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Farmers Seek To Lease Rail Land

Farmers Seek To Lease Rail Land

Farmers along the Murgon-Proston rail corridor have asked the South Burnett Regional Council to grant them a 17-year sub-lease to prevent a rail trail being built between Hivesville and Proston for a generation.

Bottle Tree Marks A Tragedy

Bottle Tree Marks A Tragedy

Hundreds of motorists would drive past the bottle tree on the corner of Hivesville’s Memorial Park every day, but few would have any idea why that tree is there.

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

South Burnett Regional Council has doubled down on its decision to raise the cost of standpipe water by almost 150 per cent, despite community outrage from some affected consumers.

Issues Discussed At Mondure

Issues Discussed At Mondure

A barbecue hosted by the Mondure Rural Fire Brigade on Friday night provided an opportunity for community members to air issues of concern with the South Burnett Regional Council.

Four Charged After Raids

Four Charged After Raids

Murgon detectives have charged four people after raids targeting cannabis production in Wondai, Stonelands, Hivesville and Wooroonden.

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

A 13.4km rail trail between Proston and Hivesville could cost an estimated $2.2 million to build but would inject about $786,000 a year in the Proston-Hivesville economy, according to a new study

New Owners For Hivesville Hotel

New Owners For Hivesville Hotel

A life-long desire to run a country pub and a lucky Google search have seen a trio of women move up from the big smoke to take over running the Hivesville Hotel.

Anzac Day Around Our Region

Anzac Day Around Our Region

While Wooroolin may have stolen some of the focus this year because of its celebrity visitors, Anzac Day was still marked with big crowds – and great solemnity – all throughout the region.

Mrs Claus Visits Hivesville

Mrs Claus Visits Hivesville

Santa had to skip Hivesville’s Christmas Carnival this year, but he sent along a popular stand-in

Hivesville Hall Sold

Hivesville Hall Sold

After failing to draw any bids when it was put out to tender in June, Hivesville Hall has a new owner.

Hall Tender Raises No Interest

Hall Tender Raises No Interest

The South Burnett Regional Council’s call for tenders for the sale and/or removal of Hivesville Hall has failed to attract any interest from potential buyers.

Hivesville Hall To Be Sold

Hivesville Hall To Be Sold

The South Burnett Regional Council will be putting Hivesville Hall on the market.

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