WEEK IN REVIEW
A 77-YEAR-old cyclist was killed after being struck by a car at Bargara.
The accident happened about 5.30pm on Grimwood Rd, near Sandhill Sports Club (formerly the Bargara Bowls Club).
The accident brings the region’s 2015 road toll to three.
Police investigations are continuing.
AN $11 million 24.7km gas pipeline project for Bundaberg will go ahead under the new Labor government.
The pipeline was first announced by the former state LNP government, though Burnett MP Stephen Bennett started a campaign supporting the project after Bundaberg MP Leanne Donaldson said she was “working tirelessly” to make it happen.
Ms Donaldson said the project was never in doubt, and the “scare campaign” by Mr Bennett was nothing but a stunt.
A FRENCH backpacker is flown to Bundaberg Hospital after being bitten by a snake.
The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called about 1pm to fly the woman from Gayndah Hospital to Bundaberg for further treatment.
It is the 15th patient airlifted by Careflight with snakebites, compared with five at the same time last year.
RIDERS from across the region roar into Bundaberg for the annual National Black Dog ride.
More than 60 joined in the ride, which went to South Kolan, Gin Gin and Apple Tree Creek. All funds raised went directly to Lifeline Bundaberg.
WAVES Sports Club is named Best Club Wide Bay at the Keno and Clubs Queensland Awards for Excellence for the fifth consecutive year.
BUNDABERG Landcare calls for the community to be more mindful when it comes to dumping waste.
President Mike Johnson raised the issue of illegal dumping of rubbish in the region after spending time at Saltwater Creek for an environmental project.
THE chances of Coral Isles Karts and Amusements reopening are slipping as the News Mail reveals potential investors are primarily investigating land and location value.
The site has attracted keen interest.
THE scene of a fatal crash on Whalley Street in Bargara.