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Wounding charge, Shoal Point (Mackay)myPolice (press release) (blog)Police have charged a woman following an alleged assault in Shoal Point, north of Mackay, overnight. At around 8:00pm police attended an address on Shoal Point Road following reports of an assault. Police located a 28-year-old man at the scene with a ...and more [...]
Mon, Sep 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Wounding charge, Shoal Point (Mackay)myPolice (press release) (blog)Police have charged a woman following an alleged assault in Shoal Point, north of Mackay, overnight. At around 8:00pm police attended an address on Shoal Point Road following reports of an assault. Police located a 28-year-old man at the scene with a ...and more [...]
Mon, Sep 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryWATCH: Justin Bieber grabbed in GermanyMackay Daily MercuryA VIDEO has emerged of singer Justin Bieber being attacked on a night out at a bar in Germany. According to TMZ, Bieber was making his way through a busy crowd when a man grabbed onto his tee shirt. The footage shows Justin as he walks in front of a ...and more [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Iron man comes back to competition in winning styleMackay Daily MercuryIt follows from his 2014 victory in the last Mackay Triathelon, and his 15th place in the Carins Iron Man earlier this year. Palacci said he felt good before the race and was looking forward to getting back into competition. "I'm not to fussed about ... [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailCaboolture's first Queensland Ambulance Service superintendent to be honouredCourier MailOn September 13, council was presented an application to recognise Superintendent John Mackay and his 27 years of service to Caboolture and the Moreton Bay Region. Part of Centenary Lakes, Caboolture, could be named after Superintendent John ... [...]
Sun, Sep 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryCountdown is on for MTB state titlesMackay Daily MercuryASK anyone riding at Rowallan Park and they will tell you Mackay is ready for the state championship next weekend. Dozens of volunteers have helped bring the challenging course up to a national standard. Riders will tell you its a great course ready ... [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryBarefoot Bushman on the mend after horrifying 4.5m croc attackMackay Daily MercuryThe Royal Flying Doctor service airlifted him from Mackay Base Hospital about 9.30pm on Thursday after initial surgery was performed. Bloomsbury is located about 40km south of Prosperine. Mackay Daily Mercury. attack. Read More Login to follow ...and more [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryImpressive turnout at one of Australia's largest motorsport festivalsMackay Daily MercuryMr Robke spent about a year organising the ins-and-outs of the festival, which is located about 30km north of Mackay. "When the gates finally open the weight really goes off your chest. It's a relief,” he said. "I think people keep coming back because ... [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryJunior cricketers swelter at state titlesMackay Daily MercuryFANS were working overtime at the Mackay Indoor Sports Centre with the junior indoor cricket state titles in full swing today. Hundreds of crickets filled the centre with teams from as far away as Strathpine and Toowoomba coming to Mackay to compete in ... [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryBASKETBALL: New Machines tested against the CyclonesMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY'S wheelchair basketball team have a challenging tournament ahead of them at Mackay Stadium this weekend. Not only is the team missing one of its best players due to study commitments in Brisbane, it also has to gel as a team with three ... [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryTimezone hopes to open doors 'early next week' after delaysMackay Daily MercuryIF YOU were hoping to spend some time at the new Timezone in Caneland Central, Mackay this weekend, you're out of luck at this stage. The company originally expected to open the doors at midday on Thursday, but issues with "red tape” continue. [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryHow lab-grown meat is already hereMackay Daily MercuryThe "Impossible Burger" - with a fake meat patty so realistic that it drips pink blood - has grabbed headlines around the world. "I liked it," says Priest, who tried the burger while on a US study mission with Te Hono, a "bootcamp" programme for New ...and more [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryKim Kardashian West 'never talked bad' about Taylor SwiftMackay Daily MercuryEarlier this year, the 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star leaked a recorded conversation between her rap superstar husband Kanye West and the 'Blank Space' singer which confirmed she knew about his controversial song 'Famous' - which features ...and more [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryPontoon will float the boatMackay Daily Mercury"IT'S about bloody time” was how one fisherman responded to news that his favourite fishing spot was getting a floating pontoon. The boat ramp at Mackay River Street will be upgraded with a floating pontoon next year after the state government ... [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay's professionalism recognisedAdelaide CrowsDavid Mackay's outstanding preparation and attention to detail has been recognised, with the wingman awarded the Dr Brian Sando OAM Trophy. The trophy acknowledges elite standards in preparation for being an AFL footballer. It was coined in 2012 in ...and more [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryChris Brown banned from JapanMackay Daily MercuryThe 'Beautiful People' singer has been forced to propose two shows in Tokyo that were due to take place next week after being refused a working visa over an ongoing investigation relating to him allegedly threatening a woman at his house with a gun ...and more [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryKit Harington gets "strangely emotional" on planes.Mackay Daily MercuryThe 'Game of Thrones' star admits he cries at the "weirdest things" whilst on the transport including movies that aren't even sad. He told W magazine: "I always cry at the weirdest things. I'll cry at completely non-weepy films on planes, though. I get ...and more [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryJamie Oliver needs baby helpMackay Daily MercuryJAMIE and Jools Oliver have hired a night nanny after being left "battered" by their new baby. The couple welcomed their fifth child, son River, into the world five weeks ago and the 41-year-old chef admitted they have now hired someone to help ease ...and more [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryThe $50m idea to unblock the Bruce HwyMackay Daily MercurySTOCKLAND says it would fast-track delivery of the Bells Creek Arterial Rd if it was reimbursed for its financial losses in bringing forward an extra $50 million to complete the Coast's new major road. The Caloundra South developer is currently ...and more [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryBride waves to thousands of onlookersMackay Daily MercuryIt was the weather that enticed the couple to move to Mackay. "We got out a map and looked up and down the coast - we knew we wanted to stay in the same state,” Mrs Payne said. "Rockhampton and Townsville were too big so we settled on Mackay.”. [...]
Fri, Sep 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source