REAL DEAL

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SUMMER FUN PHOTO COMPETITION -

VET­ERAN Mel­bourne en­tre­pre­neur David Mar­riner broke his si­lence about his in­ter­est in buy­ing the Sher­a­ton Mi­rage.

Real es­tate agency owner Su­san Cooper won a $70,000 HSV Clubs­port V8 Holden af­ter swinging her first hole-in-one on the tough­est par 3 at the Ire­land Holden Sea Tem­ple Golf Course Cham­pi­onships.

Meri­dien Mari­nas an­nounced plans to raise $10.8 mil­lion to keep afloat plans for the cen­tre­piece of the Port Dou­glas water­front, a $140 mil­lion rede­vel­op­ment.

The first lane of the long-awaited Cooper Creek cause­way opened, al­low­ing lo­cals and tourists to safely travel to Cape Tribulation dur­ing the wet sea­son.

Cook MP Ja­son O’Brien an­nounced a $75,000 grant to boost the 2011 Car­ni­vale.

Com­mu­nity lead­ers were out­raged by the State Govern­ment’s plan to scrap the Dou­glas Iconic Panel by July 2011.

Ry­dges Sabaya strives to build an out­door cin­ema in Port Dou­glas by June 2011.

The fi­nal wishes of de­ceased artist Karen Gould are re­alised with $1.2 mil­lion handed over to char­ity.

Port Dou­glas elec­tri­cian Sy Dol­phin gets a shock when he dis­cov­ers a salt­wa­ter crocodile swim­ming in the pool of a house he was work­ing at.

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