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Bard’s merry trist under the stars

THE Merry Wives of Windsor will be presented as Stanthorpe Little Theatre stages its ninth annual production of Shakespeare Under the Stars at Bungawarra...

Extra police

Warwick Police WARWICK police numbers will be reinforced with specialist units from Brisbane to ensure public safety at this weekend’s Rose and Rodeo festival. Units...

Helping hands in bushfire crisis

A STRIKE team of Northern Tablelands firefighters has gone south to assist efforts to combat bushfires raging around Sydney. A team of 20 volunteer rural...

Duffers law beefed up

CATTLE duffers face bigger fines while magistrates have wider powers under new Queensland laws to crack down on cattle stealing. With annual losses running into...

Aussie-grown food in favour

WHEN federal MP Bruce Scott goes grocery shopping he hones in on the "product of Australia" label, and he’s urging others to do the...

Around Australia by unicycle

RIDING a unicycle around the continent is a huge challenge, but for Samuel Johnson it’s a chance to remind every woman in Australia to...

Hospitals better: Springborg

DESPITE an increased workload Queensland’s emergency departments have improved their performance, Health Minister and Member for Southern Downs Lawrence Springborg said. The latest Australian Institute...

Healthy outlook for our families

A NEW agreement aims to improve health care services for children, young people and families across the Darling Downs, South Burnett and South West...

Fight to protect pickers’ rights

FRUIT and vegetable pickers on the harvest trail should check their workplace entitlements, says the Fair Work ombudsman. While underpayment is the main issue, a...

Halloween prompts bat school

'TIS the season of bats and witches, jack-o-lanterns and goblins. With shops stocking up on all things Halloween, what better time to educate people about...

Underwater homes

By STEVE GRAY THE waters haven’t risen, but prices are certain to fall. Property owners on Rosenthal Rd, Warwick, could be in for a rude shock...

Dogs needed for NSW Origin win

BOYS from Tenterfield, Armidale, Gunnedah, Tamworth and Uralla and their Paws Up dog jumping team are back from the Melbourne Show with a swag...

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Swan Creek’s Vietnam vets to be memorialised

Two Vietnam War veterans are set to be memorialised on the walls of Swan Creek’s century-old community hall. Allan and Barry Cutmore, believed to be...