Two Students With Big Dreams

Two Students With Big Dreams

What would you do if you were PM for a day? Cherbourg’s Reuben Simpson, 15, had the opportunity to experience a taste of life in Canberra recently.

Survey Finds High Levels Of Distress

Survey Finds High Levels Of Distress

A door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey in Cherbourg, Kingaroy and Murgon has found 33 per cent of people reported consistently high, or very high, levels of distress.

Asbestos Dumped In Forestry

Asbestos Dumped In Forestry

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking the public’s help with an investigation into illegal dumping of asbestos in the Cherbourg Forest Reserve.

Flowers Help Young Women Blossom

Flowers Help Young Women Blossom

A dozen girls – all students at the Silver Lining school at Ficks Crossing – have created stunning floral arm pieces and crowns thanks to a unique arts program run in the South Burnett.

Vandals Wreck Sports Complex

Vandals Wreck Sports Complex

Vandalism at Cherbourg’s Sports Complex on Tuesday has angered the local Council and hurt residents who have worked hard to provide something good for young people in the community.

Car Fire Sparks Alarm

Car Fire Sparks Alarm

A vehicle on fire in a backyard of a house in Bell Street, Cherbourg, sparked an alarm on Easter Sunday night.

Pilgrims Walk To Support Homeless

Pilgrims Walk To Support Homeless

Pilgrims on a journey to raise $250,000 for a vital homeless shelter in Brisbane walked into Kingaroy on Thursday on Day 6 of a week-long trek to Cherbourg.

Council Starts Its Four-Year Journey

Council Starts Its Four-Year Journey

Cherbourg made history again this week, becoming the first Council in Queensland to have its Mayor and Councillors officially declared elected after Saturday’s local government elections.

‘The Justice System Isn’t Working’

‘The Justice System Isn’t Working’

“The system isn’t working!” That’s the message Cherbourg Council CEO Chatur Zala wants to get out after a string of break-ins and vandalism in the community over the past few weeks.

Sitting Mayor Draws Top Slot

Sitting Mayor Draws Top Slot

Current mayor Elvie Sandow has drawn the top spot on the ballot paper to contest the upcoming Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council election.

Local Control ‘Key To Closing The Gap’

Local Control ‘Key To Closing The Gap’

Community-controlled organisations – such as the Cherbourg-based CRAICCHS – hold the key to meeting Closing The Gap targets, according to the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC).

Trainees Dig Deep For Elders

Trainees Dig Deep For Elders

Four trainees have been making a big impact at the Ny-Ku Byun Elders Village in Cherbourg, thanks to a UnitingCare Queensland program.