Geocaching an experience

DEADLY: This frog looked much bigger and life threatening in person. Hey, don't judge me.

Like Scott of the Antartic, Bruce heads out to do some exploring.

Can we trust them?

Women writing on paper with a pen on a white background.

Colin Claridge thinks the gene pool of good leadership is drying up

Plenty open this long weekend

The Gympie region will have plenty of shops open on Monday

Heaps open for long weekend






Get fit for summer with Sally Fitzgibbons: workout week 4

In week four of Sally Fitzgibbons' fitness challenge you can try stirring the pot, squat jumps and the dreaded plank.

WOW: How this Bay mum of three lost 33kg in 32 weeks

KICKING GOALS AND KILOS: Grand Finalist in the Rapid Loss weight-loss competition, Hervey Bay's Lauren Kertland is now living life to the fullest.

In 32 weeks Lauren dropped from 94kg to 61kg

FRI Sep 30: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick those kilos, team!

Get outdoors to rack up some extra kilometres for your town!

Why this kitchen gadget has won my heart...

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It’s no surprise the NutriBullet is a gadget that has won my heart.

WED Sep 28: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Portrait of athletic mature woman resting after jogging. Beautiful senior blonde woman running at the park on a sunny day. Female runner listening to music while jogging.

NOT too much movement on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard.

Four simple ways to spring-clean your diet

Your mum was right: Eat your vegetables

TUES Sept 27: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

young fitness woman runner running on sunrise road

AND Tweed is back in the game.

Muster wristbands yield $21,000 in unclaimed refunds

Muster-goers collectively left about $21,000 worth of unused spending funds when they failed to claim back money on their bands after exiting the Muster.

Muster wristbands yield $21,000 windfall for organisers

Muster wedding gets Caitlyn's blessing

JUST MARRIED: Craig Oglesby and Brenda Strong with Caitlyn Shadbolt after getting married just before Caitlyn's show on the Main Stage on Saturday at the Gympie Muster.

Young Gladstone couple get hitched at Gympie Muster

Bravo on Muster success

Congrats to organisers on a very successful Gympie Muster

Where's Polly?

Have you seen Polly? She is missing from Mary St.

Polly Probus is missing from Mary St.

27,000 through Muster gates over four days

MUSTER HAD A BLAST: Melissa Houston, Kammie Garner, Nedizah Thierry and Renee Williams were four of almost 27,000 people through Muster gates over four days.

Perfect days, freezing nights and 27,000 through the Muster gates

Caitlyn draws the crowd ahead of Crazy Life tour

Caitlyn Shadbolt draws the crowd on Main Stage on Saturday afternoon.

Caitlyn pulls the crowd during her Muster performance

Valley conservationist wins national Landcare award

MARY Valley cropper, conservationist and Mary River Catchment co-ordinating committee officer, Steve Burgess has won a major national Landcare award.

Riders saddle up to raise funds for Angel Flight

RIDE ON: Ben Chubb prepares to take to the trails.

Riders from across the country in annual charity event

Community diary: Here's what's on today

Attractive woman with megaphone

Bored? Here's where clubs and groups are meeting today

A show of compassion for our suicide survivors

WEAVING SUPPORT: Ruth Polley enveloped in the 'cloak of support' at the suicide Remembrance Day in Memorial Park.

Community strength for those left behind after a suicide

Monday your last day to enter Kenilworth Arts Fest

$9000 total prize money up for grabs

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What's on around Gympie region this weekend

What's on around Gympie region this weekend

Artists from around the state 'rush' to Gympie

RUSH OF ENTRIES: Gympie artist Ken Gailer's Evening Skies which won the Open Section of last year's Rush Art Competition. Come and see the winners along with the variety of subjects and mediums at this year's Rush Art Competition at the Gympie Regional Gallery from Wednesday, October 5 to Saturday, October 22.

What's happening at the Gympie Regional Gallery this week

What to expect at this weekend's Steam Festival

PRIDE OF THE FLEET: Davey-Paxman Boiler is one of the stars of the weekend.

The annual Steam Festival is on this weekend.

Teenage business owner brings Coast store back to life

Jess Kopp is the newest owner of Mary Delicious.

One of the city's best loved cafes will open again

Gunalda service hub could create up to 50 new jobs

The new United service centre being built just south of Gunalda.

A $10m service centre at Gunalda will boost employment

Gympie's secret building boom

QUIET BOOM: Almost unnoticed by most outside the building industry, Gympie is a construction hotspot, with its best building approval figures in years.

Latest council figures show a busy time in building

The best chance at early cancer detection in Gympie

EARLY WARNING: Operator Dan Johnson with some of the advanced 3D imaging technology at Gympie Radiology.

Early cancer detection comes through clearer imaging

Rides for Sunshine Coast's new $400m water park revealed

VISION: Some of the future visions for the $400 million Sunshine Coast water park and active sporting facility.

Latest step towards new $400m Sunshine Coast water park revealed

Gympie baristas tell us what goes into a great cuppa

LOVING CUP: Sam Higgins at Emilia's cafe on Mary St puts together another customer order

WHAT exactly is the secret ingredient to a great cup of coffee?

Paris Motor Show 2016

Renault Trezor Concept

Some of the highlights of the giant 2016 Paris Motor Show in France

What to expect at this year's Steam Festival

BEAM ENGINE: Models displayed on the day are from the private collection of Ralph Richardson and John Davis.

Plenty to see and do at the Gympie and District Historic Mining Museum this...

Gympie Men's basketball: All-Stars

Dinosaurs' Eli Hancock in the three-point shoot-out.

WITH only five games left to play in the season, the Gympie Men's basketballers...

Readers' cakes to inspire

Jessie McCubbin: His and Her's Wedding Cake

Gympie Times readers submitted their most beautiful cake creations.

Jody Allen on keeping fit with two kids

Mum, blogger and businesswoman Jody Allen says its not impossible to balance work...

Rosetta Probe to Crash into Comet

Probe will crash into comet after 2 years of collecting data.

The European Space Agency will end its comet tracking mission by crashing probe...

Train Crash Causes Commuter Chaos

Train smashed into platform, bringing down part of the roof.

Witnesses say train did not slow down as it approached station.

Death sentence for one, life for another

Laura and her father Mark hold a photo of Anni, who died in 2007 following a battle with breast cancer.

A dad and daughter plead for women to get regular health checks

Noosa's annual classic car extravaganza this Sunday

OLD STAGER: 1953 Jaguar Mk VII Sedan rally car at last year's Noosa Beach Classic Car Show.

Noosa rolls out the classics for Sunday's dazzling car show

Truth about breast cancer laid bare

Chester kisses his mum Tarah Hastie's head during her treatment for breast cancer in 2012.

Woman reveals bare truth of breast cancer battle

Catch me if you can at CQ fishing hotspot

Fishers from across the world converge on the Fitzroy River to chase barramundi.

Fishers chase barra at CQ fishing hotspot

Kate Ceberano and author join Pink Ribbon campaign

Australian pop singer Kate Ceberano.

Muso and author the latest celebs to sign up to awareness campaign\

Doctor urges women to make your bosoms your buddies

Breast cancer awareness month kicks off today

Girls actors give emotional tributes to hit show

Actor Allison Williams

Actors farewell smash hit HBO show Girls after six seasons

Janet Jackson's pregnancy is 'best thing'

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson can't wait to become a mum

Jay Z signs two-year movie and TV deal

Rapper Jay Z

Rapper Jay Z has signed a television and movie deal

Builder and roofer are cleared in faded roof case

CLEARED: a Gympie builder has been cleared of blame for sunscreen damage to a roof.

Gympie builder cleared over sunscreen damage claim

Beach-side real estate starts at $85k on Fraser Coast

HERVEY BAY REAL ESTATE: You can buy this townhouse in Scarness for under $300k.

Live your beach-living dream locally.

Gympie Century 21 owner forges his own path

ON THE ROAD TO SUCCESS: Billy Mitchell (right) with Queensland franchise manager at Century 21, Glenn Stanton.

It's been a meteoric rise over the past few years for Billy Mitchell

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Huge Gunalda service station set to open by December

NEW STATION: The Gunalda Service Centre, owned by United Petroleum, will include a 350-seat eating area and a truckers lounge.

The massive servo is the biggest United development in Queensland.

Highway upgrade drives momentum in affordable market

Accessibility and affordability are keeping interest high

Beauty career bootcamp to give Gympie jobseekers leg up

Interview Bootcamp is designed to help young jobseekers nail their deportment, grooming and interview techniques.

Are you about to leave school and enter the workforce this year?

Jobs success: Expert's tips on how to land employment

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Thirty day job push nets nearly 40 new jobs for region

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Our man in Paris: Highlights from the 2016 Paris Motor Show

PARIS PIZZAZZ: Renault Trezor Concept one of the Paris Motor Show's highlights with its one-piece forward-raising door.

Electric offerings take centre stage in Paris

2017 Kia Rio specifications and features

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kio Rio will be upgraded soon after launch.

Forza Horizon 3 review: Australia's never looked so good

Fancy racing a freight train?

Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Twelve Apostles feature

328kmh! The world's fastest VW Beetle

FLYING DUB: Production VW Beetle's 2.0-litre engine modified to 405kW to help break the 200mph barrier.

Rapid bug smashes Beetle Land Speed Record

New Rio poised to clinch Kia top 10 position

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kia Rio has the potential to entrench Kia as a top 10 brand

The Ford Mustang you really want: V8 GT road test and review

RIGHT PONY: There's the Mustang with the sensible four-cylinder engine, and then there's this, the proper one. The V8 Mustang GT Fastback with manual gearbox is a purist's dream.

Pure rear wheel drive muscle in Ford's firecracker