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Art Workshop ‘First Of Its Kind’

Art Workshop ‘First Of Its Kind’

Love horses? Want to learn how to draw or paint them? An art workshop for adults and children in Blackbutt on Saturday, July 1 could be the answer.

Garden Project Helps Bind Community

Garden Project Helps Bind Community

A new garden and public art space at the Scott Haven Independent Living Complex in Hart Street, Blackbutt was officially opened on Wednesday morning … with a tile glueing ceremony.

Blackbutt Celebrates ‘Fantastic’ Show

Blackbutt Celebrates ‘Fantastic’ Show

The 83rd annual Blackbutt Show had something for everyone this year – a dog show, a large equestrian competition, woodchopping and the finals of several Sub-Chamber competitions to determine who will represent the South Burnett at the Ekka.

Petition Targets 4306 Postcode

Petition Targets 4306 Postcode

A petition has been launched to try again to get Blackbutt’s bizarre postcode troubles fixed by Australia Post.

Bush Picnic Aims To Unearth History

Bush Picnic Aims To Unearth History

Timbertowners with any sort of connection to Googa Creek School or the Googa Creek district – and anyone else who’d like to visit a little-seen part of the South Burnett – are being invited to come along to a bush picnic in May.

Tyre Blowouts Delay Hall Move

Tyre Blowouts Delay Hall Move

Tyre blow-outs have caused a three-week delay to the relocation of Blackbutt Memorial Hall

Course Helps Riders<BR> Get Back In The Saddle

Course Helps Riders
Get Back In The Saddle

Former horse riders who’d like to get back in the saddle can now take a refresher course

Wood Sculptor Returns To Blackbutt

Wood Sculptor Returns To Blackbutt

Wood sculptor Shane Christensen will be making a return journey to Blackbutt this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (March 24-26) to create artworks for the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.

Tennis Rebounds In The Timbertowns

Tennis Rebounds In The Timbertowns

Blackbutt’s tennis courts were officially re-opened on Sunday morning, eight years after the Blackbutt Tennis Club went into abeyance and four years after the 2013 floods extensively damaged the courts.

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

Country music legend Chad Morgan paid a flying visit to Blackbutt on Sunday afternoon, and a big slice of the town’s business, community and sporting leaders were there to welcome him.

Council Considers Christmas Tree Move

Council Considers Christmas Tree Move

The South Burnett Regional Council is looking at the cost of relocating Blackbutt’s Christmas tree from Coulson Street to Les Muller Park, Mayor Keith Campbell said on Tuesday.

Developer Starts Blackbutt Project

Developer Starts Blackbutt Project

Supermarket developer Breezeway Pty Ltd has taken possession of the Blackbutt Memorial Hall site, the first step towards Blackbutt residents getting their long-awaited supermarket.

December Date For Supermarket

December Date For Supermarket

Any doubts about the future of the Blackbutt Supermarket should have been swept away by South Burnett councillor Gavin “Spud” Jones when he spelt out a timeline for the project at a public meeting in Blackbutt on Wednesday night.

Public Meeting For Blackbutt Projects

Public Meeting For Blackbutt Projects

Division 2 South Burnett Councillor Spud Jones will be updating Blackbutt residents on the progress of Council projects in the Timbertowns area at a public meeting next week.

Five Doctors, No Waiting

Five Doctors, No Waiting

A shortage of GPs that has bedevilled parts of the South Burnett for years finally seems to be over in the Timbertowns.

Blackbutt Rolls Avos For Australia Day

Blackbutt Rolls Avos For Australia Day

The ancient art of avocado rolling was a centrepiece of Blackbutt’s Australia Day celebrations last Thursday.

Video Planned To Promote Rail Trail

Video Planned To Promote Rail Trail

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association has commissioned a video to help promote the trail.

Roy’s Our Boy In Blackbutt

Roy’s Our Boy In Blackbutt

Retired tennis great – and former Blackbutt boy – Roy Emerson has been hailed as the best sportsman the South Burnett has ever produced.

Blackbutt E Coli Scare Over

Blackbutt E Coli Scare Over

Blackbutt and Benarkin residents can breathe a bit easier – and stop boiling water

Keep On Boiling, Blackbutt

Keep On Boiling, Blackbutt

The “boil water” alert for Blackbutt and Benarkin will have to stay in place until at least Monday

Food Fair Wraps Up Festival Week

Food Fair Wraps Up Festival Week

Blackbutt and Benarkin Lions brought the curtain down on their week of Christmas activities on Saturday night with a “food fair” at Blackbutt Showgrounds.

Roy’s Coming Back To Blackbutt

Roy’s Coming Back To Blackbutt

Tennis great Roy Emerson will be returning to Blackbutt on January 18 to unveil a life-size statue

Blackbutt Gears Up For Christmas

Blackbutt Gears Up For Christmas

The 16th annual Blackbutt Community Christmas Festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon

Singers Salute Silver Anniversary

Singers Salute Silver Anniversary

The Blackbutt Singers – plus friends from many other local community choirs – packed into Yarraman’s Memorial Hall on Sunday afternoon for a very special concert.