One woman wandering for a cause


Tracey Humphries is a mother on a mission. She’s taken it onto herself personally to re-instate the $50,000 cut from the Black Dog Institute in last year’s budget by walking around the country with her little white dog Dexter. “They’re doing some really good research into finding a cure for … [Read more...]

Rotary Lookout getting a spruce up

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The Rotary Lookout, fondly known as Bucklands’s Hill, in Richmond Hill will be receiving State Government funding for a revamp to the access point. Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Liz Schmidt says the new project will help create a new tourist destination in town. “It will make it … [Read more...]

Mayor hopeful for funding for Towers region


Charters Towers Mayor Frank Beveridge is back in town and hopes his trip to Canberra this week will successfully be a starting point for gaining funding for our region. Cr Beveridge says water and roads were among the key issues discussed with both areas needing improvement in and around Charters … [Read more...]

New bridges in Charters Towers region

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Charters Towers Regional Council was successful in its attempt to receive federal funding to fix two bridges in the region. Reedybrook Creek Bridge at Greenvale and the Eight Mile Creek Bridge in Pentland will both be replaced with stronger, single lane concrete bridges. Mayor Frank Beveridge … [Read more...]