Community News

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Ipswich forum to provide vital city support

Ipswich forum to provide vital city support

Ipswich City Council wants to provide a forum for people and groups to be engaged on sport and recreation matters in Ipswich.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Family's fight after baby's heartbreaking diagnosis

premium_icon Family's fight after baby's heartbreaking diagnosis

'When I saw her, I knew something wasn't right, I just didn't know the extent of it.'

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Ipswich charity for homeless has 2500 reasons to smile

premium_icon Ipswich charity for homeless has 2500 reasons to smile

About 95 per cent of the charity's funding comes from the local community but they still need more.

Sun 3 Nov 2019

Historic Ipswich club kicking community goals

premium_icon Historic Ipswich club kicking community goals

After the club folded and was reformed through the commitment of Morrison and his committee, the Bushrats are back at their spiritual home.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Work starts to get 91-year-old steam train back on track

premium_icon Work starts to get 91-year-old steam train back on track

Built in 1928, the locomotive is now in possession of an Ipswich-based group who want to bring it back life.

Teachers, students, get 'LOUD' at Claremont to raise money

premium_icon Teachers, students, get 'LOUD' at Claremont to raise money

Twelve years in a row the school has celebrated getting 'loud' and making raising for charity.

Deceased estate to raise more than $400k for cancer research

premium_icon Deceased estate to raise more than $400k for cancer research

Someone is going to not only bag a bargain of a house, but will be making a local man's dying wish come true.

Mon 28 Oct 2019

PHOTOS: Project Ponytail raises $24K in matter of days

premium_icon PHOTOS: Project Ponytail raises $24K in matter of days

Inspired to raise money for charity, sixty students and five staff members at a local school chopped off their locks for a good cause.

Sun 27 Oct 2019

Coming second not an option for Ipswich's best

premium_icon Coming second not an option for Ipswich's best

QT-City of Ipswich Senior Sportsperson of the Year Andrew Campbell was heading overseas on an Olympic mission.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

People, bins, trolleys play chicken with freight trains

premium_icon People, bins, trolleys play chicken with freight trains

REVEALED: Running in front of trains, leaving trolleys and bins on tracks and the fines dished out

Wed 23 Oct 2019

Aged 50, Stu finally enjoys satisfying national reward

premium_icon Aged 50, Stu finally enjoys satisfying national reward

he had to wait until he was 50 to earn his first national call-up through another level of the sport

Wed 16 Oct 2019

World War II digger still putting along at 100

premium_icon World War II digger still putting along at 100

Mr Bousen never fails to turn up for his weekly round of golf every Wednesday.

Why 'Amazing' Anne a vital cog in Ipswich success

premium_icon Why 'Amazing' Anne a vital cog in Ipswich success

IT was fitting that one of Ipswich's most dedicated volunteers shared in a historic football premiership this season.

Family fun to celebrate Ipswich's milestone

Family fun to celebrate Ipswich's milestone

The first of Ipswich's major 90th anniversary celebration events is coming up this month.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Be SunSmart with this great shade initiative

Be SunSmart with this great shade initiative

The initiative provides 50 percent matched funding up to $2000 for portable shade and up to $5000 for permanent shade for not-for-profit organisations.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Remember this? Ipswich's father of swimming and a leaky pool

premium_icon Remember this? Ipswich's father of swimming and a leaky pool

AS another regional swimming season hots up, it's timely to remember Ipswich's most famous coach Jim Gardiner - and the Limestone Park pool named after him.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Winning culture: Jets mentor appreciates community support

premium_icon Winning culture: Jets mentor appreciates community support

HAVING a strong community focus, Jets Rubies coach Camille Rieck has enjoyed her debut season guiding a new Ipswich netball team.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

UNPAID RATES: Which 40 properties Somerset Council will sell

premium_icon UNPAID RATES: Which 40 properties Somerset Council will sell

Up to 40 properties could potentially end up on the auction block, due to unpaid rates

FREE CASH: Bank to pay out investors next month

premium_icon FREE CASH: Bank to pay out investors next month

Bank investors are set to receive a free handout next month, with one Somerset bank dishing out a 6 per cent dividend.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Simple steps could mean motorbike riders make it home safely

premium_icon Simple steps could mean motorbike riders make it home safely

When Michael Reina lost his son Shaun to a motorcycle accident at Gatton in July this year, he swore to do something.

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