Aircraft noise update

Aircraft noise update

We need your help! Are you being impacted by the increased air traffic over the Samford Valley or surrounding district, but don’t know what to do about it? Are you wondering if all these aircraft emissions are doing anything to our tank water or food bowl?  Are you...
Are there wind-resistant trees?

Are there wind-resistant trees?

Many large trees were brought down in our district during the strong westerly winds that followed the deluge of rain in May and a resident asked The Village Pump if there are ‘wind-resistant trees’. This proved to be a very tricky question, sparking much debate, but...
Tribute to local resident, Marj Fathers

Tribute to local resident, Marj Fathers

Marj and her late husband Royce, gave much of their time to various community associations within the Samford area, from which later generations continue to benefit. While Marj was in hospital for a spinal operation in 1953, Royce bought a Casket Ticket which raised...
Foot & Mouth Disease warning

Foot & Mouth Disease warning

WARNING: FOOT AND MOUTH CAN DEVASTATE OUR COMMUNITY For over 130 years, Australia has been free of the highly contagious foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease, which affects all cloven-footed animals (‘split hooves’), such as cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, alpacas, llamas, deer,...