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Cr Vern Veitch on the roof with the new paint
Cr Vern Veitch on the roof with the new paint
Townsville News | Jan 20th 2010
TCC catching up to Magnetic with solar technologies
It looks like Townsville City Council is catching up fast with Magnetic Island's solar status with the installation of the biggest array of Australian-made, cutting-edge, ‘Sliver’ photovoltaic (PV) panels in the nation, and they are doing it on the Council's Administration building roof.
Townsville News | Oct 15th 2009
An artists impression of the restored Flinders St
An artists impression of the restored Flinders St
Flinders Street East: heritage to be restored
Few good things were ever said about the Mooney Council's redevelopment of Flinders Street East, where fine heritage architecture was clad in ugly steel fixtures. But today a different Council has released its plans to remove the steel and restore the heritage values.
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Townsville News | Oct 2nd 2009
International flavour for World Food Day
MasterChef move over! Members of Townsville’s multi-cultural community are hitting the kitchen on Monday October 5 with recipes for healthy traditional dishes to promote World Food Day (October 16).
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Townsville News | Aug 7th 2009
An aerial view of the proposed TOT
An aerial view of the proposed TOT
State dumps City Pacific
On August 3 City Pacific, the company which has been planning the $1 billion Townsville Ocean Terminal (TOT), went into receivership and, as a consequence, the State Government has terminated their development agreement.
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Townsville News | Aug 5th 2009
The proposed TOT with residential development
The proposed TOT with residential development
Les wants rethink on Ocean Terminal
Following the collapse of the project's developer, City Pacific Finance, the Mayor, Cr Les Tyrell, said Townsville could not wait forever for an ocean terminal to be built in the city.
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Townsville News | Jul 27th 2009
Michael Bennell
Michael Bennell
Townsville Police call for assistance
Townsville Police are appealing to the public for information after the death of a South Townsville resident on July 24.
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Townsville News | Jul 16th 2009
An artists impression of the new TOT
An artists impression of the new TOT
Tyrell “happier” with new plans for TOT
A revised masterplan, which would see the residential component of the $1 billion Townsville Ocean Terminal project moved further away from the port, is about to undergo a new round of State Government assessment.
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Townsville News | Sep 19th 2008
Jenny Stirling
Jenny Stirling
Community Protest Meeting
Magnetic Islanders, who are not happy about the direction of development on the Island, are worried about the lack of beds at Townsville Hospital and other local issues, have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded people in Townsville this Sunday
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Townsville News | Sep 12th 2006
Martin Freeman and Jessica Stevenson
Martin Freeman and Jessica Stevenson
Win - Film Festival tickets!!
Magnetictimes.com News Club subscribers have the chance to win 5 double season passes to this year's Sydney Travelling Film Festival to be screened at Warrina Cineplex starting this Friday. Programme and competition details follow.
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Townsville News | Sep 5th 2006
Remember loved ones on Heart Sunday
The National Heart Foundation of Australia is holding their annual ecumenical Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving at St Paul's Lutheran Church 38 Townsend St Mysterton.
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High school option for musos a hit
Last week a group of a dozen or more students from various Townsville high schools celebrated a very creative year's work at Jupiter's Lobby Bar with the release of two CDs - one, "Banana eat Monkey", which contained entirely original songs and production and the other, "Contemporary Voices", a compilation of, mostly, cover songs including, Candice Alley's, "Falling" by Magnetic Island teenager Lani Picot [ read more ]
Resource awareness grants - closing soon
Time is running out to apply for Community Natural Resource Awareness Activity Grants, funded by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (NR&M) [ read more ]
Cultural Fest 2003 - Unity In Diversity
A festival of friendship, fun, colour, and diversity! Cultural Fest is an annual event, which, this year, will take place from 17 - 19 October at the Strand Park [ read more ]
Hitchhiker Premier
Hitchhiker by emerging indigenous playwright Kamahi-Djordan King will have its premier in Townsville next week [ read more ]
Readers comments
suemac In reply to Fair raises $15,000 for school
Well done everyone! Once again our fabulous community had a great day out and raised funds for a deserving cause - pat on back to all.
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The poll
Should Magnetic Island commission a sculpture to celebrate the achievements of Julian Assange?
98%       2%
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