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Mon 16 Jul 2018

Fire crews save home from fast-moving backyard blaze

Fire crews save home from fast-moving backyard blaze

A HOME near the Lockyer Valley came within metres of being engulfed after a stump fire in a neighbouring property rapidly spread next door this afternoon.

Blackwood makes Football Queensland Community Cup debut

Blackwood makes Football Queensland Community Cup debut

The South West Queensland U12 Boys went down 2-1 in close game against North Queensland United NPL team.

Finals place slips away from Gatton Hawks' grasp

Finals place slips away from Gatton Hawks' grasp

The Cowboys proved too strong on home turf on Saturday.

Claudia, Emma bound for Ekka state finals

Claudia, Emma bound for Ekka state finals

TWO ladies passionate about the dairy industry will represent the West Moreton and Brisbane Valley sub-chamber at the Ekka next month.

Gatton Show ready for a cookery storm

Gatton Show ready for a cookery storm

Get your cakes and slices ready for this year's cooking section at the Gatton Show

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Dedication has Tanya Harris on right path to a healthy life

Dedication has Tanya Harris on right path to a healthy life

She made a decision at the start of the year that has changed her life.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend, here's a few ideas

Expansion required for Fernvale skate park

Expansion required for Fernvale skate park

Rising population in Fernvale results in high numbers using Stumer Park facilities

Two people injured in overnight crash on highway

Two people injured in overnight crash on highway

Emergency services called to two-car crash on Brisbane Valley Hwy

Thu 12 Jul 2018

New plans to preserve council landfill

New plans to preserve council landfill

Recycled concrete will be used to build roads and preserve the life of landfill under a new initiative.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Information sessions to focus on reliable farm workers

Information sessions to focus on reliable farm workers

Learn about the benefits of using the government's seasonal worker program at your farm

Picker costs bring vegetable growers together

Picker costs bring vegetable growers together

Seasonal worker salaries could hurt our small farmers

Woman loses baby in horror Murphy's Creek crash

Woman loses baby in horror Murphy's Creek crash

A TOOWOOMBA woman is not only having to come to terms with the fact she may never walk again, but is also having to process the loss of her baby.

Lockyer's first off-leash dog park ready to open

Lockyer's first off-leash dog park ready to open

Works on the 3800 square metre facility began at the end of May.

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Teenage boys living in the country grow up believing they have to be aggressive, new research has shown.

Is upgrade at deadly intersection enough?

Is upgrade at deadly intersection enough?

New give way signs have been installed, but locals question if it is enough to prevent future accidents

McDonald's staff evacuated after fire at Gatton store

McDonald's staff evacuated after fire at Gatton store

STAFF have been evacuated from McDonald’s at Gatton after a fire broke out this morning.

Crowds flock to Laidley Show for country fun

Crowds flock to Laidley Show for country fun

Plans have already started for next years show, after the weekend proved yet another success for the Laidley Show Society.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Woman airlifted to hospital after Lockyer Valley rollover

Woman airlifted to hospital after Lockyer Valley rollover

The LifeFlight helicopter is at scene of a crash west of Gatton as they prepare to transport one patient to hospital with pelvic injuries.

Porters' detective Facebook efforts find Keno winner

Porters' detective Facebook efforts find Keno winner

Porters staff put out a call to find the owner of a winning Keno ticket

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