WEEK IN REVIEW
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.