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Mon 17 Dec 2018

The Voice winner ready for trip to Airlie

The Voice winner ready for trip to Airlie

Sam Perry will be bringing his Sam Perry Not a DJ tour to Airlie Beach this week.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Severe weather warning for Whitsundays cancelled

Severe weather warning for Whitsundays cancelled

The severe weather warning for the Whitsundays and Central Coast was cancelled on Sunday night.

Whitsunday music teacher to perform at world premiere

Whitsunday music teacher to perform at world premiere

Instrumental music teacher Idris Harries will be jetting off to the United Kingdom on Saturday to perform the world premiere of a clarinet concerto.

Truck driver's act of kindness goes viral

Truck driver's act of kindness goes viral

A Facebook post, thanking a truck driver for guiding a couple through heavy rain in Proserpine, has gone viral on social media.

Drink driving with no licence

Drink driving with no licence

Man caught driving on suspended driver's licence fined.

Burnouts shred two car tyres

Burnouts shred two car tyres

Man found guilty of wilfully making unecessary noise or smoke.

Pop goes the python

Pop goes the python

A "cheeky, little spotted python” surprised Jubilee Pocket woman Marlene Manto when he popped out of her bathtub plughole last Tuesday night.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

More than twice legal limit

More than twice legal limit

Driver fined $750 after he was caught at more than twice the legal limit.

Dinghy found at Abell Point Marina

Dinghy found at Abell Point Marina

Police have called on anyone who knows the owner to come forward.

Airport could close if water covers roads

Airport could close if water covers roads

Whitsunday Coast Airport could close if water covers access roads during coming days.

Railway redirection plan on right track

Railway redirection plan on right track

Plans to shift the railway line through Collinsville are in the works as Whitsunday Regional Council looks to engage rail giant Aurizon.

Council CEO Barry Omundson announces resignation

Council CEO Barry Omundson announces resignation

Whitsunday Regional Council CEO Barry Omundson announced his resignation today after three years in the role.

Songs for Christmas

Songs for Christmas

A Change of location was not enough to dampen the spirits of those who braved the weather and made it to the 2018 Carols by the Beach on Sunday night.

Parked cars hit in crash

Parked cars hit in crash

Man's suspended prison sentence for dangerous driving charge.

Christmas spirit shines in Proserpine

Christmas spirit shines in Proserpine

Proserpine Christmas Carols spread the Christmas cheer last week.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Stolen military medals returned

Stolen military medals returned

Man pleads guilty to possession of stolen goods after he was found with stolen military medals.

Powerlines down in Mandalay

Powerlines down in Mandalay

Yacht mast hits powerlines.

Tummy's rumble to raise money for Ugandan school

Tummy's rumble to raise money for Ugandan school

Students at Cannonvale State School took on a tummy rumbler on Monday to raise money for Sunrise Primary School, Uganda.

Community shows support for its firies

Community shows support for its firies

Bloomsbury's rural firefighters received an overwhelming show of support from dance and musical groups who came together for a fundraising performance.

Christmas blooms for floral art workshop

Christmas blooms for floral art workshop

Create your own Christmas centrepiece this holiday season.

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