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Shire to stay single

IT’S official. Tenterfield Shire will not be forced to amalgamate. Last June the interim report of the NSW Independent Local Government Review Panel recommended the...

Water on, errant mice out

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council workers have cleaned up after two mice made a mess of the switchboard at the Warwick Water Treatment Plant. The mice...

From beer to eternity

By STEVE GRAY IT’S certainly a work in need of progress, but this 1923 International truck once filled a vital service for the town of...

Watery search

Police briefs WARWICK POLICE divers searched the Condamine River behind a former Bandidos outlaw motorcycle clubhouse in Warwick late last week. They found a dirty laundry basket,...

Program sets positive role model for dads

By STEVE GRAY CHARLIE Rowe is a man on a mission. Not the old missions where Indigenous Australians were herded for the convenience of Europeans...

Our award winners

TENTERFIELD CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Roxanne Bancroft-Stuart. Tenterfield-born and educated, Ms Bancroft-Stuart has been a great contributor to the Tenterfield community over many years and currently...

Inglewood celebrates

By MAVIS STOWER, INGLEWOOD INGLEWOOD’S Australia Day celebrations featured an array of celebratory activities. These included a sausage sizzle breakfast, an on-the-spot rissole making competition, a...

Town of volunteers

By JOYCE MARSH IN Woodenbong, Australia Day began with damper and billy tea before the flag-raising ceremony where the Australian and Aboriginal flags were both...

Beaut Utes to muster

THERE’LL be a beaut collection of utes mustered at the Stanthorpe showgrounds on Saturday, 1 February. Judges will closely scrutinise more than 20 categories, from...

Valuations dive

By STEVE GRAY THE value of land in Tenterfield Shire has collapsed, losing over 21 per cent of its value over the past three years. The...

Water supply cuts

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council will shut off water supply in parts of Warwick for three to five hours on Sunday, 2 February to conduct...

Planes fuelling up

WARWICK aerodrome will be set for more activity with the installation of an aviation fuel facility. Southern Downs Regional Council on Wednesday approved a $22,000...

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Southern Downs Youth Council commences

The 2022 Youth Council received their badges from Southern Downs Regional Councillors at a presentation on Thursday 12 May, after which motivational speaker Cameron...