Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 24, 2011

Bushrangers Want Justice
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au SHANE Muller has won his fair share of appeals while he's been bowling during his cricket career. Now the 32-year-old Bushrangers all-rounder is keen to get another verdict to go...
Chic Beauty Is a A[euro][approximately]lob' and a Pumpkin Peel; Top Tips for Looking Great This Autumn
Byline: Mariel Dawson BEAUTY is big business. There is an endless supply of products on the market devoted to helping us look good and feel better. To help navigate through the world of beauty, a skin therapist, make-up artist and hair stylist...
Drug Diet No Speedy Solution for Biggest Loser
Byline: Averyll Loft AN OVERWEIGHT Hervey Bay man started using speed because he was told it would help him lose weight a but it wasn't long before his life spiralled out of control, the Maryborough Supreme Court has heard. Lee Jay Cowlard fronted...
Guests Wowed by Striking Gown
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au WHEN Ben Clegg says the guests at his wedding will probably never forget it, he isn't kidding. He and his new wife, Bella, had a medieval theme for their big day and Bella's gorgeous...
Hervey Bay MP Sorensen Unfazed by LNP Reshuffle
Byline: Clementine Norton THE LNP reshuffle has shaken up parliament, but the opposition's deputy whip and Member for Hervey Bay Ted Sorensen remains unruffled. He said his position was not expected to be affected by the shake-up, which saw the...
Hole Lot of Action on the Greens
Hervey Bay Golf Club MOTHER Nature certainly made it an eventful four days we had to complete in the 2011 Club Championship. More than 200mm of rain made the course very damp underfoot and there was some water in bunkers. But it wasn't all...
Local Voices Aid Disaster Zones
AS DISASTER-ravaged areas of Australia, New Zealand and Japan swing into recovery mode, so does an army of Fraser Coast workers. Perhaps the region's most anonymous workforce, the team in the unmarked building on Ferry St, Maryborough, has worked...
Men ,Cylike Wolves' Witness Claims
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A KEY prosecution witness burst into tears and sparred heatedly with the defence counsel for Wide Bay Rebels president Adam McCrea during stormy scenes in the Hervey Bay District Court...
Mystery of the CEO Panel; Council Won't Name Community Panellist
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au IT IS quite possibly the most powerful job in the region but so far the identity of one of the five people who will choose the Fraser Coast council's next chief executive officer remains a...
No Fences Mended for Lori; Council Says No to Repair Bill Sharing
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au EVERYBODY might need good neighbours, but Maryborough woman Lori Farquhar fears she is out of luck in that department. Ms Farquhar's Aberdeen St home overlooks a parkland owned...
Safety out on a Limb over Tree Lop Laws
Byline: HANNAH BUSCH WHEN Gordon Prove heard some elderly friends had attempted to remove dangerous trees, only to be forced to get a permit, he thought it was an isolated event. But similar stories emerged among his friends and neighbours, and...
STRIKE! Council: Precedent Is Feared; Council Workers to Takepay Protest to Streets
A STAND-OFF between union chiefs and Fraser Coast council management has forced workers to take to the streets in protest. This morning up to 500 workers will march from Maryborough's Queens Park to the council's Kent Street chambers demanding an...
Website a Launch Pad for Local Bands
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au AN EXCITING new website for local musicians to get noticed will be launched at the Beach House Hotel tonight. Local acts such as Dr Ego and Strange Angel will be at the popular jam...