Local, national and world news for the Whitsundays | Wednesday 17 December, 2008
Jamie Oliver to tone down on-air swearing
SWEAR words uttered by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver during his TV shows will be edited out of future programs after an outcry over his use of bad language.
  • VMR pontoon replaced

    Boaties are glad the Volunteer Rescue Marine (VMR) pontoon at Cannonvale has been replaced but say there is still room for improvement.
  • Run rounds up plenty of toys

    MORE than 70 motorcyclists and motorists from Mackay, Bowen and the Whitsundays rolled up to support this year's Whitsunday Toy Run on Saturday.
  • 4000 tonnes of rubbish removed

    MORE than 4000 tonnes of silt and plant rubbish has been cleared from the upper Campbell Creek bed in an effort to combat future flooding in Jubilee Pocket....
  • Night of violence in Airlie

    A NIGHT of alcohol-fuelled violence kept Whitsunday ambulance officers busy overnight on Friday with several trips to and from Proserpine Hospital.
  • Whitehaven named cleanest beach in Queensland

    WHITEHAVEN Beach has been named Queensland's Cleanest Beach at the 2008 Clean Beach Challenge State Awards run by Keep Australia Beautiful.
 

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