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Familiar territory for Warwick’s newest cop

Last week’s graduation from the police academy was a particularly special occasion for Warwick’s newest cop. First Year Constable Sarah Harmer was among 137 new...

Reports of fall armyworm infestations in winter grazing crop

Reports of fall armyworm infestations in a specific type of grazing oat across Queensland’s southern growing regions has prompted an immediate warning for graziers...

Greymare residents rally against proposed wind farm project

Residents of Greymare have united to voice their concerns over a proposed wind farm project that has recently been presented to them. Representatives from...

Across the fairways

Warwick Women’s Golf Club Anna Cox has won the Single Stableford competition held on Wednesday 8 May. Cox won the event, sponsored by the Warwick...

Through the hoops

Stanthorpe Croquet Ricochet – 7 May Jenny Tunbridge and Joy Newman played against Pauline Smith. Newman and Tunbridge proved to be uncatchable on the day, with...

Across the fairways

Stanthorpe Golf It was a full two days of golf at Stanthorpe on the long weekend 4-5 May which saw capacity fields compete on both...

Football festival takes on multicultural feel

Stanthorpe’s annual Festival of Football promises to be bigger and better than ever with more games set to be played in the annual clash...

Gremlins senior season underway

Stanthorpe Gremlins have started their delayed Border Rugby League season with a mixed bag of results of against the strong Inglewood Roosters at Inglewood...

Local trainers successful at meeting

Local Southern Downs and Granite Belt trainers have had a strong showing at the Warwick Turf Club’ Disability Awareness Race Day held on Thursday. The...

Workin Wear Warwick

Situated in the main shopping precinct at 55 Palmermin Street, Warwick is the thriving Workin Wear business being offered for sale. Popular brand products such...

Iconic choirmaster in Warwick

It was called Warwick Sings! But really, the musical net was cast much further than just Warwick as singers came from the Granite Belt...

A vibrant day at the Fete

Despite the overcast skies, St Mark’s Parish Fete illuminated the local community with a vibrant display of dance, trinkets, cars, and culinary delights. For...

Turning fantasy into a real business

Jessica Perry has always loved to create, even as a kid if she wanted something and it didn’t exist she would find a way...

“Do’s” and “don’ts” for hair

Your wedding is coming up, you have the perfect shoes and dress and even the perfect headpiece - now you just need the perfect...

Performers ready to face the music

The best musical, dance and acting talent of all ages from across the region will tread the boards at the annual Border District Eisteddfod...

Save your sight

This World Glaucoma Week (10–16 March 2024), Glaucoma Australia along with the support of Specsavers are urging all Southern Downs locals to have their...

Telehealth improving access to healthcare for Killarney

The introduction of recently developed telehealth technology at Killarney’s only medical facility is working to fill gaps left by shortages in the state’s rural...

Christmas at Rose City

Saturday 2 to Saturday 23 December Christmas is in full swing at Rose City Shoppingworld with a multitude of festive events and activities for...

Win with Rose City’s pre-Christmas campaign

There's a chance to win $1000 in groceries at Rose City Shoppingworld, from Monday 16 October to Sunday12 November. Rose City Shoppingworld is once again...

Spring into free holiday activities at Rose City Shoppingworld

Get ready for some exciting fun at Rose City Shoppingworld these September school holidays with lots to see and do during the break with...

Invest and retire right

Invest+Retire – Vital to plan early – Future Proof your future You will be amazed at your options and how families can work together...

3NT is king

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Solid defence on Red Point Event

The clear winners of the Friday Red Point Event are Pat Kelly and David Moran. They combined solid defence with a keen sense of...

Mystery reader goes intergenerational

The Mystery Reader for St Mary’s Kindergarten brought more than just a story to the children but an intergenerational experience. Noo Shepherd, campus manager...

Celebrating urban photography

The Allora Photography Club celebrated outstanding talent and creativity during their April competition, “Urban Landscape,“ at its regular club night on 8 May. Accredited judge,...

Private Percy Clegg and the Centaur

It will now be 82 years ago on 14 May 1943, that the 2/3 Australian Hospital Ship “Centaur” was torpedoed off the Queensland coast...

Almost an underestimated Kiwi hand

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A third of parents are concerned for their kid’s mental health

New Beyond Blue data reveals that 60 per cent of parents with primary-school-aged children are seriously concerned about their child’s mental health, with 1...

Warwick Cowboys hear of key road safety message

Road accidents are among one of the biggest killers of young adults in Australia, particularly males, a fact which was put to footy players...

Mental health funding in federal budget questioned

Mental health was a prominent feature in this year’s federal budget, but health professionals have raised concerns about whether the allocated funds will be...

Three lifesaving words

Knowing your exact location can make all the difference in emergencies. For truck driver Chris Pascoe, employed by Lindsay Transport, the Emergency Plus app...

Granted more playtime

The Pademelon Playgroup was a burst of colour and excitement on Tuesday 14 May, as they unveiled their brand-new play equipment. This upgrade was made...

RADF grants approved

A military history website, a public art exhibition to be part of the next Jumpers and Jazz festival and next week’s Border District Eisteddfod...

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Familiar territory for Warwick’s newest cop

Last week’s graduation from the police academy was a particularly special occasion for Warwick’s newest cop. First Year Constable Sarah Harmer was among 137 new...