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CRUISE SHIP PASSENGER SUFFERING CARDIAC ARREST AIRLIFTED

A man in his 50’s has been airlifted from an ocean liner off the far north coast. The Pacific Jewel cruise liner was approximately five nautical miles off Lennox Head, when the Westpac Rescue Helicopter winched a paramedic and doctor on-board to treat a male passenger who was suffering a cardiac arrest. The patient, believed to be in his 50’s, was stabilised and airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment. The patient’s condition has been reported as critical.

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LOVED-UP LENNOX PREPARING FOR ANNUAL CELEBRATION

There’s plenty of reasons to love Lennox, and they’ll all be on show during the coastal town’s annual celebration in June. Launched today, the fifth Surfit Love Lennox Festival will serve up the best food and entertainment on offer. “The purpose of this is to boost the income to our local businesses in the quiet lul of the winter season and to celebrate what makes Lennox to loveable.” (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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CASINO BEEFS UP FASHION STAKES

There’s no disputing Casino’s the Beef Capital, but last night, the town’s folk proved they also know a thing-or-two about fashion. Models showcased the latest frocks and hairstyles from local businesses to a packed audience during the Beef Week Fashion Parade. From floral frocks fit for races, to funky kids wear. Even the men proved Casino has some well-attired gentlemen. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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