WEEK IN RE­VIEW

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THURS­DAY

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.

FRI­DAY

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.

SATUR­DAY

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.

SUN­DAY

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.

MON­DAY

WAVES Sports Club is named Best Club Wide Bay at the Keno and Clubs Queens­land Awards for Ex­cel­lence for the fifth con­sec­u­tive year.

TUES­DAY

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.

WEDNES­DAY

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.

PHOTO: MAX FLEET

THE scene of a fa­tal crash on Whalley Street in Bar­gara.

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