MON Sep 26: Kick the kilos leaderboard

AWESOME work over the weekend, folks, with all groups stacking on the kilometres and kicking the kilos.

Death to the 9 to 5 work day

The 9-to-5 schedule doesn't conform to most people's lives or workflows.

She gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wants

Rockhampton dancer en pointe for European stages

CENTRE STAGE: Anastasia Lewis has moved from Rockhampton to Sydney to study classical ballet.

Rocky dancer believes competitions are the perfect preparation

Hospital emergency: Thousands clog ED with minor issues

EMERGENCY CALL: Ipswich Hospital's emergency department has been swamped in the past 12 months by people presenting with very minor issues.

Residents need to stop presenting with only minor treatment issues

Photos hit awards gold

Photographer's photographs attract national attention

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

Ten-year-old's hilarious rules for boy who has crush on her

A ten-year-old is schooling everyone on unrequited crushes

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

The question quickly racked up more than 500,000 viewers

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Why this baby was renamed after three months

After three months of hearing people mispronounce their daughter's name, one couple decided something had to change.

Would you change your baby's name after three months?

SURF ALERT: Little surf but days are ideal

Stand Up Paddle has been the board of choice this week.

Rain, sun, rain, sun, and not much surf

Things to do at Borumba Dam these school holidays

Waterskiing on Borumba Dam.

There's plenty to see and do in our own backyard

'UNREAL': Paddler videos moment whale swims under his board

Surfer Ziggy Albert (blond hair) and his paddle buddy on their way to Old Woman Island enjoyed the encounter of a lifetime when a mother whale and her calf popped up in front of them.

You couldn't find a better way to start the day than this

'Your actions will see us lose 4WD access to beaches'

Andrew Trezise posted these photos on the Ballina Information Exchange Facebook page, warning people not to drive on the dunes of Seven Mile Beach.

4WD users shame the "irresponsible" people who drive on dunes

Off road racing tearing it up in Mackay

Rob Turner and Jordan Young will do anything for a bit of speed.

Off road racers carved up the terrain this past weekend.

'Secret' corals reefs on our doorstep

STUNNING: Sunshine Coast reefs have the highest diversity of Nudibranchs anywhere in the world.

Become aware of our beautiful coastline

Chia choc pudding - and it's good for you!

IF YOU haven’t discovered chia seeds yet, today is the day.

How lab-grown meat is already here

Ngai Tahu Farming CEO Andrew Priest has tasted the future

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

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

Recipe: Saucy one-pot braised brisket

Dominique Rizzo's beef brisket recipe.

Rich Italian-style slow braised brisket the next big dish

Australia's best black tea is grown on the Sunshine Coast

Arakai Estate tea plantation, Bellthorpe, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Meet the family behind our very own award-winning tea plantation.

Nothing Fawlty about this basil pesto, Major

Get your basil seeds with today's paper.

EVERYONE loves a good basil pesto.

Now you can order groceries from your fridge

Technology has officially made shopping lists redundant

Coming home after 34 years

IT WAS a reunion 34 years in the making when Tom and Lyn Grady had the opportunity to buy the original Kin Kin property Tom had grown up in as a young boy.

DARREN PALMER: How to make a house a home

At home with interior designer Darren Palmer.

A home should be personal, says influential interior designer

How to turn your Pinterest addiction into cash

Pinterest is a fun and free app that's easy to use.

Six ways to make money pinning

Six simple hacks you need to know before moving house

Finding the move stressful? These handy tips will help

The healing power of community gardens

How a community garden gave a grieving mother-to-be a chance to recover

What's the craic with celeriac?

Get your free celeriac seeds with today's paper.

NEVER heard of celeriac? Well it’s about to rock your world.

Tonight's dinner sorted - and how to get FREE seeds!

Get your free capsicum seeds with today's paper.

GET your free Capsicum Aegean Sweet seeds with today’s paper.

A delicious tomato ketchup - and how to get free seeds!

Get your Tomato Santorini seeds with today's paper!

TODAY we launch our free seeds giveaway!

What can you plant in Gympie at this time of year?

Raelene Kross author of this article knows all there is to know about getting the most from your garden.

Raelene Kross knows all there is to know about Gympie gardening.

Gardening: Scents of spring for the subtropical gardener

Daphne Eternal Fragrance.

Introducing a fragrant plant that can withstand the Aussie climate

Personal experience means all the world

SINCE we took over the helm of Roundabout Tours in March 2010, we have worked to build up a genuine business that is bringing Gympie folk to the world.

Hidden gem: Traditional farming in the the Netherlands

Traditional Limburg-style homes are on show at Nonke Buusjke in the Netherlands.

This farm uses techniques that are thousands of years-old

Travel: No one sleeps when the white lion hunts for a mate

A handsome beast: the male white lion.

We heard the lion long before we saw him

Travel: Brisbane offers up lots to do this spring

STAY AND PLAY: Blanc de Blanc was one of many great events taking place in different venues across Brisbane during the next few months.

Brisbane now a worthy competitor to its southern sisters

Swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth.

The hardest part about this Cape adventure is leaving.

Why more families are putting the kids in the car and heading off

The Australian holidaying culture is shifting back to domestic travel.

Eye spy with my little eye, something beginning with R...

Angelina is blocking calls from Brad Pritt

ANGELINA Jolie has reportedly blocked her estranged husband Brad Pitt's phone number after she filed for divorce from him earlier this week.

Apocalyptica 'seek and destroy' sceptics with 'master' set

Apocalyptica play Max Watts in Brisbane on their Shadowmaker Tour.

Review of final show of Apocalyptica's tour

Rebecca Hall doesn't own a TV

Newspapers, yes. Television, not so much

Jaime King 'terrified' by son's heart surgery

Jamie King was "terrified" when her son went in for heart surgery.

Growing up is tough at the Heart of Gold Film Festival

ALL GROWN UP: A still from the Heart of Gold Festival feature "Girl Asleep”.

EXCITEMENT is ramping up for the Heart of Gold Film Festival

John Mayer's advice for Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has revealed John Mayer gave him advice

Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd tie the knot

Josh Bolin marries in front of close friends and family

Down syndrome model rocks New York Fashion Week

Mount Crosby teen hits the catwalk for third season

2016 Emmy Awards red carpet fashions

Sarah Hyland arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

STARS of the small screen are frocked up for US TV's night of nights

Leading the Way

Check out these gorgeous new designs in a special equestrian range.

Spring Racing Carnival fashions

Spring racing fashion from On Location Boutique.

For the latest Spring Carnival Racing fashion, look no further.

Springhalls celebrates Springtime

Event hosts and organisers (from left) George Springhall, Sue Manton, and Bronwyn McFarlane.

Fun and fashion were the words at Springtime at Springhalls.

Milliner goes gaga over Coast calendar girls

Lady Gaga wearing a head piece by The Devoted Milliner Cindy Vogels.

2017 Vintage Calendar Girls project is becoming a magnet for talent.

OPINION: There's beauty in equality

Korinne Lardner - Capture the moment photography with Carissa Cross is amazing.

I'VE always been a little weirded out by weddings.

The $40 billion economy anyone can cash in on

OUR household junk may be worth more than $26 billion a year with a new study finding 89% of us have up to 25 items for which we have no use.

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill, of Brown Paper Bag fame, talks about some of her favourite features of the Samsung Family Hub smart fridge.

Samsung's latest fridge comes with a $7499 price tag

iPhone 7 Plus: Are two cameras really better than one?

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A single photo can involve a staggering 100 billion operations

Secrets and mystery as Big Top tenants kept in the dark

SCOTT Hoskins, owner of Donut Boyz, says owner of Big Top - LaSalle - has enough business nous to find a good anchor tenant.

If rumours are true, it could be worth the wait.

Bad news for online shoppers purchasing from overseas

Online shoppers could be blocked from buying from their favourite overseas businesses under new plans by the Federal Government

Online shoppers could be blocked from overseas websites next year

Have a new $5 note? Expect to run into problems

The new $5 note.

Customers are having their notes rejected.

Grand Central announcement we're all waiting for

David Jones could be coming to Grand Central.

With the 45,000 sq m expansion there is room for the retail giant

Kick the Kilos Challenge off and running for week two

WE'RE NOW two weeks into the 12-week Kick the Kilos challenge, with Gympie runners continuing to show their competitiveness and drive.

Whooping cough warning for Gympie region women

There have been more than 25,000 notifications of whooping cough since the start of 2011 and unfortunately six Queensland babies died from whooping cough between 2000 and 2015.

Pregnant women in Gympie region warned of whooping cough spike

FRI Sep 23: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick the kilos dinkus

BUNDY has taken second place on the per capita table.

New 'hangover-free alcohol’ discovered

'Hangover-free alcohol’ could replace all regular alcohol by 2050

How to cut your chances of getting cancer

GET MOVING: The Chronicle's Kick the Kilos challenge starts today.

Here are eight things you can do to start lowering your risk.

Cuddling a cat could kill you, study finds

Meesha the tabby cat lounges around in the Animal Welfare League's adoption catery. The Animal Welfare League at West Ipswich is having a February Feline Frenzy. Adult cats can be rehomed for only $49 due to the high numbers of cats at the shelter. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

'Cat-scratch disease' can even result in death.

MS sufferer pins hopes on Russian stem cell treatment

Barry and Sue Potts are fundraising to pay for her $50,000 treatment for MS.

Couple fundraising for what's hoped will be a life-changing event

Jamie Oliver needs baby help

JAMIE and Jools Oliver have hired a nanny to help care for their baby son River because looking after him and their four other kids was leaving them exhausted.

Couple devastated after son's stillbirth

GRIEVING: Jason Clifford with his son Phoenix Rain Clifford.

SHE begged her son to wake up, to take a breath.

Getting kids hooked on fishing a page at a time

BETWEEN LINES: Fishing guru Rob Paxevanos and Sunshine Coast division two councillor Tim Dwyer listen up as Hailey reads some tips from Kids Fishing, the book she and her dad have written.

Father-daughter duo write kids fishing book

Anne Hathaway's pregnancy lies

ANNE Hathaway is only a good liar when she is pregnant.

Beware of this deadly household risk

At least 15 children under nine years old have died in Australia since 2000 after domestic furniture fell on them.

Hidden danger to children that lurks in your home

The 25 things emergency staff pulled out of noses last year

DON'T PUT THAT THERE! Sometimes it seems like this is the only way to stop little kids putting things where they really don't belong.

The objects retrieved out of our nose, ear and mouth revealed.

Suicide of sex video woman sparks calls for change

Italy is facing calls to clamp down on online abuse after a woman who featured in a homemade sex video shared widely online killed herself.

TV Insider: Married at First Sight's diversity applauded

Craig and Andy at their wedding in New Zealand in a scene from Married At First Sight.

Sydneysiders Andy and Craig faced more scrutiny than anyone else

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

It's the case of the man drought for many Australian towns.

Women outnumber men in Australia

Cheater site criticised for safety standards

Ashley Madison serviced people seeking discreet affairs