At last … we’re getting some sensible land development along The Esplanade here in Hervey Bay
What was to be perhaps the biggest development in Hervey Bay is now in doubt. A Receiver’s sale has been announced for the large block of vacant land on the south side of Main Street behind the Coconut Grove Caravan Park. The land was to be developed in three stages and Stage 1, with access … Read moreHervey Bay Development in Doubt
Back on February 8 Strewth asked if the development bubble had burst here in Hervey Bay, something that the Gossip has been wondering about for some months now. Several times we’ve mentioned that there has been a slowdown for small business here in town and pointed to the slow take up of some commercial developments … Read moreIs Development Slowing in Hervey Bay?
As more and more high-rise development takes place along the picturesque Esplanade here in Hervey Bay people are beginning to discover that the White Shoe Brigade still have a grip on the reins of power here in Queensland. One man’s protest at that power that overwhelms the little people has been to paint his house … Read moreOne Man’s Protest in Hervey Bay
The view from the Hervey Bay Council Chambers When theÂ Hervey BayÂ Town PlanÂ was released the week before last the Hervey Bay Gossip just had to add it’s 2 cents worth to the debate. Over the weekend Hervey Bay Councillor Sue Brooks took the time to add some comments to the piece. Those comments are important and … Read moreThe Hervey Bay Town Plan – A Councillor Has Her Say
The king tides that threatened a number of houses at Toogoom shows that, even here in Hervey Bay, the decisions by Council to allow housing developments along the beachfront is short-sighted to say the least. Of course, here the danger is not quite as dramatic as it is along other parts of Australia’s east coast … Read moreCoastline Under Threat
Yesterday we reported on the announcement of a new Ramada resort for Hervey Bay. Previously there had been some speculation that it might have been built on the site of the Anchorage caravan park in Urangan. Late yesterday the developers revealed that the new resort will be built on land between Pialba and Point Vernon … Read moreThe New Site for the Ramada Resort
Bones found on Tuesday at the site of a Colyton Street development are headed for the John Tonge Forensic Centre in Brisbane for testing to see if they are human. The site were the bones were found is claimed by the Aboriginal community as an ancestral grave site but developers say that despite an investigation … Read moreBones Headed for the Forensic Labs
The Hervey Bay City Council has announced plans to re-develop the Pialba area of the city. $50 million is the expected cost and we can also expect to see the roads leading into the city from the Doolong area to be part of that re-development
It seems that the Anchorage Caravan Park at Urangan is soon to be cleared out and turned into something quite different. Various rumours are circulating and some suggest that a theatre or even a casino will be built on the site. However the information that we have received via people who may have some idea … Read moreWhat’s Happening At the Anchorage?