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Articles from August 5, 2014

Fest Gets the Flick
THOUSANDS of blues and roots fans will be left disappointed after Agnes Water Blues and Roots Festival was scrapped. A favourite on the Gladstone region calendar for six years, more than 3000 people attended this year's Agnes Water Blues and Roots...
Honeymoon Heaven
MY WIFE Teresa and I wanted our honeymoon to be something that would always be special in our hearts. We hoped to discover an island resort that could offer crystal clear waters, natural beauty, quiet seclusion, and healthy reefs for snorkelling...
How to Get Boring Partner to Spice It Up - in the Kitchen
Q MY PARTNER of five years hates to eat out in restaurants, try new food or eat anything that's not steak and three veg. I'm a very keen cook and foodie. I thought I could change him, but he's so resistant and I'm getting sick of it. Can we get past...
It's Highway Robbery
Vanessa Marsh vanessa.marsh@news-mail.com.au GIN GIN police are investigating an unusual crime in the small town after a 104-year-old painting was stolen from a local pub. An oil painting created in 1910 by William (Bill) Wood which belongs...
Man Faces Trial for Rape
Mike Derry mike.derry@news-mail.com.au A BUNDABERG man accused of raping a teenage boy a number of times in 2008 and 2009 is facing trial in Bundaberg District Court. Shannon Robert Barrett has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and...
Man Injured in Gutter Tumble Seeks Payout
Emily Prain emily.prain@news-mail.com.au A BUNDABERG man has called on the council to pay him compensation following a fall in a gutter that has resulted in a lasting injury. Rod Titterington, 68, was on his way to the Cartridge Man store...
New Netball Home Is One Step Closer
Carolyn Archer REPORTER carolyn.archer@news-mail.com.au BUNDABERG Netball Association's new home at the Bundaberg Super Park will take a big step forward when the successful tender for its construction is named tomorrow. Bundaberg Regional...
No Koala Cash in the Kitty
Tyson Yates FRASER COAST CHRONICLE TIME is running out for the koalas at Tinana as Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell concedes there will be no funding from council or the State Government. Over the past year there have been calls from community...
Online Lending Is a Perfect Fit for Joe Average
THE internet has transformed our shopping habits. After more than a decade of consistent growth, online sales in Australia total over $24 billion annually. Shopping over the internet does have its upsides. It's convenient, offers extensive choice,...
Pershouse, Tobin to Represent State
EXCELLENT form at the state district sides' events has stood Adele Pershouse, Bargara, and Mick Tobin, ATW, in good stead. This and continued top local form has had both selected in the ladies and mens Queensland over-60 sides respectively. Pershouse...
Shop around to Keep Cash
Emily Prain emily.prain@news-mail.com.au A UNIVERSITY student has urged households to shop smarter after discovering a "big discrepancy" in the cost of fruit and vegetables at a Bundaberg fruit shop compared to one of the supermarket giants....
Show Us Games Money; Support Plea as Aussies Finish Second to Poms in Medal and Funding Race
THE smoke had barely settled from the fireworks at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in Glasgow before questions were being asked about what went wrong with the Australian team. Four gold medals on the final day of competition, from the men's...
Sisters Hit on Recipe to Keep Customers Happy
Leah Kidd WHEN sisters Suzy Evans and Jenny Haack were looking to open a cafe in Bundaberg, they asked community members what they wanted. "The biggest feedback was they wanted somewhere that was open seven days a week," Ms Evans said. And...
The Threads That Bind Us; Christening Gown Hand Sewn in 1884 Proudly Worn by Generations of One Family
Emma Reid IT'S not often you hear of a family tradition that spans more than a century, especially one that holds a treasured hand-sewn gown passed down from generation to generation. Bundaberg's Alanna Young is the custodian of such a family...
Warren in Great Form for Bargara
GIN Gin golfer Scott Warren added the Bargara Men's Open to his long list of club open victories at the weekend with a winning score of 69 gross while runner-up was Clinton Dowling from Isis with 74. Dan Thomas won the B-grade with 83 and Rob Baldry-Short...
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