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Ringsfield Bidders Back Out

Ringsfield Bidders Back Out

Calls for formal expressions of interest in taking over the operation of Nanango’s historic Ringsfield House have failed to produce any offers.

Hivesville Hall Sold

Hivesville Hall Sold

After failing to draw any bids when it was put out to tender in June, Hivesville Hall has a new owner.

Tourism Claims Disputed

Tourism Claims Disputed

Claims by Southern Queensland Country Tourism (SQCT) that South Burnett visitor numbers have risen are being disputed by the newly formed Visit South Burnett local tourism association.

Council Works For Nanango, Glan Devon

Council Works For Nanango, Glan Devon

The South Burnett Regional Council will be starting a new footpath project in Nanango next week, as well as a road widening and sealing project at Glan Davon.

Hall To Get $460,000 Upgrade

Hall To Get $460,000 Upgrade

Blackbutt’s relocated Memorial Hall will get its $460,000 infrastructure upgrade as planned, despite Council failing to secure a $250,000 contribution from the State Government.

Animal Complaints Top List

Animal Complaints Top List

Complaints about animals such as barking dogs or wandering cows are the top gripe the South Burnett Regional Council receives.

Council Submits Second Wish List

Council Submits Second Wish List

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend an extra $2.5 million on gravel resheeting, drainage, footpaths and other road works projects in the next two years.

Second Phase Of Skate Park Launched

Second Phase Of Skate Park Launched

It may have taken a bit less than four years and slightly more than 254 sausages, but Murgon’s former Skate Park was officially renamed the Murgon Rotary And Youth Park on Tuesday.

Red Cross Branch Celebrates Centenary

Red Cross Branch Celebrates Centenary

The Nanango Branch of Red Cross celebrated its 100th birthday with a morning tea on Tuesday, and guests came from all over the region to attend.

AGL Planning Community Grants Scheme

AGL Planning Community Grants Scheme

A group of about 20 Kumbia residents met at the Kumbia Hotel on Monday night to hear how AGL’s proposed Coopers Gap Wind Farm – and a community grants scheme that would come with it – could benefit the town.

Lions Welcome Exchange Students

Lions Welcome Exchange Students

Nanango Lions held a small barbecue lunch at Lions Park on Sunday to introduce three exchange students to the town, and present cheques to four Nanango community groups into the bargain.

Two Weeks Left To See Art Show

Two Weeks Left To See Art Show

A travelling South Burnett art show which has toured Nanango, Dalby and Warwick is on display at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery until the end of this month.

New Rules For Council Election Donations

New Rules For Council Election Donations

Voters will be better informed about election donations after new regulations for Council elections came into force on Friday.

Murgon Gets New Directory Signs

Murgon Gets New Directory Signs

Murgon will soon get three new directory signs to help tourists and new residents find their way around the town.

New Executive For Aged Care Association

New Executive For Aged Care Association

The Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association appointed a new executive team at its Annual General Meeting last Thursday (July 6).

Students Give Blackbutt A Big Lift

Students Give Blackbutt A Big Lift

A large group of university students put in a month’s work on Thursday morning to help five Blackbutt community groups give parts of the town a facelift.

Vandals Disrupt Murgon Railhead Plan

Vandals Disrupt Murgon Railhead Plan

The Murgon Men’s Shed’s plan to refurbish two railway carriages and create a Murgon railhead has been dealt a blow by vandals.

Limited Seats Left At Gala Dinner

Limited Seats Left At Gala Dinner

This year’s Dinner With The Captains is almost sold out, but a few tickets are still available for people who act quickly.

Crumpton Drive Upgrade Starts Monday

Crumpton Drive Upgrade Starts Monday

Motorists using Crumpton Drive in Blackbutt can expect some delays over the next two months.

Bears And Panthers Take Most Points

Bears And Panthers Take Most Points

After a week’s break for the winter school vacation, all twelve Football South Burnett teams converged on the Burnett Street sports fields in Nanango last Saturday for another derby.

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