WEEK IN REVIEW
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.