SOUTHERN DOWNS

Gearing up for a reopening

The Warwick District Dirt Bike Club is gearing up for a grand reopening after a three-year hiatus, thanks to a dedicated team and strong...

One more open door to emergency housing

The Southern Downs Granite Belt region is grappling with a serious accommodation crisis, particularly concerning the urgent need for emergency housing for those escaping...

Whats new for Jumpers and Jazz in July

The much-anticipated Jumpers and Jazz in July festival is just around the corner, and the organising committee has been hard at work over the...

Around the greens

Micheal Sweeney’s team has taken out the Summit Bowls Club’s Men’s Fours title played at the club at the weekend. Sweeney’s team which also...

Heading for the hills

Entries are now open for the second annual Untamed Border Run Festival to be held in the hills and properties around Killarney 22-23 June....

Through the hoops

Stanthorpe Croquet Ricochet – 14 May Jenny Tunbridge played against Joy Newman. Two veterans of the game had a close fought match with Tunbridge winning 26...

Redbacks earn rest after big loss

The Warwick Gardens Galore Redbacks suffered their fourth significant loss of the AFL Darling Downs Allied Senior Men's season going down by 112 points...

Hockey juniors take to the field

Junior hockey is well and truly underway now with juniors taking to the fields at Queens Park every Saturday. Photographer Chris Munro has been on-hand...

Across the fairways

Stanthorpe Golf Golfers at Stanthorpe played a stroke round on Saturday 18 May, the day also being the second round of four for the club...

Comedic confusion at Little Theatre

If you’re ready to laugh out loud at an unfolding comedy of confusion, art, theft, revenge and blackmail, plan your early June outings to...

A focus on Stanthorpe

The picturesque Braeside homestead and garden hosted the unveiling of the 45th edition of Regional Lifestyle magazine, a 228-page glossy publication highlighting the best...

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...

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...

The power of a shape

Dealer: N Vul: Both NORTH ♠ J7 ♥ 9843 ♦ K54 ♣ KQ102 WEST EAST ♠ Q6...

3NT is king

Dealer: N Vul: Both NORTH ♠ 9876 ♥ Q10782 ♦ 104 ♣ 105 WEST EAST ♠...

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...

End of mobile black spot grants criticised by MP amid national audit of phone coverage

Federal funding for a regional mobile infrastructure program will end in three years time, last week’s federal budget confirmed, prompting swift criticism from Nationals...

Celebrating Warwick’s volunteers

The volunteers of Warwick have been celebrated through a morning tea hosted by the Southern Downs Regional Council on 23 May. The event, held...

’Grow up’ on youth crime

Detention should no longer be a last resort for young offenders, but authorities need to “grow up“ and create a detention system that works,...

A new benchmark

Of late, there has been a new benchmark for subjects that used to be all but ignored by ‘polite society’ – subjects like domestic...

Celebrating decades in the job

The days of a ’job for life’ might be over for most workers, but there are still folks clocking up decades of service to...

Meetings about meetings

It must feel like having meetings about meetings for the councillors of the Southern Downs Regional Council lately. At the council’s 15 May meeting, a...

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Gearing up for a reopening

The Warwick District Dirt Bike Club is gearing up for a grand reopening after a three-year hiatus, thanks to a dedicated team and strong...