News

Giant slide disappoints third weekend in a row

The big water slide visited Gladstone faced water supply issues leaving many disappointed.
The big water slide visited Gladstone faced water supply issues leaving many disappointed. Mike Richards GLA130915SLIW

HERVEY Bay slide goers are facing the same three hour delay on O'Shea's Slide City giant slide that left Gladstone disappointed last Sunday.

Today's morning session has not gone ahead as planned and windy conditions have been put forward as the reason for the delay.

Residents are posting on O'Shea's public Facebook event page saying they have been told refunds will be organised for those who missed out.

>> Refund disputes over Gladstone water slide fail

>>Fair trading has eye on Gladstone slide city fail

>>VIDEO: Slide city not so fun without water

>>VIDEO: Neighbours help hose drying inflatable water slide, Yeppoon

>>PHOTOS: Your reaction, slide city not so slick

One resident wrote; "I'm amazed organisers continued with the event as they are well aware of what happened over the past fortnight." 

The weekend before the slide came to Gladstone on September 13, it was in Yeppoon where there was also a delay, a lack of water and one lane was not operational for most of the day.

A different company The City Slider will visit Rockhampton on October 3.

Topics:  editors picks, gladsone, hervey bay, o'shea's city slide




WATCH: 'Embarrassed': Gladstone woman talks anxiety battle

BACK TO HEALTH: Headspace youth reference member Bec Frost launches the Big Stigma campaign, sharing her story about her experience with anxiety.

The Big Stigma campaign was launched in Gladstone this week

He drover her home, she stole his credit card for shopping

Shes stole a man's credit car after he picked her up.

Woman steals driver's debit card when given free ride home

YOUR GUIDE: Things to do in Gladstone this weekend

CODE BLUE: Desley Haigh and Florella Stewart, team name Blue, were the first to arrive at Yarwun State School after The Great Yarwun Valley Rally last year.

Your guide to events and things to do in Gladstone this weekend.

Latest deals and offers

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'

Isla Fisher: I don't like talking about my private life

Isla Fisher shut down TV hosts when they asked about her husband

Mariah Carey: I 'can't believe' Prince has gone

'Prince was one of the best people I've met'

Joe Jonas' 'tough' pals

Joe Jonas' pals are 'tough' with his potential partners

The Bachelor wash up: bacon, plank offs and that white rose

Richie Strahan, second from left, with bachelorettes Eliza, Faith, Noni and Janey in a scene from episode one of the fourth season of The Bachelor.

RICHIE Strahan meets some beautiful, and colourful, bachelorettes.

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

The climb is slow but property on the way up

Michael Matusik, director of Matusik Property Insights.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

The improvement would be mild when compared to past cycles