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Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.

Kingaroy Project Hits $13.9m

Kingaroy Project Hits $13.9m

South Burnett Regional Council has voted to go ahead with a controversial expansion of the Kingaroy Transformation Project despite fears of a budget blowout.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

Councils Lobbied Over Blackspots

Councils Lobbied Over Blackspots

South Burnett Regional Council met with Bunya Mountains community stakeholders on November 5 to discuss mobile communication shortfalls in the area.

We Remember Their Sacrifices

We Remember Their Sacrifices

The sacrifices of veterans from all wars – but in particular World Wars I and II – were commemorated at Remembrance Day services across the South Burnett on Wednesday morning.

Firies Deliver A ‘Male’ Message

Firies Deliver A ‘Male’ Message

Motorists startled by the sight of 10 red “postie” bikes chugging along local roads in recent days could be forgiven for wondering what had caused the sudden rush on mail deliveries …

Another Pink Fundraiser In The Can!

Another Pink Fundraiser In The Can!

The “Pinking Up the South Burnett” promotion to promote the McGrath Foundation received a helping hand earlier this week through the generosity of local residents’ efforts to recycle.

Spooky Start To Weekend

Spooky Start To Weekend

If the threat of more storms – and the State Election – weren’t scary enough on Saturday, it was also Halloween.

Teen Fined After Highway Crash

Teen Fined After Highway Crash

A teenager has been issued with a string of traffic tickets after a three-vehicle crash on the D’Aguilar Highway at Coolabunia on Saturday.

Christine Wins State Award

Christine Wins State Award

The crew members from Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council’s Containers For Change recycling depots are celebrating after they picked up two major awards on Friday.

Council To Buy CBD Building

Council To Buy CBD Building

South Burnett Regional Council will buy a building in Kingaroy’s CBD so it can create an access lane between the Glendon Street car park and Kingaroy Street.

Last Chance For A Piece Of History

Last Chance For A Piece Of History

When the South Burnett Times announced earlier this year that it would “stop the presses”, the thoughts of many local residents turned to history which they feared could be lost.

Show Society Grants Announced

Show Society Grants Announced

The Show Societies Grants Program provides financial support for operating costs associated with conducting annual agricultural shows, and costs towards the construction and maintenance of showground assets.

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

Toowoomba Regional Council took out the “Large Employer Of The Year Award” at the Queensland Training Awards (Darling Downs South West Region) announced on Friday morning.

Three Hurt In Highway Crash

Three Hurt In Highway Crash

Three people were transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition after a crash involving three vehicles on the D’Aguilar Highway at Kingaroy on Monday afternoon.

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