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Second heat wave for Southern Downs

SECOND HEAT: We're in for another hot weekend, Warwick.

IF YOU thought the Southern Downs sauna was over, think again.

Community mower man axed by council

DOWNBEAT: Neville Peirpoint says he's devastated at not being able to maintain Dalveen.

Mower man left cut up by decision

STRUGGLE STREET: The rental crisis facing our elderly

Wallace Baker, one of Warwick's retired citizens talks about his love of motor bikes and housing affordability in the Southern Downs region.

Warwick seniors give up day-to-day necessities to make ends meet






Life long career comes to an end

FOR FIVE decades, Theresa Barret has been the voice at the end of the phone when you're sick and sore. Now she says goodbye to the only job she has known.

Business says there's always somewhere to go

OPEN UP: The generous staff at Hair Together and True Beauty all wore blue today in honour of 14-year-old Amy 'Dolly' Everett.

HAIRDRESSERS donate money and raise awareness in memory of Dolly.

HEALTH STATS: Cases of flu almost triple in region

HEALTH STATISTICS: There was a significant jump in influenza cases handled by the Darling Downs Health and Hospital Service last year.

Our region's hospitals were bombarded with cases of influenza

33 cents at the Langham: memories that make you a local

TOWN TRAGEDY: The EJ Portley Pool being demolished

REMEMBER when the Condy was the Langham and a beer cost 33 cents?

TUM-TIED: bellies in battle to become first mum

Yasmin McWhinney, Kelly Atkinson and Katelyn Byrne are three expectant mothers from Warwick who are waiting to see who will be crowned Warwick's fist Mum of 2018.

EXPECTANT mothers fight to take out the title.

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Help Toowoomba woman who lost everything in fire

IT was four days before Christmas when Cheryl Murchie lost everything after her home was damaged by fire.

Long-standing Toowoomba business to close down

A Toowoomba business has announced it will close

10 things you didn't know about 'Dr Death'

Dr Philip Nitschke .

The euthanasia advocate is coming to Lismore next month

Warwick team heading to Stanthorpe for country champs

CARNIVAL: Some of the Warwick Swimming Club members heading to Stanthorpe for Saturday's Darling Downs Country Championships.

Warwick names team of 39 for club carnival

Former Warwick Shire Council director resigns

Suspended Ipswich City Council chief executive Jim Lindsay leaves the Brisbane Magistrates Court in Brisbane,  Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Lindsay is facing charges including official corruption following Crime and Corruption Commission investigations. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) NO ARCHIVING

Former Ipswich City Council CEO Jim Lindsay has ties to Warwick

Progress stalls, shares slump

HURDLES IN THE WAY: Moreton Resources CEO Jason Elks.

Junior explorer experience hurdles.

DELAYED: Medical centre opening pushed back

COMING SOON: A new medical centre will open behind Priceline Pharmacy next month.

New addition to the healthcare scene was due to open yesterday

Dairy industry to rank in top five industries this year

TOP SPOT: Dairy expected to be in the top five performing industries this year.

Southern Downs farmer says it takes more to revive local industry

COMING SOON: Brand new Warwick shop to open on Monday

A new shop is opening soon in Warwick.

Monday morning will see the grand opening of Tresor Maison

Draught tax a daft idea

WASTED EFFORT: Alcohol taxes don't work according to Warwick Hotel manager Darren Pettiford.

PUBLICANS say loneliness and isolation will stem from tap beer tax.

Facebook ‘birth’ post: ‘Disturbing and creepy’

A WOMAN who posted her ‘birth photos’ on Facebook has divided the internet with the images.

Australian roads ‘not ready’ for driverless cars

Mercedes-Benz is trialling autonomous vehicles in Australia. Picture: Joshua Dowling.

Report reveals roads need infrastructure improvements.

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (C) speaks during the meeting with Japan's PM Abe in Da Nang, Vietnam on Nov. 10, 2017.

JACDINA Ardern is expecting a baby in the middle of year.

Boy cliff jumps, rides home with fractured back

Boy fractures back after cliff jumping in Moorooduc quarry. Picture: 3AW

A 12-year-old daredevil defied his mother’s warning by jumping from a 20m cliff

Hyundai’s coming Ioniq makes a power point

The new Hyundai Ioniq will arrive mid-year in Australia.

Here comes Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius.

Revealed: Whincup’s new Red Bull wheels

Jamie Whincup gives a sneak peak of his new Holden ZB Red Bull.

First look at Jamie Whincup’s new Red Bull Racing ZB Commodore

New cancer screening test set to save lives

The new blood test will help identify eight types of early-stage cancer. Picture:   Khuloud T. Al-Jamal & Izzat Suffian

A NEW blood test is set to save millions of livee

First look at Zac Efron as infamous serial killer

WE’VE been given our first glimpse at Zac Efron as infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in the highly-anticipated new thriller about his life.

Meghan, Prince Harry score adorable gift in Wales

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle met the crowd at Cardiff Castle.

Tiny pair of namesakes steal the spotlight in Wales.

Ruby in a wheelchair after revealing condition

Ruby Rose arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pitch Perfect 3" at the Dolby Theatre

Ruby Rose has shocked fans after sharing about her crippling condition

Trump’s failed $625k offer to 50 Cent

50 Cent has revealed details about a $625,000 offer he received from Donald Trump.

50 CENT cannot be bought, even for 1 million times his namesake

Mackay renters in top ten most vulnerable regional areas

Alex Verbyla in his Byron St, East Mackay home, faces uncertainty over housing.

New research shows Mackay families struggling to pay rent

Property buying scheme for ‘suckers’

Property, real estate, housing, suburb, August 2016

The new, ridiculous way to buy but not really buy a house.

Lifestyle opportunities galore

Multiple income streams on offer at Noosa hinterland property

Sheer luxury on the water

Brand new Noosa waterfront home is focussed on family, lifestyle

M'boro prison needs to fill 10-15 full-time jobs

PRISON JOBS: Maryborough Correctional Centre General Manager Louise Kneeshaw says new job oppotunities will help curb overcrowding.

There are 10-15 positions available. All you need to know inside.

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

How Aussies can survive robot takeover

Getting a job was already competitive for young Aussies, and automation means they’ll have to brush up on skills that employers used to ignore. Picture: iStock

Millenials aren't just fighting each other, they're fighting robots

premium_icon Public servants brace for change from overhaul

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk swears in during a ceremony at Government House in Brisbane, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Ms Palaszczuk's cabinet was today sworn in after winning the November 25 state election.

Queensland's top bureaucrats have been warned to expect changes

COLES: Heaps of jobs now on offer!

COLES: The popular store has started advertising for positions on Seek

A huge new development has happened at the highly-anticipated store

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Driver in head-on crash was four times the limit

Christopher Peter OBeirne pleaded guilty today in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court to one count of drink driving. He had a BAC of 0.222 and claims he had taken a sleeping tablet the night he drunk drove his car into a street light.

He had a BAC of 0.222 - over four times the legal limit

Choices you make when the Rolls isn’t posh enough

The Rolls-Royce "Dawn in Fuxia" paintwork is unique. Picture: Supplied

It appears no one wants a 'standard' Rolls.

Limos are so last year — get ready for raft of luxury wagons

The Infiniti QX50 arrives in Australia late this year.

There is plenty of new luxury metal on the way.

Plan to ‘electrocute’ drowsy truck drivers slammed

A rolled truck in Victoria. Picture: Alan Barber

Minister suggests inattentive truckies should be zapped.

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