Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Slow Progress at Club

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Slow Progress at Club

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Leah Kidd

leah.kidd@news-mail.com.au

IT HAS been 110 days since a mini tornado ripped through the seaside town of Bargara, taking much of the Bargara Bowls Club in its violently rotating column.

Roof tiles torn from the house across the street still lay embedded in the coastal clubs greens.

The disaster has left the club with a repair bill that could hit around $2 million.

Bargara Bowls Club manager Janelle Fielding said the clubCOs recovery had been a slow process.

The club was struggling because it still looked like a construction site, she said.

It would be September before repairs to the rest of the club were completed.

However, despite parts of the bowls club re-opening on March 1, many people didnCOt realise it.

She said one-third of the club was up and running.

C[pounds sterling]The part we have open is the restaurant end,C[yen] she said.

The restaurant was offering two-for-one meal deals on Wednesday nights. …

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