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$250 Boost For Local Hero

$250 Boost For Local Hero

Local MP Deb Frecklington has delivered an early Christmas present to Nanango resident Jakeb Dugdell who was one of four successful applicants in Round 4 of her Local Hero Grants program.

Toy Run Bikers<BR> Say “Thank You!”

Toy Run Bikers
Say “Thank You!”

Motorcyclists who took part in this year’s Christmas Toy Run want to pass on a big “thank you!”

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

With the Christmas-New Year period looming, it is fun to play Janus, the mythological figure often symbolised by a face that looks both backwards and forwards.

Two Hurt In Crash

Two Hurt In Crash

A person suffered minor injuries in a single vehicle rollover in Nanango early on Monday morning.

Miracle Night At Kingaroy Carnival

Miracle Night At Kingaroy Carnival

A miracle occurred in Kingaroy Street on Thursday night … it didn’t rain!

PCA Takeover Offer On Track

PCA Takeover Offer On Track

Bega Cheese has advised the ASX that its unconditional takeover offer for all of the shares in the Peanut Company of Australia Limited is “progressing well”.

Crafty Gifts For Hospital Kids

Crafty Gifts For Hospital Kids

The clever ladies at the Cooinda Craft Group have been at it again … this time making more than 40 toys for babies and children at Kingaroy Hospital.

Park Tracks Temporarily Closed

Park Tracks Temporarily Closed

The Department of National Parks has advised that several walking tracks in the Bunya Mountains National Park will be closed briefly next week to allow the removal of large, hazardous trees.

Wildlife Ambulance Hits Streets

Wildlife Ambulance Hits Streets

“Dingo” Simon’s fundraising to buy a “wildlife ambulance” has paid off, with the South Burnett Educational Wildlife Support Group Inc now the proud owner of a modern Mercedes van.

MP Urges Extra Care On Roads

MP Urges Extra Care On Roads

Former police officer Llew O’Brien – now the Member for Wide Bay – has seen hundreds of road crashes during his career and sights that most people, thankfully, never have to see.

Drug And Alcohol Services Flourish

Drug And Alcohol Services Flourish

A new alcohol and drug support program, known as Flourish, has been launched in Kingaroy as the result of a drugs forum held in the town in June.

Thank You For Your Support!

Thank You For Your Support!

With the State election results confirmed, I would like to thank you, the residents of the Nanango Electorate, for putting your faith in me to continue as your representative in the State Parliament.

LNP Unveils Shadow Ministry

LNP Unveils Shadow Ministry

Newly elected LNP Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington unveiled her Shadow Cabinet on Friday.

Do You Recognise These Players?

Do You Recognise These Players?

Do you recognise any of the tennis players in this old black and white photograph? Or can you remember the occasion on which it was taken?

Energy Audit For Council

Energy Audit For Council

Toowoomba Regional Council has been selected to take part in a State Government program aimed at cutting its power bill by up to 40 per cent.

Coal Mine Decision ‘By Next Christmas’

Coal Mine Decision ‘By Next Christmas’

Moreton Resources expects to have a decision from the State Government on its proposed open-cut Kingaroy coal mine by next Christmas.

Developer Gets Six-Year Extension

Developer Gets Six-Year Extension

A property developer who won approval to convert a large block of land in George Street, Blackbutt into 27 residential lots has been given an extra six years to turn their plans into reality.

Busy Summer Planned For Road Crews

Busy Summer Planned For Road Crews

Council road crews will be keeping busy over the Christmas school holiday period.

Kumbians Pause For Santa Claus

Kumbians Pause For Santa Claus

Santa Claus made an exciting appearance at the Kumbia Christmas Carnival this year, and was mobbed by eager children the moment he set foot in the grounds.

Christmas Charity Lunch Raises $5600

Christmas Charity Lunch Raises $5600

The South Burnett Mayor’s Community Christmas Lunch has been hailed a success … $5600 was raised for local charities, and a new singing star was possibly unearthed.