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OUTRAGED: Landholders take fire ant battle into own hands

Premium Content OUTRAGED: Landholders take fire ant battle into own hands

AFTER active nests were located on a farm, landholders waited weeks with no one...

Council foots Food Trail bill to boost local tourism

Premium Content Council foots Food Trail bill to boost local tourism

Businesses will be able to jump on board

The two major events returning to the region

Premium Content The two major events returning to the region

Despite the limitations posed by COVID-19, a local council has chosen to push ahead...

Biosecurity plan given green light for next five years

Premium Content Biosecurity plan given green light for next five years

Thirty-five strategic actions will be completed as part of a new biosecurity plan...

Funding divide for river projects ‘disproportional’

Premium Content Funding divide for river projects ‘disproportional’

A rural council has questioned the amount it invests into the Resilient Rivers...

'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

Former refuse site to be reborn as native habitat

Premium Content Former refuse site to be reborn as native habitat

A dump will be turned into a blossoming environmental area.

New social media rules for councillors

Premium Content New social media rules for councillors

A local council has confirmed its new social media policy for councillors and...

Grant portal to end funding confusion

Premium Content Grant portal to end funding confusion

A new online portal will streamline access to grant and funding opportunities for...

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...

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...

REVEALED: 10 community groups awarded vital funding

Premium Content REVEALED: 10 community groups awarded vital funding

Ten groups and organisations have shared in almost $50,000 of grant money from the...

Six sporting facilities to be fitted with defibrillators

Premium Content Six sporting facilities to be fitted with defibrillators

Resuscitation equipment, including heart-starter machines, will be installed at six...

Where Rail Trail Fun Run funds will be spent this year

Premium Content 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 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.

Developments to bring 147 homes, new cattery to rural towns

Premium Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Time is running out for iconic town clock

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

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