Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 9, 2011

Cove Sits under Cloud; Development Needs to Meet New Requirements
HANNAH BUSCH Hannah.busch@frasercoastchronicle.com.au QUESTIONS still surround the future of the new Mariners Cove housing development at Eli Waters despite being approved by the Fraser Coast Regional Council more than a month ago. If it...
DALTON'S HAPPY TO BE QUIET ACHEIVER; He Prefers to Let Sporting Ability Do Talking
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au DALTON Harry is a young man of few words The 16-year-old prefers to let his sporting ability do the talking Co he's happy with that arrangement. The Maryborough State High school...
FLYING HIGH; QantasLink Boosts Services to Region
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au QANTASLINK is upgrading its services to the Fraser Coast, with an extra 604 seats per week to and from Brisbane becoming available from April 6. The increase in seating will come from...
Fraser Coast Lures Metropolitan People
HANNAH BUSCH Hannah.busch@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THERE really is no other place than the Fraser Coast for real estate agent Scott Mitchell Co a man who has travelled Australia for more than 18 years. A new migration study revealed...
Getting Snippy for a Cause; Allison to Cut Hair after 14 Years, for Greatest Shave
IT'S been 14 years since Allison Duggan last felt the clip of the hairdresser's scissors. But on Saturday, she will face the blade once again when she shears her waist-length, curly blonde hair to raise money for Shave for a Cure. The cafe owner...
Money Down the Drain; Bowls Club Not Happywith Urinal Charges
MARYBOROUGH Bowls Club members fear their club will go down the drain, after receiving a $3849 rates bill for its urinals. Club secretary Mike Johnston said the group considered the charges a wee bit expensive, particularly given the facilities...
News Briefs
Hoons chargedafter car crashed YOUNG hoons were charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle on Monday night. Police arrested the group after they allegedly crashed a car into bushes on Martin Street in Point Vernon. A police spokesman said...
Nick Tackles Great News; Injury Scare over and He's Fit for the Season
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au NICK Emmett won't be playing for the St George Illawarra Dragons in the opening round of the National Rugby League competition this weekend. However, the good news is that the former...
O'Connell Plugs Region to Mine Workers
Byline: Jessica Grewal DAYS after landing back on home soil Fraser Coast councillor Gerard O'Connell was still flying high following his visit to the Avalon Air Show. Never one to be lost for words, the chair of the economic development portfolio...
Shedding Some Light on Sightings; the Truth Is out There, Writes Averyll Loft, So She's Gone Looking for It
ARMED with a smelly softdrink can from the Chronicle recycling bin, cubes of C[pounds sterling]fire startersC[yen], some string and a garbage bag, I got to the task of constructing my very own (and very low-budget) garbage bag lantern yesterday. ...
Sugar Profits Are Down 37%; but the Company Says the Business Is Still Very Sweet
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au DESPITE a 37% decline in profit last year, Maryborough Sugar Factory chief executive Mike Barry says 2010's figures are not as bad as they appear. A one-off dividend following the...
Top Marks for Prize Teachers; New Educators Welcomed at Annual Awards Function
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THREE local eductors won Teacher of the Year awards from the Fraser Coast Education Alliance Inc, which also welcomed several new teachers to the region. Richard Yaxley, Leisa Staunton...
Women Must Not Make Men Softies Says Speaker
Byline: Jessica Grewal GET IN touch with your masculine side. That was the challenge Nancy Bates threw out to the crowd at the UDIA's Women in Development Luncheon yesterday. In true Nancy style, the former Chronicle editor dished out some...
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