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Fri 18 Jan 2019

Mayor hopes to make an impact in 2019

Mayor hopes to make an impact in 2019

This year council will continue to collaborate with community members to finalise plans for a regional park in the Hatton Vale and Kensington Grove region.

Traditions thrown out the door in tiny home

Traditions thrown out the door in tiny home

Dubbed Tabitha, the caravan-like home was not always the plan for the 27-year-old and her partner Dave.

Daring civilians explore Laidley's haunted past

Daring civilians explore Laidley's haunted past

Ms Samanovic said Laidley Pioneer Village was one of the most haunted sites in Southeast Queensland.

Fay reflects on life of family love

Fay reflects on life of family love

Growing up with three older brothers, Fay Andrew was always close to her family and this continued long after she left home

Support flows for Pioneer Village following thefts

Support flows for Pioneer Village following thefts

AFTER a series of devastating setbacks, the Laidley Pioneer Village has been overwhelmed by the community response they received as a result

Thu 17 Jan 2019

New plans for Hawks team in 2019

New plans for Hawks team in 2019

Coach ready to deliver in his second season at the club and in the competition.

WEATHER: Head for shade, water, it's going to be hot

WEATHER: Head for shade, water, it's going to be hot

The Lockyer Valley and Somerset will continue to swelter through above average temperatures well into next week.

Competitors rev up for Queensland titles

Competitors rev up for Queensland titles

Kart racers from around Australia will descend on the Lockyer Valley Speedway this weekend, with plenty of thrills on offer for spectators.

Adriana debuts in QLD open women's team

Adriana debuts in QLD open women's team

Adriana is no stranger to Queensland teams, but wil make her debut in the open team next week

Wed 16 Jan 2019

New secondary school planned for region

New secondary school planned for region

The yet-to-be-named college would be built on the corner of Otto and Gehrke Rds as part of a master- planned development.

Aldi, restaurant, shops to open at up and coming precinct

Aldi, restaurant, shops to open at up and coming precinct

Residential and commercial developments continue to expand with more businesses set to open in the next few years.

PHOTOS: Tales of both triumph and heartache abound

PHOTOS: Tales of both triumph and heartache abound

A look at some of Gatton Star journalist Dominic Elsome's favourite photos from 2018

Finch to train with Takewondo best

Finch to train with Takewondo best

Laidley instructor to build his knowledge overseas

Family grieves loss of 'cheeky, perfect' seven-year-old boy

Family grieves loss of 'cheeky, perfect' seven-year-old boy

RYAN Pringle, a seven-year-old from Queensland, was doing what he loved when his short life ended just two days after Christmas.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Project to provide landowners with better flood information

Project to provide landowners with better flood information

Lockyer Valley Regional Council was successful in obtaining a $160,000 grant from the State Government to deliver the project.

Sky-rocketing costs force livestock owners to alternatives

Sky-rocketing costs force livestock owners to alternatives

The cost of feed has risen dramatically in recent months, as dry condition increase demand and cause shortages.

Mum finds 'couple of crystals' in baby change room toilet

Mum finds 'couple of crystals' in baby change room toilet

A MOTHER-of-three has taken to social media to express her disgust at finding remnants of the drug ice in the parents room of the Gatton Square shopping centre.

Lockyer family still coming to grips with death of daughter

Lockyer family still coming to grips with death of daughter

EVERYONE would feel important if it was up to Sjaan Van Ansem - her life mantra was to "be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody”.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Lauren saves the lives of more than 50 dogs

Lauren saves the lives of more than 50 dogs

DOG foster carer Lauren Johannsen has saved the lives of more than 50 abandoned canines in the past three years.

Tomlinson wants to be the Wright man

Tomlinson wants to be the Wright man

The Beaudesert stockman ensured what he lacked in political experience he made up for with his "passion and energy”.

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