SOUTHERN DOWNS

Reardon’s living the green and gold dream

He might not be in line for a gold medal but Stanthorpe’s Luke Reardon is an Olympian none-the-less – you might say it’s his...

Sustainability at the heart of Granite Belt winery’s global triumph

Sustainability has warmed the hearts of wine tasters visiting yet another one of the Granite Belt’s globally triumphant vineyards, its award-winning winemaker Mike Hayes...

Tree winners named

The winners of the 20th Yarnbombed Tree Exhibition were announced at Warwick Art Gallery on Saturday 20 July. The announcements were made by gallery...

Bomb book launch

Juniors take centre stage

Junior league will be front and centre as a major part of the Stanthorpe Gremlins 50th anniversary celebrations at Sullivan Oval on Saturday. The...

Rain curtails croquet

Stanthorpe Croquet Rain curtailed the Stanthorpe Croquet this week with only the Wednesday Golf Croquet played. Game One saw Bev Sullivan, Pauline Smith and Jennifer...

Young guns race for points

Warwick’s Morgan Park Raceway hosted the present and future of motorcycle racing with not only the Australian Superbike Championships but several support races at...

Record numbers for Leyburn celebration

From Fords to Ferraris and MGs to Mustangs, the Historic Leyburn Sprints will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Australian Grand Prix with a...

Talented Stewart takes title

Warwick Women’s Golf Wednesday July 10, saw a good field of ladies vie for the trophy kindly sponsored by Brown Nolan and Watt Accountants. Janine...

Gremlins gearing up to celebrate

The Stanthorpe Gremlins continued a busy month of football on Saturday making the trip across the border to Boggabilla on Saturday for the a...

Soup under the stars

It’s Official! Jumpers and Jazz in July celebrate its 20th year and the Warwick Potters’ have turned 50. Such an achievement for the potters....

Celebrating St Joseph’s

Catholic Education Week is a time of reflection, celebration, and community for St Joseph’s School in Stanthorpe. This annual event, deeply rooted in the...

Info in palm of your hand

The 20th edition platinum anniversary of Jumpers and Jazz in July is here and the Southern Downs and Granite Belt Visitor App is making...

Get Jazzy at Rose City

Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Jumpers and Jazz at Rose City Shoppingworld, where you’ll find live music, free entertainment, and Jazzy mini...

Simple tips to set a wedding budget

Who is contributing? You and your fiancé? Parents? Other family members? Finding out who’s willing to contribute to your wedding is the first step in calculating...

Mini Train returns to festival

The Southern Downs Steam Railway (SDSR) Mini Train is making a delightful return to this year’s Jumpers and Jazz in July festival, following its...

A family built from battle

The date 28 February marks a solemn day of remembrance for the 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR), commemorating the sacrifices made during...

The making of Ridgemill

Martin Cooper grew up in the premier wine region of the Yarra Valley in Victoria, and when he was at university studying civil engineering...

Workshops for local businesses

The Stanthorpe Chamber of Commerce, supported by Queensland Government and the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, is proud to present the “Small...

Local plumber has everything you need

Stanthorpe local Andrew Quirk started up his business ABQ Plumbing earlier this year and has well and truly hit the ground running. Andrew had been...

Find unique gifts at Emporium Lane

It's that time of the year again. Christmas parties, end of year celebrations, catching up with friends for that once a year gathering! Emporium Lane...

Get in style this festive season

Style Shoes is set to be a prime destination for Jingle & Mingle shoppers, with the event kicking off this Friday along Palmerin Street. The...

Spoiled for choice

Dealer: W Vul: Both NORTH ♠ J86 ♥ -- ♦ 32 ♣ AKJ108643 WEST EAST ♠ K109543 ...

Capturing the sports

The Allora Photography Group convened on Wednesday 10 July to present and evaluate a collection of 20 images centred around the theme of sports....

Grand National Winners

Dealer: S Vul: N/S NORTH ♠ A65 ♥ K ♦ AJ97 ♣ J8765 WEST EAST ♠ K ...

Timing is almost everything

Dealer:E Vul: E/W NORTH ♠ J1083 ♥ 875 ♦ K1032 ♣ 96 WEST EAST ♠ Q94 ...

New friends, long adventures

I had been through the house like a hurricane, but tidying, not doing damage. It was far from perfect, a hell of a...

Nines and tens value high

Dealer: S Vul: E/W NORTH ♠ K1073 ♥ K62 ♦ A4 ♣ K984 WEST EAST ♠ QJ64 ...

Hudson lines up for second Olympics

Back in May, Warwick’s Harriet Hudson and her fellow rower Amanda Bateman showed the world just what they could do, finishing agonisingly close to...

Bush dance back to bring awareness

The Friends of BUSHkids are gearing up to celebrate their annual Bush Dance this August, promising an evening filled with true blue tunes courtesy...

Carriage attendants needed for railway

The Southern Downs Steam Railway Association (SDSR) is calling on locals to volunteer as carriage attendants for their ‘Downs Explorer’ heritage rail experience. This...

First week success

The first week of the Jumpers and Jazz Festival in Warwick concluded on a high note, with crowds packing the town’s centre. The main...

Small homes initiative

The Southern Downs Regional Council is reaching out to the community, local building and development industry, and community service organisations to gather feedback on...

Introducing jazz to the jumpers

The annual Jumpers and Jazz in July festival is a vibrant celebration that combines the arts, music, and community spirit. It began in 2004...

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Reardon’s living the green and gold dream

He might not be in line for a gold medal but Stanthorpe’s Luke Reardon is an Olympian none-the-less – you might say it’s his...

Tree winners named

Bomb book launch