Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 26, 2013

Bank Chief Has Big Shoes to Fill
Byline: Vanessa Marsh FOR many, the thought of filling Wide Bay Australia founder Ron Hancockas shoes is a daunting and seemingly impossible task after his 46 years in the top job. But speaking to the companyas new CEO Martin Barrett, you would...
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Bonanza to Send off Coach
RUGBY LEAGUE: Thereas nothing wrong with Central Unitedas defence that its attack canat fix. Not even conceding 30 points could soften its attacking mentality on Sunday. In warm and trying conditions, Central Unitedas under-18 team responded...
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Burns Fires Up for Jets in First Win
Byline: Griffith Thomas A PAINFUL cramp in his calf was the only thing that could stop Daniel Burns in Kawungan Sandy Straitsa stunning 2-1 victory over Sunbury in Hervey Bay on Saturday night. Burns, who was backing up after playing in a representative...
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Cats Cop Weekend Mauling
NETBALL: Consistent improvement is something the Wide Bay Thundercats have strived for this year. However, it was consistency in their results at the weekend which was most telling during the latest round of the Queensland State Netball League....
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From the Web
Two drivers caught three times over the limit OLD enough to know better, seize their vehicles, immediately disqualify their licence, fine them and have them do community service. A zero tolerance approach needs to be in place, there are no excuses...
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Gayndah P-Plater Learns Expensive Lesson on Way to Footy
A TRIP to the footy with some mates has turned into a tough lesson for a young Gayndah driver. The P-plater has learned the hard way to obey the conditions of his provisional licence after failure to do so cost him more than $1000. The young...
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New Body wona[euro][TM]t Deliver Miracles
WE ARE shortly to get a new economic development body on the Fraser Coast. The new body will combine previously separate tourism and economic development functions and be located outside the council. No one has asked me, so far, what I think...
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Revolution Caught out in Loss
Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS WIDE Bay Revolution was left to pay for its slow start with under-20 coach Bill Mitchell admitting the team was caught off-guard by Redlands United in their opening game of the National Premier League. The Revolution was...
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Single Mum Picks Up Pieces; with Just $50 in Bank after the Floods
Byline: Robyne cuerel A SINGLE mother is starting from scratch after the cottage she was renting in Fort St South went under in the January floods a but says she is unlikely to return to Maryborough. Vicky Green, 20, who was pictured covered...
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Support Group for Brain Injuries
Byline: Sue downey ANN Pyatt is 42 and cares for her husband who had an accident last year. She also has a young daughter with ADHD and cared for her mother for five years. It has not been easy for Ann but she said having support was essential...
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Weaving a Yarn with Crafty Fun; the Hervey Bay Spinners, Weavers and Dyers Group
IF YOU love working with wool, you will love the Hervey Bay Spinners, Weavers and Dyers group, as there are people there who spin their own wool, weave their own blankets and do many other crafty things. Margaret Buchan said she sometimes just loved...
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Zoning Changes ... over My Dead Body: Hansen
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au BUSINESS leaders in Maryborough have threatened to sell up and leave town if zoning changes proposed in a draft planning scheme are implemented. About 90 of the Fraser Coastas influential...
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