Former marketing guru and current promoter of Miracle Fruit Chris Beckwith continues his investigation into The Douglas Shire Councils controversial vote to go carbon neutral. He first brought the information to the station that Qantas wasn't going to give tens of millions of dollars in publicity to the Shire as promised. He now digs deeper and discovers that the June vote was a long time in the making.
The Crocs AFL Seniors team created a club record at the weekend when they defeated North Cairns 63 24 402 to 0 0 0
But coach Brad Cooper, while happy his boys won is not gloating. Coops wants to see North Cairns be successful in their rebuild and give the Crocs and other teams healthy competition.
Pic: Cairns Post
FAB FM Medicine Lady and Douglas Shire GP Dr. Alex Bernhardi talks to Gazza and discusses the different types of sunscreens including the amount needed for safe protection, potential issues for the Coral Reef and possible health problems from sun screen for people of the Douglas Shire.
Paul chats with Chris O'Dowd from Douglas Shire Snake Removals about snakes in a Shire.
The snakes are slithering amongst us we we find out what to look for and what to avoid and what's with Hollywood's interpretation?
Paul chats with Tin Shed boss Kym Rowley about the Councils decision to postpone the meetings they promised to hold so that Shire residents could get more more information about their controversial decision to go carbon neutral. The partnership with Qantas, Green Collar and TPDD was voted on in June with only Michael Kerr saying it was a bad idea. It involves investing around $600,000 dollars of rate payer monies in a tree farm 1500 k's away. Kym was the man who wrote to the Mayor Julia Leu asking for the meetings in the first place.
Paul chats with 'The Bard From The Scub' Ben Eggleton who will be writing a poem each week about the place we live or visit. In other words the Douglas Shire. This week he come up with a ditty about our tourist destination and Makin And Eggs.
Paul chats with Tristen Bird who was in Port to play at Paddys
This travelling troubadour has three extensive Australian tours under his belt, national airplay, a distribution signing to MGM and recording gigs in Nashville.
But Tristen had a previous life away from music where his surname came in handy