Commonwealth Games medalist Stephanie Rice launches the NewsMail's new Commonwealth Games pins. There are five to collect.
Commonwealth Games medalist Stephanie Rice launches the NewsMail's new Commonwealth Games pins. There are five to collect. Adam Head

From the editor's desk: Weather gods against us this Easter

IT looks like the weather gods are conspiring to make it a wet Easter for everyone across the Bundaberg region.

READ: Easter weather: 75mm rainfall, shocking humidity on way.

 

WET: The rainfall outlook through to Easter Monday.
WET: The rainfall outlook through to Easter Monday. BOM

Hopefully, we will miss the worst of any heavy falls and everyone will still have plenty of quality time with family and loved ones this Easter.

There's so much happening here, it would be a shame to see things washed out. Particularly with so many of our tourism operators fully booked.

READ: Packed out: Bundy tourism operators set for a bumper Easter.

Please don't forget though tomorrow is Good Friday and plenty of places will be closed.

READ: What's open and closed on Good Friday in Bundaberg.

As I settle into life in Bundy, I'm hoping to spend a bit of time exploring and was looking to head to Bargara at some stage over the weekend.

So far I've driven through the area a couple of times and had lunch at a local hotel. It was beautiful.

 

Bundy is one of the state's tourism hospots as more people come to the region.
Bundy is one of the state's tourism hospots as more people come to the region.

I can see why so many more tourists are coming to this part of the world.

READ: New figures show what's driving Bundy's tourism surge.

It's been a busy week at the NewsMail, with some big stories.

The week got off to a horror start with a fatal crash.

READ: Teen dies in horror road crash.

We also carried a report detailing a shock twist following the death of a former Bundaberg butcher.

READ: Woodchipper death twist: ex-girlfriend 'person of interest'.

And today, we exclusively revealed the details of what's planned for Prince Charles's royal visit next month.

READ: Royal tour details revealed.

Make sure you don't miss our compelling Commonwealth Games coverage from next week and if you haven't seen it yet, have some fun and collect our exclusive Borobi pins.

 

READ: How to get your Commonwealth Games pins.

Have a relaxing holiday season. Until next time.



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