SWIMMING HOLES: The 9 best kept secrets on Southern Downs

Looking to cool down? Try these local swimming spots on for size.

Warwick's carriage service with class

OLD STYLE: Graham Horrobin and Cherie Devenish with their vintage Landau carriage.

A Warwick pair turned a love of horses into a business

From London to Dalveen

NEW DIRECTION: London-born photographer and cinematographer is enjoying a change of pace since moving to the Granite Belt.

Filmmaker sets up home on Granite Belt property

An insiders guide to driving a car

SSSHHHHH: Andrew Gale is letting you in on a few secrets.

Get the inside goss from regular columnist Andrew Gale

Man charged over motorised pushbike

A man has been charged for riding an unregistered, motorised bike in Stanthorpe.

A man has been charged for having too much power on his pushbike.

Police target creek-side drinking

Police have handed out tickets for public drinking in Stanthorpe.

Stanthorpe's parks have proved an expensive spot for a drink.

Warwick teens skip STD protection

NO JAB: The Southern Downs has one of the lowest rates in Queensland of teens vaccinated against HPV.

Warwick girls skip vaccine that protects against genital warts

Car smashed and business damaged: Police hunt vandals

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Police are on the hunts for vandals after separate incidents.

Thulimbah resident to face court after drugs seized

Police have charged a Thulimbah resident after drugs were seized from their property.

A Thulimbah resident will face court after a drug raid.

Men charged after serious assault

Two men will face Stanthorpe Court after a serious assault.

Stanthorpe man left with fractured eye-socket and broken nose.

From leopards, crocs and crime to Warwick

NEW HOME: South African hairdresser Maxine van der Westhuizen now calls Warwick home.

South African Maxine van der Westhuizen now calls Warwick home.

Council 'doing its best' to respond

RIDING CAREFILLY: Grafton cyclist Sophie Attwater riding along the Summerland Way at Junction Hill near where she came across a snake on the path.

Other small towns are feeling the pinch from the council.

$150,000 in grants to unearth digital talent in regions

Australian Information Industry Association chief Rob Fitzpatrick talking about a $150,000 grants program to unearth innovation from businesses, educators and communities using the National Broadband Network.

Unearthing NBN success stories may result in innovation being shared

The Malt House to bring the city to the country

OPENING SOON: The Malt House front-of-house supervisor Caitlin Harrison checks out the rooftop area.

The Malt House to open within the week

Uber will not drive us away, say cab company owners

TAXI RANKLED: Nancy and Stephen Miller have owned Warwick Yellow Cabs for 30 years.

Stephen and Nancy Miller have concerns about the arrival of Uber

Taking the past to the future

OLD FRIENDS: CEO Darryl Chapman and Akooramak resident Jess Devine.

AKOORAMAK CEO Darryl Chapman is watching the future very closely.

Hello? Hello?! Mobile outage left users offline for hours

Some customers were left on hold of up to 40 minutes.

Sunshine Coast theme park closing down

Theme park site to make way for large residential development

Inflation made a comeback in December

Australia's inflation scores surged in December

Job-scam threat a growing concern

SCAM WARNING: Job ads might not be what they seem.

Scam warning: Job ads might not be what they seem

Prawns prices at a stand still for fishers after import ban

Clarence River Fisherman's Coop fishing and marketing manager Garry Anderson says "throught the roof prices for prawns” haven't hit the Clarence yet.

High prawn prices following an imports ban haven't filtered through.

Coking coal miners tipped to earn 63% more in 2017

Coal exports from Dalrymple Bay and Hay Point are predicted to remain steady through 2017.

Coking coal imports to China could drop 11%.

One Nation a big chance at next state election: Letter

'One Nation might not be the answer, but we are at the stage where both the Labor and Liberal parties are truly not.'

Man calls for research into homosexuality 'affliction'

Gay marriage.

17 November 2014

Photo Gemima Harvey/ Coffs Coast Advocate

Gay acts are not 'here to stay' says man

OPINION: Enough! Stop bullying our political leaders

I'M UPSET with how the public treat our political leaders.

OPINION: Enough is enough! Labor is betraying us too

Apprentice Baylee Rigby demonstrates correct grinding technique for senator Chris Katter, Zac Beers and Bill Shorten mp when they visited GAGAL yesterday. Other apprentices watching on are Jarrod Pengelly, Luke Ropmagnolo and Zoe Jackson.

THE Liberals attacks are bad enough, but now this!

Dread and awe: How US is preparing for Trump

Donald Trump

“I don’t see Trump as a racist; he comes across as brutally honest."

Winter, please come back

You won't want to be caught out in the sun too long this week.

It's been really nice thanks summer, but off you go now.

Is the new lamb ad the solution to Australia Day?

This ad is not perfect, but it’s great nonetheless.

The latest MLA Australia Day ad is as controversial as ever

Police seek information over Petrie sexual assault

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Police renew call for new information after Polish woman attacked

Police divers called in to find sunken boat

BOAT CAPSIZES: One woman is dead after a boat she was in capsized off Curtis Island.

Investigation continues into fatal boat crash

NO BAIL: Men accused of bestiality to remain behind bars

Reece Parke has appeared in Lismore Local Court today.

Application to stop his name being published has also been refused

PM orders probe after pollies' info stolen in hack

Minister for Social Services Christian Porter during Question Time in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

The PM has called for a review after a data breach at Yahoo

Antibiotic apocalypse accelerating say scientists

Scientists warn of ‘stealth’ bacteria accelerating pace of antibiotic resistance

'Nardya will not be going home'

On Wednesday the 25-year-old was given a week to live

Trolls spew hate at family of dead 7-year-old Connor Irvin

Connor Irvin who died in a quad bike accident near Griffith at the weekend.

The death of a child is made only harder by trolls

Donald Trump labels NATO alliance obsolete

President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Angela MErkel has led an attack on Trump for labeling NATO obsolete

Lost sailor may have "consumed toxic substance"

The SBI Samba, which suffered a "man overboard" in mid-January 2017 as it travelled south along the Queensland coast.

"...international seafarers are a disposable commodity"

Last moon walker Gene Cernan has died, aged 82

History-maker and NASA moon mission pilot Gene Cernan has died aged 82.

HISTORY-MAKER and NASA moon mission pilot Gene Cernan has died.

Barack Obama releases 10 inmates from Guantanamo Bay

President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close. There was no immediate word from the U.S. Defense Department about the transfer.

Barack Obama has talked Oman into taking 10 of the inmates

Tammarow? She corrected the spelling, then lost her job

Katie Nash was sacked from job at a school for correcting a child’s grammar on Twitter.

“But then how would you learn how to spell ‘tomorrow’? :)”

Rolf Harris trial: Courts hears of attack on blind woman

Rolf Harris

Entertainer accused of spreading hands 'like an octopus'

Artist draws on the day at Yangan Farmers Markets

Jess Welsh paints away at the Yangan Farmers Markets yesterday.

Markets at Yangan aim to add vibrancy

Warwick will host 40th anniversary Miss Rodeo Australia

Warwick's Miss Rodeo Australia representative Sophie Amos.

Sophie Amos will fly Warwick flag at Miss Rodeo Australia

Why Sizzler will give away its cheese toast next week

MEET SAM: Everybody... I'd like you to meet Sam. He is enjoying some famous cheese toast. He loves it so much he wanted a snap of himself eating it. Photo Matt Green

Sizzler handing out free cheese toast, unless you're in Bundaberg

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and MP Steve Dickson announce a game changing move in the next Queensland State election.

“Excuse me,” she said, cutting off the question.

Newlyweds' act of kindness

Bronia Tindall and Fabrizio Clementi share a slice of their wedding cake with homeless man, Miller Patane, outside on Saturday. Photo by Ben Franks/Steve May/one2one Photography

"Not very many people are kind to me"

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

50 Shades actress on why she hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.

'I can't keep my mouth shut any longer'

Singer George Michael.

George Michael’s cousin blasts singer’s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz.

Fresh faces: NCIS gets a shake up with new cast members

The new cast of NCIS, from left, Rocky Carroll, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, David McCallum, Brian Dietzen, Wilmer Valderrama, Emily Wickersham, Mark Harmon, Duane Henry and Jennifer Esposito.

THREE new characters join naval drama for season 14.

First the Onesie, now an Xbox One S inflatable controller

Fancy an inflatable Xbox One S controller?

Inflatable controller 'perfect sidekick' for Australia Day party

Sarah Harris: Here’s what Amber Sherlock should’ve done

Studio 10 and Shark Tank presenter Sarah Harris.

STUDIO 10 host says Sherlock could’ve avoided the subsequent uproar.