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‘Disgraceful human filth’: River trashing condemned

Premium Content ‘Disgraceful human filth’: River trashing condemned

Nappies, used condoms and human excrement are being dumped by campers along the...

Developer who failed to meet plans asks for money back

Premium Content Developer who failed to meet plans asks for money back

A DEVELOPER who failed to meet the agreed plans has asked Somerset Regional Council...

Why council has bought a former fire station

Premium Content Why council has bought a former fire station

A FORMER fire station has been snapped up by council

Parking restrictions, changes revealed for Lowood’s busy CBD

Premium Content Parking restrictions, changes revealed for Lowood’s busy CBD

BIG changes are coming to a Somerset CBD after council voted on new restrictions. ...

TIME CRIME: Thief digs up, steals 32-year-old time capsule

Premium Content TIME CRIME: Thief digs up, steals 32-year-old time capsule

A TIME capsule and its mysterious contents have been stolen in a crime that has...

$5 million fund for projects to aid bushfire recovery

Premium Content $5 million fund for projects to aid bushfire recovery

Communities are being encouraged to let their councils know where the money should...

Global marathon runner to tackle 20-hour solo race

Premium Content Global marathon runner to tackle 20-hour solo race

This ultra-marathon runner will run the entire length of the Brisbane Valley Rail...

Fire ant nests detected on property 1km from baiting zone

Premium Content Fire ant nests detected on property 1km from baiting zone

The search area has been widened after two nests were detected close to the baiting...

Council confirms deficit budget for new financial year

Premium Content Council confirms deficit budget for new financial year

Close to $1 million shortfall and modest rate rise as councillors deliver ‘most...

'It's where?': Region's rate rebate gains overseas support

Premium Content 'It's where?': Region's rate rebate gains overseas support

More than 250 people added their names to a petition to halve rates

OPINION: Candid camera catches pot plant pillager

Premium Content OPINION: Candid camera catches pot plant pillager

A stationary camera has revealed the culprit behind the savage destruction of a...

Community environmental care group forced to close down

Premium Content Community environmental care group forced to close down

A community group dedicated to caring for a local nature reserve has ended its...

Projects keeping art alive despite festival cancellation

Premium Content Projects keeping art alive despite festival cancellation

The Somerset arts festival finding ways to keep artists connected

Charity, council collaborate to help local in need

Premium Content Charity, council collaborate to help local in need

The mayoral charity fund was set up for reasons just like this - an elderly man who...

Free membership available to tourism network

Premium Content Free membership available to tourism network

A one-off initiative is being offered to tourism operators, to cover the cost of...

Street name change officially axed

Premium Content Street name change officially axed

Lesson for council on value of community feedback as impacts on school veto plan...

Roaming dogs slaughter sheep, chickens, wallabies in estate

Premium Content Roaming dogs slaughter sheep, chickens, wallabies in estate

Livestock, pets and native wildlife have fallen prey to predatory dogs prowling a...

Wet weather damage bill to exceed $3 million

Premium Content Wet weather damage bill to exceed $3 million

Heavy rain in February hit hard in a region already recovering from drought and...

The friendly face greeting travellers for more than a decade

Premium Content The friendly face greeting travellers for more than a decade

Having completed numerous travel trips, this visitor information centre volunteer...

COSTLY: The $68k price tag to fix just 10 roads

Premium Content COSTLY: The $68k price tag to fix just 10 roads

Gravel roads continue to be among the most expensive to maintain in the region.

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