Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 9, 2012

Aldridge Volleyballers Spike Five in a Row
Byline: Griffith Thomas VOLLEYBALL: Aldridge State High School's boys' volleyball team remain the undisputed kings of Queensland school volleyball after dominating the Senior Schools Cup in Toowoomba. Aldridge crushed Redlands College 3-0 (25-22,...
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Bright Colours Are Big Trend in Spring Fashion
MEGAN POPE megan.pope@frasercoastchronicle.com.au SPRING fashions are already hitting the racks of stores across the Fraser Coast, with a wide range of quirky new styles available for shoppers who like to be prepared for a change in temperature....
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Calvert and Deverge Win Foursomes
Hervey BayGolf Club CONGRATULATIONS to Judy Calvert and Yolina Deverge for winning this Ladies Foursomes with a score of 133. The pair won by a one-shot margin, ahead of Regina Schaerer and Sandra Kerley. Berys Priestley and Ann Grant romped...
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From the Web
Speeding drivers fined $30,000 PERMANENT speed cameras should be installed in a number of streets in Hervey Bay, namely Nissen St, Doolong Rd, Squire St, Boat Harbour Dr, just to name a few. a BevPrice, Pialba OUT of the 151 caught speeding,...
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KILLERS: WE NEED TO KNOW Get Policy for Access
Byline: Mitch Crawley THE Fraser Coast Regional Council's claim that it can never release information on dangerous dog attacks is faulty. According to Privacy Commissioner of Queensland Lemm Ex all they needed to do was to change their animal...
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Medical Alarm Offers Link
SLIPS and falls are hazardous for anyone, but for the elderly or people with a disability they can be life-threatening. In an emergency, the most important thing is being able to get help a this is no time to worry about struggling to reach a phone....
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Opposition Coming to Lazy Acres
RESIDENTS of Torquay's Lazy Acres Caravan Park will get the chance to speak with their first politician face-to-face on site today, but unfortunately it won't be from the LNP government. Opposition housing spokesperson Jo-Ann Miller was so incensed...
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Pregnant Bay Woman Jailed to Await Next Court Date
Byline: Kristy Martin A PREGNANT woman who has racked up 10 assault and obstruct police charges this week has blown her last chance for bail. Tanya Kay Atkins faced court on Monday after allegedly attacking and spitting at several Hervey Bay...
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Seniors Expo Expands Vistas for the Aging; 20 NIKENBAH DUNDOWRAN RD, NIKENBAH
A MASSIVE line-up of entertainment, demonstrations and more than 70 exhibitors is on the cards for this year's Fraser Coast Seniors' Expo. To be held from 9am to 2pm tomorrow at the Hervey Bay Baptist Church, the Seniors' Expo is an opportunity...
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Show Us the Extra $200,000 Say Docs; Survey Reveals Cost of Attracting Medicos to Rural Areas
Byline: Daniel Burdon, APN Newsdesk WHEN specialist doctors in the public service are earning upwards of $300,000 in rural and regional areas, why would any city doctor move to a rural or regional area unless there were more incentives on the table?...
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Smorgasbord Food on Offer to All Athletes
AS YOU can imagine, food is an important consideration for athletes, with every sport and athlete having their own approach. Obviously boxers, weightlifters and wrestlers have strict diets, down to the gram as they need to make a certain weight,...
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String of Crimes but Offender on Probation Gets Another Chance
Byline: Kristy Martin GLEN William Streek was on probation when he was caught with illegal drugs in his car. He was driving around unlicensed at the time, and the vehicle was unregistered and uninsured. Streek went on to commit trespass the...
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THIS ONE'S FOR ASHLEY; Hockey Match to Honour Fallen Soldier
Byline: Griffith Thomas HOCKEY: Whether it was on the battlefield or on the hockey turf, Ashley Birt strived to be the best. He was a promising hockey player. A resilient left winger, who was good enough to represent Maryborough, Wide Bay and...
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Tony Has Bonanza Pro-Am
Maryborough Golf Club THE Carriers Arms Maryborough Golf Club Pro-Am proved popular again and was a huge success. A full field contested both days under a shotgun format. The amateur gross winner was Tony Bellingham, who shot a great even...
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WBW's Cup Runneth over ... but Will the Dollars Dry Up under Council?
MAT NOTT mat.nott@frasercoastchronicle.com.au WIDE Bay Water has budgeted to spend $25.6m this financial year on capital works. Water services are going to drink up $11m of that outlay. The upgrade of the Burgowan water treatment plant...
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Yes, It's a Dirty Job A[euro]" but Someone's Got to Do It
THERE have been times when champagne corks have popped in honour of Wide Bay Water's achievements. This year's heavy rainfall meant the only thing popping were the lids on the sewerage system. No greater indication of the need to upgrade and...
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