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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.

‘Compassionate grounds’ rates cuts given to businesses

Premium Content ‘Compassionate grounds’ rates cuts given to businesses

'As councillors we can also make decisions on compassionate grounds'

New quarry development off to a rocky start

Premium Content New quarry development off to a rocky start

Negotiations continue about a quarry development planned for Coominya.

ICC weighs in on rates recovery during pandemic

Premium Content ICC weighs in on rates recovery during pandemic

Somerset council puts hold on recovery actions as 'sign of goodwill'

Why this road will be closing, opening at the same time

Premium Content Why this road will be closing, opening at the same time

An alignment issue has prompted a local council to carry out a simultaneous closing...

DEVELOPMENT: 15 ‘shovel-ready’ projects requiring funding

Premium Content DEVELOPMENT: 15 ‘shovel-ready’ projects requiring funding

All the potential infrastructure projects will generate work for local tradies...

Ratepayers foot staggering graffiti, vandalism bills

Premium Content Ratepayers foot staggering graffiti, vandalism bills

Repeated break-ins, thefts and building damage costly for ratepayers

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