News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from September 11, 2012

Best Games Ever
Byline: GORDON CLARK PARALYMPICS: Despite winning 31 less gold medals than in Sydney in 2000, Paralympic officials have described the London Games as Australia's greatest performance. The 161-strong team won 85 medals, made up of 32 gold, 23...
Close Tussle as Our Holden Scramble Team Is Finalised
THIS year's Holden Scramble proved to be one of the closest with two teams battling it out to qualify for one of the regional championships at Pelican Waters Golf Club. The team of Michelle Marsden, Ray Penny, Wayne Tapper and Carol Gaul just got...
Don't Be Afraid to Ask; Suicide Prevention: Loved Ones Urged to Be Open and Reduce Stigma
Jim Alouat The case for speaking up 2361 people died as a result of suicide in 2010 One in four deaths of people aged 15-44 is due to suicide The highest suicide rates are in indigenous communities in the Kimberley and Cape York areas...
Grant Lucky for Some
HOUSE RULES The new grant will be introduced in today's state budget It is designed to take immediate effect The First Home Owner Grant will stop on October 11 The new grant will apply to properties valued at up to $750,000 Mike Derry...
It's Not So Bad to Get Bagged Out
BROWSING through a magazine in the eight-items-or-less aisle last week, I became so engrossed in an article about the comings and goings of the Australian fashion world that I waved three surprised shoppers ahead of me so I could continue reading....
Life Changed by Stroke
Carolyn Archer carolyn.archer@news-mail.com.au Act F.A.S.T. FACE Co Check their face. Has their mouth drooped? ARM Co Can they lift both arms? SPEECH Co Is their speech slurred? Do they understand you? TIME Co Is critical Co if you...
Little School Has Big Plans
Crystal Jones THE crunch and flavour of a toffee apple can bring back many a childhood memory. Smashing through the solid sugar toffee to reach the refreshing fruit beneath is something most of us remember a and if you're keen to relive some...
Ready for a Sale from First Call?
OTHER than your website or social media, one of your biggest sources of local leads should be people who call you looking for information. To take advantage of these calls, you have to have a receptionist or customer service person who has the information...
Salt Cave Therapy Heals Lungs, Skin
Mike Derry A NEW form of therapy that claims to help people with asthma, sinusitis, some respiratory illnesses and skin disorders has arrived in Bundaberg. In C[pounds sterling]salt therapyC[yen], people who are being treated sit in an artificial...
Strikers Shocked
Ben Turnbull Ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au YOUNG football prodigy Tom Evans was the star as the Bundaberg Spirit held the Brisbane Strikers to a 1-all draw in the Queensland Soccer League. Evans was one of five juniors to suit up and with...
Tantitha Leads Charge to Finals
BUNDABERG Division Men's Pennants completed their Round 5 last Saturday and in Division 1, Tantitha is in top position on 10 points, followed by Bargara and Moore Park on 6, Woodgate on 4 and Elliott Heads and Burnett each on two points. Tantitha...
Tensions Rise with Live Internet Porn
Q My husband has always liked porn and I've never been too bothered about it because I've seen it as a way for him to satisfy his libido which is much higher than mine. But I'm getting worried now that he's spending an awful lot of time on the net...
Top Teenager Wins Open Title
SIXTEEN-year-old Kate Law from Maryborough outshone her opposition with flawless ball striking to win the Bundaberg Ladies Open Championships with 77, three strokes ahead of her nearest rival Kathy Nelson from Bargara on Sunday. Kay Tischler, after...
Tribute to Crash Victim
Emily Prain Reporter emily.prain@news-mail.com.au THE Bundaberg masonic community is struggling to come to terms with the death of member Terry Kruger, who was killed in a horrific car crash late last week. Mr Kruger, 63, died when his...
Villa Powers Home in Extra Time
BROTHERS Aston Villa has booked another game with Moore Park after a spiteful preliminary final win against Across The Waves in the Bundaberg Premier League clash Saturday night. The game was taken into extra-time after the two teams were locked...
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