

UPDATE: Woolooga/Sexton fire "80 per cent contained"

UPDATE: Woolooga/Sexton fire "80 per cent contained"

The fire is burning near Miva Rd, Bauple Woolooga Rd, Edwards Rd, Sexton Rd, Lower Wide Bay Creek Rd, Woolooga Rd, Ormes Rd, Edwards Rd, Smith Rd and more

Family bar door to stop attempted home invasion

premium_icon Family bar door to stop attempted home invasion

A family was forced to brace against their doors, fending off intruders during a terrifying attempted home invasion

Charges laid on crime spree accused after dramatic manhunt

premium_icon Charges laid on crime spree accused after dramatic manhunt

A mammoth list of charges, against a man who allegedly left a trail of destruction across Bundaberg and the Fraser Coast, has been mentioned in court.

New trial to identify abuse victims in emergency department

premium_icon New trial to identify abuse victims in emergency department

The Hervey Bay Hospital emergency department team has begun to take part in a domestic violence research project in order to provide better links to support

Victims to victors: tough lesson gives way to help others

premium_icon Victims to victors: tough lesson gives way to help others

PUTTING a human face to the problem of elder abuse on the Fraser Coast, locals Maggie and David Sheehan reiterate there is nothing shameful about seeking help.

Restorer finds steam engine in Maryborough

Restorer finds steam engine in Maryborough

STEAM machinery restorer Bill Ives has rolled into the Heritage City stumbling across a unique steam engine and was looking for information.

Join a Relay For Life team to fight cancer

Join a Relay For Life team to fight cancer

Mat Hatters team leader Debora Kelly said they would like to see more teams and members register for Relay for Life.

Working for safer communities recognised

premium_icon Working for safer communities recognised

WHEN the men and women honoured yesterday don their unmistakable blue uniform, they are prepared to see the best of human nature but also its darkness.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

NETBALL: Bandits snatch Jr Div 2 title from Rhinos

premium_icon NETBALL: Bandits snatch Jr Div 2 title from Rhinos

It was a combination of teamwork and strategy that helped the Junior Division 2 Brumbies Bandits march home to victory

Motorbike rider injured after collision near roundabout

premium_icon Motorbike rider injured after collision near roundabout

A man is being transported to Hervey Bay Hospital after a road incident in a suburb of Hervey Bay.

Local police ViPs awarded

premium_icon Local police ViPs awarded

ROSE Tsakisiris joined the Volunteers in Policing in 2008 and since then has donated more than 2000 hours to the community.

Netball teams exceed in stellar Grand Final showdown

premium_icon Netball teams exceed in stellar Grand Final showdown

A steady increase of players in the Heritage City's netball scene over the years is a positive sign the sport is growing, according to Tracy Glock

Police hunting for car arsonist

premium_icon Police hunting for car arsonist

POLICE are seeking assistance from the public to help solve a recent vehicle fire.

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