Liz and Michael Whitmore at the Feast on East markets on August 4.
Liz and Michael Whitmore at the Feast on East markets on August 4. Liana Walker

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: News, photos from the weekend

IT was a busy weekend for residents in Gladstone this weekend, from various markets to a high speed car chase, our reporters and photographers were in amongst the action. 

Gladstone police were kept busy when Central Queensland prisoner Lui 'Dylan' Tiaaleaiga was taken into custody after escaping police in Rockhampton a week earlier. 

An incident occured on the corner of Dawson Highway and Aerodrome Road at around midday after an escaped prisoner allegedly attempted to flee from police.
An incident occured on the corner of Dawson Highway and Aerodrome Road at around midday after an escaped prisoner allegedly attempted to flee from police. Matt Taylor

 

Video of escapee crashing before arrest.

 

Meanwhile on Sunday hundreds of families turned out for the annual Benaraby State School Country Fair.

Levi Beale and Hunter Lan Van Rijn at the 2019 Benaraby State School Country Fair on Sunday, 4 August 2019.
Levi Beale and Hunter Lan Van Rijn at the 2019 Benaraby State School Country Fair on Sunday, 4 August 2019. Matt Taylor GLA040819FAIR

See the photos here.

 

The Pacific Explorer made it's third visit to Gladstone for the year which attracted hundreds of people out to the Feast on East markets. 

Indie Ibbotson, Maddison Young, Milaan Ibboston  at the Feast on East markets on Sunday August 4 to celebrate arrival of the Pacific Explorer.
Indie Ibbotson, Maddison Young, Milaan Ibboston at the Feast on East markets on Sunday August 4 to celebrate arrival of the Pacific Explorer. Liana Walker

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