Gympie Times, The Qld.

The Gympie Times is a newspaper covering events and information in the Gympie Gold Rush region. It is published daily Tuesday through Saturday by APN News & Media Ltd. with editorial headquarters in New South Wales, Australia. It has been in publication since 1868.

Articles from December 29, 2010

Cabin Fever? Work This Out
FOR those cabin fever sufferers who may be finding the holiday period is dragging by almost as slowly as a wet week, we sensed a call for indoor games and puzzles. A quick visit to the bookshop turned up the Mensa High IQ Society's Ultimate Puzzle...
Garden Gnome Dot Crane Discovers There's Not Enough Sunshine for Some Gardens
QUEENSLAND'S weather is surely wet: wet days, wet roads and wet gardens. Some plants will be unhappy in rather water-logged conditions. Vegetable gardens will look a tad weary. There isn't enough sunshine. Solar systems are struggling to find the sun....
Ignoring Signs Can Lead to Charges
IMBIL Police Sergeant Terry Kennedy yesterday said hundreds of motorists were disobeying road closed signs and taking risks driving through water, despite countless warnings and the deaths of three people who attempted to cross flooded roads in Queensland...
Miners Start Preparations
Byline: Matthew Lee GYMPIE women's Miners team manager Angela Williams has announced trials for the new season will take place in early January next year. Letters went out to existing players this week advising of the trial date but Williams...
MINI TORNADO HITS THEEBINE a[euro][approximately]Blessed' Homes Spared in Wake
Byline: Carly Morrissey NATURE huffed and puffed but didn't blow any houses down on Monday as wet and wild conditions continued in the region. Michael Blowers said he wasn't worried about the house, the tractor or even the fences when he witnessed...
Radio Breach Could Sink Wild Oats
SAILING: Wild Oats XI faced disqualification from the Sydney to Hobart last night as the four-time line-honours champion drew within sight of the finish line. Race committee chairman Tim Cox said the supermaxi, as well as English yacht RAN, failed...
Stosur Calls for More Humidity
TENNIS: Unseasonal cooler weather may work against the European contingent at the Brisbane International, Australian No.1 Samantha Stosur says. Queensland's big wet has driven the average temperature down by up to seven degrees for this time of...
The End of the Year Is a Time for Reflection. and in Sport, That Can Often Involve Looking Back at the Greatest Triumphs in the Past 12 Months. While Fans Love a Success Story, There Is No Mistaking the Attraction of the Sporting Blunder. Katrina Gill from BigPond Sport Sifted through the Year's Many Sporting Mishaps to Compile a List of the Best
1. Robert Green writes a thousand headlines ENGLAND'S doomed World Cup campaign got off to a disastrous start when goalkeeper Robert Green cost his side a regulation victory against the USA. Green allowed Clint Dempsey's innocuous shot to slip...
Wet Weather Dampens Sales; Outlook Still Bright for Days Ahead
Byline: Lee Gailer PERSISTANT showers over the past few days have chased Christmas holiday-makers home early but with the rain expected to ease from today, Cooloola Coast businesses are still expecting their second influx of visitors to arrive in...
Willowbank Turns It on; A New Year of Drag Racing to Explode
MORE than 150 drag racers from around the country will celebrate the New Year with high-octane action this Sunday and next Monday at Willowbank Raceway for round one of the New Year Series. Eight fire-throwing Top Fuelers and 12 Top Alcohol machines...
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