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SOTE students have been busy

The School of Total Education (SOTE) has been busy, with plenty of activities for their students to get involved in. Their Year 10 students did...

The ‘fleabagification’ of Jane Austen.

It's the new movie everyone is criticising online, and is it for good reason? Persuasion dropped on Netflix on 15 July, but even before its...

Power of childhood nostalgia

When Generation Z and Millenials on the younger side reflect upon their childhood and the media they consumed, Disney Channel programming is likely one...

Stanthorpe in 1916

In 1916, World War I was raging. Glen Aplin boy Claude Wandsworth Hughes followed his three older brothers into the war, enlisting on 1 August...

Stanthorpe in 1915

Key Stanthorpe events in 1915 • 26 March: Resolution to erect the Methodist Church at The Summit. Chamber of Commerce investigating the question of a jam...

Highs and lows of the Netflix original

Streaming platform Netflix has been at the centre of pop culture for several years at this point, and there's no denying the platform's power. However,...

Emmy nominations: the good and confusing

In the early hours of last Wednesday morning, nominations for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced and overall, the list reflected a great...

July horoscopes

Horoscopes are designed to forecast a person’s future in correlation with their star sign. While most simply find it entertaining, there are others who religiously...

‘Elvis’: A dazzling tribute to The King

Elvis Presley, one of the most famous names in popular culture, received the Hollywood biopic treatment with Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis', playing only in theatres. Austin...

Nine Year Sister shine in Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe singer-songwriter duo Nine Year Sister performed at Weeroona Park on Saturday morning to a crowd of local fans who enjoyed witnessing the homegrown...

Stanthorpe in 1914

Key events during 1914 in Stanthorpe included Stanthorpe Shire Council moving into the new Shire Hall on 17 June and the Main Street fire...

Vichie family history

Over the last weeks, there have been photos of 150-years in Stanthorpe and a few of these were of my Grandparents, Father, Aunts and...

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Grants for good ideas

A funding pool of $50k is now available through the Southern Downs Regional Council’s 2022/23 Community Grants Program to help community and not-for-profit organisations...