Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 30, 2013

Age ... No Obstacle to Fitness
Byline: Roderick Makim PLENTY of people find all sorts of obstacles to keep them from getting fit, but one group in Maryborough is actively using obstacles in a new fitness craze. About 15 residents are running, jumping, crawling through mud,...
Fighting the Urge to Jump from My Fear
Byline: damian bathersby I HAVE a severe and irrational fear of heights. The only thing more irrational than the fear is my response to that fear. My natural reaction to an attack of acrophobia is to throw myself from whatever high place is freaking...
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Fatality-free Easter challenge issued to drivers Maybe the boys and girls in blue will remove a few more drunk drivers off the roads over Easter, and speeders and cars that should be not driven as well. Have a great Easter and a safe one to all....
Hunt Stepped Up for an Elusive Crocodile
Byline: Hayden Johnson WILDLIFE officers will step up their hunt for the elusive Mary River crocodile after another sighting at Saltwater Creek. The Department of Environment and Heritage protection received a report from rangers that a crocodile...
Safe Play for Sick Kids
Byline: Hayden Johnson THE childrenas ward at Hervey Bay Hospital will start its playground project, thanks to a $5000 donation that boosted the bank account. The new internal and external playground will feature a child- safe area with swings...
Teen Star Shines Island; Bindi Shares Her Conservation Message
Byline: Miranda Cashin WEaRE used to seeing her in her khakis, but Bindi Irwin dreams of trading them in for Lycra in her next film. She plays spirited conservationist Nim in Return To Nimas Island, the sequel to the 2008 Nimas Island, but she...
Time for Some Fun; Things to Do
Fraser Coast Agility Dogs When: Saturday and Sunday Where: Burrum Heads Recreation Grounds What: Come along and enjoy a great day out. Dog agility is a sport in which a dog and handler team run through a timed obstacle course in a race for...
WBWa[euro][TM]s Four Good Men, Hands Tied?
THE four new directors of Wide Bay Water have an unenviable task ahead of them. They join a corporate body that was all but dead and buried, only to rise again at the eleventh hour when the State Treasury told the council it would be hit with a...
WBW Pay Cut New Board Up to Test; New Faces on Wide Bay Water Board Getting Less Pay
THE effects of councilas failed bid to disband Wide Bay Water are continuing on the Fraser Coast, with four new directors for the corporation appointed. Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard OaConnell confirmed the board of WBW would no longer exist had the...
Wide Bay Gym Glory Vaulting to the Top; Wide Bay Club Went to Gymfinity and Beyond
Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS RESULTS Level 2: Ella Barker sixth overall, Zoe Gallager 10th overall with a second on floor. Level 3: Lacey Brown first overall, Zoe Butler third overall, Emmily Lingard eighth overall, Madeline Auld Wade ninth overall,...