News

New stores on the way for Boyne Tannum

Exclusively LeaLeighs owner Deb Cornish is excited to open her store at 1 Pacific Avenue Tannum Sands on Saturday.
Exclusively LeaLeighs owner Deb Cornish is excited to open her store at 1 Pacific Avenue Tannum Sands on Saturday. Tegan Annett

NEW shops are finally on the way for Boyne Island and Tannum Sands residents with the first store to open at 1 Pacific Ave on Saturday.

Gladstone Regional Council approved the development application for the complex on July 18, 2013.

The area has been under development for 20 residential units and five stores since then.

At the time the council received 44 submissions in support of the development and 21 opposing.

Exclusively LeaLeighs - a clothing, accessories and homewares store - will be the first to open on Saturday.

Australian proprietary company PACAV Holdings Pty Ltd, director and landlord Sandra Waterson said the development was "far superior" to anything had been seen before.

"It used to be Smith's Grocery and Corner Store and that's what it was actually built for. It has passed on to various hands since then," she said.

"Once all the shops are there, they will complement each other rather than compete," Ms Waterson said.

"It's now a venue to go to rather than just a one-off shop.

"It's exciting to see the whole project come to fruition."

Exclusively LeaLeighs owner Deb Cornish has been busy all week in preparation.

She has lived in the Tannum Sands region for 12 years.

After having worked from two temporary stores at Boyne Island and the Gladstone Central Square Plaza, she is proud to call the Tannum home.

"I love the view, the sea breeze and just the ambience," she said.

She started her business by travelling to markets to sell her products.

WHAT'S COMING:

Confirmed:

  • Fish and chip shop due to open by Easter. The shop will not have the same owners as the store that last operated near the site
  • Exclusively LeaLeighs clothing, accessories and homewares store

Tentative:  

  • Exclusive beauty shop with laser treatments and facials
  • Coffee shop and gelato bar

Unknown:

  • Tenders for a restaurant are still being accepted

Topics:  boyne island, fashion, shopping, tannum sands




Gladstone man on 'PayWave' shopping spree with stolen credit card

Chance Soden

HUNGRY and apparently with no cash, Chance Soden spotted a wallet.

WATCH: Gladstone's week of hell as car crashes spike

ON EDGE: A truck rollover 13km west of Calliope on the Dawson Hwy is one of several bad accidents on our roads this week.

"There were minor diesel leaks coming out of the top of the tanks"

Boyne locals 'outraged' as comapnies in blame game over service outage

Flood warers have receeded in the Boyne Valley but it will take some time to have everything back to normal.
Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

TELSTRA and Ergon are at odds over who is at fault.

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