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Breaking the stigma

The Rosewood Men's Health & Wellbeing Expo was held during Men's Health Week on Friday 14 June at the Rosewood Uniting Church. The mental health...

Improving modern wellness through ancient wisdom

As the International Day of Yoga approaches on June 21, it's clear that numerous misconceptions still persist regarding the ancient discipline and its unique...

Dumping down in Lockyer

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has recorded 887 wheelie bins-worth of illegally dumped waste to date this financial year. Despite this, council has applauded the community...

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Sport

Indoor bowlers unite

Grantham and Laidley indoor bowlers united on Friday, 7 June for casual games at the Gatton Senior Citizens Centre. Lockyer Indoor Bowls Associate president Ken...

Fair play grants boost to support juniors

Sport and Recreation’s popular FairPlay program will open to all Queensland children aged from 5 to 17 years from 1 July 2024, with the...

Gatton rugby union star on the rise

Gatton Black Pigs A Grade player Niu James Polai has earned a spot in the South Queensland Open Men's team that will compete in...

On the district scoreboard – 12 June 2024

AFL Brisbane Valley Rattlers AFC Div 4 South: Brisbane Valley 62 (24, 31, 39, 62) - 52 (13, 34, 52, 52) Coomera Brisbane Valley Rattlers were back...

Best skateboarders wheel in to Gatton

The countdown is on for the Rumble AM Series Skateboarding Competition, to be held on Saturday, 22 June at Gatton Skatepark. The finishing touches are...

Juniors squash competition

Visitors to the Queensland School Sport State Championships for Squash held from 23 to 26 May witnessed an impressive performance from the Laidley Squash...

Rural

Fodder demand high despite rain

Rain across four states has failed to dampen demand for fodder to feed drought-affected livestock. According to the charity, Rural Aid, the sigh of relief...

Growers on display

The Lockyer Valley Growers Expo provided an excellent chance for locals to measure their product against industry leaders on 14-15 June. Hosted by...

Gatton Smart Farm wins big in horticulture awards

The Gatton Smart Farm Ag Tech Showcase joined a group of ten award winners honoured across the Australian horticulture industry at the Horticulture Awards...

Latest from the saleyards

DALBY SALEYARDS Thursday, 6 June 2024 The number of cattle penned at Dalby reduced by 1,665 head to 3,025. Export buyer attendance was good and included...

Growers showcase seeds

Are you making the right decisions for your farming business? The Lockyer Valley Growers Expo, this Friday and Saturday 14-15 June, is the perfect opportunity...

Graduates are fit for work

A cohort of new agricultural experts were released into the job market on Friday, 7 June at Workfit Essentials graduation ceremony in Morton Vale. Bare...

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Breaking the stigma

The Rosewood Men's Health & Wellbeing Expo was held during Men's Health Week on Friday 14 June at the Rosewood Uniting Church. The mental health...

Improving modern wellness through ancient wisdom

As the International Day of Yoga approaches on June 21, it's clear that numerous misconceptions still persist regarding the ancient discipline and its unique...

Dumping down in Lockyer

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has recorded 887 wheelie bins-worth of illegally dumped waste to date this financial year. Despite this, council has applauded the community...

Justeen hears her name

Laidley footballer Justeen Kruger represented her country and the hearing-impaired community at the end of May. The goalkeeper joined Deaf Football Australia’s women's team and...

More patrons, more buses?

The Independent sought clarification from Transport and Main Roads as to whether services in the Lockyer Valley and Somerset would be included in the...

Jimna news and views

JIMNA FIRE TOWER CONTRACTOR BEING CONSIDERED The Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed that a potential contractor is currently being considered to commence...

On the district scoreboard – 5 June 2024

AFL Brisbane Valley Rattlers AFC Friday night saw a tough away game for Brisbane Valley Rattlers against a young slick Redland-Victoria Point Sharks outfit at Ern...

Old boys back in the game

The Old Boys of Laidley played on a different field on Sunday, 2 June, coming together to reminisce their footy days over a game...

Have a swing with free golf in Laidley

The Laidley Golf Club is inviting all to have a swing as they host four free sessions from June to September to inspire beginners...

Triathlon event limit lifted

Lake Wivenhoe will host up to 450 swimmers, runners and cyclists in October after negotiations between Somerset Regional Council (SRC) and Seqwater were resolved...

Lights shine at Fernvale once more

The light towers at the Brisbane Valley Rattlers AFC home fields in Fernvale are shining bright once more following the completion of repairs on...

Schools prep for Olympics

Three Somerset schools are getting ready to produce the next generation of Olympians. On Tuesday, 28 May, the Queensland Government announced Coominya State School, Patrick...