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cricket.com.auWATCH LIVE: NPS v India A in Mackaycricket.com.auIndia A have won the toss and will bowl first in their clash with the National Performance Squad at Harrup Park in Mackay. It's a top of the table clash, with both teams currently sitting on two wins from four matches. Both teams will be hoping for ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay butcher leading the way to bright industry futureMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY butcher Cliff Ward is teaching the butchers of the future and from what he can tell, the future looks bright. "People want healthy food, to know where it comes from and what's in it. They are chasing the origin of the product and they want ...and more [...]
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Mackay butcher leading the way to bright industry futureMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY butcher Cliff Ward is teaching the butchers of the future and from what he can tell, the future looks bright. "People want healthy food, to know where it comes from and what's in it. They are chasing the origin of the product and they want ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Meals on Wheels run holds the state recordMackay Daily MercuryDID you know Mackay holds the record for the longest delivery run for Meals on Wheels services in Queensland? Some days the run can be a 240km round trip - the volunteers call it the Country Run. Tony Charlesworth, Meals on Wheels Mackay ... [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryCamelboks looking for repeat grand final win against CityMackay Daily MercuryRUGBY UNION: Kuttabul Camelbok's coach Alex Bourne believes the team has yet to play the best game of its season. He's hoping it will come this weekend - in the grand final against Mackay City. "We've been focusing on playing to our game plan all year ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Walk to RememberMackay Daily MercuryBUTTERFLIES will be released in a special ceremony at the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens to represent pregnancy and infant loss. It will be be part of the Mackay Walk to Remember, an event organised for families to remember their baby who has died. [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay students recognised with top awardsMackay Daily MercuryAWARD: Meghan Dansie has been named as one of this years United Nations Youth Diplomats. contributed. Popular Stories. Girl, 3, fighting for her life after swing accident · Five iconic stores will close in Mackay by next month · New retail superstore ... [...]
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Courier MailTot critical after horror swing accidentCourier MailZoey Baillie, 3, was playing on the swing set with her mother at a property at Koumala, south of Mackay, yesterday afternoon when her mother turned away to attend to some animals. When Zoey's mother, Shanah Grandison, returned to the swing set she ...Mum revives child who got tangled in swing set near MackayBrisbane TimesGirl, 3, fighting for her life after swing accident | Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Daily [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryYour top 10 choices for builders in MackayMackay Daily MercuryCONSTRUCTION in Mackay may have slumped a bit since the boom period, however, after asking you to choose the best builder in the region, what is obvious is that we are certainly not short on talent. From more than 40 nominations and 526 comments, we ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryYoung father sold speed in MackayMackay Daily MercuryWade Lyndsay Klein, 25, pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying drugs, one count of possessing drugs and two counts of possessing drug utensils in the District Court in Mackay. Crown prosecutor Melanie Franklin said that on October 27 last year ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryNew Mackay sports bar shuts up shop just weeks after openingMackay Daily MercuryA SPORTS bar in Mackay city centre has closed its doors about six weeks after opening. Lucifers Lounge and Sports Bar opened at the historic Australian Hotel building on July 14 after months of anticipation, following an extended wait for a liquor licence. [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Dance for Daniel cancelledMackay Daily MercuryIT'S cancelled - Brenda McFadzen has confirmed Mackay's Dance for Daniel will not go ahead next weekend. Ms McFadzen, Mackay co-ordinator for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation, said a mixture of bad timing, the economic downturn and a lack of ticket ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Hockey secures a bright futureMackay Daily MercuryWith finals kicking off this week Mackay Hockey can add to the excitement after securing sponsorship from Stabler and Howlett Vets. The $10,000, three-year sponsorship deal is part of the business' on-going commitment to support the community. "Stabler ... [...]
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Courier MailToddler found hanging from swing setCourier MailThe girl was flown to hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. Picture: BnA Photography Mackay. National. Girl found hanging from swing set near Mackay fighting for life in hospital. Nathan Torpey, The Courier-Mail. an hour ago. A LITTLE ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryChild found hanging by neck in swing accidentMackay Daily MercuryA THREE-YEAR-OLD girl is in a critical condition after she was found hanging by her neck from a swing set after a playground accident in Koumala. The child's mother found her at the famiy's property about 60kms south of Mackay. The girl was believed to ... [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesMum revives child who got tangled in swing set near MackayBrisbane TimesA toddler is in critical condition at hospital after she was found hanging from a swing set south of Mackay. The three-year-old was playing on a swing at a family property at Koumala while her mother went to look after animals on the property on late ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryFishing report: Where to catch big mackerelMackay Daily MercuryTackle World Mackay's Julian Hewat said Brampton, St Bees and Keswick islands were popular spots to catch big Spanish. Anglers are catching mackerel up to 25-30kg just out the front of Mackay Harbour and around Round Top Island, he said . [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay shopping centre Parkside Plaza celebrates first yearMackay Daily MercuryPARKSIDE Plaza in Mackay is celebrating its first year of operation todayand the opening of three new businesses earlier this year. Deb Crisp, centre manager, said after opening in August, 2015 Parkside Plaza had attracted Mackay Dental Clinic in March ... [...]
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Mackay region growers weather a tough seasonMackay Daily MercuryCanegrowers Mackay CEO Kerry Latter said the unseasonal wet and a larger than estimated crop had affected the crush. "With world prices at their highest, it's critical for growers and millers to get the crop off,” Mr Latter said. Mackay Daily Mercury. [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay mining industry has competitive advantageMackay Daily Mercury"I believe those companies are the strong selling point for Mackay because that expertise isn't concentrated anywhere else and it's an expertise that lends itself to servicing practically anything and those problem solving skills are difficult to ... [...]
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