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Tue 18 Sep 2018

JOBS: Meatworks plant a step closer for Maranoa

JOBS: Meatworks plant a step closer for Maranoa

New abattoir on the cards for the Maranoa.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Musicians strike the right note

Musicians strike the right note

CHINCHILLA students and community members have raised the roof at the cultural centre as they performed with musicians from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Big ideas pay off

Big ideas pay off

APPLICATIONS for the 2018 Business Navigator's Pitch Challenge are now open, and are inviting business owners and entrepreneurs to submit their ideas

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Major highway closures to transport wind turbine blades

Major highway closures to transport wind turbine blades

MAJOR sections of highway, including the Toowoomba Range, will be forced to close to transport enormous wind turbine blades for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Chinchilla Suns celebrate a great season of AFL

GALLERY: Chinchilla Suns celebrate a great season of AFL

Chinchilla Suns Australian Football Club gathered for their annual presentation evening on Friday September 14.

Residents wake up without water in Miles

Residents wake up without water in Miles

Council has confirmed outage is due to a technical issue at the pumping station.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Free workshops in Miles to help keep children safe

Free workshops in Miles to help keep children safe

Miles residents will have the chance to learn how to help at-risk children at two free workshops next month.

Greens in the firing line

Greens in the firing line

WARREGO MP Ann Leahy has called out the party's policies during a speech in parliament last week.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Ticky truck cattle found

Ticky truck cattle found

Two cattle that came off a truck carrying ticky livestock near Guluguba on Saturday have been located.

One dead, another airlifted to hospital after crash

One dead, another airlifted to hospital after crash

ONE man has died and another was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident this morning

High tea celebrates contribution of women

High tea celebrates contribution of women

As the Back to the Bush Festival kicked off last week, there was one very special event.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Ticky cattle escape

Ticky cattle escape

The region's livestock could be exposed to cattle tick after a biosecurity incident on Saturday.

Back to the Bush 'a blast'

Back to the Bush 'a blast'

THE Back to the Bush Festival has wrapped up for 2018 and organisers are busy tying up all the loose ends before some much deserved rest.

Quirky collections a festival delight

Quirky collections a festival delight

Miles locals know how to put on a show, especially the town's collectors.

Air quality study in the Surat Basin stirs debate

Air quality study in the Surat Basin stirs debate

The first comprehensive ambient air quality study in a coal seam gas region has stirred debate in the Surat Basin.

Applications open to host Australia Day celebrations

Applications open to host Australia Day celebrations

COUNCIL offering the opportunity for community groups to host Jandowae's official Australia Day celebrations

Five crews needed for Western Downs house fire

Five crews needed for Western Downs house fire

EMERGENCY services were called to a property at The Gums this morning, after a fire broke out destroying a home and caravans.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

WATCH: Blade bound for wind farm navigates through Dalby

WATCH: Blade bound for wind farm navigates through Dalby

THE FIRST blade for the wind turbines at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm has made its way through Dalby

103 birthday candles for Athol Greaves

103 birthday candles for Athol Greaves

Looking back at the extraordinary life of 103-year-old Athol Greaves.

Ladies gear up for rally

Ladies gear up for rally

A pair of intrepid Chinchilla ladies are gearing up for a five-day mystery trip in a 27-year-old car all in the name of cancer fundraising.

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