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Thu 7 Jan 2021

LOCKED IN: Reds confirm Warwick date in regional tour

Premium Content LOCKED IN: Reds confirm Warwick date in regional tour

Here’s how you can rub shoulders with rugby union royalty, right here in the Rose City!

Mon 4 Jan 2021

NEW OFFER: $5 a month for all the best stories, rewards

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For just $5 a month for the first three months, you get access to all the best local stories, great rewards as well as news coverage from across Australia.

Mon 28 Dec 2020

‘Divided’: Town split over controversial parkland

Premium Content ‘Divided’: Town split over controversial parkland

Some residents believe a multimillion-dollar development could come at the cost of lifesaving medical facilities and fear it could change their small-town lifestyle.

Sat 26 Dec 2020

Warwick youngsters awarded for recycling innovation

Premium Content Warwick youngsters awarded for recycling innovation

Southern Downs kids are learning the lesson of recycling in this one-of-a-kind way.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

‘Do they think we’re a dirty town?’: Ire over sign grows

Premium Content ‘Do they think we’re a dirty town?’: Ire over sign grows

‘Do they think we’re a dirty town or something?’: Community sticks up for their town with a new Southern Downs petition making the rounds.

Warwick leaders encourage hope at Christmas

Premium Content Warwick leaders encourage hope at Christmas

‘Adversity has strengthened our bonds and helped people look out for one another.’ HEAR THEIR WISHES:

Tue 22 Dec 2020

TOP ACHIEVER: Warwick teen’s stunning ATAR result

Premium Content TOP ACHIEVER: Warwick teen’s stunning ATAR result

This student has secured a world of possibility after a jaw-dropping end to a wild year.

Controversial road plan canned after community uproar

Premium Content Controversial road plan canned after community uproar

Plans for a new path for Warwick’s trucking industry were voted down after ‘strong opposition’.

REVEALED: New church approved for Warwick residential area

Premium Content REVEALED: New church approved for Warwick residential area

Major plans for a new place of worship in the Rose City have been given the green light.

Mon 21 Dec 2020

Dear reader, I got through this year thanks to you

Premium Content Dear reader, I got through this year thanks to you

I want to thank you for sticking with us. Online readership and subscriptions surged as locals saw how hard our team worked to provide an upgraded service.

Fri 18 Dec 2020

WHAT’S ON: Christmas countdown begins for Warwick

Premium Content WHAT’S ON: Christmas countdown begins for Warwick

There are just eight more sleeps until the big day! Here’s a list of the events to continue the festive flair all weekend:

Thu 17 Dec 2020

FIRST LOOK: Maryvale’s master vision for future

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: Maryvale’s master vision for future

$4 million in upgrades could be injected into the small town, creating a vibrant entertainment and visitor district.

‘WE LOST OUR HEART’: Devastated family honours flood victim

Premium Content ‘WE LOST OUR HEART’: Devastated family honours flood victim

The ‘magnetic character’ was helping move cattle when he was tragically caught in raging waters near Killarney.

‘Hear water everywhere’: Residents predict more flooding

Premium Content ‘Hear water everywhere’: Residents predict more flooding

The flash flooding has forced businesses near Killarney to consider closing as they remained cut off by water.

Tue 15 Dec 2020

NOT LOSING, GIVING: Hobby producers revive bartering

Premium Content NOT LOSING, GIVING: Hobby producers revive bartering

‘I believe in growing for the sake of growing’: How one Southern Downs group is technology to connect with Mother Nature.

Tribute plans cop fierce backlash from community

Premium Content Tribute plans cop fierce backlash from community

A memorial for small town Southern Downs town has hit a major snag wih residents opposing the ‘controversial’ move.

Mon 14 Dec 2020

GRAND REOPENING: Loved pub makes comeback

Premium Content GRAND REOPENING: Loved pub makes comeback

‘People have been screaming to have the pub open’: New look for small town as it enters hands of new team.

HEARTWARMING: 370 shoppers bring love to lunch extravaganza

Premium Content HEARTWARMING: 370 shoppers bring love to lunch extravaganza

‘It was hard to keep my cool or contain my excitement!’: How a picnic turned into so much more for Southern Downs business.

Sat 12 Dec 2020

40+ PHOTOS: Shoppers buy local at bumper Christmas markets

Premium Content 40+ PHOTOS: Shoppers buy local at bumper Christmas markets

Warwick residents refuse to let rain get them down as huge crowds show up to multiple twilight markets. FULL GALLERY HERE:

FIRST LOOK: New Supercheap Auto Warwick revealed

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: New Supercheap Auto Warwick revealed

Shoppers were lining outside doors for the grand opening of the long-awaited spot.

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