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Fun with colour

Mayk studio hosted two free coloured pencil drawing workshops at the Lowood Open Door Gallery on 9 April. Kids aged from 7 and 14 attended...

Marie celebrates 103rd birthday

Good genes, a healthy diet, and working hard are the cornerstones to Marie Kirkby’s longevity. The centenarian celebrated her 103rd birthday on 26 February. Now a...

Karen is always willing to help

We are all given the same number of hours in a day, it’s what you do with them that counts. One person who makes the...

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Sport

Dingle’s diving at 500km/h

Natisha Dingle is the fastest woman in the world. The Toogoolawah Skydive Ramblers speed skydiver competed at the FAI World Cup of Speed Skydiving in...

Hard Enduro a learning experience

Esk motorbike riders James Wager and Jodie Chapman had a hard time in Round 1 of the Australian Hard Enduro Championships held at Mt...

Young Esk cricketers’ presentation day

After a very successful season the Esk and District Junior Cricket Club had their Presentation Day on Saturday. A game of cricket between the...

Taking on the Kozi Killer

Esk Motorbike lovers James Wager and Jodie Chapman are putting all of their time and savings into competing in the Australian Hard Enduro Championships. Round...

Young gun takes home the Cup

Lockyer Valley Turf Club hosted a spectacular day of country racing at the One Response Laidley Cup on 30 March. Six-year-old gelding Avenue of Stars...

Equestrian group set for champs

Some of Queensland’s top dressage riders will descend on the Gatton Showgrounds this weekend as the Lockyer Equestrian Group hosts the annual Brenda Wittmann...

Rural

Poultry sector needs mandatory code

A final report from the National Farmers’ Federation on 3 April concluded mandatory code was the only way to address poultry sector issues. The NFF’s...

BOM releases Drought Statement

The Bureau of Meteorology released a Drought Statement on Friday 5 April. For Australia as a whole, the area-averaged rainfall total for March was 86.1...

Coalition, Greens and independents unite behind farmers

Australian farmers representative groups have welcome the support of Coalition, Greens and independent MPs, who voted together in opposition to the Government's Biosecurity Protection...

Ambassadors workshop ideas

Past, present, and future Rural Ambassadors came together at High Country Droughtmasters in Eskdale on Saturday 6 April to share ideas, experiences and lessons...

Farmers welcome revised New Vehicle Efficiency Standard, but remain alert on impacts

Farmers welcome new parliamentary amendments to delay timelines for the New Vehicle Efficiency Standard legislation, but continue to warn impacts may be felt by...

Research investigating ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. This research is part of a collaboration...

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Fun with colour

Mayk studio hosted two free coloured pencil drawing workshops at the Lowood Open Door Gallery on 9 April. Kids aged from 7 and 14 attended...

Marie celebrates 103rd birthday

Good genes, a healthy diet, and working hard are the cornerstones to Marie Kirkby’s longevity. The centenarian celebrated her 103rd birthday on 26 February. Now a...

Karen is always willing to help

We are all given the same number of hours in a day, it’s what you do with them that counts. One person who makes the...

Buchholz says hit the brakes

Students return from the Easter school holidays on Monday 15 April, and Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has urged motorists to prioritise safety...

Graeme’s grass-cutting gets a cheer

Esk Jockey Club volunteer of more than 25 years Graeme Lynch was the first award recipient for the new monthly Cheer a Volunteer Award...

Lockyer Valley Regional Council highlights: week ending 12 April 2024

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE TO 2024 COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE In accordance with section 254C of the Local Government Regulation 2012, Council advises that the April Ordinary...

Local athletes awarded for success

Somerset locals have been awarded five excellence Bursaries by council after being recognised in sporting activities at a regional or state level. Hayden O’Sullivan...

Ten years and 500 runs

When Paul Robin set out for his first parkrun ten years ago, he had never run before in his life. But it quickly became an...

Pigs’ old boys reunite

Gatton Black Pigs Rugby Union Club held their annual Old Boys Day on 9 March, bringing together past players to reunite over an afternoon...

Shooters put to the test at prize meet

Competitive shooters were challenged by a blustery day at Gatton Glenore Grove Rifle Club’s Open Prize Meeting on 10 March. Forty shooters from clubs across...

Classics coming to Laidley Golf Club

The Laidley Classic is almost upon us, with four days of golf locked in over the next two weeks. Laidley Golf Club ladies captain Judy...

Federal funding available for council facility energy upgrades

The Federal Government has opened Round 1 of the $100 million Community Energy Upgrades Fund to help deliver energy upgrades and savings for community...