Entries by Rachel Junge

Scorching temps and total fire ban for Gold Coast and Scenic Rim

Air-conditioners and fans will be kicked into gear over the next couple of days as the Gold Coast suffers through an unseasonal heat wave. Nerang is expecting a top temperature of 33 today, and 37 tomorrow. Closer to the coastline, it will be a little cooler, but the mercury is still expected to reach the […]

Connie Johnson to be celebrated and farewelled at public service

Thousands of people will soon gather Melbourne’s St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the life of an incredible Australian. Two weeks after she ‘died from cancer’, Connie Johnson will be farewelled with a bang. Her brother, Gold Logie-winning actor Samuel Johnson, will lead the service, which will also hear from Connie’s husband, Mike, and media personality Carrie Bickmore. […]

Teenage girl hit by bus during ‘fridge to fridge’ event

There are calls for students to take care during end-of-term celebrations, after a young woman was hit by a bus on the NSW Central Coast. About 6.25pm on Friday, a group of up to eight people ran out in front of traffic, including the passenger bus, on Wyong Road at Tumbi Umbi. The bus was in a […]

Man charged after kids grand final called off over “off-field incidents”

A man has been charged with intimidation and affray following an incident at a sporting event in NSW. It’s alleged the 37-year-old pushed a volunteer to the ground, before threatening him and a number of bystanders at a junior rugby league grand final in Dubbo on September 16. Police say there were a number of “off-field incidents” […]

Pac Pines man accused of bashing 80yo during driving rampage

An elderly man is in hospital with shocking facial injuries after allegedly being attacked by Pacific Pines local who is facing a string of charges. Police say the 34-year-old man was behind the wheel of a black Holden Colorado ute when he smashed into two vehicles stopped at a red light on Guineas Creek Road, Elanora at the intersection with Coolgardie […]