'Sorry' on flip-flop as subdivision refused

COUNCIL VOTE: Gympie region councillors Daryl Dodt, Mal Gear, Dan Stewart, Mayor Mick Curran, Deputy Mayor Bob Leitch, Glen Hartwig, James Cochrane, Mark McDonald and Hilary Smerdon.

Planner says 'sorry' after proposal is rejected

Maryborough prison at it's worst over capacity

SAFETY CONCERNS: The Maryborough Correctional Centre has hit a new level of overcrowding, now sitting at 20% overcapacity, and there is a worry of what it means for prison guards.

There are safety concerns for correctional officers

Storms are coming! What it means for your long weekend

Yes, it's going to affect your long weekend






WED Sep 28: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

NOT too much movement on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard in the past 24 hours as far as rankings go, but some great kilometres being racked up int he regions.

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.

Kick the Kilos Challenge off and running for week two

Tanya Hehir and the Gympie Hash House Harriers are just one of the groups getting active around town, running as a group every Monday night.

WE'RE NOW two weeks into the 12-week Kick the Kilos challenge.

MON Sep 26: Kick the kilos leaderboard

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

ALL groups are stacking on the kilometres and kicking the kilos.

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's healthy

Get fit for summer with Sally: Workout #3

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

Week three of our twelve part series is sure to whip you into shape

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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HOLIDAY GUIDE: Just one week left, here's what's on

Here's some of the fun activities on around Gympie for the rest of the school holidays.

Family fights to stop more deaths from rare disease

A charity gold day will be held in honour of Camiras Paul McMahon who died of amyloidosis on November 4 last year.Photo: Contributed

The life-threatening condition you've probably never heard of

'How gorillas changed my life'

Annette Henderson lived and worked with gorillas in the African jungle for more than a year and has written a book about her amazing experience.

Author shares her unbelieveable tale of life deep in the jungle

Get 'Naked' in Pomona as Eleanor McEvoy tours

Irish singer songwriter Eleanour McEvoy.

Irish singer songwriter to perform in Pomona

Gympie shoppers contribute to Queensland children hospice reality

Gympie Coles is raising money for Hummingbird House, which is due to open next month.

How can you help Hummingbird House children's hospice? Read on.

Davies the only spot for La-Z-Boy

STYLISH: The Martelli Set is just one of the fantastic designs in the La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery, now available at Davies Furniture Court.

There's so much more in store at Davies Furniture Court

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.

Grants to support more business growth

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O'Brien says applications are now open for "incubator” grants from the government, designed to help stimulate business growth.

Grants are currently available to stimulate business growth.

Brisbane, Gold Coast airports hit by Border Force strikes

Extensive rolling stoppages to start today

Personal experience means all the world

IN THE KNOW: Clive and Kathy Sandison own Roundabout Tours and their personal experience can make your experience more memorable.

Clive and Kathy Sandison want to share their travel experience.

Readers' cakes to inspire

Jessie McCubbin: His and Her's Wedding Cake

Gympie Times readers submitted their most beautiful cake creations.

Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival 2016

The Kangagang entertain the crowd at the Seafood Festival.

Up to 10,000 people enjoyed a very warm day at the 2016 Tin Can Bay Seafood...

Big Ted hits the gym

Ted Logan in his own personal weight loss  challenge wanting to loss 100kg.

Ted Logan gives us an update on his journey to lose 100 kilos as he hits the gym at...

Katy Perry Votes Naked

Campaign to encourage people to vote.

Katy Perry releases video to encourage people to vote in coming election.

Max Walker Dies

Former Australian cricketer dies at 68.

Cricket Legend and Commentator dies at 68.

Puppy’s ruff trot as besotted pig’s sexy moves become a boar

Love is great for Nigella.

Meet Nigella the pig and Sebastian the eight-month-old great Dane.

REVEALED: Queensland's fuel theft hotspots

The number of petrol theft cases in Queensland is on the increase

GALLERY: Beautiful cakes to inspire your next event

Jessie McCubbin: Dripping Gold.

47 cakes for kids, adults, birthdays, weddings, and any other event

Why Gympie is a great place to celebrate National Coffee Day

Who can deny that sweet aroma?

National Coffee Day is a day worth celebrating, writes Tom Daunt

'Most magical zippys ever': Bonds' Disney onesies on the way

The onesies will be available in a series Mickey and Minnie prints

These caramelised carrots are a winner at the dinner table

Get your Carrot Carnival Mix seeds with the paper today.

BOILED, roasted or raw, the carrot is a household favourite.

Katy Perry gets naked to encourage people to vote

Katy Perry in Funny Or Die sketch

Katy Perry has stripped naked for a comedy video

Jogging Tom Hanks crashes wedding in Central Park

Tom Hanks stopped for a selfie with this bride and groom

MOVIE REVIEW: Storks delivers family fun

A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

$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'

Highway upgrade drives momentum in affordable market

Accessibility and affordability are keeping interest high

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

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”.

Cattle injured in truck rollover near meatworks

A truck carrying cattle has rolled near the Teys meatworks on Lakes Creek Road.

Truck rolls over, some cattle injured

Infiniti QX30 all-wheel-drive SUV road test and review

ALL-PAW PREMIUM: Why be a sheep? If you fancy a premium all-wheel-drive small SUV alternative to your Germans, Infiniti offers its attractive QX30. But should you buy one?

Stylish crossover a break from the norm

All-new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV road test and review

Volkswagen’s long-awaited Tiguan SUV update is bigger, bolder and blingier than its predecessor

All-new mid-size SUV ready to boost VW sales

Holden reveals all-new Equinox SUV is Australia bound

COMING SOON: Chevrolet reveals its global Equinox SUV model and Holden quickly confirms we'll be seeing it in Australia in 2017.

2017 arrival for Captiva replacement

WATCH: How to get a council to fix your road

New South Wales farmer Kate Broughton standing on a road that use to be able to handle a school bus but is barely used these days due to the condition of the road and lack of maintenance and repair.

Farming family uses video submission to get council to fix road