January 2021

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 9:15 AM

Toogoolawah’s newest business has plans to take their operation national and internationally, all with recipes from Grandma’s kitchen.

SWEET DELIGHTS: New Somerset business aims to go global

Toogoolawah’s newest business has plans to take their operation national and internationally, all with recipes from Grandma’s kitchen.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 4:54 PM

Help search for the best cafe in Gatton, Lockyer and Brisbane Valley and support your local, passionate team by casting your vote. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

VOTE: Crown the Best Cafe in Gatton, Lockyer, Bris Valley

Help search for the best cafe in Gatton, Lockyer and Brisbane Valley and support your local, passionate team by casting your vote. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 11:09 AM

A long-standing farming family have requested a road be named after them, but a different solution was found by council.

New bridge to take name of Somerset farming family

A long-standing farming family have requested a road be named after them, but a different solution was found by council.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 4:00 PM

New lights are set to improve a dangerous road intersection, where motorists usually “fly around”.

New lights set to improve dangerous road intersection

New lights are set to improve a dangerous road intersection, where motorists usually “fly around”.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 3:42 PM

New measures will be put in place to stop vandals from destroying a section of Mid Brisbane River. DETAILS:

Boom gates, CCTV on cards to curb river ‘ratbag’ vandals

New measures will be put in place to stop vandals from destroying a section of Mid Brisbane River. DETAILS:

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 1:35 PM

A man fearful of returning to prison has been busted with an extraordinary amount of cannabis and weapons at his Lockyer Valley home.

BUST: Guns, ammo and 1kg of drugs in Lockyer man’s home

A man fearful of returning to prison has been busted with an extraordinary amount of cannabis and weapons at his Lockyer Valley home.

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 2:18 PM

Hefty fines have been dished out to road users flaunting the law this week. Here’s their cases:

SHAME LIST: Gatton court’s drug/drink drivers cop huge fines

Hefty fines have been dished out to road users flaunting the law this week. Here’s their cases:

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 1:48 PM

Multiple Esk and Toogoolawah men have been charged with hooning offences with assistance from the public. DETAILS:

Cars confiscated as police target Esk hoons

Multiple Esk and Toogoolawah men have been charged with hooning offences with assistance from the public. DETAILS:

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 11:05 AM

The man’s toothache was so bad, he had a “smoke” when a mate offered him a different solution to pain killers.

‘Broken face’ tooth ache leads to ‘completely stupid’ act

The man’s toothache was so bad, he had a “smoke” when a mate offered him a different solution to pain killers.

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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.