News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from August 21, 2012

Aid for Apprentices
Craig Cobbin BUSINESSES considering taking on apprentices have a new avenue for guidance on procedure and incentives with the opening of a new Bundaberg company specialising in the area. The Bundaberg branch of apprenticeship services company...
Bargara Women Sparkle on Coast
A NUMBER of Bargara women contested the Wide Bay Burnett District Championships at Beerwah and Caloundra golf clubs last week. Bettina Scherer was the B-grade gross winner in a sudden death playoff and she was also won the B-grade veteran's championship....
Bryant Award Inspires
Ben Turnbull ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au JAMES Bryant was rewarded for a tremendous season when he was crowned the Bundaberg Rugby League player of the year on Friday night. Bryant said it was a thrill to be recognised in the local competition,...
Bundy Teacher Takes His Plea to Canberra
Craig Cobbin Craig.cobbin@news-mail.com.au A BUNDABERG teacher has travelled to Canberra to urge the Federal Government to implement the Gonski education funding report in full, six months to the day since its release. Queensland Teachers'...
Bursaries Will Help Foster Young Talent
Brittany Cook THE BUNDABERG Region Emerging Talent Show (BRETS) has presented two young performing artists at Gin Gin High School with bursaries to foster their talents. Presented by Councillor Wayne Honor, the awarded grants will be invested...
Dates to Be Set for BQ Coach Course
NOMINATIONS for the club coach course that I mentioned last week have started to come in and there are seven club coaches interested in completing the two modules of selection and competition. Requested dates of Monday and Tuesday, October 15 and...
Festival a Fiesta of Flavours; on Song: Entertainment Is Set to Steal the Show
Carolyn Archer carolyn.archer@news-mail.com.au Details Where: Riverside Parklands, Quay St When: Sunday from 9amCo4pm Cost: Adults $5, children under-12 free BUNDABERG Multicultural Festival organisers are hoping to attract a crowd...
Man on Trial over Death of a Neighbour
Vanessa Marsh vanessa.marsh@news-mail.com.au THE trial of a man accused of killing his neighbour in a brawl on Christmas Eve has begun in Bundaberg Supreme Court. Michael Patrick McGuire, 47, is accused of punching New Moonta neighbour Colin...
Neat-Freak Matt Cleans Up with Top Level Game
Byline: JOSHUA SPASARO NRL: Titans hooker Matt Srama admits he is almost obsessive compulsive about keeping things tidy. Just ask his team-mates. C[pounds sterling]Some of the boys that have been to my house, they tend to agree with that,C[yen]...
No Parks for Our Pooches
Emily Prain emily.prain@news-mail.com.au BUNDABERG pooches and their owners are champing at the bit to have their very own fenced-in, off-leash dog park like their city and regional counterparts. While Brisbane has more than 100 of the fully...
Players Carding Well on Lush Greens
THERE has been some great scoring in the past week. The week started with Delys Warner winning the ladies 9 hole competition on Monday. Gary Hay had a fine round for 40 points to win the vets competition by 1 stroke from Kerry Molloy. This...
Players Mourn Deaths
Emily Prain emily.prain@news-mail.com.au THE Bundaberg basketball community is mourning the loss of two Toowoomba players who died in a head-on smash following their game in the rum city on Sunday. Toowoomba Mountaineers players Stacey Richter,...
Sharks Claim Decider Berth
Ben Turnbull ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au SOUTH Kolan has bolted straight into the grand final of the Northern Districts Rugby League courtesy of a 42-34 win over Miriam Vale on Sunday. The Sharks produced some outstanding play in the first...
Teaching an Old Dog Some New Tricks
THIS week a friend of mine had to travel to Sydney unexpectedly and needed someone to look after his dog. I used the same technique that's served me well at so many P&C meetings when they ask for canteen volunteers a stare at your feet and say...
Working on All the Aspects of Love Life
QMy wife and I have been married for more than 40 years. We used to get on well but our sex life was sporadic. When it did happen it was mutually satisfying and often she said we should do it more. Before and after menopause things changed. My...