Nick Crockford

Nick has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working for weekly and major daily (morning and evening) newspapers, as well as in public relations and radio in Australia and the UK.

He has led teams covering such as the English Premier League, World Cup Finals and Olympic Games, but says community news is his first love.

Nick has lived in the Moreton Bay Region for more than 20 years and is heavily involved with two of the region’s largest football clubs.

The Latest from Nick

Last orders for Dude and Duke
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Last orders for Dude and Duke

Dude and Duke Beer Hall, on Deception Bay Rd, will close its doors for the last time at the end of next week. ** FREE TO READ **

Warning shot after developer pulls out
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Warning shot after developer pulls out

A developer’s decision to pull out of Waraba has led Mayor Peter Flannery to tell the State Government to “start getting serious about the housing crisis”. ** FREE TO READ **

New reservoir plan for Pine Valley
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New reservoir plan for Pine Valley

Unitywater has plans for a new 15-million-litre drinking water reservoir and 8kms of water pipelines, to boost water security in Pine Valley, Upper Caboolture, Morayfield and Narangba. ** FREE TO READ **

Olympic dreams come true
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Olympic dreams come true

Charlize Andrews and Alice Williams are poised to write a new chapter in the Olympic history of North Brisbane Polo Bears, based at Albany Creek. ** FREE TO READ **

Keanu, 6, ready to take on world
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Keanu, 6, ready to take on world

Six-year-old Keanu Samson, from Mango Hill, will soon pack his bags and fly 15,000km for the ‘Super Bowl’ of children’s golf. ** FREE TO READ **

Highway hope for battling residents
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Highway hope for battling residents

Work has started on possible new routes for Stage 4 of the Bruce Highway Western Alternative (BHWA) after a huge community backlash to original plans. ** FREE TO READ **

Rising demand for satellite clinics
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Rising demand for satellite clinics

Moreton Bay’s two new Satellite Hospital Minor Injury and Illness Clinics (MIIC) treated almost 22,000 patients from opening to the end of March. See full figures ** FREE TO READ **

Brianna powers 'Strait' to Africa
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Brianna powers 'Strait' to Africa

Albany Creek swimmer Brianna Thompson has ticked off another Oceans Seven swim, this time across one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes separating two continents.

Changing to meet growth challenge
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Changing to meet growth challenge

A new organisational structure has been introduced at Moreton Bay City Council to better support the challenges of population growth. ** FRFEE TO READ **

Supercross revving up for Redcliffe
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Supercross revving up for Redcliffe

The Australian Supercross Championship is coming back to Queensland for the first time in five years, with Redcliffe’s Kayo Stadium to host the opening round. ** FREE TO READ **