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How local councils will spend share of $50 million

Premium Content How local councils will spend share of $50 million

The Toowoomba, Lockyer and Somerset councils will share in the $50m State...

How a Lockyer rest area became pandemic camp ground

Premium Content How a Lockyer rest area became pandemic camp ground

Locals have voiced anger about a park where campers were staying for days at the...

Council begins ordering farms to clean up their act on roads

Premium Content Council begins ordering farms to clean up their act on roads

After a new policy came into effect, a regional council has begun ordering farms to...

Major upgrades planned for closed council facility

Premium Content Major upgrades planned for closed council facility

Despite shutting a cafe and function centre in the facility, a council has applied...

The odd reason a council had to debate a sign’s location

Premium Content The odd reason a council had to debate a sign’s location

On top of roads, rate and rubbish, a rural council has had to spend time debating...

Rural town reaps benefits of $400,000 infrastructure project

Premium Content Rural town reaps benefits of $400,000 infrastructure project

Pedestrians and schoolkids are the big winners, with new infrastructure in a rural...

Why part of this road could be closed to the public

Premium Content Why part of this road could be closed to the public

A section of a rural road near Gatton could be closed, with a landowner applying to...

Scouts to return to Laidley den with new lease

Premium Content Scouts to return to Laidley den with new lease

The scout den at Laidley could soon be a hive of activity again, with the council...

How the region will recover from last year’s bushfires

Premium Content How the region will recover from last year’s bushfires

They might seem like a lifetime ago, but the recovery work from the 2019 bushfires...

My dog collected our paper, and everyone else’s

Premium Content My dog collected our paper, and everyone else’s

She’s been perched under a fake broccoli and made to stand in gardens for photos...

Development fees slashed to boost regional economy

Premium Content Development fees slashed to boost regional economy

Developers could get discounts of up to 50 per cent on projects lodged in the...

Why it took council nearly a decade to make this decision

Premium Content Why it took council nearly a decade to make this decision

A shock verdict has been made for a development that’s been idle with no...

Ten community groups to share $29,000 in funding

Premium Content Ten community groups to share $29,000 in funding

Airconditioning, irrigation and sporting equipment are all projects receiving...

Lockyer landowners to learn indigenous fire skills

Premium Content Lockyer landowners to learn indigenous fire skills

After seeing a demonstration, funding will be put towards teaching Lockyer Valley...

CHANGES: What’s finally opening this week in the region

Premium Content CHANGES: What’s finally opening this week in the region

The detailed list of what’s opening this week across the Lockyer Valley.

Council leaves union in the dark on ‘disastrous’ job cuts

Premium Content Council leaves union in the dark on ‘disastrous’ job cuts

15 Lockyer council staff have already lost their jobs and it’s believed further...

New Lockyer dump location still pending

Premium Content New Lockyer dump location still pending

Idea to build a dump at Otto Rd quarry was thrown out, but a year later a new...

Bird population creates fowl mess, headache for businesses

Premium Content Bird population creates fowl mess, headache for businesses

Spikes and netting won’t stop pigeons roosting on a main street, and it’s ruffled...

Council confirms workers will lose jobs

Premium Content Council confirms workers will lose jobs

Jobs will go at regional council to save costs despite councillors not discussing...

New structure to save council $2.5 million in wage costs

Premium Content New structure to save council $2.5 million in wage costs

Changes to a regional council’s workforce will save a packet for ratepayers but...

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