Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 7, 2011

Butt out of Play Areas; Volunteerscrew Findscigarettes Thechief Offender
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au IT WAS windy work for the volunteers who got their hands dirty at Clean Up Australia Day events around the region yesterday. Hervey Bay's Ann Corbett spent her morning helping a young team...
Couple Furious as Cruise of Lifetime Turns to Shambles
Byline: Roderick Makim AN URRAWEEN couple have had their trip of a lifetime turned into a holiday from hell on a cruise around New Zealand. Mark and Leonie Tipping blasted P&O Cruises for offering an C[pounds sterling]insultingC[yen] $100...
Drivers Keep Police Busy; Sergeant Warns Hoons They Risk Losing Their Cars
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au IRRESPONSIBLE drivers were out in numbers on the weekend prompting police to plead with motorists to think twice before getting behind the wheel. Alcohol-fuelled decision making led to several...
Easter, Whales Spell Hope; Loss of Boat Service Leaves Urangan Harbour Tourism in a Lull
THE Easter Bunny and the whale are two creatures the businesses at Urangan boat harbour are relying on to haul the waterside commercial environment out of the doldrums. Conventional wisdom among business operators at the harbour is that the departure,...
In Damage Control over Benji Charge
THE NRL is facing the prospect of suspending its pin-up boy for the season opener for the second time in three years after superstar Benji Marshall was charged with assault. Marshall will face Downing Centre local court on April 20 to answer a charge...
Nothing Minor about Trevor's Coaching Style
MOTHER Nature stumped the hopes of 44 men hoping to play in the Fraser Coast Cricket A-Grade competition on Saturday. Both games were called off without a ball being bowled after rain left Maryborough's Newtown Oval and Urangan's Keith Dunne Oval...
Seagulls Put to the Sword; Pirates Show Quality with Classy Win
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au HERVEY Bay Seagulls Rugby League Club A-Grade coach Damien Lindeberg said he was sure the Noosa Pirates would prove to be a handful when they tackled his team on Saturday. He was...
Site Lists Hot Spots for Public Gay Sex
MEN are regularly meeting for public sex romps in a dozen Fraser Coast beauty spots Co and bragging about their exploits on an open website that includes a map of the best places to C[pounds sterling]pick upC[yen]. The website, which does not require...
WALLAROOS ON MOVE; Devils Find Maryborough Club Too Hot to Handle
THE Isis Devils call their home ground, the Isis Showgrounds, The Furnace. However, it was Maryborough's Wallaroos who were running hot when it came to playing rugby league in Childers on Saturday night. Wallaroos, who play in the Fraser Coast...