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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.



Local News   •   22-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Work to start on new Bunnings

Caboolture will build its way out of the COVID-led recession with three major developments approved for 2021 – including a new $32 million Bunnings Warehouse.…

Local News   •   21-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Driving ahead with upgrades

Two major road upgrades in Morayfield are on track for competition with Moreton Bay Regional Council awarding tenders to relocate essential services.…

Local News   •   20-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Rapid COVID testing kits on way to US

The first shipment of rapid COVID-19 home testing kits, which began as an idea at Caboolture Hospital 10 years ago, have been sent to the US.…

Local News   •   20-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Council's sweet Tim Tam deal

Council meetings can no longer proceed in Moreton Bay Region without a packet of Tim Tam biscuits - specifically the new Moreton Bay Raspberry and Dark Choc variety.…

Local Sport   •   19-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Cricketers bailed out of trouble

Caboolture Sports cricketers have been ‘bailed out’ of a growing problem by the local woodcrafters.…

Local Sport   •   19-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Bears chasing state gold

North Brisbane Polo Bears, which draws players from across the Moreton Bay Region, is sending a record number of teams to the Water Polo Queensland State Titles this week.…

Local News   •   18-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Autumn closure for Target Kippa-Ring

Target at Kippa-Ring Shopping Centre on Anzac Ave, will close in April, according to a company spokesperson.…

Local News   •   15-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Clubs in merger talks

North Lakes Mustangs and The Lakes FC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which may see them join forces in 2023.…

Local News   •   14-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Uni makes 1400 offers

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) has so far made almost 1400 offers of study for Semester 1 this year at its Moreton Bay campus in Petrie.…

Local News   •   13-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Historic race is back

The iconic Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race (B2G), which draws tens of thousands of spectators to Redcliffe’s Festival of Sails, will be back this year - with its future assured.…

Local News   •   12-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Businesses welcome end to lockdown

Chambers of commerce in the Moreton Bay Region are cautiously welcoming the State Government’s decision yesterday to end the three-day COVID-19 lockdown.…

Traffic & Transport   •   12-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Latest on $163 million overpass upgrade

Work on the new Deception Bay overpass on the Bruce Highway is gathering pace with motorists and residents warned of more heavy machinery, noise, dust and temporary lighting.…

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