Story Highlights – June 14 to 20


Four years’ jail for Red Shop robber

16/06/2015: A man found guilty of robbing Alexandra Hills’ Red Shop last year has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment.

Pensioner charged with stalking

15/06/2015: An Ormiston man in his 70s has been charged with stalking after allegedly harassing a woman for almost eight years.

Hunt on for sneaky duo

15/06/2015: A distress call from a Cleveland restaurant owner has prompted a city-wide police search for opportunistic thieves.


Coffs creates sand-out sculptures

One of the creations at the 2012 Festival of Sail sand-modelling competition.

The golden grains of Jetty Beach were transformed into sea creatures, giant hands, elephants and even a replica of Coffs Harbour during the annual sand modelling competition this afternoon. Read more of this post

Tails wagging again after summer of disaster

Nearly 4000 people and their four-legged friends braved a chilly May morning to take part in Brisbane’s Million Paws Walk on Sunday to raise funds for animal shelters after recent natural disasters in Queensland. Read more of this post