September 2020

Published a story 21st Sep 2020 1:48 PM

After a positive coronavirus case, residents are back out in the open air.

Laidley aged care given COVID-19 all clear

After a positive coronavirus case, residents are back out in the open air.

Published a story 21st Sep 2020 7:07 AM

Ever wondered who's appearing in court today? Check out today's full court list here.

COURT LIST: The 69 people appearing in Gatton court, today

Ever wondered who's appearing in court today? Check out today's full court list here.

Published a story 19th Sep 2020 9:04 AM

The family of a Lockyer Valley pilot, who tragically died at Gatton this week have shared touching memories about a man who loved his family and flying.

Family remembers beloved Lockyer pilot in touching tribute

The family of a Lockyer Valley pilot, who tragically died at Gatton this week have shared touching memories about a man who loved his family and flying.

Published a story 18th Sep 2020 3:30 PM

A LIFELONG One Nation supporter is set to challenge the seat of Lockyer, ensuring the “future” isn’t taken away from our youth. GET TO MEET HIM HERE:

PHON candidate to give youngsters ‘fair go’ at life

A LIFELONG One Nation supporter is set to challenge the seat of Lockyer, ensuring the “future” isn’t taken away from our youth. GET TO MEET HIM HERE:

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 2:59 PM

TRIBUTES have started to pour for the pilot who died in a tragic accident this morning in Gatton

Lockyer Valley local killed in plane crash identified

TRIBUTES have started to pour for the pilot who died in a tragic accident this morning in Gatton

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 1:41 PM

A FORMER fire station has been snapped up by council. Here’s the plans they have for the facility:

Why council has bought a former fire station

A FORMER fire station has been snapped up by council. Here’s the plans they have for the facility:

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 1:25 PM

AN ‘issue’ detected during upgrades has halted the opening of Laidley’s swimming pool this spring.

‘Issue’ halts opening of popular Laidley swimming pool

AN ‘issue’ detected during upgrades has halted the opening of Laidley’s swimming pool this spring.

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 8:53 AM

A LOCKYER Valley pilot has died in an ultra-light aircraft crash, while investigations begin to understand how the incident unfolded. DETAILS:

Investigation launched after pilot killed in plane crash

A LOCKYER Valley pilot has died in an ultra-light aircraft crash, while investigations begin to understand how the incident unfolded. DETAILS:

Published a story 17th Sep 2020 8:29 AM

ONE of crickets rising stars will take to the field for the Gatton-based Valley Raptors this season.

New-look Valley Raptors secure top draft pick, double header

ONE of crickets rising stars will take to the field for the Gatton-based Valley Raptors this season.

Published a story 16th Sep 2020 3:23 PM

AS water levels drop, Lockyer and Somerset residents should start cutting their water consumption, QUU has said.

Dry spring calls for Lockyer water restriction plan

AS water levels drop, Lockyer and Somerset residents should start cutting their water consumption, QUU has said.

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.