WEEK IN RE­VIEW

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THURS­DAY

BUND­ABERG Dis­trict Court heard a 29-year-old man used a me­tal bar to at­tack a work col­league who “pushed his but­tons”, leav­ing the com­plainant with a 3cm cut to his head.

Reuben Jere­mey Petty pleaded guilty to as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing griev­ous bod­ily harm while armed in re­la­tion to the un­law­ful as­sault on Au­gust 20 last year.

Petty was sen­tenced to 18 months jail with a pa­role el­i­gi­bil­ity date of Au­gust 14 this year.

FRI­DAY

EV­ERY man and his dog showed up to Cor­netts Supa IGA North Bund­aberg when Bondi Vet star Dr Chris Brown stopped by.

Dr Chris was in town as the brand am­bas­sador for Mars Pet­care brand Op­ti­mum and to sup­port the ef­forts of staff at the IGA.

SATUR­DAY

THE An­zac me­mo­rial at Bur­nett Heads will soon un­dergo a $30,000 facelift.

The up­grade will be jointly funded by the Bur­nett Heads Progress and Sports As­so­ci­a­tion, Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil and a $15,000 ap­pli­ca­tion is cur­rently be­fore the State Gov­ern­ment.

SUN­DAY

ON THE week­end, past and present El­liott Heads Surf Life Sav­ing Club mem­bers, club dig­ni­taries and their fam­i­lies cel­e­brated the club’s dec­o­rated 50-year history at a spe­cial an­niver­sary din­ner.

MON­DAY

ENERGY Min­is­ter Mark Bai­ley vis­ited Bund­aberg to host a public fo­rum on the State Gov­ern­ment’s plan for an ethanol man­date, but at­ten­dance was less than im­pres­sive.

Ac­cord­ing to su­gar­cane farmer Clin­ton Scott, a to­tal of five peo­ple turned up to the event that was catered for 30 or more.

TUES­DAY

BUND­ABERG kids will be among the first in the state to ben­e­fit from a new re­spect­ful re­la­tion­ships pro­gram.

White Rib­bon Aus­tralia is ne­go­ti­at­ing with schools across the city to roll out its ground-break­ing do­mes­tic vi­o­lence pro­gram Break­ing the Si­lence.

WED­NES­DAY

BUND­ABERG Blocks and Pavers have gone into liq­ui­da­tion fol­low­ing a rul­ing by the Bris­bane Supreme Court.

The court ac­tion came as Bris­bane based sup­plier Sun­state Ce­ment ap­plied to wind up the East Bund­aberg busi­ness to re­cover its $132,000 debts owed.

PHOTO: MIKE KNOTT

VET IN TOWN: Max Walsh and his pet rat Pep­per with Dr Chris Brown at the North Bund­aberg IGA.

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