Ushering in the New Year in style

REVELLERS filled pubs and clubs around the Bundaberg region to help ring in 2010 last night.

At Kacy’s Restaurant in Bargara, Brittany Butler had a double celebration — marking her 19th birthday with family.

“I’m looking forward to it. 2010 is going to be fun,” Ms Butler said.

Also at Kacy’s, Kylie and Jamie Myers, who recently moved to Riverview, were celebrating with friends from out of town.

“We are just going to stagger around Bargara and see what’s going on,” Mr Myers said.

Bargara resident Mike D’Arcy was enjoying the night with family at the Bargara Lakes Tavern.

“We hoping for the best for 2010,” he said.

At the Old Bundy Tavern’s Customs Bar, Avenell Heights resident Bianca Hodges was celebrating the end of 2009 with a few cocktails with Melbourne friend Camille Keily.

“I love New Years. It’s great being able to catch up with friends,” Ms Hodges said.

Also at the Old Bundy Tavern, Tash Poole was celebrating the start of 2010 with friends.

“What I like about it is you get everyone together and just have fun,” she said.

At the Club Hotel, Val and Ely Moreno were soaking up the atmosphere.

“We are looking at a big night and just trying to have fun,” Mr Moreno said.

Venues around Bundaberg were granted special licenses to help usher 2010 in with the Club Hotel and the Central Hotel obtaining permission to stay open until 5am.



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