somerset regional council

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...

5 council pandemic-related decisions to affect you

premium_icon 5 council pandemic-related decisions to affect you

Rate extensions, pandemic sub-plans and fee changes - new decisions you need to...

LIST: Four projects to benefit from new pandemic grants

premium_icon LIST: Four projects to benefit from new pandemic grants

A positive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has become apparent, with a new Federal...

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...

ELECTIONS: Youngster’s plan to ‘shake up’ regional council

premium_icon ELECTIONS: Youngster’s plan to ‘shake up’ regional council

According to this council candidate – being just 23 years old is a strength, not a...

Veteran councillor prepared for tough economic realities

premium_icon Veteran councillor prepared for tough economic realities

WITH two terms in council under her belt, Helen Brieschke is looking to continue...

LIST: Lockyer council closes doors, shuts down facilities

premium_icon LIST: Lockyer council closes doors, shuts down facilities

Council-controlled sites will be closing their doors, in the latest response to the...

Butcher-turned-candidate to carve up on election day

premium_icon Butcher-turned-candidate to carve up on election day

Business owner pledging to bring ‘strong voice’, accountability and fresh ideas to...

EIGHT IN A ROW: No last minute campaigning for veteran mayor

premium_icon EIGHT IN A ROW: No last minute campaigning for veteran mayor

In his eighth election race, mayor Graeme Lehmann won’t be waiting nervously on...

Council calls special meeting to address coronavirus

premium_icon Council calls special meeting to address coronavirus

Councillors being briefed daily on COVID-19 situation ahead of meeting to discuss...

ELECTIONS: the names you won’t be seeing on the ballot

premium_icon ELECTIONS: the names you won’t be seeing on the ballot

As the Somerset gears up for its election in two week’s time, two well-known...

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...

CONFIRMED: Massive air show event coming to region

premium_icon CONFIRMED: Massive air show event coming to region

The event is set to bring 10,000 people and will include fly-overs, military and...

Why a rural town is losing land to the transport department

premium_icon Why a rural town is losing land to the transport department

Road alignment issues on a small town’s main street have forced the local council...

Eight Somerset projects you need to know about

premium_icon Eight Somerset projects you need to know about

Council has proposed eight new projects for construction in response to a request...

Six projects to improve Somerset region

premium_icon Six projects to improve Somerset region

Kerbing, footpaths and tennis court upgrades are just some of the projects on the...

Pre-amalgamation law saves lives of escapee sheep

premium_icon Pre-amalgamation law saves lives of escapee sheep

The outcome would have been different for woolly wanderers

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.

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