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Deaths in Longford - Saturday, October 31, 2020
Deaths in Longford - Saturday, October 31, 2020. Breda Small (née Breen), Toneymore, Abbeylara, Longford The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of her family and the matron and staff of Cavan General Hospital, on Friday, October 30 of Breda...

The 'Hunger Hero': Indian-origin chef in Australia feeding needy during coronavirus pandemic
An Indian-origin chef in Australia has been tirelessly working to deliver free food to the homeless and needy people, including international students, ever since the coronavirus pandemic broke out here and is now raising funds for a food truck to enable him...

'We had everything against us': Costo concedes Whitsunday
IT WAS a sombre scene at Eimeo Pacific Hotel as Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan conceded his seat this evening surrounded by a small group of supporters. At 10.30pm, Mr Costigan had claimed 9.8 per cent of the vote, trailing behind LNP candidate...

Labor Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has declared victory in the Queensland state election
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has claimed victory in the Queensland election, making her the first female party leader in the state to win three elections. The win delivers Ms Palaszczuk the first fixed four-year parliamentary term for Queensland.

50th Gem Show

This year – 2017 - we will be holding our 50th Gem Show so come along on Saturday 26th August. Opening time will be 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hemmant Community Hall, Hemmant-Tingalpa Rd, Hemmant. Traders and tailgaters will be displaying precious and semi-precious gemstones. Opals, crystal, fossils minerals, jewellery, beads and findings, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment and handicraft. Club members will be showcasing their talent with a display of handmade jewellery, cabochons and collections. Our club table will be covered with homemade jams, pickle and delicious cakes. Refreshment are available at our Soft Rock Cafe. Buy a ticket in the raffle of beautiful jewellery made by our members. Something for everyone – all tastes, all ages, all budgets, Admission $4 Pensioners, $3. Under 12 free.