April Fools Day

Halls Creek: New subdivision ‘not wanted’

Government MPs have refused to say if they support a proposed housing subdivision north of Halls Creek.

“Can you explain why Halls Creek should be considered for future urban development and how that would maintain an inter-urban break beyond some roadside visual amenity?” a local newspaper asked.

Noosa News [read this story]

Local councillors say the MPs have repeatedly ignored their wishes to leave the area left as it is.

Sunshine Coast Daily [read this story]

They are demanding the planning minister meets them before giving their approval to a town planning scheme, as they say the community does not want housing at that location.

Sunshine Coast Daily [read this story]

Tags: ,

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Government, Halls Creek, Local Government Comments Off

Broome: New heritage boutique hotel

Broome’s newest hotel is an extensively renovated 1825 building.

Sydney Morning Herald [read this story]

Tags: ,

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off

Looma: Handcrafted glass lamps

Looma has been producing one-off handcrafted bamboo and fused indoor glass lamps.

Loomalites [go to website]

The product gained considerable attention at last year’s Dwell on Design expo at Los Angeles, California.

Hollywood Reporter [read this story]

 

Tags: ,

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Business and finance Comments Off

Buru: Rare parrot seen

Wildlife amateurs found a rare parrot after travelling down a Buru logging track.

The Black-lored parrot is usually found in Indonesia’s South Moluccas.

Sunshinecoastbirds [read this story]

Tags: ,

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Buru’s free community advertising service

Buru Buru has a free community advertising service.

You can access it using a facebook site if you click here.

Tags:

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Wyndham: Third public pool planned

The council plans to install a third public swimming pool at Wyndham by 2021.

Wyndham Leader [read this story]

Tags: ,

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 Local Government, Wyndham Comments Off

Halls Creek: Largemouth fish biting

Halls Creek anglers report big catches of small largemouth fish behind the old tree stumps behind the canyon.

The Salt Lake Tribune [read this story]

Tags: ,

Sunday, April 1st, 2012 Halls Creek Comments Off

Wyndham: Local shoppers have car wheels clamped

A wheel clamp, smilar to those used by Sheriff's Officers in a Wyndham shopping centre carpark

A wheel clamp, smilar to those used by Sheriff's Officers in a Wyndham shopping centre carpark

A number of shoppers in Wyndham have returned to their cars to find the wheels clamped.

Sheriff’s officers clamped 40 cars over a two month period in the shopping centre this year, in an aggressive bid to recover more than $200,000 in unpaid fines owed by the owners.

Wyndham Leader [read this story]

Tags: ,

Friday, April 1st, 2011 Police and courts, Wyndham 106 Comments
Get Adobe Flash playerPlugin by wpburn.com wordpress themes