Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 28, 2013

Decision Not to Reopen Sussan Store Stuns Staff
Byline: Averyll Loft AFTER being repeatedly assured their jobs were safe, employees of Maryboroughas Sussan store say they have been hung out to dry by the companyas shock decision to not reopen the flood-damaged store. Kathryn Riley, Nikki Bradshaw...
Feedback on Fire in Clubhouse
WITHIN minutes of the story about the rebels clubhouse fire breaking online, feedback started pouring in through the Chronicleas website. Here are some of the comments: Many of these so called criminals put a lot back into their community. Their...
Former Brothel on Market
A STANDALONE industrial/commercial property, which was formerly a high profile brothel owned by bankrupted Gold Coast entrepreneur Ken Lacey is being offered for sale via auction through Ray White Commercial. The property at 31-33 Morton St, Chinderah,...
Mind Easter A[euro][approximately]rush houra[euro][TM]
WHAT a fantastic past week local anglers have enjoyed with both weather and fish combining nicely. The Easter break could be a little wet but hopefully the showers donat hang around too long. The waterways are always busy over Easter so please take...
Rebels Up in Smoke after Members Hand in Colours
Byline: Averyl Loft THE Hervey Bay chapter of the Rebels bikie club is finished. The outlaw motorcycle clubas meeting place has been destroyed by fire in a mysterious pre-drawn blaze. The suspicious fire came after a slow exit over the past...
Ryall Is Ready for Battle with Broich
Byline: JOSH SPASARO FOOTBALL: Sydney FC right back Sebastian Ryall knows he will have a hell of a task marking up against BrisbaneCOs attacking left midfielder Thomas Broich at Suncorp Stadium tonight. Broich scored one for the highlight reels...
Salvage of Trawler a Costly Exercise
Byline: Hayden Johnson A FISHING trawler that sank during Januaryas fierce weather has been dragged further up the Burrum Heads riverbank. The trawler, owned by prominent Burrum Heads fishing family the Simpsons, sat at the bottom of the river...
Timeline Ends with Clubhouse Fire; Formed in 1969, Club Members Have Hit the News Often
Byline: Roderick Makim THE Rebels Motorcycle Club, formed in 1969, has about 70 chapters and 2000 members nationwide. A timeline follows of activities by members or known associates on the Fraser Coast from 2009 to 2013. MARCH 2009: Police...
US Sprint Car Champion to Race in Maryborough; Speedway Stewart in Town
Byline: HAYDEN JOHNSON MOTOR RACING: American sprintcar champion Shane Stewart will grace the Maryborough Speedway tomorrow in the first race of the East Coast Logistics Easter Tri-series. The two-time champion regularly races in Australia with...
Volunteer Spirit a Blessing for Us All
A HERVEY Bay woman who has recently travelled to Africa to volunteer at a childrenas home told me she made the decision to go following the death of a family member. It was a tragic event that she said changed her views about what was important...