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$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

Cherbourg Wellbeing is one of of four groups in the Wide Bay electorate which will receive funding under a Federal Government program aimed at helping businesses transition to the NDIS.

Cherbourg & Murgon Have Fun

Cherbourg & Murgon Have Fun

Christmas was celebrated in new ways in Cherbourg and Murgon this year, but organisers in both towns made sure the spirit of Christmas was alive and well.

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Cherbourg Council issued a “boil water alert” on Tuesday following issues with the chlorine dosing at the town’s water treatment plant.

Another Legendary Weekend Coming Up

Another Legendary Weekend Coming Up

There’s going to be a huge weekend of rugby league coming up in February with Cherbourg hosting its first two-day carnival since 1988 and former NRL greats returning to show off their skills.

Obituary: Henry Hegarty

Obituary: Henry Hegarty

A funeral service will be held at the Cherbourg Community Hall from 11:00am on Monday (November 18) for well-known local community elder Henry Hegarty

Researchers Uncover Hidden Toll

Researchers Uncover Hidden Toll

Most people have heard of the Spanish flu, the 1918-19 pandemic which killed at least 25 million people around the world at the end of World War I.

Cherbourg Wins Recycling Award

Cherbourg Wins Recycling Award

Cherbourg Council picked up a surprise award last week when representatives were called down to Brisbane for a ceremony to mark the first birthday of Queensland’s Containers for Change scheme.

Treaty Conversation To Start

Treaty Conversation To Start

The journey towards a treaty with Indigenous Queenslanders will take another step forward this week, with the beginning of statewide consultation sessions.

Barbecue To Welcome Vets

Barbecue To Welcome Vets

A community barbecue will be held next Tuesday (October 22) to celebrate the start of the annual vet visit to Cherbourg.

Cherbourg Holiday Declared

Cherbourg Holiday Declared

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has declared Friday, October 18, a public holiday within the shire to mark “Cherbourg Day”.

Aunty Shirley To Fill Council Role

Aunty Shirley To Fill Council Role

Well-known local resident Shirley Law has been selected to fill the vacancy on Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council caused by the recent death of Cr Alana Purcell

‘Stolen Wages’ Update

‘Stolen Wages’ Update

A legal firm which launched a class action over “stolen wages” will be holding an information session in Cherbourg next week.