Update: Fatal traffic crash, Bowen

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Police have confirmed three people have died in a horror traffic crash which occurred approximately four kilometres north of Bowen yesterday afternoon. Preliminary investigations indicate at 2.20pm a truck and two cars collided on the Bruce Highway, just north of the Collinsville turn-off. The … [Read more...]

Pit Pony Festival to Draw Crowds

Pit Pony Festival

Collinsville is gearing up-for what promises to be a huge event-The second annual Pit Pony Festival. Due to take place over the May long Weekend – Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 – the festival celebrates Collinsville's mining heritage with the iconic Clydesdale, fondly known as "The Pit … [Read more...]

Miners Memorial Day

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The annual Collinsville Memorial Day is coming up this Friday the 13th of October. Each year the Collinsville community gathers to remember the true cost of coal by commemorating those who have died in Collinsville Mines This years’ event begins at 5.00pm. At that time, the town siren will … [Read more...]