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Let’s Join Together To Remember

Let’s Join Together To Remember

South Burnett residents will gather at memorials and monuments all around the region today but there will be none prouder than the men and women who will be attending the opening of Cherbourg’s new Roll Of Honour Board this morning.

Plea To PM: Please Don’t Let Us Die!

Plea To PM: Please Don’t Let Us Die!

Angry and distressed Cherbourg community leaders and residents have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling for more support for The Ration Shed Museum.

Yarraman Honours Its Heritage

Yarraman Honours Its Heritage

Ninety-four men from Yarraman and surrounding districts enlisted in World War I … 20 did not return. These are amazing figures when you realise the population of the town at the time was just 350 people.

South Burnett Hits The Streets

South Burnett Hits The Streets

Create it, and they will come … that was the message from celebrity chef and passionate country produce promoter Miguel Maestre as he helped the South Burnett take over the city on the weekend at Brisbane’s trendy Eat Street Markets.

Garden Expo Blossoms Again

Garden Expo Blossoms Again

Gardeners love the rain, so overcast skies and a bit of morning drizzle weren’t going to keep them away from Wondai’s huge Autumn Garden Expo at the weekend.

Show Folk Have A Ball

Show Folk Have A Ball

Revellers descended on Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday night for the annual Cabaret Ball, the traditional curtain-raiser for the upcoming Kingaroy Show.

Kumbia Walkers Ready For A Challenge

Kumbia Walkers Ready For A Challenge

A group of Kumbia residents are currently in training to walk 96km along fire trails in the rugged Gold Coast Hinterland bush – in the middle of winter.

Building A Culture Of Success

Building A Culture Of Success

Murgon businessman Jim Adcock was raised in the Gulf but has thrived in the South Burnett and his business Sellwood Constructions is also going from strength to strength.

Anzac Spirit Alive In Yarraman

Anzac Spirit Alive In Yarraman

With the days ticking down to the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, just about every local town is planning something special … this time it’s Yarraman’s turn.

New Look For Fitzroy Street

New Look For Fitzroy Street

The northern end of Fitzroy Street between Drayton and Elk streets in Nanango has taken on a new look after Council work crews finished streetscaping work there this week.

Nanango Hosts A Perfect Show

Nanango Hosts A Perfect Show

Nanango Show Society president Les Schloss couldn’t be happier with this year’s show … the gate was well up, the weather was just brilliant, in fact “you couldn’t wish for a better day”.

Little Bikes, Big Cars, Lots Of Fun

Little Bikes, Big Cars, Lots Of Fun

It was a big day of racing at the Kingaroy Showground on Saturday with the Junior Speedway bikes buzzing around in the afternoon, followed by the growls of the big V8s later in the night.

Mormons Hit The Trail Again

Mormons Hit The Trail Again

Over the past three days the South Burnett has been playing host to a large group of unusually dressed people from Brisbane … 140 of them to be precise.

Danni’s Dream Is Coming True

Danni’s Dream Is Coming True

Kingaroy author Dannielle Wicks’ dream of becoming an internationally published writer is definitely not fading away … in fact, it’s becoming a firm reality.

Tarong Grant Kickstarts Expansion

Tarong Grant Kickstarts Expansion

A $50,000 grant from the Tarong Community Partnership Fund has kickstarted a major upgrade of SB Care’s Lakeview Friendship Centre in Kingaroy.

It’s Not All Doom And Gloom

It’s Not All Doom And Gloom

The January election was “a disaster” for Queensland, South Burnett mayor Wayne Kratzmann told members of the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry at their April meet’n'greet, but he said there was “an end of the rainbow” in sight for the South Burnett if businesses worked together.

Marathon Effort Proves A Winner

Marathon Effort Proves A Winner

Marathon veteran Bruce “Digger” Hargreaves has hailed the inaugural Maidenwell Marathon held at the weekend as “spectacularly good”.

Huge Weekend Of Fun Events

Huge Weekend Of Fun Events

There’s really no excuse to leave the South Burnett this weekend … there’s so many local events to enjoy!

Locals Miss Out On Job Contracts

Locals Miss Out On Job Contracts

Current job agencies in the South Burnett have been snubbed by the Federal Government’s new $5.1 billion “jobactive” job search scheme – with employers only getting 90 minutes’ notice on Tuesday to break the news to staff that their jobs would be winding up.

Drivers … You’ve Been Warned

Drivers … You’ve Been Warned

Police will be keeping a close eye on South Burnett motorists over Easter … all thanks to last year’s Brisbane G20 political summit.

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