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Bernborough – Was He The Greatest?

Bernborough – Was He The Greatest?

There’s been a lot of publicity recently about Winx – well-deserved, of course  … world record consecutive Group 1 wins, four Cox Plates – but South Burnett journalist Keith Kratzmann believes that with all this buzz, another great champion is at risk of being forgotten.

$10,000 Grant For Little Athletics

$10,000 Grant For Little Athletics

Nanango Little Athletics Club’s plans to build a long jump pit and grandstand at Nanango State High School will be able to take another big leap forward, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government.

‘How We Made Our Armistice Ball’

‘How We Made Our Armistice Ball’

Blackbutt celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Armistice on November 10 with a ball that attracted a stellar line-up of speakers and performers and drew more than 180 paying guests.

Big Interest In Rail Trail Group

Big Interest In Rail Trail Group

The future of the South Burnett Rail Trail looks very bright according to the newly formed South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association.

Heritage Backs Inclusive Playground

Heritage Backs Inclusive Playground

A campaign to create an inclusive playground at Butter Factory Park in Nanango has received a major boost from Nanango’s Heritage Bank.

Halloween Fun Bewitches Nanango

Halloween Fun Bewitches Nanango

Numbers at Nanango’s fifth annual Halloween street party were slightly down this year, but organisers were actually feeling relieved.

Racing Hard For Road Safety

Racing Hard For Road Safety

Nanango police took it to the track on Saturday for their third annual road safety day at South Burnett Kart Hire.

Busy Time At Wondai Bowls Club

Busy Time At Wondai Bowls Club

A total of 14 teams from all parts of southern Queensland converged on Wondai at the weekend for the second annual Dingo Creek bowls carnival.

Singers Unite For Fun And Friendship

Singers Unite For Fun And Friendship

The Blackbutt Singers may be one of the South Burnett’s oldest singing groups, but the secret to their longevity is that members regard forming great friendships just as important as making great music.

Gamblers Kick Off Fundraising Drive

Gamblers Kick Off Fundraising Drive

A community fundraising campaign to build an inclusive playground for disabled children at Nanango’s Butter Factory Park got off to a flying start on Saturday night.

Zombies Bank On Heritage’s Support

Zombies Bank On Heritage’s Support

If you google “zombie invasion” you’ll find out that it’s a plague of re-animated corpses that swamps police, the military and hospitals leading to the panicked collapse of civil society …

Bowlers Have A Ball At Challenge

Bowlers Have A Ball At Challenge

Kingaroy Bowls Club’s greens were buzzing on Sunday afternoon for the Autism Bowls Challenge.

Bumper Year For Bookarama

Bumper Year For Bookarama

This year’s Bookarama – Taabinga Rotary’s major annual fundraiser – was one of the best in the event’s 10 year history.

From Cooinda With Love

From Cooinda With Love

On Monday, Cooinda Embroidery and Craft Group donated 32 quilts and knitted / crocheted rugs to representative of South Burnett Foster Care.

Workshop Provides Tips To Get Grants

Workshop Provides Tips To Get Grants

South Burnett not-for-profit community groups looking for grant funding are being encouraged to attend a special workshop this Wednesday, September 19.

Nanango Schools Get A Little Safer

Nanango Schools Get A Little Safer

Nanango’s schools will all be a little bit safer soon, thanks to the Heritage Nanango Community Fund and the South Burnett Regional Council.

Young Farmers Lend A Hand

Young Farmers Lend A Hand

Parents and children from Kingaroy Kindy have thrown their weight behind the “South Burnett Food For Farmers” appeal being held in conjunction with Nanango Lions Club.

Post Rip Challenge Looking For Sponsors

Post Rip Challenge Looking For Sponsors

The Maidenwell Community Group is seeking sponsors to help create a new two-day Post Rip Challenge that will also help raise funds for LifeFlight.

Running Course Ready For New Intake

Running Course Ready For New Intake

A 16-strong team from Go Getta Girls Running Group travelled to Brisbane recently to compete in the McDonalds Brisbane Marathon.

SBcare Joins National Challenge

SBcare Joins National Challenge

SBcare’s Meals on Wheels volunteers are taking part in a national challenge this week to help set an Australian record for the most community meals prepared in five hours.

Street Library Opens In Maidenwell

Street Library Opens In Maidenwell

If you happened to be visiting Maidenwell on Saturday morning, you may have noticed a refrigerator outside the Maidenwell Trading Post sporting a large red bow surrounded by colourful children’s drawings.

Joey’s Has A New Adopt-a-Cop

Joey’s Has A New Adopt-a-Cop

Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Murgon have had a busy time recently with the swearing in of their new Adopt-A-Cop plus Book Week fun.

$500 Cheque Presented To LAC

$500 Cheque Presented To LAC

The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee (LAC) – volunteers who support local ambulance paramedics – were presented with a cheque for $500 from Kingaroy Lions Club at their AGM on Tuesday evening.

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Work on upgrading footpaths in Murgon’s CBD will finally get underway this financial year, though completing the entire project is likely to take longer.