Michelle Sargaison and her son Izaak said the Millenium Esplanade playground needs to be shaded quickly ahead of summer.
Michelle Sargaison and her son Izaak said the Millenium Esplanade playground needs to be shaded quickly ahead of summer.

Morning rewind: Top 5 stories you may have missed

GOOD MORNING Gladstone,

Welcome to today’s edition of The Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed yesterday, October 22.

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THE Queensland Election campaign was livestreamed on The Observer’s website last night with three candidates contesting the seat of Gladstone.

But if you missed last night’s debate, you can still watch it HERE.

ALP Glenn Butcher, LNP Ron Harding, One Nation Kevin Jorgensen
ALP Glenn Butcher, LNP Ron Harding, One Nation Kevin Jorgensen

INDEPENDENT candidate for Gladstone Murray Peterson has had his how-to-vote cards rejected by the Electoral Commission of Queensland claiming they ‘mislead and deceive’ voters.

Mr Peterson received an email on October 20 to inform him his printed card was misleading and deceiving as he could not state he was an independent and candidates names were incorrect.

Catch up HERE.

Independent candidate for Gladstone Murray Peterson at the 2020 state election ballot draw. Picture: Rodney Stevens
Independent candidate for Gladstone Murray Peterson at the 2020 state election ballot draw. Picture: Rodney Stevens

AS SPRING warms up so does the region’s play equipment and the lack of shade at playgrounds in Tannum Sands has the community frustrated.

Mother of two Michelle Sargaison said all she could do was ask for a shade sail to be erected and hope the council listened.

Catch up HERE.

Michelle Sargaison and her son Izaak said the Millenium Esplanade playground needs to be shaded quickly ahead of summer.
Michelle Sargaison and her son Izaak said the Millenium Esplanade playground needs to be shaded quickly ahead of summer.

STORMS rolling through on Thursday night made it past the Gladstone dome providing a good soaking to the Port City with 57mm falling overnight at the radar - almost the October average of 59.1mm.

Plenty of rain fell in other parts of the region including 45mm at Calliope, 39mm at Boyne Island, 35mm at Raglan and 29mm at Benaraby.

See who got the rain HERE.

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in West Gladstone Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Glenlyon Street, near Breslin Street at about 5.30pm.

Catch up HERE.