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Returning to the learning curve

After an impressive showing in the 2020 Busking Championships Murwillumbah’s Ollie Twohill – a young musician on the rise – is back to compete...

Gallery: Grand Parade of trucks at the 2021 Allora Heritage Weekend

More than 5000 people have walked through the gates at Allora Showgrounds for day one of Allora’s 2021 Heritage Weekend. The Grand Parade of...

Enjoying the fruits of summer…

While shopping lately, really just browsing, I saw some Australian Wild Olives for sale. This piqued my interest as I really didn’t know we...

St Josephs Award Winners recognised at recent ceremony

 McAuley Awards - Primary Year 3: Rhys Murdoch, Lucas Ho, Grace Barker, Caitlin Rossow Year 4/5F Ted Bonner & Milla Fraguas (Year 4) Ned Torrens, Emily Doyle (Year...

Old-fashioned service and burgers from yesteryear

 A good old fish and chip shop with the hamburgers that that they grew up eating - that’s what Gina and Dave Kerr from G&D...

So Much to Savour

 I remember my Nana telling me that everything we go through in life has a silver lining. Whilst I did not always appreciate her optimism,...

Heritage Winery hold raceday

 The elegance and rustic charm of the Heritage Estate Winery will be the backdrop for a Melbourne Cup celebration this year. From 1pm to 4pm on...

Major award for local icon

 Stanthorpe’s Apple and Grape Festival has taken out a major award at the annual Australian Event Awards and Symposium announced at the Victoria Park...

Wine Tourism Recovery Officer appointed

The Southern Downs Regional Council says a national wine expert “has been secured to assist with wine tourism recovery in the Southern Downs and...

‘Downs Explorer’ full steam ahead

The Southern Downs Steam Railway says the ‘Downs Explorer’ - Warwick’s heritage rail experience - is launching a new range of nostalgic rail tours...

Prince of Wales visit to Amiens, 1920…

The Armistice to end World War I had been signed in November 1918, and almost two years later His Royal Highness, Edward The Prince...

Beatrice’s tips & tricks for seeds

I stumbled on an article by a fellow gardener from America recently and found some of his tips were very interesting. Some, like how...

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Springborg secures presidency

Councillor The Honourable Lawrence Springborg, AO has been elected as President of the Queensland Liberal National Party. He was elected at the state conference, held...