WHAT YOU MISSED: A tribute to an incredible mother, an inspiring weight loss story and a group taking on the Grimm Challenge.
WHAT YOU MISSED: A tribute to an incredible mother, an inspiring weight loss story and a group taking on the Grimm Challenge.

MUST READS: Top 10 stories you missed this week

IT HAS been a busy week here in the South Burnett with school students getting a chance to name a crane and hearing an inspiring weight-loss story from a Kingaroy teenager.

We’ve said farewell to an incredible mother of 10 from Cooyar, celebrated a kindy getting behind local families and heard about a woman’s barrier to her dream job as a mechanic.

Here’s our top pick of the stories you may have missed this week:

1. Simple lifestyle change that turned teen’s life around

“Making that conscious decision to love myself for the way I was, was the best decision I had made to date.”

2. South Burnett karate student a kick above

It takes hard-work and dedication to be the best in Australia and South Burnett karate student Brayden Canniford has proven he has what it takes to take on the best and come out on top.

3. Hearing date set for Burnett man facing rape charges

He has been charged with one count of unlawful and indecent assault, two counts of rape, one court of sexual assault and one count of deceptive recruitment.

4. Kindy recognised for supporting families in need

Goodstart Early Learning Kingaroy Kindergarten have won the Queensland State Award for Inclusion for all of their hard work in providing a safe and loving place for all South Burnett children.

5. Woman denied mechanic job over ‘menstrual cycle’ worries

Rose loves cars and wants nothing more than to be a mechanic – but even offering to work for free hasn’t resolved the biggest hurdle to getting a foot in the door.

6. ‘Stop, shop, support’: Rural town’s Christmas plea

A simple message about buying local this Christmas is being spread in a new pop-up shop, and helping to ensure the Proston community’s survival.

7. Fitting tribute for loving wife and mother of 10

As he prepares for the funeral of his beloved wife of 59 years, Bernie Meloury recalls fond memories of their life together.

8. Craney McCraneface? Do you have a winning name?

Find out how you can win the right to name the Kingaroy Hospital crane.

9. Down syndrome won’t stop Jae chasing his dreams

The Nanango man said there were a couple of things he was searching for.

A good job and a nice girl.

10. STORY TIME: Actors take on Brother’s Grimm challenge

Once upon a time there was a bunch of actors who decided they could squeeze as many fairytales into one show.

Nine actors, 50 fairytale characters, one show. Can it be done? A Nanango group dares to try.

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