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Townsville BulletinGarden in paradiseTownsville BulletinOriginally from Newcastle, Mr Wooldridge was shocked by Townsville's dry conditions following his move north and set out to create his own courtyard garden at his then newly purchased home in Belgian Gardens. Now, 15 years later, the property at 14 ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinBehind a mask of despairTownsville BulletinHe'd been a battle captain in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province, near Kandahar, working as part of Mentoring Task Force 3 with about 700 other Townsville soldiers. But he had a medical review coming up and, his family would later tell the police, he ...and more [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville Bulletin'Wills' goes it alone in northTownsville BulletinA bevy of projects lined up across the top of Australia, including around Townsville and Cairns, are set to benefit from the cheap loans. “There are some renewable energy projects west of Townsville that are in the hunt,” Senator Canavan said. “In ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinYoung addicts to find refugeTownsville BulletinThe 52-bed facility will also include eight beds for teenagers aged between 14 and 18 who are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Townsville Recovery Service clinical team leader Claire Twivey said they decided to include a youth program after ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinIt's wet, wild, warm and weirdTownsville BulletinRECORD-breaking unseasonal weather has swept our state of extremes, with drought, floods, and even an incredibly rare tornado. Scores of historic daily and monthly rainfall totals have tumbled, as has the coldest winter day and the hottest winter day, ...Death row dingoes set to be the environmental saviour of Great Barrier Reef's Pelorus IslandABC OnlineTenders called for Great Barrier Reef runoff projectBrisbane Timesall 21 news articles [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinGive us a tourism championTownsville BulletinWhile this might have preserved our folksy small-town charm and retained public areas for locals, it has also cost us billions of dollars in investment and countless jobs. I see many shortcomings in tourism at Townsville, too numerous to mention here ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinCowboys in court bid on debt claimTownsville BulletinIn February, the Townsville Bulletin reported the club had withdrawn its bid to have the company wound up, with the matter believed to have been settled out of court. The fresh filing for a winding up order against Brisclean was lodged in the Supreme ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinOur wacky weatherTownsville BulletinThe Townsville airport rain gauge has already recorded 53.8mm so far this month — almost four times the July average. Mr Cearns said rain bands moving in from central Australia, the decay of the drought-bearing El Niño and a return to neutral ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinJump for joy, it's 1812 againTownsville Bulletin“It was so popular with both locals and visitors that we have worked with Townsville City Council to ensure its return,” he said. Festival musician Tasmin Little, who plays the violin, and soprano Valda Wilson will perform alongside the 1RAR band and ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinLifestyle of the snitch and famousTownsville BulletinPhotos sourced by the Townsville Bulletin reveal the celebrity-chasing lifestyle of the convicted drug importer and police informant, before he was drawn into a dangerous underworld of violence, undercover operatives and outlaw motorcycle gangs. [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinTully beauty vies for Miss World AustraliaTownsville BulletinEarlier: Tully's Madeline Cowe is among the beauties from across the country who will put their best stilleto forwrad tonight as they compete in the Miss World Australia final. Among the notable finalists was Magnolia Maymuru, who is representing the ...and more [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinCowboys tight lipped on JT's injuryTownsville BulletinCOWBOYS management have remained tight-lipped on the health of star playmaker Johnathan Thurston after he picked up a hamstring injury in Thursday's win over the Bulldogs. The four-time Dally M Medal winner left the field just after half time in his ...and more [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinFormer Black Caviar assistant trainer enjoying new start in TownsvilleTownsville BulletinWith a growing stable under his belt of quality yearlings and some more experienced chances Haydon said he is thoroughly enjoying the racing scene in Townsville and hoped to have more success this season. “I just needed a change after being with Peter ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinThe APPY zoneTownsville BulletinEvery month around 20,000 new apps are available to download on your smart phone. Some disappear into obscurity without causing much of a fuss. But every now and then an app becomes a phenomenon. POKÉMADNESS. Over the last fortnight, you can ...and more [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinWalsh back on board with FireTownsville BulletinThe local junior came up through the club's academy a youngster and she featured in a number of home games last season, much to the delight of her friends and family at Townsville RSL Stadium. Walsh will be kept busy on and off the court as she juggles ... [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Indecent treatment charges, TownsvillemyPolice (press release) (blog)Police have charged a 22-year-old man following investigations into alleged indecent treatment of a child offences at Townsville. The charges relate to the alleged offences involving a 14-year-old girl at a private residence in May. The Burdell man has ...and more [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinWater weeds a flood riskTownsville BulletinBurdekin Shire Council has a harvester but it is understood officials are reluctant to loan the machine to Townsville due to fears of spreading weeds into the Burdekin catchment. Dr Crawford said the risk of cross-contamination was “huge”. NQ Dry ... [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source
WIN News losing TV ratings warTownsville BulletinNew Regional TAM ratings figures show WIN Local News Townsville has so far recorded a daily average July audience of less than half the number of viewers who tuned in during June. On July 1, Southern Cross Austereo began broadcasting Channel Nine ... [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinSoldier on child abuse chargesTownsville BulletinIn a separate incident, a 43-year-old Townsville man was arrested in a joint operation run between the Crime and Corruption Commission and police. He has been charged with possession of child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access ... [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinFood fiesta trucks bring tasty delightsTownsville BulletinAN OPEN air foodie paradise will set up shop in the Perfumed Gardens in Townsville's CBD tonight. The city's second Food Truck Fiesta will kick off from 5pm, and this time they're prepared to feed thousands. Organiser Michelle Woodward said the number ... [...]
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source