February 2019

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 3:27 PM

When Shane Ford bought his Cruise Craft Explorer in Brisbane in 2012 he didn't know he was towing it back to it's old stamping grounds.

Fordie's Bazooka is the top gun for fun on the water

When Shane Ford bought his Cruise Craft Explorer in Brisbane in 2012 he didn't know he was towing it back to it's old stamping grounds.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 3:18 PM

I don't think there is such a thing as an official Gladstone anthem, but I could be wrong; I often am.

Getting stuck trying to write a song about Gladstone

I don't think there is such a thing as an official Gladstone anthem, but I could be wrong; I often am.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 2:17 PM

Musician Ian Watts is in the process of restoring an ancient eight-stringed Norwegian violin.

Many a good tune will be played on this old fiddle

Musician Ian Watts is in the process of restoring an ancient eight-stringed Norwegian violin.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 6:07 PM

Gladstone Conservation Council's vision for future energy production using renewables has been given a boost.

SA project could flick switch for Gladstone

Gladstone Conservation Council's vision for future energy production using renewables has been given a boost.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 8:08 AM

Bus company Stonestreets has refuted rumours that it is closing down its operations in Gladstone.

Stonestreets makes decision on the future of business

Bus company Stonestreets has refuted rumours that it is closing down its operations in Gladstone.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 7:57 AM

Up to a thousand people a day are expected to walk through the gates at this weekend's Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival

Bumper crowd expected at this weekend's music festival

Up to a thousand people a day are expected to walk through the gates at this weekend's Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 7:32 AM

Greg Hill is upset the Royal Banking Commission has targetted brokers in it's final report.

Mortgage broking bombshell

Greg Hill is upset the Royal Banking Commission has targetted brokers in it's final report.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 1:52 PM

'If you want to grow a business profitably you have to employ local people.'

Locals the key to success

'If you want to grow a business profitably you have to employ local people.'

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 1:52 PM

For four months a small tidal power generator has been quietly producing enough electricity to run a small home.

Small tidal turbine in Gladstone has big potential

For four months a small tidal power generator has been quietly producing enough electricity to run a small home.

Published a story 9th Feb 2019 2:21 PM

A single vehicle accident has closed Red Rover Road in both directions.

Man with life-threatening injuries after Red Rover Rd crash

A single vehicle accident has closed Red Rover Road in both directions.

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Gregory Bray is a cadet reporter at the Gladstone Observer. After a long career in various roles in heavy industry, last year, he followed his passion and decided to become a full time writer. Since 2009 he has been writing a weekly humorous column for The Observer and the Saturday Lifestyle magazine. Greg enjoys putting together stories for the Pulse Entertainment, Community Notices and Better Business pages.