December 2019

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 5:43 PM

BMX and scooter guru Ryan Williams has transformed a backyard pumpkin patch into a one-of-a-kind practice arena, the Daily had an exclusive look inside it.

Ryan’s dream: Pumpkin patch to one-of-a-kind arena

BMX and scooter guru Ryan Williams has transformed a backyard pumpkin patch into a one-of-a-kind practice arena, the Daily had an exclusive look inside it.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 4:35 PM

Wagga Wagga, yes you read that right, has sensationally trumped all Sunshine Coast beaches in a national coastal expert’s top 20 beaches for 2020 list.

Coast beaches snubbed in national top 20 list

Wagga Wagga, yes you read that right, has sensationally trumped all Sunshine Coast beaches in a national coastal expert’s top 20 beaches for 2020 list.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 1:14 PM

A truck carrying glass panels has crashed on the Bruce Highway creating major delays for motorists.

Glass everywhere: Bruce Hwy chaos after truck crash

A truck carrying glass panels has crashed on the Bruce Highway creating major delays for motorists.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 12:01 PM

An elderly cyclist has been a victim of a ‘blatant’ attack after a beer bottle was thrown at him by a passing motorist.

Elderly cyclist disgusted after beer bottle attack

An elderly cyclist has been a victim of a ‘blatant’ attack after a beer bottle was thrown at him by a passing motorist.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 10:18 AM

Last summer lifeguards were faced with a bluebottle ‘epidemic’ with more than 10,000 people stung in one week alone.

Coast lifeguards brace for summer stinger influx

Last summer lifeguards were faced with a bluebottle ‘epidemic’ with more than 10,000 people stung in one week alone.

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 9:02 AM

Above average temperatures, compounded with warm, dry conditions are expected to trigger potentially severe thunderstorms.

Soaring temps to whip up severe storms

Above average temperatures, compounded with warm, dry conditions are expected to trigger potentially severe thunderstorms.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 7:35 PM

How two former bankers stepped into small business and 26 years later amassed a Sunshine Coast IGA empire that supports 400 staff.

How we went from one tiny store to an empire supporting 400

How two former bankers stepped into small business and 26 years later amassed a Sunshine Coast IGA empire that supports 400 staff.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 3:26 PM

Leading concussion experts are calling for junior rugby league to ban tackling in grassroots competitions until under-13s.

‘Stupid’: Maroons great knocks back juniors no-tackling rule

Leading concussion experts are calling for junior rugby league to ban tackling in grassroots competitions until under-13s.

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 3:25 PM

SIX TIMES THE LIMIT: Jodie Spriggs blew 0.313, Melaine Deleon blew 0.256, Jason Street blew 0.233, Karen Hunter blew 0.196 and Candice Herse blew 0.163...

NAME AND SHAMED: 40 drink drivers caught on Coast roads

SIX TIMES THE LIMIT: Jodie Spriggs blew 0.313, Melaine Deleon blew 0.256, Jason Street blew 0.233, Karen Hunter blew 0.196 and Candice Herse blew 0.163...

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