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Halliday heaps praise on fine drop

By JONATHON HOWARD WINE critic James Halliday has heaped praise on Stanthorpe winery Robert Channon Wines, labeling the winery one of Australia’s best producers of...

Storm victims overlooked

By JONATHON HOWARD AS RESIDENTS of Pratten and Bony Mountain continued recovery efforts following the devastating storm last Wednesday, 12 June, a well-known couple from...

Frontline service rewarded

FIREFIGHTERS from across the Southern Downs were recently recognised for their hard work and commitment to protecting lives during a formal ceremony on Saturday,...

Jazz in the vines

Up the River Jazz Band will perform at a jazz concert at Robert Channon Wines at Stanthorpe on Saturday, 27 July. The winery owners...

Books show budget surplus

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council will introduce a rate increase of five per cent after announcing a budget surplus for 2013/14 this week. However it was...

Call for calm over legionella tests

SOUTHERN Downs’ hospital inpatients have been urged not to panic after about 15 hospitals and public health facilities returned positive legionella tests since the...

Libraries get with the times

By JONATHON HOWARD THE days of forking out a few dollars to access the internet at one of three Southern Downs libraries are numbered. Southern Downs...

Cattle numbers fall as cow numbers limited

By JONATHON HOWARD NUMBERS fell by 18 per cent and young cattle made up the vast majority of the yarding, with a limited number of...

Tough stance on milk wars

By JONATHON HOWARD THE Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation (QDO) has applauded moves from Independent MPs recently that would toughen the competition laws governing the major supermarkets,...

Grants winners and losers

By JONATHON HOWARD SOUTHERN Downs Regional Councillors were expected to allocate $135,505 from the 2013/14 Community Event Grant during council’s general meeting yesterday. All of the...

Reward unsung regional heroes

THE Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Awards are now open and are calling for a search for unsung heroes within our communities. Proudly presented by...

Phone scammers on the books

ABUSIVE computer scammers are trawling the Southern Downs phone book for unsuspecting victims. Warwick resident Hewan Gibson recently wrote to the Free Times to warn...

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Interns hit the region

Forty-five new doctors started the next phase of their careers with Darling Downs Health last week. Darling Downs Health Acting Chief Executive Ms Shirley-Anne Gardiner...