WEEK IN RE­VIEW

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THURS­DAY

A PIPE bomb was det­o­nated at Thabeban State School after be­ing found by a nearby neigh­bour.

Bund­aberg Po­lice In­spec­tor Kev Gu­teridge said po­lice were tak­ing the sit­u­a­tion se­ri­ously, but were con­fi­dent the dis­cov­ery was in no way linked to ter­ror­ism and most likely a prank.

FRI­DAY

AUS­TRALIAN Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion of Queens­land pres­i­dent Dr Shaun Rudd came un­der fire for com­ments he made while ad­vo­cat­ing healthy eat­ing.

Dr Rudd said: “We’ve all seen tuck­shop ladies and there’s a rea­son why they’ve got tuck­shop arms”.

He later apol­o­gised for his com­ments, but said it was im­por­tant to take on the obe­sity epi­demic fac­ing the state.

SATUR­DAY

THE Bar­gara Bowls Club rolled into a new era as the Bund­aberg RSL Club ac­quired the beach­side business. Bund­aberg RSL gen­eral man­ager Col Rankin said the ac­qui­si­tion was a well-thought-out decision and a long time com­ing.

SUN­DAY

FOND mem­o­ries of yes­ter­year were re­lived as crowds took the op­por­tu­nity to ex­pe­ri­ence what a steam train jour­ney was all about dur­ing Queens­land Rail’s 150th birth­day cel­e­bra­tions.

Crowds greeted the re­stored train and its wooden car­riages as they rolled into the sta­tion.

MON­DAY

LEGO took cen­tre stage at the week­end as 30 ex­hibitors showed off their colour­ful cre­ations at the first Bund­aberg Brick Event at the Civic Cen­tre.

Or­gan­iser KenWil­son said about 4000 vis­i­tors took the op­por­tu­nity to see what the ex­hibitors had built.

TUES­DAY

A YEAR ago, Rheed McCracken was pre­par­ing for the Sum­mer Down Un­der Se­ries and the Oz Day 10km race in Syd­ney.

But like many young ath­letes he was dis­tracted as he was about to start Year 12 Un­happy with his per­for­mance in 2014, McCracken said he has been work­ing hard to be at his best so he can qual­ify for back-to-back Par­a­lympic Games.

WED­NES­DAY

A BUND­ABERG woman shared a photo to the NewsMail Face­book page after a light­ning strike blew a hole through her wall.

The event hap­pened as emer­gency ser­vices called on res­i­dents to pre­pare for a wet week.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

A BUND­ABERG woman sent this pic to the NewsMail Face­book page after a light­ning strike blew a hole through a wall. "Light­ning strike to our house blew a hole through the wall this af­ter­noon at Park­lands," Rhonda Sha­p­land said. Emer­gency ser­vices called on res­i­dents to be pre­pared for a wet week - with heavy rain and storms ex­pected across the state in com­ing days.

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