Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 17, 2011

Bauple Goes Nuts over RV Stopover
AVERYLL LOFT averyll.loft@frasercoastchronicle.com.au ONE of the Fraser Coast's smallest communities has been torn in two by a proposal that would see overnight RV camping introduced at the local sports and recreation grounds. Situated...
Champion Efforts by Teenagers
Hervey Bay Golf Club CONNOR Reeves is half-way towards being crowned a champion. The talented 13-year-old Queensland representative is leading the field after the first two rounds of the men's club championships. His consistent rounds of 71...
Coast Riders Are Muddy Marvels
FRASER Coast competitors covered themselves in plenty of mud and a bit of glory at Hervey Bay's Dundowran Park. Five local riders powered through the mud and the rain to win their divisions in round two of the annual seven-round Hervey Bay Moto-X...
Farm Faces $1M Loss after Poison Mishap
Byline: VANESSA MARSH MORE than a million dollars in damage has been caused to a crop of SP Exports' cherry tomatoes in Childers after alleged spray drift from a neighbouring farm wiped out 50,000 plants. The fate may be the same for a further...
Feel at Home with Simple Entertaining
Byline: Mariel Dawson ENJOY a night of fine wine and food without having to worry about paying the bill at the end of the evening. How? Host an event in the comfort of your own home. The idea of inviting guests into your home, whether it's for...
It's a Matter of Faith, Says Bob; Popular Muso Puts Rebound from Illness Down to One Thing
RECOVERING from a deadly disease which claims most victims soon after diagnosis is something Bob Carlson can only describe as C[pounds sterling]miraculousC[yen]. The well-loved Hervey Bay jazz musician uses the term quite literally, openly proclaiming...
Pier Proposal Upsets Traders; Urangan Businesses Are Struggling
SMALL businesses in the vicinity of Urangan Pier are angry about proposals for a kiosk or itinerant vendors to operate at the historic site while they struggle to stay afloat in tough times. Fraser Coast Regional Council wants to hear from people...
Retrial for Extortion: Witness Walks Out
Byline: Roderick Makim A KEY prosecution witness stormed out of the courtroom before Judge Leanne Clare dismissed the jury in an extortion case of five men with alleged links to the Rebels motorcycle club. Before fleeing the court yesterday,...