Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Articles from July 5, 2014

$38M Investment in More Reliable Power; Redesigned Substation Will Be More Appealing
Candyce Braithwaite Reporter Power outages The table below shows the total minutes in millions that customers had their power off due to unplanned outages. 2005 - 14.1614 2006 - 6.352427 2007 - 2.295965 2008 - 1.653671 2009...
Brown Shines at National Carnival
CRICKET: He has a long way to go before he could ever be mentioned alongside Ricky Ponting but 12-year-old Warwick batsman Dan Brown took a step closer towards emulating his hero at the Under-12 Primary Schools National Championships in Darwin. ...
Busting Those Financial Myths
WE ALL look for professional advice when it comes to building a home or diagnosing an illness but, according to research, 60-80% of Australians have never used a financial planner. Many people don't seek financial advice because they're embarrassed...
Career Market Shows Direction
IT IS known that Queensland employs the third-largest number of workers in Australia; however, the greatest concentration remains employed within the south-east corner of the state. Only a mere 40% of the state's workforce is located outside of...
Chocolate to Suit Every Day
CHOCOLATE makes the world go round. Since the first chocolate was consumed in 1900 BC, the world's favourite sweet treat has become a staple for a number of occasions and celebrations. But which chocolate flavour works best for certain occasions?...
Creative Minds Think Alike at Artists' Group
INSPIRATION taps on the windows at the Warwick Artists Group studio and begs to be let in, its members say. "We get inspiration from everywhere, what you see people wearing, nature, something you heard," member Dorothy Devine said. "Sometimes...
Deeny Jazzes Up July Festival
AS SHE embarks on her second official year of hosting Jumpers and Jazz in July functions, Joie De Vivre restaurant owner Deeny Kohler-Caporale is preparing for her busiest 10 days of singing, cooking and performing. With no less than 12 events during...
Endeavour Foundation's New Centre
Jayden Brown Reporter IN A major step forward for the Rose City's disability support services, council has granted the lease for the Endeavour Foundation's Learning and Lifestyle Centre. The new Tooth St facility will be officially opened...
Enjoy a Magnificent Magnolia; New Cultivars Mean You Can Plant and Grow These Scented Beauties in Backyard Gardens or Pots
EVERGREEN trees are few and far between in our region, with most being deciduous due to our cold winter. However, one such evergreen ideal for small and large gardens is the beautiful magnolia. Magnolia grandiflora, or bullbay magnolia, is a very...
Find a Heart of Darkness; Jenny Munro Discovers an Underground Wonderland during Her Travels through Vietnam
GEARED up with swimwear, lifejacket, helmet and headtorch, our tour group kayaks downstream on a river in rural Vietnam, towards a cavern in the cliff face on the opposite bank. We disembark and walk along a wooden platform into the mouth of a 20m-high...
Industry Emerging from the Shadows
AFTER eight years working in adult shops, there's nothing that could shock Warwick Adult Shop owner Sharon - she's seen and heard it all. What you see is what you get with Sharon - she's upfront, open and very passionate about the industry she works...
In the Wake of Addiction
Byline: Angela Norval WITH wakeboarding's popularity increasing every year, locally, and taking the world by storm, enthusiasts are proving there is something addictive about the sport. Bel Dipple, of Bli Bli Watersports Complex, said there were...
It's Yarn Bombs Away for the Fest; Dressing the Art Gallery Tree Means Jumpers and Jazz Is Very Close
Jayden Brown Reporter IT'S often viewed as a sign of the unofficial start of Jumpers and Jazz - the decoration of the Warwick Art Gallery tree in its comfy and colourful knit. Each year gallery staff and volunteers work tirelessly to dress...
Menu at Coffee Club Sure to Delight
DO you hate taking ages to decide what to have when you go out for a meal? The Coffee Club Warwick has revamped its menu, and the chef has picked out some favourites. Weekend Make the most of your days off and start the morning with a delicious...
On the Couch with Lynn Bryson, Owner and Manager of Bryson's Place
ONCE a tomboy and now a florist, Lynn Bryson's journey from country girl to successful business owner was more than a walk among the daisies. Lynn attributes the transition from her home floral business to main street cafe, gift shop and more with...
Out of Sight in Butler's Pantry
DO YOU love to entertain but hate having the mess staring at you from the kitchen bench? Wouldn't it be nice if you could just click your fingers and have a butler at your beck and call? While it might seem out of reach to have household staff,...
Put Some Wind in Your Sail
Byline: JANINE DREW SET yourself free on the water, where you can become one with a board, a sail and the wind. Sea spray on your face, a billowing sail, delicate balance and effortless skimming through sparkling water thrill the soul of the...
Slick Cowboys Return
Michael Cormack Reporter RUGBY LEAGUE: The Warwick Cowboys will welcome back two experienced players for tonight's crucial home clash with Souths. Garth Miller (knee) and Luke Brosnan (quad) will both come back into the side, big additions...
Smart Ideas Make Clutter Just Disappear
CLUTTER can make the home feel disorganised and messy. The following storage solutions will transform and create space. Living Room: One clever way to save space in the living room is to choose furniture pieces that come with in-built or hidden...
Statistics Say It All. Kids Helpline Identifies Top Five Concerns of Young Callers
Byline: Tegan Annett ONE of the country's most extensive reports into the issues affecting young Australians has revealed mental health as the number one concern among children and young people. Kids Helpline, Australia's only 24/7 national counselling...
Time for These Edibles; Interesting Winter Wonders
Byline: Judy Horton WINTER is the season for buying and planting some of the most interesting edible plants. These are the ones that are sold as roots, crowns or bulbs in the cooler months. Here are some to look out for: Horseradish: This...
Vets Seek Pet-Friendly Rentals
BEING a pet owner looking for rental accommodation can be tough, with many renters finding themselves left to choose between their ideal home and their furry friend. The Australian Companion Animal Council (ACAC), with support from ASAVA, a special...
Warwick Unit in State Focus
Michael Cormack Reporter HOCKEY: Nine Warwick players will travel to Townsville tomorrow to take on the state's best young players in the Queensland Under-15 Hockey Championships. Attending will be Josh Jensen, Declan Coy, Jack Coy, Lachlan...
Wattles Welcome New Recruit Gordon
Glyn Rees Contributor RUGBY LEAGUE: Wattles skipper Matt Duggan is looking to lead the Warriors to another victory when they take on the Brothers Leprechauns at Toowoomba's Glenholme Park tomorrow. Duggan is still upbeat after their overwhelming...
Wife and Mistress Nearly Met; Rae Wilson Reports
AFTER denying he was living a double life and playing down his financial issues, Gerard Baden-Clay vehemently labelled any suggestion he harmed his wife as "absurd" and "dastardly". But he did admit to the court to deceiving his wife for four years....
Winter Care for Canine Coats
PET owners often have the misconception that their beloved dogs don't need to be groomed in winter, when in fact, more grooming is required in colder months. In fact, dogs require more grooming during the winter months as colder weather encourages...
Your Health Is Your Wealth
Cold misconceptions IT IS widely agreed that misunderstanding the role of antibiotics in treating colds and flu is contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance in Australia. Recent Galaxy research indicates that nearly two in three workers...
Your Ticket to Drive with $1000 Worth of Free Fuel
CARS are expensive things to run - and it's not just the ever-rising cost of fuel that hurts. There's interest if you didn't pay cash; there's insurance, rego, maintenance, tyres, depreciation - even the cost of your licence renewal and your RACQ...
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