May 2020

Published a story 24th May 2020 6:32 PM

The weekend was a cold one across the Fraser Coast

WEATHER: Cold snap breaks records across Coast

The weekend was a cold one across the Fraser Coast

Published a story 24th May 2020 6:16 PM

The demolition of the building in Kent St is continuing

There she goes! Demolition of M’boro council building

The demolition of the building in Kent St is continuing

Published a story 23rd May 2020 8:29 PM

Heaters and electric blankets are hot ticket sale items as the Coast shivers through the chilliest weekend of the year so far.

Heater sales set to spike amid chilly change

Heaters and electric blankets are hot ticket sale items as the Coast shivers through the chilliest weekend of the year so far.

Published a story 22nd May 2020 4:23 PM

Football working towards roadmap for returning to play

Clubs seeking clarity on proposed roadmap

Football working towards roadmap for returning to play

Published a story 22nd May 2020 7:29 AM

With the doors back open and upcoming school holidays, Ms Behrendorff said now was a great opportunity to holiday either in the region or the state.

Epic holidays in our own backyard? Travel agents can help

With the doors back open and upcoming school holidays, Ms Behrendorff said now was a great opportunity to holiday either in the region or the state.

Published a story 21st May 2020 3:06 PM

Mr Dinte is the patron of Hervey Bay Special School and could not set up his popular stall at the show to raise money for the school.

Fundraiser toys destined for show now stuck in storage

Mr Dinte is the patron of Hervey Bay Special School and could not set up his popular stall at the show to raise money for the school.

Published a story 21st May 2020 7:45 AM

The 2018 Pine Rivers Regatta Double Sculls gold medallist missed rowing due to isolation restrictions from the coronavirus health crisis.

Recreational rowing back on course

The 2018 Pine Rivers Regatta Double Sculls gold medallist missed rowing due to isolation restrictions from the coronavirus health crisis.

Published a story 20th May 2020 10:39 AM

Nationally, volunteering has an estimated annual economic and social contribution of $290 billion.

Funding boost for Hinkler volunteers

Nationally, volunteering has an estimated annual economic and social contribution of $290 billion.

Published a story 18th May 2020 12:46 PM

It is shaping up for a Stage Three mid-July hit-off

Let the games begin: Hockey to follow staged plan

It is shaping up for a Stage Three mid-July hit-off

Published a story 15th May 2020 4:46 PM

Elders Swim Centre has had to put off 18 casual swim teachers and they still have some time to go before things turn around.

Swim school still not out of troubled waters

Elders Swim Centre has had to put off 18 casual swim teachers and they still have some time to go before things turn around.

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Glen Porteous is a reporter for The Observer. Gladstone born and bred, he understands the issues that matter most with the region. He has a passion to give the people of Gladstone a voice. His work, sport and study history around the region has given him a good insight in to the issues that affect people.