Local Business News

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Bright future for Bargara hotel as Coles pulls the plug

premium_icon Bright future for Bargara hotel as Coles pulls the plug

ONE of Bargara's most recognisable businesses is set for a multi-million dollar overhaul once it changes ownership in a few weeks' time.

REVEALED: Bundy's new foodie festival

premium_icon REVEALED: Bundy's new foodie festival

BUNDABERG is world-famous as the home of Queensland iconic flavours.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Newest cafe has heaps of passion and name inspired by Drake

premium_icon Newest cafe has heaps of passion and name inspired by Drake

WHAT does a purple fruit and a good cup of coffee have in common?

LEFT IN THE LURCH: Furniture maker fails to deliver

premium_icon LEFT IN THE LURCH: Furniture maker fails to deliver

TWO women who live their lives choosing to see the best in people have learned a hard lesson after losing hundreds to the same self-professed furniture maker.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Heron one of three sites worldwide to feature in BBC series

premium_icon Heron one of three sites worldwide to feature in BBC series

MARINE life off Heron Island, a small island in the Bahamas and east-coast America's Massachusetts will be the stars of the BBC's latest spin off of Blue Planet.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Big things are brewing for Waterview Distillery

premium_icon Big things are brewing for Waterview Distillery

IF THERE wasn't already enough growth to look forward to this year, a local distillery has major plans and the hopes of bringing 100 jobs to the region.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

FRACKING: RTI documents expose gas firm's 'serious failures'

premium_icon FRACKING: RTI documents expose gas firm's 'serious failures'

NEW Right to Information documents have revealed a gas giant with a fracking permit in Wide Bay may have breached conditions of its work program for 6 years.

Bundy boutiques bask in glow of national spotlight

premium_icon Bundy boutiques bask in glow of national spotlight

A TWO-page feature showcasing Bundaberg's best boutique businesses has hit national newsagency shelves in a glossy lifestyle magazine.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Limes prove fruitful for Bundaberg farmer

premium_icon Limes prove fruitful for Bundaberg farmer

HAND picked, packed, delivered - while it sounds like the start of a Stevie Wonder song, it is in fact the process the fruit at Bundy Limes goes through.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Dressmaker turned doll creator: Her craft is no child's play

premium_icon Dressmaker turned doll creator: Her craft is no child's play

WHEN Carole Williams attended her first porcelain doll making class in 2002 she never wanted to paint another doll.

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