Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Weekly Whispers

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Weekly Whispers

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Byline: JEREMY SOLLARS

HOT talk is of a certain vehicle dealership all set to move to elevated digs on the highway coming into Warwick, which will truly make this approach to the Rose City our own equivalent of the famous Magic Mile at Moorooka, .on the southside of Brisbane. Word is the site the said dealership would vacate is likely to be snapped by Rose City Shoppingworld for future expanded car parking.

Meanwhile the hardware abattle of the big boysa rumours continue locally, with Woolies' home improvement arm Masters still said to be eyeing off some key real estate along the main drag of Albion Street.

Masters' outlets down south have also teamed up with McDonald's, allowing customers to grab a Mac and fries along with their timber and nails. Still on hardware, Wesfarmers a which owns Coles and Bunnings a is also reported to be on the scout for a site close to, but not in, the Warwick central business district to co-locate a bigger Bunnings and a Coles supermarket, as they have done successfully elsewhere in Queensland. In such an eventuality the hope would be that existing staff at Bi-Lo in the Shoppingworld have a job at a new Coles if the former was to close its doors.

LOCAL lady who last week swore off online shopping after consuming a glass or two of her favourite vino has been left red-faced while stone-cold sober. As reported, she inadvertently ordered two cordless laptop computer mice instead of one, resulting in an additional $75 bill. It seems she's just as click-happy while de-toxing and on the wagon, having somehow managed to order two copies of the same DVD from an online retailer. What part of aclick oncea do these people not understand, I wonder?

SEEMS like we aren't too good without our beloved electricity. With most of the town minus mains at tucker time last night there was one heck of a line-up at the food establishment on the corner of Albion and Fitzroy Sts. Parking was at a premium and one fast-food buyer reckoned he could have come up with a few starters for a legends game of rugby league or hockey from among those waiting for a pizza. …

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