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Council reveals how it will handle rates during pandemic

premium_icon Council reveals how it will handle rates during pandemic

Calls for rates suspension and discounts have been made on social media, with...

Somerset council confirms more closures to stop virus risks

premium_icon Somerset council confirms more closures to stop virus risks

Almost all council-operated sites from close-of-business today.

Council trashes dumping fees in bid to reduce COVID-19 risk

premium_icon Council trashes dumping fees in bid to reduce COVID-19 risk

A local council has waived dumping fees to reduce the risk of infection as the...

New council set to decide fate of fire funding

premium_icon New council set to decide fate of fire funding

A request from QFES for increased funding will be settled by the incoming council...

Mandatory water testing remains for poultry farm neighbours

premium_icon Mandatory water testing remains for poultry farm neighbours

COUNCILLORS have argued specific testing needs to stay, following the poultry...

Council increases contribution to Somerset road upgrade

premium_icon Council increases contribution to Somerset road upgrade

A RURAL roadway is set to receive additional funding to push ahead with upgrade...

Council to vote on waving repair fees for fire victims

premium_icon Council to vote on waving repair fees for fire victims

A LOCAL council will vote at its next meeting to waiver fees involved with...

Free tree day focuses on fresh foliage for Koalas

Free tree day focuses on fresh foliage for Koalas

CREATING new food sources for Koalas and other native animals is the focus of an...

Bank’s assurance withdrawn, leaving council stumped

premium_icon Bank’s assurance withdrawn, leaving council stumped

THE closure of the last Somerset ANZ bank could lead to widespread economic chaos...

Businesses will shut shop with bank’s closure announcement

premium_icon Businesses will shut shop with bank’s closure announcement

ONCE ANZ closes its doors, there will be just two banks remaining in the Somerset...

Council’s massive investment in future recreation

premium_icon Council’s massive investment in future recreation

A rural council has invested more than $1 million in land purchases for future...

MP slams transport department’s ‘bandaid-fix’ on busy road

MP slams transport department’s ‘bandaid-fix’ on busy road

Calls to fix a rapidly-declining main road in the Somerset region.

FUNDING: 20 fire brigades to receive crucial funding

FUNDING: 20 fire brigades to receive crucial funding

A RURAL council will deliver $106,000 in funding to 20 local fire brigades...

Somerset’s first 24-hour gym opens its doors

premium_icon Somerset’s first 24-hour gym opens its doors

After months of renovations, the Somerset’s first 24-hour gym is open and...

Citizen of the Year highlights value of volunteers

premium_icon Citizen of the Year highlights value of volunteers

Following an unexpected nomination, Estelle Drynan won the award.

Councils united in calls for bushfire funding

premium_icon Councils united in calls for bushfire funding

Two regional councils want a share of funding for bushfire-impacted communities

Somerset’s first 24-hour gym to finally open this month

premium_icon Somerset’s first 24-hour gym to finally open this month

Find out when you can put your body through its paces at the new facility.

BOUNTIES: Feral pigs under fire as hunters cash in on pests

premium_icon BOUNTIES: Feral pigs under fire as hunters cash in on pests

A feral pig bounty spearheaded by the Somerset Council have gone off with a bang...

New tech project at council to save tens of thousands

premium_icon New tech project at council to save tens of thousands

Reaping the benefits of renewable energy.

WATER SECURITY: Study underway to secure future resources

WATER SECURITY: Study underway to secure future resources

Growers are pleading for additional water as study bridges the gap.

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