News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from February 12, 2013

All Stars Share Glory
Ben Turnbull ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au THE womenCOs All Stars game at the weekend was Natalie GalaCOs third time in the indigenous team and each year sheCOs moved closer to the action. In game one she was on the bench, game two on the...
Bargara Social Bowls Back On
BARGARA Bowls Club will resume social bowls this week. While three greens need replacing, after some patchup work there will be 12 of 21 rinks available for social games. Players should bring a hat and sunburn cream as the club has no shadecloth...
Club won,COt Be Bowled over by Storm Damage
Carolyn Archer BARGARA Bowls Club was left battered and broken after the Australia Day tornado tore strips of roofing off nearly two-thirds of the building, left holes all over the bowling greens and relocated the outdoor furniture all over Bargara....
Diamond Sales Soar
Vanessa Marsh THIS Valentineas Day is shaping up to be one to remember for many Bundaberg women, with local jewellers reporting a sharp increase in engagement ring sales. Hitchcockas Fine Jewellery owner Jan Paulsen said while she usually experienced...
Emotionally Draining
Jim Alouat jim.alouat@news-mail.com.au BUSINESS owners affected by the floods have described the past few weeks as an C[pounds sterling]emotional rollercoasterC[yen], not knowing whether their businesses would survive. Bundaberg Property Gallery...
Flight Boost for Bundy
Doug Gillett doug.gillett@news-mail.com.au INTERNATIONAL visitors will be able to fly direct to Bundaberg under a partnership between Qantas and the worldCOs largest airline, Emirates. As part of the joint network, Emirates is now selling...
Hawks Struggle in Flood Aftermath
GIN GIN Hawks were not the only sporting club to be affected by floodwaters, but after a 2012 season that was one to forget on the field the inundation of the clubCOs facilities has put their comeback temporarily on hold. The canteen was totally...
Man Tells of Horror Collision
Mike Derry REPORTER mike.derry@news-mail.com.au A MAN about to collide with a semi-trailer on the Goodwood Rd last year told the Bundaberg Magistrates Court he closed his eyes and hoped for the best. Steven Burns was seriously injured in...
Oakwood Park Golf Club Up and Running
THERE has been some great golf played at Oakwood Park Golf club in the past week. Despite an incorrect advertisement stating that there is only one course open in North Bundaberg, Oakwood Park Golf Club advises that it experienced only minimal disruption...
Poor Body Image Can Affect Libido
Q My wife is the sexiest, most beautiful woman in the world to me. She has gained weight over the past few years and keeps complaining she no longer fits into her pretty dresses but I donat see anything but her beauty, inside and out. I am proud...
Pressure on Radiologists at Patel Trial; Differences in Medical Findings Puts
Ava Benny-Morrison APN Newsdesk A RADIOLOGIST has been asked to explain differences between his results and the findings of a fellow radiologist a week earlier regarding the liver health of a patient who died after going under Jayant PatelCOs...
Recovery Challenges
Emily Prain Police Reporter emily.prain@news-mail.com.au QUEENSLAND Police Deputy Commissioner Brett Pointing has seen his fair share of disasters during his 35-year career. Luckily for Bundaberg and the North Burnett, Mr PointingCOs knowledge...
Seniors,CO Result a School First
Leah Kidd REPORTER leah.kidd@news-mail.com.au GIN Gin High School has welcomed the best OP1 result in the schoolCOs history, with three graduates taking out the top score. School principal Darren Wallwork said never in the schoolCOs history...
Thieves Steal tradies,CO Tools, Slowing Repairs
Emily Prain THIEVES have threatened the livelihoods of dedicated tradies working around the clock to help rebuild the community. Thousands of dollars worth of work tools have gone missing in a five-day crime spree. Bundaberg Criminal Investigation...
Upsets Aplenty in Burnett Cup Play
AFTER a week of hectic work by our Bundaberg Gold Club greens staff and volunteers the course was in excellent condition for Saturdayas competition. However, with the first round of the menas Wide Bay Australia Burnett Cup and the Ladies Rum City...