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SBRC Planning
Massive Works Program

SBRC Planning<br> Massive Works Program

The South Burnett Regional Council is planning an unprecedented works program in the South Burnett

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

The South Burnett Regional Council has rejected an application by the owner of a proposed shopping centre site in Nanango for a two-year extension to their current development permit in order to save ratepayers $136,000.

AGL Chopper Races Into Action

AGL Chopper Races Into Action

We’re used to seeing the AGL Chopper when there’s been an accident so it’s nice to see it having fun

Police Looking For Missing Woman

Police Looking For Missing Woman

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 27-year-old local woman missing from Gympie since yesterday afternoon.

Pair Charged Over Two Armed Robberies

A 23-year-old Caboolture man and a 17-year-old youth from Caboolture South will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court tomorrow charged over two armed robberies of small businesses.

Confidence Boost For Business

Businesspeople who want to grow their sales but lack some of the confidence required to “sell” themselves or their products have been invited to attend a workshop being held in Kingaroy next month.

AgForce To Host Pest &
Weed Information Days

AgForce To Host Pest &<br> Weed Information Days

South Burnett primary producers have been invited to attend special information days focussing on the latest research about local pests and weeds to held next month in Kingaroy and Durong.

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin rolling only comes but once a year, but when it does everyone joins in and heads for Goomeri.

Pair Threatens Shopkeeper With Knife

Nanango police have arrested two men suspected of holding up a Nanango store at knife-point this morning.

Mayor Joins Highway Crisis Group

Mayor Joins Highway Crisis Group

Gympie Mayor Ron Dyne has been appointed to the Bruce Highway Crisis Management Group which is pressuring the Federal Government to fund repairs to the highway.

$70,000 Grants To Help
Local Community Groups

$70,000 Grants To Help<br> Local Community Groups

Yarraman and surrounding communities have received more than $70,000 to fund vital local community projects

Plumbers Enjoy The Races On Tap

Plumbers Enjoy The Races On Tap

Kingaroy-based Pomfrets Plumbing (Samios) went all out at the weekend races at Nanango with a corporate marquee to allow clients and employees an opportunity to enjoy fine dining at the track.

Hearts Go Racing At Nanango

Hearts Go Racing At Nanango

Nanango was the place to be at the weekend with a cross-promotion between the Big Screen Film Festival and the Nanango Races adding glamour to two already popular events.

Salvos Praise South
Burnett’s Generosity

Salvos Praise South<br> Burnett’s Generosity

The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal only managed to door-knock half of Kingaroy on Sunday

Carter Thanked For Tourism Service

Carter Thanked For Tourism Service

Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter has been thanked for his service on the Board of Toowoomba Golden West South Burnett Tourism.

Jockey Escapes Injury In Fall

Jockey Escapes Injury In Fall

A good crowd enjoyed some close racing at the “Doomben Cup” meeting held at Nanango on Saturday.

Skiers Have A Dam Good Time

Skiers Have A Dam Good Time

The 2012 Bjelke Bash Ski Races held at Bjelke-Petersen Dam over the weekend attracted a bumper field of keen water-skiers from as far afield as Ballina and Bundaberg.

Rural Firies Called To Grass Fire

Rural Firies Called To Grass Fire

The Brooklands Rural Fire Brigade quickly extinguished a small grass fire on the Kingaroy-Cooyar Road near the Barkers Creek Bridge on Saturday morning.

PCA Seeks $15m Capital Injection

PCA Seeks $15m Capital Injection

The Peanut Company of Australia has appointed brokerage house RBS Morgans to raise up to $15 million from “strategic investors”.