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Locals fed up with off lease dogs

Locals have expressed their dismay at the number of dogs walking off-leash in town, and the number of owners not cleaning up after their...

Marist College joins in on the Jumpers and Jazz fun

The Marist College Ashgrove Big Band is visiting Jumpers and Jazz in July on Saturday 31st July for a full set of jazz and...

Goomburra road closure aproved

Southern Downs Regional Council (SDRC) approved the permanent road closure of Frees Road, Goomburra, at 13 July Council Meeting. The official motion stated that, "SDRC...

Environmental impact of high-speed traffic

Condamine River Road has been closed since November last year and residents are concerned about the environmental impacts constant high-speed traffic has had on...

Another successful Gardening Extravaganza done and dusted

Another very successful Gardening Extravaganza is over and many of you missed out on yummy soups and Shirley’s spectacular scones...not to mention all the...

This week on the farm

This is the first year since coming to the farm that I haven’t had any winter vegetables. Somewhere along the line, I lost the...

Smoke advice: Girraween National Park

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct planned burn operations within Girraween National Park starting Tuesday, 2 August 2022, as part of...

Australian Women’s Sevens finish strong at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Honorary Stanthorpian Charlotte Caslick has led the Australian Women’s Sevens in a strong finish at this morning’s Commonwealth Games final. Australia defeated Fiji with a...

Happy endings for local pets

At least a couple of local pets in need are getting their happy endings. A local stray, affectionately known as the roundabout cat online, was...

Competition time!

The best way to experience the excitement and beauty of the Historic Leyburn Sprints is being there! The round-the-houses Sprints on Queensland’s southern Darling Downs...

Spinner’s and Weaver’s festival contribution

For this year's Jumpers and Jazz in July, Warwick Spinners and Weavers have been holding a pop-up shop at St Mark's Anglican Church every...

Local honey bush

As I am writing this the Jumpers and Jazz Festival is off to a great start with beautiful weather on Sunday for the car...

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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...