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Tue 19 Jun 2018

Whitsunday colours fly in Indonesian AFL comp

Whitsunday colours fly in Indonesian AFL comp

The Whitsunday Bald Eagles football jerseys were worn with pride in Indonesia last weekend at the annual Bali Masters 9's competition.

Prison sentence for unlicensed driver

Prison sentence for unlicensed driver

With just three months left to get his licence back after a five-year suspension, Adrian Horne took a chance and pushed his driving date back three years.

Brahmans edged out by Tigers after second half fight-back

Brahmans edged out by Tigers after second half fight-back

Brahmans A-Grade manager Bryce Fraser said the team had no answer to the Tigers' enthusiasm and aggressive play in the first half.

Punch thrown in SNP

Punch thrown in SNP

A 19-YEAR-OLD Rockhampton woman who was arrested for punching another woman in Airlie Beach's SNP walked away from court with a fine on Monday.

Taking on the Great Whitehaven Beach Run

Taking on the Great Whitehaven Beach Run

Primarily here in ambassador roles, they will compete in the Great Whitehaven Beach Run 10km event as part of their endurance training.

Machete found in Cannonvale unit after brazen DV threat

Machete found in Cannonvale unit after brazen DV threat

I'M going to chop everyone up,” just one of the texts a Cannonvale man sent to his former partner at the start of June while he sharpened his machete.

Whitsunday Lions win Top 5 Recognition

Whitsunday Lions win Top 5 Recognition

THE Whitsunday Lions Club has won Top Five Club recognition for the third time in club history for the period of 2016-17 at the annual changeover this month.

Stranded at sea for 20 hours, a search success story

Stranded at sea for 20 hours, a search success story

A Gold Coast man who recently moved to the Whitsundays was found thanks to the extensive efforts of emergency services

Cannonvale musicians make orchestra appearance

Cannonvale musicians make orchestra appearance

TALENTED Cannonvale siblings Jacob and Tiana Bell will perform with the Queensland Youth Orchestra in Bowen on Sunday.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Pollies trade blows on Proserpine Budget funding

Pollies trade blows on Proserpine Budget funding

Since the 2018/19 Whitsunday Regional Council Budget was handed down on Monday, there's been plenty of speculation over how and where money is being spent.

WFC score four to take easy win against Country United

WFC score four to take easy win against Country United

THE Whitsunday FC Premier side in whipping Country United at the weekend have demonstrated why they are sitting in equal second place on the ladder

Five rushed to hospital after Bloomsbury rollover

Five rushed to hospital after Bloomsbury rollover

FIVE patients were rushed to hospital after being involved in a single vehicle rollover near Bloomsbury last night.

International music star spotted in the Whitsundays

International music star spotted in the Whitsundays

Music star heads to Hamilton Island for some rest and relaxation.

BoM issues strong wind warning for Whitsunday Islands

BoM issues strong wind warning for Whitsunday Islands

WAKING to howling winds this morning many would be surprised to learn the minimum temperatures only dropped to 10 degrees over night in coastal Whitsunday areas

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Hotshots set to sizzle when they hit the Metropole

Hotshots set to sizzle when they hit the Metropole

WHOOHOO, a brand new super-hot super-sexy Sydney Hotshots show is locked and loaded and you are invited along to the Metropole Hotel .

Sea Eagles blitz Mackay Saints in final quarter nailbiter

Sea Eagles blitz Mackay Saints in final quarter nailbiter

THE North Mackay Saints threw everything they had at the Whitsunday Sea Eagles at the weekend but it was not enough to topple the 2017 premiership winners.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Proserpine farm worker tells tale of two tails

Proserpine farm worker tells tale of two tails

According to the Queensland Museum a fork in the tail a skink or gecko occurs when the animal drops its tail but the appendage does not make a clean break.

Airlie Beach parkrunners welcome 10 new participants

Airlie Beach parkrunners welcome 10 new participants

A TOTAL of 78 walkers and runners lined up at the Abel Point Marina this morning to bounce the boards of the Bicentennial Boardwalk at the 138th Airlie parkrun.

Ecotourism plans on Whitsunday Island to appeal to niche

Ecotourism plans on Whitsunday Island to appeal to niche

Tenders are expected to close in the next few months for a feasibility study into building a "premium ecotourism experience” with eco-accommodation.

Swim training pays off for local masters compeditor

Swim training pays off for local masters compeditor

ONE local swimmer's competitive drive has provided just the impetus needed to push through the adversity thrown up by the devastating effects of Cyclone Debbie.

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