South Burnett Regional Council workers have begun the reconstruction of a concrete footpath in Hart Street, Blackbutt.
If there’s any truth to the old belief that rain falling on a significant event is lucky, then Blackbutt’s Memorial Hall should have many, many happy years ahead of it.
There were almost 30 people in attendance when the Taromeo Rural Fire Brigade held its Annual General Meeting on Sunday.
Police have advised that a serious single-vehicle crash on the Blackbutt Range has temporarily closed the Blackbutt Range.
Painting – in particular, painting walls – was a popular topic at a Wine and Cheese Night held at the Blackbutt Art Gallery last Wednesday.
The official re-opening of the Blackbutt Memorial Hall will be held on Saturday, October 7.
There was plenty of avocado fun to be had in Blackbutt on Saturday, without anyone having to worry about their mortgages!
A special social bike ride is being organised up and down the D’Aguilar Range to coincide with Blackbutt’s Avocado Festival on September 9.
The Blackbutt RSL Sub-Branch and Taromeo Rural Fire Brigade each received cheques for $575 this week after a massive fundraising effort by a local Blackbutt business.
An old, demountable-style classroom block at Blackbutt State School is about to get a $250,000 overhaul.
Two new two-bedroom aged care independent living units will be built at the Scott Haven Complex in Blackbutt, thanks to a $204,740 Federal Government grant.
More than 90 former residents returned to the tiny timber town of Benarkin at the weekend to swap memories, tell tales and catch up on what’s been happening in their old home town.
Drivers on Bowman Road in Blackbutt have witnessed the creation of a new piece of public art over the past few weeks.
The Blackbutt Avocado Festival is looking for buskers and other performing artists to entertain the crowds at this year’s event.
Australia Post officials got a surprise on Friday when they visited Blackbutt and were met by Federal and State MPs, local councillors and a crowd of more than 40 residents.
Blackbutt and Benarkin residents will finally have a chance to complain face-to-face to Australia Post representatives about their bizarre postcode problem next week.
The Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association appointed a new executive team at its Annual General Meeting last Thursday (July 6).
A large group of university students put in a month’s work on Thursday morning to help five Blackbutt community groups give parts of the town a facelift.
Motorists using Crumpton Drive in Blackbutt can expect some delays over the next two months.
Pioneers may have begun settling the area around Benarkin in the late 1880s, but the town was known as Well Holes until 1912.
The South Burnett will have a strong presence again this year at Brisbane’s premier free food festival, Regional Flavours.
Blackbutt Memorial Hall’s car park will be under the spotlight at next Wednesday’s South Burnett Regional Council meeting.
The future of Blackbutt Memorial Hall’s $500,000 car park and landscaping has been thrown into doubt after the South Burnett Regional Council failed to get a matching contribution from the State Government.
Police have warned drivers to take extra care when driving in foggy conditions – and rain – after a spate of accidents in the South Burnett over the past 24 hours.