Macleay Island Crime Wrap I must apologise, no excuses I just forgot about these. I received the Macleay on the 8th and just got the Russell one today, which reminded me .. oops! Stealing of or from a motor vehicle and/or vessel Between Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, October 27, offenders […] Continue reading
OIL SPILL CLEANED UP (Just a picture, not the Oil Spill) Three men and a truck (NOT three men and a baby) eventually arrived at Lamb Island with all the necessary equipment to absorb the oil spill on the road. First Officer Noel Walker can speak for himself, as he […] Continue reading
LAMB ISLAND OIL SPILL There has been an oil spill on Lamb Island. At approximately 12.30 a bus attempting to board the 12.30 Vehicular barge clipped it’s sump, pouring oil out. The barge, quite rightly, refused boarding of the bus, which then proceeded Eastward up Lamb Island, leaving a […] Continue reading
REMEMBRANCE DAY ON MACLEAY News on Violent Incident on Macleay Coffee with a cop at the Organic Market Pictures of Remembrance Day Exclusive news on the NBN – Good news Andrew Laming’s excellent Remembrance Day speech Quite the busy weekend. It kicked off with ‘Saturday’s Coffee with a Cop’ at The Organic Market […] Continue reading
Jetty jumping a leap of faith An incident involving a man leaping from the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty in recent months has sparked warnings that serious injuries can result. As the man jumped he hit the dock, dislocated his shoulder and was pulled unconscious from the water by local Surf Lifesaver […] Continue reading
Rebecca Gibney, Russell Crowe, Keith Urban. All Kiwis But we lay claim to them anyway (and Phar Lap too)! Redlands beach tops SLSQ best list North Stradbroke Island’s Cylinder Beach has topped this year’s list of best beaches released by Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) to mark the start of summer. The […] Continue reading
Dr Carl Rotkirch Dr Rotkirch is an Australian citizen born in Finland, completing his Primary and Secondary Medical Degrees in Switzerland. He trained in Finland, Sweden and Australia across all medical disciplines. Musculoskeletal medicine and Orthopedic Surgery in Finland, Australia, New Zealand and United Arab Emirates. His areas of Special […] Continue reading
Art Exhibition and Japanese Showcase Day Invitation This Friday 1st December students at Russell Island State school will be showcasing and sharing what they have been doing in the Arts Program and Japanese lessons this year. There will be some activities to participate in whilst visiting. Open 8.45am till 2.30pm. Follow the flags […] Continue reading
Redlands clean-up still taking place Redland City Council employed extra contract crews to assist with a massive clean-up after receiving 470 requests for the removal of tree and other storm debris from last weekend’s big storm. This is in addition to hundreds of other incidents of debris which fell within […] Continue reading
Local health and fitness providers needed for next term of Redlands Healthy and Active Program Redland City Council has opened the Expression of Interest (EOI) process for local fitness providers who wish to be considered for the next term of activities in the Redlands Healthy and Active Program. […] Continue reading
Mayor seeks a share of $220M Mobile Black Spot funding Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has visited the Federal Government to lobby for improved mobile phone service as part of the Australian Government’s $220M black spot funding program. Cr Williams said Council had been lobbying the Federal Government for […] Continue reading
As the saying goes – a picture tells a thousand words. I was heading to the PA hospital this morning (the car wouldn’t start though), so I had time to snap this image in the ex spoil pit parking area. My question is simple, why is this a “no parking” […] Continue reading
- How the bombings at luxury hotels and churches in Sri Lanka unfolded 21st April 2019Sri Lanka's capital is rocked by six near-simultaneous attacks at churches and hotels on Sunday morning, followed by two further explosions mere hours later.
- Bodies of father, 5yo daughter spotted after they were swept away off rocks on Eyre Peninsula 21st April 2019The search for two people missing off the coast of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula ends tragically as the bodies of a 35-year-old man and his five-year-old daughter are spotted in waters after they were swept from rocks at Cape Carnot.
- Dire diagnosis of hospital woes by medical staff gets meeting brought forward 21st April 2019A day after a blunt assessment of the care and staff crisis at Royal Hobart Hospital by emergency department registrars, Tasmania's Health Minister brings forward a meeting to address the problems — but clinicians warn with flu season imminent, it is still too long to wait.Annah Fromberg
- Eight explosions rock Sri Lanka, curfew called as death toll climbs 21st April 2019Easter Sunday bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels kill at least 200 people and injure more than 450, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
- Seasteading couple charged as Thai navy boards floating home 21st April 2019Authorities charge American bitcoin trader Chad Elwartowski and his Thai partner, Supranee Thepdet, with violating Thai sovereignty by building a floating home 14 nautical miles off the coast.
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