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Wed 22 May 2019

Young achiever inspired by nan

Young achiever inspired by nan

Local athlete goes from strength to strength, winning medals in both region and national competitions.

80-year-old woman missing from Lowood found safe

80-year-old woman missing from Lowood found safe

POLICE have advised an 82-year-old woman reported missing from Lowood has been located safe and well.

Car smashes through window at popular shop

Car smashes through window at popular shop

"It sounded like one of the aisles had fallen down.”

Tue 21 May 2019

Hawks make history at home ground

Hawks make history at home ground

Rugby teams take over Cahill Park for three days.

Celebrate all of Lockyer's cultures

Celebrate all of Lockyer's cultures

Community members are encouraged to immerse themselves in the many cultures that call our region home.

Good samaritan seriously injured at crash scene

Good samaritan seriously injured at crash scene

The two cars crashed at an intersection in the Lockyer Valley just after 3pm, but by 3.20pm, a rescue helicopter was called.

Mother-daughter team forfeit money and sleep to save lives

Mother-daughter team forfeit money and sleep to save lives

THE labour of love was an act she did for 20 years before relocating to Australia, but after a brief break she started again and has done so for 30 years.

Age forces early retirement for passionate firefighter

Age forces early retirement for passionate firefighter

A MANDATORY retirement age means one firefighter will exit the service after 26 years of duty.

Mon 20 May 2019

Crafting a pathway to cancer awareness

Crafting a pathway to cancer awareness

Craft stall leads to increased takings at Biggest Morning Tea fund raiser event.

Sun 19 May 2019

Four fire trucks sent to false alarm

Four fire trucks sent to false alarm

"They should call back and update that report because FireComm can always downgrade the report.”

Sat 18 May 2019

Buchholz retains seat of Wright after a night of shocks

Buchholz retains seat of Wright after a night of shocks

Coalition MP Scott Buchholz will serve as the member for Wright for another term, increasing his already large margin by 3.8 per cent

David drives down memory lane

David drives down memory lane

After inspecting his friend's vehicle once, he bought it and drove it home the same day.

Q and A: Meet the man behind region's photographs

Q and A: Meet the man behind region's photographs

Engineer by day, photographer by night, Murray Fox is taking some of the region's best photographs.

Fri 17 May 2019

Community project teaches kitchen tricks to save time, cash

Community project teaches kitchen tricks to save time, cash

Workshops teach how to plan ahead for better meals and bigger savings.

READER POLL: Do you have fire escape plan for your home?

READER POLL: Do you have fire escape plan for your home?

Firefighters are warning residents to be prepared this winter

WHERE TO VOTE: Find out where you can make your vote count

WHERE TO VOTE: Find out where you can make your vote count

Haven't polled yet? Find where you can vote in both the Lockyer Valley and Somerset regions

Annual car event drives several huge sales

Annual car event drives several huge sales

Sales characteristic of a 'really big city swap' took place during the Lockyer Antique Motor Association swap meet.

Thu 16 May 2019

Holly gets promoted to mayor before graduating school

Holly gets promoted to mayor before graduating school

Year 11 student Holly Berlin might not have the key to the city, but she knows what it's like to live a day in the shoes of the mayor

Business owner uses basic concept to continue success

Business owner uses basic concept to continue success

WHEN Gary Campbell's father Alex purchased a business an hour away from the family's Brisbane home, it wasn't the cliche of city slickers buying in the country.

Goods made from 'blood, sweat and tears' for sale

Goods made from 'blood, sweat and tears' for sale

WITH cheap, machine-made clothes, jewellery and food dominating purchases across the globe, one market in a small town took a different approach.

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