Man loses licence for four years after court snub

AFTER numerous non-appearances in Gladstone Magistrates Court, the book was thrown at Anil Kumar Patel on Tuesday for driving without a licence.

The absent defendant was issued with a $2000 fine and a disqualification period of four years.

A conviction was also recorded for Patel, who will no doubt become fond of walking.



Hotter than Hell at Harvey Road Tavern this weekend

premium_icon Hotter than Hell at Harvey Road Tavern this weekend

'Think of Big Day Out without the queues.'

Council to find Australia Day funds for Rosedale

premium_icon Council to find Australia Day funds for Rosedale

Mayor says funding will come despite application failure.

UPDATE: Shed damaged by grass fire near Lowmead

premium_icon UPDATE: Shed damaged by grass fire near Lowmead

Council water trucks and machinery are in the area.