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Show ring results 2024

The results of the Stanthorpe Show Ring are finally here. Below you will find the winners and the runners-up for each event that took...

Harvest in the gardens

The first of the cooler mornings of February crept their way back in this week. These cooler mornings bring with them some relief, some...

Town laments a bridge too far

From an outsider’s perspective, the biggest issue for a small town that relies on tourism would be the closing of popular tourist infrastructure, however,...

Orienteering club steps up

Bullecourt Boulder Bounders Orienteering club's season proper is set to get underway with their fun summer sprint orienteering event series coming to a close...

Junior Rules programs begin

While the Warwick Redbacks Australian Rules club continues to chase men and women for their senior ranks, the club’s juniors ready for a new...

Exciting finishes for cricket seasons

Defending Warwick Cricket Association Condamine Cup title holders Redbacks will face Colts at Slade Oval this weekend for one last chance at back-to-back titles. Redbacks...

Good numbers for popular camp draft

Good numbers and fine weather were the order of the weekend for the annual Stanthorpe Show Campdraft. Event secretary/treasurer Lana Russell said two-day event attracted...

Titles unearth champions

Swimming carnival season is drawing to a close at a club level and ramping up at a school level across Queensland. Local and regional school...

Around the bowls greens

Just four nominations places are left for the men’s district pairs to be held at the end of the month. Nominations will close on...

Around the world with film

In a way everything film-maker Elliot Spencer has done in his life has led him to where he is now – running a highly...

Stanthorpe gardeners open their gardens for festival

The Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival is not only a chance to enjoy good food, entertainment and fun, one of the most popular...

A lucky day for Grace and Harry

A “scratchie” under two random chairs at the wedding ceremony helped decide who would act as witnesses for the signing of the wedding certificate...

Bubbles of colour fun

One of the newest and probably most colourful events of this year’s Apple and Grape Harvest Festival is Bubbles and Brushes at the Stanthorpe...

Playing for laughs

You never know who will turn up to a country festival and that’s the way Madison Hebbard likes it. Most weekend’s the Gold Coast based...

Homegrown chef loves local produce

From his dad’s fruit shop on the highway to restaurants in Brisbane, Mexico and Canada, John Speranza has been on quite the culinary journey...

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...

Crossdraw is a one-stop shop

Crossdraw Country Co may have moved to Rose City Shoppingworld earlier this year but the store is still in Palmerin Street (on the outside...

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...

Magical Threads of Spring

The residents of Southern Downs are eagerly invited to immerse themselves in the captivating world of embroidery at the upcoming exhibition hosted by the...

Family traditions abound

It was a rollercoaster ride getting there according to the bride, but on 3 June Rebecca Volpato and Matthew Hendry were married at Valle...

Good companions in the Garden

Companion planting is something that has always interested me. If, by growing plants together, I can reduce the amount of pesticides I need to...

Celebrating the season of Harvest

Granite Belt Wine and Tourism played host to the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW) in Brisbane on Thursday 8 February, offering a preview...

Mitchell Shield champions Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe hit above their weight to take their third Darling Downs Cricket Mitchell Shield competition in four years at CF White Oval on Sunday...

Transcend the sounds of the guitar

The melodious strains of classical guitar will soon grace the halls of the Stanthorpe Civic Centre as the Contra Guitar Duo prepares to captivate...

Worrying tourism decline

It is believed that last year’s fires which saw damage to the railway from Warwick to Wallangarra will significantly impact the tourism of the...

Councillor Marco Gliori to step away from local politics, opens up on major health setback

Outgoing Southern Downs Councillor Marco Gliori has opened up on his decision to not recontest next month’s council election, revealing a major health scare...

Right around the corner

Seven sleeps. It is almost like a little kid waiting for Christmas. It is all systems go at Apple and Grape Central, for the...

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Show ring results 2024

The results of the Stanthorpe Show Ring are finally here. Below you will find the winners and the runners-up for each event that took...