Bosses taking to streets in support of the homeless

BRAVE bosses in the Fraser Coast will spend a night on the streets this month to help raise awareness of homelessness in the region.

The appeal, which was an initiative from Forty Winks, will help to provide light weight sleeping swags to local people in need, to help them get a better night's sleep.

About 24 people have already signed up to be part of the Swag-a-Boss appeal, and will purchase sleeping swags to support disadvantaged people on the Fraser Coast.

Bosses will also spend a night on the streets as part of the appeal, with participating employers experiencing sleeping out in Scarness Park on Friday, November 30.

Fraser Coast businesses wanting to join the Swag-a-Boss appeal and support people in need can join the program or find out more by contacting the Fraser Coast Chronicle's marketing coordinator Rose Lovat on 41201016 or by emailing

Topics:  homelessness

Flames engulf shed while owner on lunch

DEVASTATED: The burnt remains of a shed at a property on Pindari Crescent at Sunshine Acres.

Luckily, the shed was about 30m away from the couple's home.

What speeding will cost you

ROAD SAFETY WEEK: Constable Matthew Bedding participating in speed management LiDAR training in George Street.

If you do exceed the speed limit, you will be penalised.

Less than a week until renowned horseman performs

Renowned horseman Guy McLean will soon perform in Hervey Bay.

Guy McLean is bringing his show to the Seafront Oval on January 27.

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