WEEK IN RE­VIEW

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THURS­DAY

IM­PROVED mar­ket con­di­tions and re­newed in­vestor con­fi­dence drive AT Ho­tels Group to put Su­gar­land Tav­ern on the mar­ket.

Part-owner Scott Arm­strong said he and a small syn­di­cate of own­ers had de­cided now was the time to sell and po­ten­tially try other things.

FRI­DAY

WILDLIFE car­ers call for help af­ter be­ing swamped with baby birds and pos­sums.

Queens­land Wildlife Car­ers pres­i­dent Christine Wynne said the in­flux may have been caused by the weather.

Sec­re­tary Judy El­liott said QWC was feel­ing the pres­sure due to the lack of car­ers.

SATUR­DAY

A 33-YEAR-OLD man is taken to Bund­aberg Hos­pi­tal af­ter crash­ing his car into the Po­lice Beat shopfront on Bour­bong St.

The crash hap­pened about 11.30pm.

SUN­DAY

AN IN­SOL­VENCY ex­pert blames Bund­aberg’s dual floods as the cause for 38 credit-driven bankrupt­cies in the 2014 De­cem­ber quar­ter.

Aus­tralian Fi­nan­cial Se­cu­ri­ties Author­ity fig­ures showed 38 peo­ple de­clared bank­ruptcy for non-busi­ness rea­sons.

In­sol­vency ex­pert Mor­gan Lane said un­em­ploy­ment and credit card debt drove the statis­tics.

MON­DAY

FIVE grey­hound train­ers are banned for life af­ter fronting the Rac­ing Queens­land board.

Tom Noble, Tony McCabe, De­bra Arnold, Reg Kay and James Harding were all banned in the wake of the live bait­ing scan­dal.

The fate of Greg Stella and Michael Chap­man is yet to be determined.

TUES­DAY

BUND­ABERG man Christo­pher James Black­burn is sen­tenced to two years jail for en­ter­ing a dwelling with in­tent, de­mand­ing money with men­ace and steal­ing.

Black­burn was re­leased from jail and on pa­role for just seven days when he com­mit­ted the of­fence on Jan­uary 26 last year.

WED­NES­DAY

KEAT­INGS Aquar­ium and Pets will shut its doors af­ter 40 years of busi­ness in Bund­aberg.

An­i­mal lover and shop owner Tracey Har­rold said the clo­sure came af­ter a tough few months try­ing to gen­er­ate busi­ness.

He grand­fa­ther, Bill Keat­ing, started the pet shop 40 years ago and passed it on to Tracey’s mother, Mar­i­lyn Walker, be­fore Tracey took con­trol in 2013.

The store will spend the next month clear­ing stock and will close on April 1.

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