December 2020

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 3:08 PM

A property manager has revealed how they are improving the quality of tenant in rental properties in the Lockyer Valley.

TOPS: Best agent reveals how rental market is boosting tenant quality

A property manager has revealed how they are improving the quality of tenant in rental properties in the Lockyer Valley.

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 1:28 PM

A popular Lockyer Valley butcher outgrew its current site nine years ago, but work is about to commence on a new centre. Here’s what the plans include:

Butcher to expand into new building by mid next year

A popular Lockyer Valley butcher outgrew its current site nine years ago, but work is about to commence on a new centre. Here’s what the plans include:

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 1:21 PM

If you have a spare couple of ours, we have found the PAWfect volunteer job.

Dog rescue centre PAWtrolling for new volunteers

If you have a spare couple of ours, we have found the PAWfect volunteer job.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 4:47 PM

A Lockyer Valley drug user has not been deterred by a previous “stiff fine”, instead, reappearing in court for another drug charge. Here’s what happened:

IN COURT: Drug user’s ‘stiff fine’ doesn’t deter bad habit

A Lockyer Valley drug user has not been deterred by a previous “stiff fine”, instead, reappearing in court for another drug charge. Here’s what happened:

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 2:14 PM

Police have released some details about the man who died at the Gatton shopping centre.

UPDATE: Man who died behind Gatton shops had medical history

Police have released some details about the man who died at the Gatton shopping centre.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 9:00 AM

Emergency services were called to the scene before 8am to a two-vehicle traffic crash.

Highway cleared shortly after two-vehicle accident report

Emergency services were called to the scene before 8am to a two-vehicle traffic crash.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 3:49 PM

POLICE are searching for a man who stole a motorbike from a business. DETAILS:

WANTED: Man stealing motorbike busted on CCTV camera

POLICE are searching for a man who stole a motorbike from a business. DETAILS:

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 3:48 PM

BUSINESSES have been targeted in a series of break-and-enters and public nuisance complaints. DETAILS HERE:

Alleged thieves charged for multiple Esk business break-ins

BUSINESSES have been targeted in a series of break-and-enters and public nuisance complaints. DETAILS HERE:

November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 4:58 PM

A Lockyer Valley rodeo rider has her eyes firmly fixated on an all-round national title, and instead of partying in the new year, she’ll be in the saddle, riding as fast as she can.

Lockyer rodeo rider has eyes on all-round title

A Lockyer Valley rodeo rider has her eyes firmly fixated on an all-round national title, and instead of partying in the new year, she’ll be in the saddle, riding as fast as she can.

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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.