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Where Rail Trail Fun Run funds will be spent this year

premium_icon Where Rail Trail Fun Run funds will be spent this year

Funds usually spent on the Rail Trail Fun Run will be spent elsewhere this year.

‘Compassionate grounds’ rates cuts given to businesses

premium_icon ‘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_icon New quarry development off to a rocky start

Negotiations continue about a quarry development planned for Coominya.

Developments to bring 147 homes, new cattery to rural towns

premium_icon Developments to bring 147 homes, new cattery to rural towns

Three major developments have been improved, which will boost local population and...

Council flips its decision on unsafe road upgrade petition

premium_icon Council flips its decision on unsafe road upgrade petition

New evidence has prompted a local council to revise their decision.

DEVELOPMENT: New petrol station reluctantly given approval

premium_icon DEVELOPMENT: New petrol station reluctantly given approval

The development plan ticked all the boxes, but councillors fear its negative...

Time is running out for iconic town clock

premium_icon Time is running out for iconic town clock

The future Somerset council will decide the fete of the town’s iconic clock.

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 courts plans to upgrade sports facilities

premium_icon Council courts plans to upgrade sports facilities

SOME of these sporting grounds haven’t been upgraded in 21 years.

BAD BANKING: Somerset’s history of bank closures

premium_icon BAD BANKING: Somerset’s history of bank closures

The upcoming closure of Kilcoy’s ANZ branch is the latest of many bank closures in...

Bank’s assurance withdrawn, leaving council stumped

premium_icon Bank’s assurance withdrawn, leaving council stumped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...

‘Overlooked’ council calls for quicker drought support

premium_icon ‘Overlooked’ council calls for quicker drought support

Less than two hours from Brisbane, a south east Queensland council feels...

Final grants of year awarded to two community groups

premium_icon Final grants of year awarded to two community groups

The last two community assistance grants of the year have been allocated by a local...

WORK: 16+ jobs to come with new quarry

premium_icon WORK: 16+ jobs to come with new quarry

New job opportunities have been heralded following confirmation development of a...

Shrimply the best outcome for new regional prawn farm

premium_icon Shrimply the best outcome for new regional prawn farm

A fishy business will be built in regional Queensland, boosting the number of...

More consultation needed for racecourse master plan

More consultation needed for racecourse master plan

Following feedback from local community groups, more consultation is needed for the...

Ten bucks up for grabs with new wild pig bounty

premium_icon Ten bucks up for grabs with new wild pig bounty

A south east Queensland council is making a bold move, offering a wild pig bounty...

SEE THE PLANS: Butcher shop to make way for supermarket

premium_icon SEE THE PLANS: Butcher shop to make way for supermarket

Three businesses will be knocked down to make way for an independent grocer in...

REVEALED: Where council spent ratepayers money this year

premium_icon REVEALED: Where council spent ratepayers money this year

Capital works, development applications and mowing, all the important figures you...

WISH LIST: Funding bid for pipeline, road upgrades

WISH LIST: Funding bid for pipeline, road upgrades

Round 4 of the Building Better Regions Fund will soon be available, and Somerset...

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