Police investigate Real Estate scam

By Shirley Higgins Croft. Police are investigating a string of property scams that have fleeced North Queensland residents of hundreds of millions of dollars. Senior Sergeant Carolyn Burnham of the Real Estate Division of Cairns Police held a press conference today at Fratelli’s restaurant on Vasey Esplanade. “There have been seven documented cases of propertiesContinue reading “Police investigate Real Estate scam”

Authorities seek ‘inveterate shitter’

By Heather Luck. The Department of Dog Catching and Cat Herding (DDCCH) has appealed to the public to help them find and arrest a criminal canine who is the main suspect in a slew of shitting offences. Commissioner of the DDCCH, Desmond Bowe, has said that the department is pursuing the animal with “overwhelming prejudice”Continue reading “Authorities seek ‘inveterate shitter’”

Scrimshaw wins again

By Paolo Zupp Trinity Park refrigeration mechanic, Jeremy Scrimshaw (above), has won the Holston Bremmer Sachs award for Best Back Tatt at the Far North Queensland Tattoo and Piercing awards held last weekend at Paradise Palms. As part of his awards package, Scrimshaw received two vouchers for Snippy-Wu’s “walk in and crawl out” vasectomy procedure,Continue reading “Scrimshaw wins again”

Bus chaos at Trinity Beach

By Murray Murchison There was mayhem at Trinity Beach yesterday as poor scheduling combined with the start of the school holidays led to an unprecedented three vehicles in the bus depot slipway (pictured above). The trouble began when a Down-Under Tours coach was sandwiched by the two contra-direction Triple-One services, and was exacerbated by theContinue reading “Bus chaos at Trinity Beach”

Feathery friends find inner peace

By Destiny Givens Premier yoghini at the Clifton Yoga and Oneness Centre,  Sajaan Saroop Jenkins (pictured above), has described a special moment during this morning’s Satyananda class. at Palm Cove. “We were just setting up for some downward-dogs,” Sajaan Saroop explained, “when someone at the back let rip a massive fart. This isn’t uncommon, butContinue reading “Feathery friends find inner peace”