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Thu 16 Aug 2018

Council plan drought discussions

Council plan drought discussions

With drought plaguing most of Queensland, Southern Downs Regional Council plans to use this month's general meeting to discuss how it can help.

Four-try hero has new role at Sharks

Four-try hero has new role at Sharks

Jordan Atkins can't kick the tag of being "that bloke who scored four tries on debut” but he's not letting it stop him helping the modern crop of NRL players.

Targets smashed in Hobart

Targets smashed in Hobart

Athletes head into competitions hoping and praying to simply do their best but to set personal bests across every event, that's a dream all unto itself.

UPDATED: Sugarloaf home spared from grass fire

UPDATED: Sugarloaf home spared from grass fire

The grass fire is now contained but crews remain at scene

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Time to 'put up or shut up'

Time to 'put up or shut up'

The fight has only begun: That's the message emanating from the de-amalgamation support camp which knows there's still a long way to go.

Heartbreaking reality of feral scourge

Heartbreaking reality of feral scourge

If lingering drought concerns weren't harrowing enough, landholders are waking up to the savagery inflicted on their livestock by feral animals.

Film society to form second group for kids

Film society to form second group for kids

With the success of the first group, one committee member is looking to set up a second group for younger patrons

Council to trim waste

Council to trim waste

Plans are under way to close the Stanthorpe landfill with Southern Downs Regional Council looking to cut costs and meet environmental targets.

Netballers set for finals rounds

Netballers set for finals rounds

It's a busy time of year for Stanthorpe Netball with the semi finals kicking off this Saturday.

My medically complex warrior

My medically complex warrior

One in 20 Aussie kids is born with a genetic disease. That means most of you know or care about someone affected.

Reverend's 20-year journey

Reverend's 20-year journey

Greg Fraser retires from the Stanthorpe Presbyterian Church after 20 years

Feathered flock under the hammer

Feathered flock under the hammer

200 lots of poultry up for auction at annual event

Healing through movement workshop

Healing through movement workshop

GRANITE Belt residents will be able to experience the healing and conditioning power of moving your body at this very special event.

Full steam ahead for GBSS new building

Full steam ahead for GBSS new building

Did we spot you at the GBSS fundraiser?

Raising awareness for locals with speech impairments

Raising awareness for locals with speech impairments

These speech pathologists are teaching the Granite Belt easy ways to support locals with speech impairments

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Love for all our farmers

Love for all our farmers

The plight of our farmers has gripped the country and Granite Belt residents are playing their part in supporting them as groups fundraise and donate.

Final round wins go to United men and ladies

Final round wins go to United men and ladies

In the last games of the regular season United played host to the Carlton Bears in sunny, but windy conditions.

Home side dominate Thunder clashes

Home side dominate Thunder clashes

The home side dominated their southern opponents on Saturday with big wins across the board.

Hassem and Gilbert get hat-tricks in crucial win

Hassem and Gilbert get hat-tricks in crucial win

In the must win game of the day for a Men's finals berth, the crowd swelled in anticipation and weren't disappointed.

SHOCK: Iconic Warwick pub suddenly closes

SHOCK: Iconic Warwick pub suddenly closes

TAPS to run dry at a beloved Warwick watering hole.

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