somerset region

History-making gigantic pumpkin meets dismal fate

Premium Content History-making gigantic pumpkin meets dismal fate

IT would have won awards at the Ekka and local ag shows but one record-breaking...

HUGE DEBT: How much Lockyer, Somerset owes in unpaid fines

Premium Content HUGE DEBT: How much Lockyer, Somerset owes in unpaid fines

Details reveal how much money each postcode owes, how many residents have a SPER...

Former council candidate says ‘no no no’ to Christmas tree

Premium Content Former council candidate says ‘no no no’ to Christmas tree

Money could be better spent on 'pressing needs', says SES volunteer

Girl hospitalised with suspected snake bite

Premium Content Girl hospitalised with suspected snake bite

A girl’s parents rushed her to hospital when the family realised she may have been...

Somerset teen arrested following stealing spree

Premium Content Somerset teen arrested following stealing spree

A 19yo allegedly stole batteries in Roma and groceries from a Lowood supermarket...

Race days confirmed for popular country club

Premium Content Race days confirmed for popular country club

A $7,000 grant will go towards upgrades at the racetrack.

Strange reasons Lockyer speeding cases will go to trial

Premium Content Strange reasons Lockyer speeding cases will go to trial

Two men accused of speeding have used bizarre defences

Alcoholism helps arsonist escape jail time

Premium Content Alcoholism helps arsonist escape jail time

A woman who burnt down a Somerset man’s house 11 years ago has been sentenced.

Teenager caught red-handed with drugs at house party

Premium Content Teenager caught red-handed with drugs at house party

Police found the teenager had drugs while at a house party in Esk.

Businesses urged to get in quick on COVID recovery funds

Premium Content Businesses urged to get in quick on COVID recovery funds

Govt opens second round of coronavirus recovery grants

New netball club ready to hit courts in competition

Premium Content New netball club ready to hit courts in competition

The new Somerset Storm netball club has 14 teams ready to hit the court in the...

When Lockyer, Somerset markets will be reopening

Premium Content When Lockyer, Somerset markets will be reopening

As restrictions start relaxing, many local markets have declared their planned...

REVEALED: Take a look inside Somerset’s cheapest house

Premium Content REVEALED: Take a look inside Somerset’s cheapest house

Described as ‘a renovator’s dream’, the house is on a 809sq m block of land and is...

Three fires burning now in Somerset, Lockyer Valley

Premium Content Three fires burning now in Somerset, Lockyer Valley

Crews are battling blazes across the region this afternoon.

HERO PUP: How a dog is helping his owner return to work

Premium Content HERO PUP: How a dog is helping his owner return to work

A Lowood paramedic thanks his labrador for “changing his life”.

Lake Wivenhoe kayaker opens up after near-death experience

Premium Content Lake Wivenhoe kayaker opens up after near-death experience

“There is no use trying to recover – once you’re over, that’s it.”

Man hospitalised after run in with horse

Premium Content Man hospitalised after run in with horse

Male taken to Ipswich Hospital after being knocked over by a horse on a Somerset...

Wivenhoe kayaker lucky to live after fall into chilly water

Premium Content Wivenhoe kayaker lucky to live after fall into chilly water

The 70-year-old spent 1.5 hours in the freezing lake after his boat flipped.

Popular meals keep Somerset’s lucky jackpot tavern afloat

Premium Content Popular meals keep Somerset’s lucky jackpot tavern afloat

Gaming is still restricted in Queensland but food at this tavern is enticing...

Police catch speed demon 50km/h above speed limit

Premium Content Police catch speed demon 50km/h above speed limit

Police nab speeding drivers this week, catching several serious offenders.

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