College lines up sporting success

College lines up sporting success

Xavier Catholic College achieved amazing results recently at Queensland sporting championships held on the Gold Coast. The open netball team competed in the Queensland Independent…

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Funding in tune with school needs

Funding in tune with school needs

New instruments and music equipment will be on the cards for students at Urangan and Hervey Bay State High Schools following a $2.6 million funding…

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UGLY for a cause

UGLY for a cause

A big-hearted bartender at Torquay Hotel is calling herself ugly for a good cause. Ugly she is not. Renae Murphy is lovely on the inside…

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Heart, honour key to Lions’ success

Heart, honour key to Lions’ success

For the past 25 years Tom Gould has been the driving force behind the success of the Lions Club of Hervey Bay’s Christmas Cake fundraising…

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Retailers add to Bay’s maturity

Retailers add to Bay’s maturity

The $116 million Stockland development has already created more than 600 jobs and this week shoppers will be treated to the next round of retail…

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Brigade welcomes new training facility

Brigade welcomes new training facility

The Takura Rural Fire Brigade has weathered its share of highs and lows, but little could compare to the pride and accomplishment that was on…

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Icing on the cupcake

Icing on the cupcake

Hannah Miller is not your average teenager. While other girls her age are checking their phones for messages, Hannah is checking the oven. The 14-year-old…

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Networks promote local connections

Networks promote local connections

How would you sell yourself in 60 seconds? That was the challenge more than 35 ladies were faced with last Wednesday when the Bay Business…

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Mowing down barriers

Mowing down barriers

There are no turf wars in Hervey Bay – in fact quite the opposite. Hervey Bay’s lawn mowing contractors formed an alliance to look out…

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Onesie de-stresses long working day

Onesie de-stresses long working day

All it took was for one person to turn up at work in a onesie for the stress factor to drop. Uniting Care’s Lesa Stagg…

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