What’s in the box: your guide to this local election

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We are in the thick of council campaigns, but don't be blinded by the corflute and leaflets: there is another question on the cards. This local council election will look a little different from previous years, so will you be prepared to face the polling booths? Voters will be asked three … [Read more...]

Test to avoid a fine this summer

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Charters Towers Regional Council has put out a reminder to any business operator or homeowner with a backflow prevention device on their land that the necessary testing involved is their responsibility. The use of backflow prevention devices is to stop potentially polluted water reverse flowing … [Read more...]

Crafty Greenvale ladies donate knee throws

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A group of talented Greenvale women have been hard at work crafting knee throws for Charters Towers’ senior citizens. The women, Brenda McGregor, Kareyn Yeates and Liz Davey who call themselves The Crafty Ladies, have received praise for their efforts from Mayor Frank Beveridge and portfolio … [Read more...]

Your Charters Towers News Wrap

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Charters Towers Regional Council calls for voluntary redundancies, local vet warns pet owners about new puppies and the Miners take out the Devils for the win. This is your Charters Towers News Wrap. … [Read more...]

Councillors say no to pay rise

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Charters Towers Regional Council’s elected members have voted not to take the latest pay rise due to them. Mayor Frank Beveridge said that because of the current economic climate it was inappropriate that councillors accept the recommended pay rise. “I commend my fellow councillor for this … [Read more...]

Council ready to work with new State Government

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Charters Towers Regional Council will work hard to build a solid working relationship with the newly elected State Government headed by Premier Anastasia Palaszczuk. Mayor Frank Beveridge says his Council are pursuing a range of issues with the new State Government that are of high importance to … [Read more...]