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Somerset Regional Council Weekly Highlights 15 June 2022

Published: 15th June 2022

 

Winter School Holiday Program is here

Somerset Regional Council has launched its Winter School Holiday program with an array of activities on offer for the young ones.

Activities include dance, skateboarding, art activities, a mobile game theatre and more.

The program will be run from 25 June to 10 July.

For a full list of activities visit www.somerset.qld.gov.au/school-holiday-program.

 

Opening of Stepping Stones Community Wellness Hub

Somerset residents are invited to a free morning tea at the newly refurbished and rebranded Stepping Stones Community Wellness Hub in Esk.

The event will be held on Wednesday, 29 June at 10am at 9 Heap Street, Esk.

A representative from the West Moreton Health Disaster Recovery Team will be in attendance promoting and encouraging self-care.  

For more information phone Council on 5424 4000.

 

Morning Melodies back by popular demand

Morning Melodies will be back at the Somerset Civic Centre in Esk this month following a popular performance earlier in the year.

Join in on the fun at 10am, Wednesday, 22 June for a fun filled concert.

Melly Melody will delight the senses with her soulful voice as she brings to life some of the best loved songs from iconic female singers of the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Morning tea is included, with tickets starting at $8  for concession and $12 for adults. Free companion tickets are also available.

Book your tickets at https://bit.ly/3Q80O41 or at the Somerset Civic Centre box office between 10am and 4pm on weekdays.

The Somerset Civic Centre is owned and managed by Somerset Regional Council.

 

Dog registration extended for one year

Somerset dog owners who currently have their dogs registered with Council will have their registration extended through to June 2023.

Somerset Regional Council Mayor Graeme Lehmann said Council was proactively supporting residents with registered dogs.

“To reward residents who have done the right thing and registered their dogs with council, we are offering residents a one-year dog rego extension,” Cr Lehmann said.

“This is one less thing these households need to worry about particularly on the back of a global pandemic and two declared flood events in Somerset.

“All residents with registered dogs have to do is read the expiry date on their current yellow dog rego tags as being 30 June 2023 instead of 30 June 2022. It’s that simple.

No new tags would be issued for the new financial year.

 

Wild dog Baiting on Soon in Somerset

Somerset Regional Council will hold its next wild dog baiting day on Monday, 11 July.

A Council employee will attend the various sites to assist with the preparation of 1080 poison baits for the control of dingoes/wild dogs.

These sites include Middle Creek, Bryden between 7.30am-9am, Fernvale Campdraft Grounds between 10.30am-12pm, Kilcoy Showgrounds between 7.30am-9am and the Moore Pony Club Grounds, Station Street between 10.30am-12pm.

For more information on wild dog baiting or control measures phone Council on 5424 4000.

 

Green Thumbs Encouraged to Enter Garden Competition

Somerset garden enthusiasts are being encouraged to submit an entry into Somerset Regional Council’s annual garden competition.

There are four major competition categories; Best Rural Garden, Best Urban Garden and Best Business Garden and Best Community Group Garden.

Every entry will receive a signature prize pack from competition sponsors, Searles, valued at $100.

Somerset residents have from now until Thursday, 15 September to enter their garden into an open garden display and associated competition.

Entry forms, and more information, is available at www.somerset.qld.gov.au.  

For more information about the competition or open gardens phone Council 5424 4000. 

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