Community News

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Seventeen Seventy's iconic timber shack finally snapped up

Seventeen Seventy's iconic timber shack finally snapped up

THE "most iconic" home on the Seventeen Seventy foreshore has been snapped up by a Queensland couple after being on the market for years.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Sea World confirms Agnes Water rescue dolphin dead

Sea World confirms Agnes Water rescue dolphin dead

THE baby dolphin rescued from Agnes Water has died.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Outback rugby club founder honoured for dedication

premium_icon Outback rugby club founder honoured for dedication

BARGARA legend Geoffrey Thomas Barton has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his dedication and service to rugby union.

Baby dolphin rescued at Agnes Water beach

Baby dolphin rescued at Agnes Water beach

A NEWBORN dolphin was found struggling on the sands of Agnes Water beach

CAN YOU HELP? Service needs drivers

premium_icon CAN YOU HELP? Service needs drivers

EMERGENCY drivers are needed for a vital Bundaberg community service to help feed people.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

Leo the warrior raises funds for clean water

Leo the warrior raises funds for clean water

SIX-year-old Leo Wilshire is on a fund-raising mission and has his heart set on using the money people have donated to help impoverished families overseas.

New bags, campaigns and support: Bundy ripe for green future

New bags, campaigns and support: Bundy ripe for green future

BUNDABERG'S green future is ripening by the day, with major supermarkets and local politicians working hard toward an environmentally-friendly region.

Ambulance volunteer thanked with state award nomination

Ambulance volunteer thanked with state award nomination

He's the everyday hero helping paramedics at Miriam Vale carry out lifesaving work but Brian Rose still believes there are people more deserving of recognition.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Future of prime Agnes Water beachfront land to be decided

Future of prime Agnes Water beachfront land to be decided

All options on the table as council weighs up future land use.

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Elderly residents targeted by latest scams

Elderly residents targeted by latest scams

Scammers are targeting the elderly residents in the Wide Bay Burnett.

Agnes Water couple's rental business thriving from Airbnb

Agnes Water couple's rental business thriving from Airbnb

Geoff and Jenni Carr purposely built their home to share it

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Gunther Village gets goats, no kidding

Gunther Village gets goats, no kidding

For Harold Tones the transition to an aged care home meant giving up his lifestyle of furry friends and freedom... or so he thought.

Sun 3 Jun 2018

PHOTOS: Shalom College kicks off high school formals

PHOTOS: Shalom College kicks off high school formals

MORE than 200 Shalom College Year 12 students dressed in their finest Saturday night for the annual formal celebrations.

FORMAL: Glitz and glam won't eclipse son's gratitude for mum

premium_icon FORMAL: Glitz and glam won't eclipse son's gratitude for mum

TOM Espe said his Year 12 Formal could not have been possible without his mum.

HOT DESTINATION: Travellers pick Bundy for winter

premium_icon HOT DESTINATION: Travellers pick Bundy for winter

THERE are a few rare Aussies who might enjoy the cooler winter months but most are in their element under a warm summer sun.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

'Dead is dead': Bundy principal's issues with TV series

premium_icon 'Dead is dead': Bundy principal's issues with TV series

A CONTROVERSIAL TV series has featured in the Shalom College newsletter, with the school's principal encouraging parents to discuss the show with students.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

AVO GO: Robots picking path to Bundy farm trials

premium_icon AVO GO: Robots picking path to Bundy farm trials

THERE'S no doubt robots will soon be part of everyday life, but the future of robotic farming it seems is just around the corner.

Tue 29 May 2018

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Fifty years of brewing in Bundy

premium_icon LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Fifty years of brewing in Bundy

ONE of Bundaberg's longest standing businessmen was acknowledged on the weekend with a prestigeous award from the Chamber of Commerce.

GOOD EATING: Nutritionist's mission to educate the masses

premium_icon GOOD EATING: Nutritionist's mission to educate the masses

AS THE Bundaberg region secures it's third KFC and 14th fast-food outlet, it seems the comunity couldn't be futher from a fresh food outlook.

Mon 28 May 2018

Six locals to run 90km ultramarathon for Black Dog Institute

premium_icon Six locals to run 90km ultramarathon for Black Dog Institute

SEVEN thousand kilometres, 25 pairs of shoes and millions of calories in food later; six Bundaberg locals are ready to run the oldest ultramarathon in the world

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