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Road repairs finally complete

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has officially delivered a $50 million flood repair roadworks program following the weather events of 2022. Over the past two years...

School’s under 8s sparkle

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Laidley celebrated early childhood education on Friday, 19 July with its annual Under 8s Day festivities. Acting principal Gavan...

37 years of company dedication

A dedicated and beloved figure of the Agricultural Requirements team, Clifford Niemeyer will retire on 26 July after nearly 40 years of service with...

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Sport

Lowood bowls rural grant boost

The Lowood and District Memorial Bowls Club received a $19,999 grant through the federal government's Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative on 11...

Across the district scoreboard – 18 July 2024

AFL --- BRISBANE VALLEY RATTLERS Brisbane Valley Rattlers took on cross town rivals the Ipswich Eagles in a hard fought contest 6.11.47 Rattlers v 9.10.64 Eagles. The Rattlers...

Tips to avoid sport injury

Here are ten ways athletes can prevent sports injuries. While most of us understand the principles of injury prevention, the challenge comes in consistently including...

Races bring coast to Esk

Esk Jockey Club welcomed coastal crowds to their country racecourse for their Saturday Race Day on 13 July. President Carmel Lynch said around 1200 race-goers...

A wheelie for the world record

Laidley local Chris Attrill has his eyes set on a high-stamina Guinness World Record, striving to complete the longest continuous distance on two back...

Somerset Rail Trail Classic returns in 2024

The much-loved Somerset Rail Trail Classic will be held on Sunday, 21 July and will once again feature the iconic 8-kilometre and 3-kilometre run...

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Farmers urged to reach out for help

Australian charity Rural Aid encouraged farmers to be more vigilant in reaching out for assistance during Farm Safety Week on 14-20 July.   Rural Aid...

Latest from the saleyards – 18 July 2024

LAIDLEY SALEYARDS Thursday, 11 July 2024 484 head were sold at Stariha Auctions Laidley cattle sale on Thursday. The market increased significantly, with all descriptions of...

Best bulls for any market

The 17th Annual Lilydale Invitational Charolais bull and female sale is next Friday, 26 July commencing 11am at the Toogoolawah Showgrounds selling complex. On offer...

Jerseys cream of the crop

The judges just couldn’t look past the Jersey cows at the Gatton Dairy Showcase. The breed had a near clean sweep on the final day,...

A farewell fit for the farrier

Friends, family and customers of Atkinson Dam farrier Ray Dingle came together at the Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre to farewell the retiree and thank...

Latest from the saleyards – 11 July 2024

BEAUDESERT SALEYARDS Saturday, 6 July 2024 Santa Steers Hit $1240 at Beaudesert. Agents Bartholomew & Co reported increased competition for the quality lines of restocker steers &...

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Road repairs finally complete

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has officially delivered a $50 million flood repair roadworks program following the weather events of 2022. Over the past two years...

School’s under 8s sparkle

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Laidley celebrated early childhood education on Friday, 19 July with its annual Under 8s Day festivities. Acting principal Gavan...

37 years of company dedication

A dedicated and beloved figure of the Agricultural Requirements team, Clifford Niemeyer will retire on 26 July after nearly 40 years of service with...

Terrorthree up for the task

Three viking mates are travelling to the Fraser Coast for a fundraising voyage at the end of July. The Fjord Terrorthree - Laidley South’s Dave...

Lockyer council highlights – 19 July 2024

LAIDLEY RECREATIONAL FACILITY OPPORTUNITY An opportunity is coming soon that will support and enhance users of the Laidley Recreational Reserve. Following the ordinary meeting...

Lockyer Valley Planning Scheme adopted

A major milestone for the region's future development and growth has been given the green light, with Lockyer Valley Regional Council adopting its planning...

Dramas at Dog and Bone

Esk motorcyclist James Wager completed the third event of the Australian Hard Enduro Championship on the weekend of 29-30 June with bittersweet emotions. Wager, his...

On the district scoreboard – 4 July 2024

BOATING --- LOCKYER POWERFEST QLD CUP- invitational fastest of the weekend 1st- Extreme Marine- Craig Truslove, 2nd- Team BAR- Zac Atkinson, 3rd- Sycko- Josh Davies Tropical CUP- Unlimited Outboard...

Power roars at Lake Dyer

Lake Dyer roared to life on the weekend of 29-30 June with an incredibly successful Lockyer Powerfest attracting powerboat lovers across southeast Queensland Gold Coast...

Flannels take over the trail

Gravel riders across the country ventured to Esk for a three day festival from Friday to Sunday, 28-30 June. Gravel Cartel founder and owner Kent...

Rumble fan day visits Esk

Esk Skatepark hosted the Roadshow Rumble Tour on Thursday, 27 June, inviting local skateboarders to learn from the best. The Rumble head of development Donny...

Pickle paddlers, come play

Rosewood residents are invited to pick up a paddle and have a shot at pickleball with a come-and-try day at the Rosewood Showgrounds Exhibition...