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Free Cycling Programs For Women

Free Cycling Programs For Women

The South Burnett Regional Council will begin running a free 10-week program on the South Burnett Rail Trail soon to encourage more women and girls to take up cycling.

Taxi Damaged In Crash

Taxi Damaged In Crash

No one was injured in a collision between two vehicles on the corner of Cairns Street and Appin Street West on Monday afternoon.

Bumper Year For Lions Fundraising

Bumper Year For Lions Fundraising

The Kingaroy Lions Club’s efforts over the past year raised almost $46,000 the club could give away to good causes.

Blockbuster Result For Local Entries

Blockbuster Result For Local Entries

South Burnett entrants have excelled in the first stage of the inaugural Limousin Blockbuster hoof and hook competition, judged at the Beaudesert Saleyards last week.

Truckie Trapped In Overturned Rig

Truckie Trapped In Overturned Rig

A 48-year-old man has been flown to hospital after being trapped for about two hours in the cabin of his over-turned semi-trailer on Sunday night on Kilkivan-Tansey Road.

Planets Align For Duffs

Planets Align For Duffs

Last Saturday’s memorial races for Lewis Duff and his son Neal at Wondai were marked by a number of high points for the clan.

Angry Ratepayers Promised Road Fix

Angry Ratepayers Promised Road Fix

All the South Burnett’s dirt roads will “see a grader” within 12 to 18 months, about 65 angry ratepayers were promised at a public meeting held at Durong Hall on Thursday night.

Get Set For A Day Of Family Fun!

Get Set For A Day Of Family Fun!

There may not be pig-racing this year, but the infamous dunk tank will be back and there’ll be lots of local VIPs tempting you to get them wet at the annual RACQ LifeFlight Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 18.

Kingaroy Streetscape Put On Hold

Kingaroy Streetscape Put On Hold

Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade has been put on hold after failing to win a $2 million Federal Government grant for the project

Safety Upgrade For Truck Rest Areas

Safety Upgrade For Truck Rest Areas

Green reflectors have been installed at 21 sites on the Burnett Highway between Nanango and Coominglah, north of Monto, to alert heavy vehicles about upcoming stopping places.

Stanwell To Call Tenders For Mine

Stanwell To Call Tenders For Mine

Stanwell Corporation will call for tenders later this year seeking companies interested in operating its Meandu coal mine at Tarong.

Cherbourg Serves Up Feast Of Fun

Cherbourg Serves Up Feast Of Fun

NAIDOC Week celebrations are a great time for people to get together, have fun and celebrate culture … so it’s always a very busy time at Cherbourg!

Grants Announced For Shows

Grants Announced For Shows

The State Government has announced the latest round of annual funding for Queensland’s 129 local show societies.

Craft Festival Showcases Local Skills

Craft Festival Showcases Local Skills

The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery officially opened the second month of its Winter Craft Festival on Saturday, and gallery volunteers are preparing for another busy month.

Countdown To The Finals

Countdown To The Finals

With only four games left before the finals, just two competition points separate the top five teams in the Toowoomba Rugby League U18s competition

Angels Help Bring Relief To Hospital

Angels Help Bring Relief To Hospital

Youngsters at Kingaroy Hospital’s emergency department will be able to tell their troubles to a cuddly bear or owl to help take the edge off a visit, thanks to the hard work of the Angel Knitters and Crocheters Group.

Cattle Tick Restrictions Eased

Cattle Tick Restrictions Eased

Biosecurity Queensland has released an updated version of the Queensland Biosecurity Manual which eases some restrictions about moving cattle from a ticky zone to an abattoir in a tick-free area.

Crime Response ‘Too Little, Too Late’

Crime Response ‘Too Little, Too Late’

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has slammed the Police Minister’s response to local crime problems

Grant Will Help Gallery Expand

Grant Will Help Gallery Expand

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery will get a new kitchen and extra storage facilities soon, thanks to a $31,000 grant from the Federal Government.

It’s Time To Get Tested

It’s Time To Get Tested

This week is not only NAIDOC Week, it’s also National Diabetes Week …

$5000 Grant To QRRRWN

$5000 Grant To QRRRWN

The Queensland Rural Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) is one of 104 recipients across Australia to share in the latest round of funding from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal.

D’Aguilar Highway Shamed Again

D’Aguilar Highway Shamed Again

The D’Aguilar Highway has again been named one of the Top 10 worst roads in Queensland in a survey conducted by the RACQ.