Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has imposed a local fire ban for some North Coast residents.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash at Widgee on Thursday afternoon.
Widgee rural firefighter Barry Dyer has been honoured during Rural Fire Service Week, receiving the Assistant Commissioner’s Volunteer of the Year Award
A bushfire broke out late on Wednesday afternoon near Golden Hills and Reinke roads at Widgee.
Residents of the Thornside locality, near Widgee, were advised on Friday morning that it was now safe to return to their homes.
An abseiler has died in an accident on Saturday near the Point Pure Lookout in the Brooyar State Forest, north-east of Widgee.
Gympie Police are asking residents to keep a lookout for a 1996 black Holden Commodore SS sedan stolen at some time between May 6 to 20.
Gympie detectives are continuing to investigate how a 31-year-old man received a gunshot wound
Police are looking for fully loaded camper-trailer which was stolen near Widgee recently.
Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien will be bringing his mobile office to the South Burnett at the end of the month for another round of interviews with local residents.
Gympie police are hoping the public may have spotted a camper-trailer reported stolen from Widgee earlier this month.
Four fire crews were called to a grass fire which broke out about 1:10pm on Gympie-Woolooga Road at Widgee, near Upper Widgee Road.
The Widgee and Kilkivan areas have lost a local legend with the death Fabian Webb
A Federal Government grant of $5560 will help publish a series of commemorative books and presentations honouring the contributions of World War I diggers from the Widgee region.
Emergency crews had to cut an injured woman free from her wrecked car after a single vehicle crash near Widgee yesterday afternoon.
A motorcyclist has suffered multiple injuries after his bike hit a wallaby overnight.
Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss has invited feedback from local communities about the Federal Government’s new $100 million regional mobile coverage program.
Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss has again called on the Federal Government to extend mobile telephone coverage to Widgee.
Saturday is Rural Fire Service Day in Queensland, an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and commitment of the 34,000 men and women who volunteer in local brigades to help keep Queensland safe.
A Gympie man has been sentenced to four months jail – suspended for two years – after pleading guilty in Gympie Magistrates Court to the illegal slaughter of two Droughtmaster cows near Widgee in March.