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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Teddy bear hunt campaign spreads joy in Bundy

Cute and cuddly teddy bears have been popping up in unexpected places all over the Bundaberg Region, spreading joy to families during COVID-19 restrictions.

Pick-up service offered for Containers For Change

CQ Recycling and Recovery- Bundaberg is offering residents a pick-up service for their Containers For Change items in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Community helps Hunter celebrate birthday

Hunter Ulbl celebrated his 9th birthday in the midst of the Covid-19 regulations, and with the community's help it was a birthday to remember.

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Full moon drum roll for gratitude online

Organisers of Bargara's full moon drumming have come up with a novel way to celebrate the next event on Wednesday, 8 April while showing appreciation for those keeping the community safe.

Supporting rescued animals at Splitters Farm

The rescued animals at Splitters Farm are another casualty of the Coronavirus restrictions. With income from the café and tours no longer coming in, a fundraiser has been launched to cover the cost of feed.

Community encouraged to sing with Computer Choir

Don't stop singing while Pub Rock Choir is on hiatus as you can perform from the comfort of your own home with Computer Choir.

Online library membership now available

Bundaberg Regional Libraries is offering residents the option to sign up for online membership to take advantage of the many eServices on offer.

Pick-up service offered for Containers For Change

CQ Recycling and Recovery- Bundaberg is offering residents a pick-up service for their Containers For Change items in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Jabiru Aircraft make face shields to help health workers

Bundaberg’s Jabiru Aircraft has created face shields with the help of 3D printing to provide extra protection for frontline workers dealing with Covid-19 cases.

Local seafood available online and via drive-through

Seafood lovers are now able to order locally caught prawns, fish and more from the comfort of their own home and via drive through thanks to Grunske’s By The River Seafood Market and Takeaway.

Supporting rescued animals at Splitters Farm

The rescued animals at Splitters Farm are another casualty of the Coronavirus restrictions. With income from the café and tours no longer coming in, a fundraiser has been launched to cover the cost of feed.

Teddy bear hunt campaign spreads joy in Bundy

Cute and cuddly teddy bears have been popping up in unexpected places all over the Bundaberg Region, spreading joy to families during COVID-19 restrictions.

Pick-up service offered for Containers For Change

CQ Recycling and Recovery- Bundaberg is offering residents a pick-up service for their Containers For Change items in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Community helps Hunter celebrate birthday

Hunter Ulbl celebrated his 9th birthday in the midst of the Covid-19 regulations, and with the community's help it was a birthday to remember.

Rural fire brigades stand ready despite virus disruption

The weekly meetings and training exercises of the Childers Rural Fire Brigade have been suspended but members still remain active.

Kiteboarders seek a thrill at Elliott Heads

“The part I love most about kiteboarding is it’s just you out there, you don’t have to rely on anyone, you just need equipment wind and water."

Keep on casting… when COVID-19 is gone

Due to the current COVID-19 situation Tackle World's Fishing Report for this week is based around information rather than what’s biting.

Jim Deem retires after 7 decades in Bundaberg Cricket

As Jim Deem walked from the pitch at Kendalls Flat for the final time, he hung up his Bundaberg Cricket hat knowing he had changed lives.

Inshore reefs are firing up with the big fish

The inshore reefs have been firing the past week and the numbers of over one metre queenfish at the four mile and the artificial reef off Elliott Heads has been crazy!

Shady the pup is looking for a loving home

Shady is a big pup who loves to be with active people and right now, he is available for adoption at Red Collar Rescue.

Sweet Bliss the greyhound mix looking for a family

Bliss was surrendered to the RSPCA Bundaberg shelter so she could find her new forever home.

Long-term residential development to transform CBD

A new nine-storey development is set to transform the southern end of Quay Street and rejuvenate the Bundaberg CBD.

Neighbour Day competition winners spread positivity

While social distancing measures are in place, friendly neighbours have still managed to keep their bonds strong through the 2020 Neighbour Day competition.

2020 Taste Bundaberg Festival cancelled

Organisers have made the decision to cancel Taste Bundaberg Festival in 2020 following Coronavirus advice.

Woodworkers Guild has strong connection to gardens

Replant, regrow, reuse- that's the motto of the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild and the history of their work replenishing trees at the Botanic Gardens.

‘Bourbon Street' photo highlights a simpler time

A black and white photo of what was once named 'Bourbon Street' has given residents a glimpse into the simpler times of Bundaberg's past.

Few reminders remain of Isis Junction heydays

Passengers riding the daily train service between Bundaberg and Brisbane speed through Isis Junction, once the connection point of the North Coast Line and the branch line to Childers.

Hot summer ends as drought eases

Summer in Bundaberg was hotter than usual but rainfall returned to normal in January and February after a dry month in December.

Welcome rain drenches Bundaberg Region

The Bundaberg region has been given a welcome drenching with good rainfall overnight in most parts of district including falls above 50mm.

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.

Vote in Paradise Dam poll

Vote to have your say on whether information should be given about why the Paradise Dam wall has to be lowered by five metres.

Bundaberg techsperts to present at QODE 2020 event

Bundaberg Region techsperts will be making their way to Brisbane soon to feature in the inaugural QODE 2020 event.

Bundaberg hackerspaces fuel innovation

Bundaberg will soon have two new community spaces to encourage innovation thanks to the State Government’s Hackerspaces program.
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