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Japanese interpreter and educator Yuka Thomson with the help of Council celebrated the Japanese Star Festival with Forestview Kindy.

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Shane Christensen is carving a living

Growing up in the Bundaberg Region Shane Christensen never imaged a hobby of wood carving would last a lifetime and become his passion.

New Paradise Markets pop up at Bargara

The new weekly Paradise Markets at Bargara has proven very popular with a mixed variety of goods for sale every Sunday.

Bundaberg Chapter of American Car Club on show

Chevys and Mustangs were on display at The Bundaberg Chapter of the American Car Club of Brisbane car show to celebrate the 4 July.

Rod Bryant returns to the Gracie Dixon Centre

The desire to entertain is in Rod Bryant’s blood as he spends his time singing to folks at the Gracie Dixon Centre.

Volunteers needed to help Nardoo Nursery flourish

Nardoo Nursery is looking for a variety of volunteers to help the not-for-profit gardening organisation flourish.

Dragon fruit and lime ice cream a hit at Tinaberries

Tinaberries’ new dragon fruit and lime ice cream looks sensational and tastes divine, so it’s no wonder it’s being scooped up by locals.

New round of job-boosting grants available

A new round of the State Government’s Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.

Sea-changers set sights on Kinkuna Waters

Kinkuna Waters Estate near Woodgate Beach has seen an influx of interest from savvy sea-changers with five lots sold in the last eight weeks.

Forestview Kindy kids celebrate Star Festival with Yuka

Japanese interpreter and educator Yuka Thomson with the help of Council celebrated the Japanese Star Festival with Forestview Kindy.

Queensland Variety Bash to roll into Bundaberg

More than 100 cars and their colourful crews will use Bundaberg as the starting point for the Queensland Variety Bash.

Volunteers needed to help Nardoo Nursery flourish

Nardoo Nursery is looking for a variety of volunteers to help the not-for-profit gardening organisation flourish.

New Paradise Markets pop up at Bargara

The new weekly Paradise Markets at Bargara has proven very popular with a mixed variety of goods for sale every Sunday.

Council jersey gifted to dedicated cyclist

Bundaberg Regional Council has gifted a UCI CycleFest Council-sponsored jersey to determined young Bundaberg cyclist Harriet Mullins.

Look back at State Talent Identification Series

This week in Sports Talk, columnist Vince Habermann looks back at the annual football State Under-16 Talent Identification Series.

Rail Trail Double record for Mandy Cook

Mandy Cook is passionate about cycling and she is now the record holder for the first ever Women's SBRT-BVRT Rail Trail Double.

Red emperor out and about offshore

With the weather around the Bundaberg area being a bit up and down over the past week, Saturday is looking like the best day for weekend fishing.

Bundaberg Police lost and found

Bundaberg police are seeking the owners of wallets, a passport from Ireland, and some change that was left at a bank in Bundaberg.

Adopt a pet: precious Penny

Precious penny, the six-year-old mixed breed from Red Collar Rescue is looking for a lap to call her own.

Call to nominate mobile phone black spots

Bundaberg Regional Council is encouraging residents to nominate mobile phone black spots to help improve coverage.

Beware of email parking fine scam

Bundaberg Region residents are urged to be vigilant if they receive an email about a parking infringement following a recent email scam.

Grab mum and Picnic with a Paca for Mother's Day

What could be better than spending some quality time with Mum this Mother's Day? How about adding some cute alpacas and a picnic to the mix?

Turtle mosaics pop up along region's coastline

Turtles of a different kind have begun taking up space along the region's coastline as part of a local community art initiative.

Bundaberg Rotary gates get a makeover

Bundaberg Rotary Club members were hard at work on Sunday morning restoring the Rotary Gates at Tantitha Park.

Fireman’s helmet tells tale of survival

A fireman’s helmet continues to tell a remarkable tale of survival 20 years after the Childers Backpackers Hostel blaze.

Sunday marks shortest day with 2020 Winter Solstice

The 2020 Winter Solstice will be marked this Sunday with the shortest day of the year providing just 10 hours and 27 minutes of daylight.

Bundaberg's coldest May day on record

The weather bureau predicted Saturday to be cold, and it was right as Bundaberg recorded its coldest May day on record.

‘Massive' leap in labour force participation

Economist Ben Artup looks at labour force data for the Wide Bay Burnett region showing a "massive" 3 per cent increase in the participation rate.

Mayor Jack Dempsey's New Year message

Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey reflects on the highlights and challenges of 2019 and looks ahead to what's in store for 2020.

Snap Send Solve app a great success

The Snap Send Solve mobile app has helped fix more than 1800 community issues in the Bundaberg Region over the past year.

Rechenberg installs fever detection camera

The team at Rechenberg Security in Bundaberg have installed a fever detection camera to help aid the fight against COVID-19.
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