SOUTHERN DOWNS

New era in wine

Ballandean Estate, Queensland’s oldest family-owned and operated winery, has unveiled its inaugural minimal intervention wine series, signalling a new era of innovation under the...

Pool backflip possible

A decision to reject a bid from a long term swim coach to continue managing Allora’s public swimming pool could be reviewed, Southern Downs...

A Q&A with councillor Russell Wantling

We heard about his politics over the course of the election but now it is time to learn about him as a person. This...

Farewelling Des Day

New board for Warwick basketball

The Southern Downs Basketball Championship returns to WIRAC on Thursday after the school holiday break. The competition has returned with a new board in place...

Around the greens

THE SUMMIT BOWLS NOTES One game of Championship singles was played on Saturday afternoon with Jamie Zamprogno defeating Michael Sweeney 28-5. Zamprogno had one of...

Cowboys stalwarts wed

Most of the Newtown football fans and players at the Warwick Cowboys clash with Newtown on Saturday night would have been totally unaware that...

Across the fairways

McLennan and Brandon star at Warwick women’s golf Melanie McLennan and Carole Brandon were the big winners in the Club Warwick RSL Mid-Week Medal at...

Border rethink as Tenterfield out

The shock withdrawal of Tenterfield from this year’s Border Rugby League Competition just days before the first game has forced the complete reworking of...

Tannymorel campdraft a family affair

Record numbers are expected for this week’s Terrequip Tannymorel Campdraft 12-13-14 April with competitors coming from throughout Queensland and Northern NSW. Sponsorship Committee Ashleigh Roche,...

Time for a tune

Live band, DJ, playlist or other - music plays a key role in a wedding day. There are the obvious moments during the day that...

Night at the Proms

Singing sensation Mirusia wowed the Stanthorpe audience when she performed as part of a special Night at the Proms on Saturday night 6 April. About...

A brush with fame

Young people, music and a brush with fame. What more could you want for an event happening during Youth Week? Youth Week, a celebration of...

Songs around the world

Get ready to embark on a musical journey around the globe as the Stanthorpe Little Theatre presents "Guys n Dolls" with a theme of...

A grape weekend

From lighting the street with fairy lights to lighting the sky with fireworks, the Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Festival has come full circle. 10...

Look through garden gates

Providing solace from the bustling crowds of the Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival were the nine gardens that opened their gates for viewing....

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...

Welcome new president and members

The new Stanthorpe Probus Club committee has been elected, with Elaine Griffiths stepping up to take on the presidency for this year. It’s been very...

Impossible par

Dealer: E Vul: N/S NORTH ♠ 7632 ♥ Q1062 ♦ Q1084 ♣ 2 WEST EAST ♠ K...

Calling for an audience

The Border District Eisteddfod Committee extends a warm invitation to community members to immerse themselves in a day of diverse performances as audience members...

Saying no to violence

Zonta Stanthorpe members have kept busy during the last few months of our calendar year. Proceeds from our Zonta Pink Lunch Breast Cancer fundraiser...

U3A with stroke awareness for seniors

In celebration of October as Seniors’ Month, the University of the 3rd Age (U3A) Granite Belt is gearing up to host an informative general...

Wildflower walk at Girraween Park

The Stanthorpe Rare Wildflower Consortium is set to kick off a series of spring wildflower walks, starting with a captivating excursion to Girraween National...

Action plan to address housing

A joint initiative to respond to a range of immediate, emerging and long-term housing challenges in the Southern Downs is being conducted by the...

Prepare for the cold season

As temperatures are anticipated to plummet across the Southern Downs Region towards the week’s end, concerns over health and immunity are at the forefront....

Funding secured for Southern Downs study hub

Local tertiary students in the Southern Downs region will soon have access to academic opportunities closer to home, thanks to a significant funding boost...

Looking at the new council and the challenges ahead

The recent local government elections have delivered a totally new local political landscape on the Southern Downs. Melissa Hamilton won an emphatic victory over...

A Q&A with councillor Sheryl Windle

What’s something people may not know about you? I get seasick so I have no desire to go on a cruise unless it was...

Keto diet improves mental health

A groundbreaking study conducted by researchers at Stanford Medicine has unveiled the promising potential of the ketogenic diet in improving mental health conditions. Published...

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New era in wine

Ballandean Estate, Queensland’s oldest family-owned and operated winery, has unveiled its inaugural minimal intervention wine series, signalling a new era of innovation under the...