Local News Headlines, 18th July 2018

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Local News Headlines, 18th July 2018

Police are on the hunt after the willful damage of a pokies machine in Mackay's CBD. Two men were seen fleeing a licensed venue on Wood Street around 1:30 yesterday morning after a loud bang was heard inside. If you have any information call CRIMESTOPPERS

Three men have faced MACKAY Magistrates Court after allegedly travelling across the country with dark web credit cards. Detective Inspector Brendan Smith says they've been on the run for more than two years. The men were arrested following a tip from a local travel agency Monday and are wanted in six states and territories

A special meeting is being held today for MACKAY Regional Council. They'll consider an amended 2018/19 budget at Council Chambers from 11 this morning. They have until the end of the month to pass something before the State Government steps in

Rainforest Scuba in MACKAY is hosting a women's day dive and you won't want to miss out. The annual event raises money for local charities and enables women to experience what lies beneath the surface. Diving Instructor Luana Royale says the dive has experienced success over many years around the region

The Big Bash league is coming back to MACKAY. After a successful response to their last season appearance the BRISBANE HEAT are making the trip back in January. The women are set to play two matches at Harrup Park after attracting almost 8,000 fans last season

The Whitsunday Sharks are prepping for this weekend’s home games. Facing off against the MAGNETIC NORTH STEELCATS, CAPRICORN CLAWS, WIDE BAY THUNDERCATS, and MARLIN COAST MARLINS Saturday and Sunday