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COAST NOT SO GOLDEN AS WET WEATHER ROLLS IN

Bid farewell to the sunshine and cloudless skies, at least for the next few days… there’s nothing but rain, rain and more rain on the way for the Gold Coast. Be warned, though, today’s dreary conditions are just a SMALL TASTE of things to come.   Read More »

COLDEST APRIL NIGHT IN 16 YEARS ON GOLD COAST

We may have sweated through the start of the month, as the mercury soared into the 30s… But last night, the Coast shivered through its coldest April night in 16 years.. our low plunging around 7 degrees in just one day. Read More »

TELL GOLD COAST CITY COUNCIL WHAT YOU NEED IN YOUR SUBURB

Listening posts are popping up across the City, as the Mayor lends an ear to locals wanting to improve their patch of paradise. Council wants to know what you want your money spent on, before it hands down the one-point-one billion dollar budget in June. Read More »

TWIN BIRTH BOOM AT GCUH

The Gold Coast University Hospital has been working double time with a surge in the birth of twins. In a rare event, the newborn unit has been home to five sets all at once. Read More »

WANNABE PIRATE LEAPS FROM WATCH HOUSE

A wannabe movie star has pulled-off a Spiderman-style leap over the fence of Southport Watch House. Cobin McCoy rose to infamy after he allegedly pulled a knife on security on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean. Read More »

MAJOR UPSET IN WORLD SURFING TOUR EVENT

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There’s been a major upset at the World Surfing Tour event on the Gold Coast, with Brazilian rookie Italo Ferreira eliminating 11-time world champion Kelly Slater. The first heat of round three got underway in small waves at Snapper Rocks this morning. The 20-year-old blitzed his competition, posting a combined score of 13.00, depsite only catching four waves. Slater managed a score of 8.77. Meanwhile Central Coast surfer Matt Wilkinson and Port Macquarie’s Matt Banting will also compete in round three today. Read More »

FIVE TITANS PLAYERS FACE COURT ON DRUG CHARGES

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Five current and former Gold Coast Titans players – including State of Origin stars Greg Bird and Dave Taylor – have faced court on cocaine charges. All indicated they’ll plead NOT guilty, and in the past few hours, there’s been a fresh push to get them back on the field, as early as this weekend. Read More »

FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR BLEACH FESTIVAL

The Gold Coast’s Mayor has shown he’s made of stern stuff… surviving a creepy-crawly encounter at Kirra, during final rehearsals for tomorrow’s Bleach Festival. The Mayor got in a rehearsal of his own…sneaking a quick dance lesson with one of the performers. Bleach kicks off tomorrow night at six, at Queen Elizabeth Park. Read More »

BURPEES BRINGING FUNDRAISERS TOGETHER

It’s one of the most feared moves in fitness, but today hundreds turned out at Broadbeach to give the Burpee Blitz a go. The world record attempt was the launch of the new non-for-profit Youth of the World charity to support kids in need. Read More »

CHICKEN DANCING RAY STEVENS OPENS UP

Ray Stevens has finally spoken publicly about his infamous chicken dance response to a reporter while he refused to answer questions about the cableway two months ago. The MP says it was a release of pent-up frustration of not being able to talk about the project due to advice from Queensland’s Integrity Commissioner… His response became a viral sensation. “The social media is such that you have to make sure that every action you take every hand movement you make is one that cant be put to music or can’t offend someone.”   Read More »

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