December 2018

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 7:41 PM

LOCALS took advantage of the waves off Nielson Park at the weekend as a weather warning went out for coastal waters.

Ex-tropical cyclone brings surf to Bundy

LOCALS took advantage of the waves off Nielson Park at the weekend as a weather warning went out for coastal waters.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 10:30 AM

A FAMILY home that was the centre of a dispute with Bundaberg Sugar and the lessee has gone up in flames.

Family home burns to the ground after long dispute

A FAMILY home that was the centre of a dispute with Bundaberg Sugar and the lessee has gone up in flames.

Published a story 8th Dec 2018 12:59 PM

A STACK of crumpled tin and smouldering smoke is the scene left after a house fire on the Kolan River.

Bundy home engulfed in flames, fireys on scene

A STACK of crumpled tin and smouldering smoke is the scene left after a house fire on the Kolan River.

Published a story 8th Dec 2018 8:57 AM

A WARNING had been issued for Bundaberg residents heading out on the water from today.

Warning issued for heavy rain and high winds

A WARNING had been issued for Bundaberg residents heading out on the water from today.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 6:41 PM

THANK you, an easy statement to say and when said to hard working volunteers at the rural fire services it seems to slip off the tongue a little easier.

Thank you firefighters for your tireless efforts

THANK you, an easy statement to say and when said to hard working volunteers at the rural fire services it seems to slip off the tongue a little easier.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 4:40 PM

A SCHOOL bus driver has been praised as a "hero” after he avoided a "catastrophic crash” on Wednesday afternoon.

Bus driver hailed a hero after avoiding crash in wild storm

A SCHOOL bus driver has been praised as a "hero” after he avoided a "catastrophic crash” on Wednesday afternoon.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 7:35 PM

THE owner of the building that sticks out like a sore thumb in the CBD has now withdrawn his application to amend the colour scheme.

Change of colour for chemist developer

THE owner of the building that sticks out like a sore thumb in the CBD has now withdrawn his application to amend the colour scheme.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 4:50 PM

ARE you in need of a new pair knickers or something to hold your knockers?

Bras and knickers to help give women a hand up

ARE you in need of a new pair knickers or something to hold your knockers?

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 4:16 PM

THEY say a photo can hold a thousand memories.

Grace shaves off her locks after mum, uncle die from cancer

THEY say a photo can hold a thousand memories.

Published a story 5th Dec 2018 6:41 PM

SIX-year-old Ruby-Lee Laycock (pictured) will take centre stage tonight at the Pageant of Lights.

Pageant of Lights on tonight

SIX-year-old Ruby-Lee Laycock (pictured) will take centre stage tonight at the Pageant of Lights.

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