SOUTHERN DOWNS

The value of gardening

PRECEDE Gardening appeals to people of all ages and backgrounds, and there is nobody better to talk about its value to the community than Costa...

Council overhauls asbestos disposal guidelines

Southern Downs Regional Council has announced a revamp of its asbestos acceptance criteria in a bid to ensure safer disposal of asbestos materials at...

Letters to the editor: Mayor supporting turbines

Mayor supporting turbines (WST 11/07): An article in last week’s Today showed that Southern Downs Mayor Melissa Hamilton is a supporter of the current government's...

Golden boot Murphy stars

Warwick Cowboys halfback Caleb Murphy has steered his side to victory over Highfield in their round 13 Toowoomba Rugby League Hutchinson Builders A Grade...

Colts impress at Murgon

The Warwick and Southern Downs Colts side made a strong impression in the South Burnett this past week as part of the Zone 5...

Stevens paves the way for Wattles win

An imposing up front performance by back-row enforcer Tyson Stevens and a blistering right side try hat-trick by wing flyer Joe Willett were among...

Five cowboys named in representative team

Five Cowboys have the named in the Toowoomba Rugby League Clydesdales representative team to compete in this year’s XXXX 47th Battalion Memorial Trophy at...

The Summit to field two pennant teams

The Summit club has nominated two teams in the District Pennants which will be played 17-18 August. One team will play in First Division and...

Waters out to break hoodoo

Josh Waters will be looking to increase his lead in this year’s Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) at Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick this weekend. The...

Move and motivate to break the ice

Cold temperatures and dark days can sap your motivation and energy during winter. However, sticking to a regular exercise routine in the cooler months not...

Care for your pets

As the wind intensifies and the winter chill really sets in, don’t forget to ensure your beloved pets stay warm with coats and extra...

Support the winter appeal

The Club Warwick RSL is gearing up for winter with a campaign that warms the heart and the plate. Throughout July, Club Warwick is...

Warm up in the workplace

When Allison Alderman first opened Workin’ Wear Warwick 16 years ago, she was a single mum, seeking to create a stable income for herself...

Shanks done well

Lamb Shanks braised in red wine and rosemary Serves 4 Ingredients 4 lamb shanks, trimmed 8 shallots, peeled 1 cup red wine 2 cups chicken stock ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 long...

The best Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Serves 4 Ingredients 750g Carey’s beef strips 2 tbs plain flour, Salt and Pepper to taste 1 onion (diced/sliced) 250g sliced mushrooms (optional) 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce 1 cup Beef...

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...

Grand National Winners

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Timing is almost everything

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New friends, long adventures

I had been through the house like a hurricane, but tidying, not doing damage. It was far from perfect, a hell of a...

Successful pre-loved clothing sale

On Monday 17 June, the Warwick Weight Crunchers hosted its annual pre-loved clothing sale at the Churches of Christ auditorium, drawing a large crowd...

Nines and tens value high

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Cool heads over high hopes

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75th celebrations for tiny town

Seventy-five years ago, the small Queensland town of Leyburn played host to an extraordinary event—the Australian Grand Prix. On 17-18 August, this historic moment...

Remembering Fran Edney through Borderline

For the second year in a row, Borderline Australia has presented the Fran Edney Award to the individual who demonstrated the most personal growth...

’Reckless’ campground death

A popular Goomburra Valley campground will tighten its rules for guests in response to a deadly driving incident which left a foal motherless. In a...

Report highlights gender disparities in suicide risk factors

Suicide Prevention Australia’s latest Community Tracker has unveiled a significant gender disparity in suicide risk factors, with women experiencing elevated levels of distress related...

Rainfall puts end to dry winter

Winter began drier than usual for the Southern Downs, but forecasters expect that trend to reverse for the remaining cool months. Rainfall totals were lower...

Issy embraces youth role

Issy Sullivan, a year 11 student from Assumption College, has grasped her new position as Youth Member for the Southern Downs with both hands....

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The value of gardening

PRECEDE Gardening appeals to people of all ages and backgrounds, and there is nobody better to talk about its value to the community than Costa...