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Groups call on council for rates relief amid COVID lockdown

Premium Content Groups call on council for rates relief amid COVID lockdown

COMMUNITY groups hit by coronavirus shutdowns are calling for rates relief.

Luxury pet motel granted expansion approval

Premium Content Luxury pet motel granted expansion approval

A PET motel that can currently care for 20 cats will more than triple its...

Subdividing development approved, despite councillor concern

Premium Content Subdividing development approved, despite councillor concern

A HOUSING estate that ‘has issues’ has been given the green light to subdivide a...

How sport park upgrades will bring new competition to town

Premium Content How sport park upgrades will bring new competition to town

A NEW pitch will boost all levels of competition at this sport park

Funding to help communities to bounce back

Premium Content Funding to help communities to bounce back

Funding from the state government will help the Somerset region bounce back...

How you can benefit from chemical subsidy to combat fireweed

Premium Content How you can benefit from chemical subsidy to combat fireweed

A chemical subsidy program is on offer to help landholders combat a noxious...

Alternate cashless option adopted for council visitor centre

Premium Content Alternate cashless option adopted for council visitor centre

Cash, card of PostBillpay. Three options now available at visitor centres.

Land buy up, amalgamations to cut future council costs

Premium Content Land buy up, amalgamations to cut future council costs

The council will look to cut costs, and allow for future development through buying...

How 74yo sporting equipment made its way back to club

Premium Content How 74yo sporting equipment made its way back to club

Bowled over by history: Club founder’s legacy to live on in new display.

Why a business has to buy land to keep its driveway

Premium Content Why a business has to buy land to keep its driveway

LATEST COUNCIL DECISIONS: Driveway dilemma, vacant land in hot demand in the north...

Council buys $420k mountain for development

Premium Content Council buys $420k mountain for development

Offering stunning views, just imagine the activities that could be planned on this...

Servo, drive-through planned for busy highway destination

Premium Content Servo, drive-through planned for busy highway destination

The plans for a new servo also include food and drink outlets, fuelling options for...

Dump hours cut short under renewed operator contract

Premium Content Dump hours cut short under renewed operator contract

Less people visited the dump during coronavirus lockdowns, despite a change in...

Huge new fitness centre to build on ‘sport precinct’ vibe

Premium Content Huge new fitness centre to build on ‘sport precinct’ vibe

A new gym, three times the size of the existing one, will be built to create a...

Former council candidate says ‘no no no’ to Christmas tree

Premium Content Former council candidate says ‘no no no’ to Christmas tree

Money could be better spent on 'pressing needs', says SES volunteer

Rate payers to fork out for huge local election bill

Premium Content Rate payers to fork out for huge local election bill

This year’s election bill has come in more than 70 per cent more expensive, with...

Start date announced for Somerset’s feral pig bounty project

Premium Content Start date announced for Somerset’s feral pig bounty project

Hunters will be able to earn $10 per snout and feral tail from January when...

New cameras planned for intersection blind spot

Premium Content New cameras planned for intersection blind spot

A CCTV blind spot in Lowood is set to be stamped out, with the installation of new...

Why this well known camping spot will remain closed

Premium Content Why this well known camping spot will remain closed

An illegal-camping hotspot will remain closed to the public for at least another...

Bears of all shapes, sizes to overtake school holidays

Bears of all shapes, sizes to overtake school holidays

A day of family fun is on its way to Fernvale

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