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It's so natural column

Long before humans learnt to hunt animals, primitive man depended on plants for nourishment. Later, humans learnt that various plants had certain beneficial effects and qualities to treat what ailed them. Gradually, through experience, a great wealth of

yesterday, 15:22 in Regional
 

Fishing column

Whiting catches are getting better every week as the water temperature increases.The Nerang is at its best with fish now dispersed from the Sundale Bridge all the way to Carrara. At Jumpinpin there has been good numbers on the edge of Tabby Island, Gold

yesterday, 06:58 in Sport
 

Redland City Council takes Facebook criticism for bird saving efforts

REDLAND City Council’s move to help save one of Australia’s most threatened cockatoo species has been criticised by Facebook users concerned developers had free reign of the region. The council, in a post placed on its Facebook page on Wednesday, Septemb

Friday, 17:56 in Regional
 

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for south-east Queensland

A SEVERE thunderstorm warning has been issued for Friday afternoon, with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting large hail and damaging winds.BoM forecaster Diana Badie said thunderstorms had started developing by 2pm, and they could hit Brisbane, Marooch

Friday, 16:14 in Regional
 

Local work on show in Brisbane

PIECES usually on show at Redland Art Gallery are now being exhibited in Brisbane galleries and museums. A Redland City Council spokesperson said award-winning work by artist Carol McGregor, called black seeds, had been loaned to the Museum of Brisbane f

Friday, 15:44 in Regional
 

Growing whale numbers mean boost for Straddie business

AN increase in humpback whales migrating past North Stradbroke Island has meant a boon for operators. Gelato store owner John Truman said the more whales that swam past Straddie, the more money he made, with international tourists and day-trippers visiti

Friday, 14:15 in Regional
 

Redlands story competition winners are announced

A LOVE of life in the Redlands has been captured in verse, prose, film and photographs by the winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition.The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Red

Friday, 13:54 in Regional
 

Raby Bay Triathlon photos

TRIATHLETES descended on Raby Bay for the season opening event on Sunday morning. September 17. Members of the Sharks Triathlon Club were out in force, competing strongly across the age categories. The focus now shifts to the round two event at Robina on

Friday, 12:43 in Sport
 

Redland Korean friendship relationship questioned by animal rights activists

REDLAND City Council is in strife over a nine-year-old Korean sister city agreement with international animal rights activists.A US activist has written to councillors, saying that dogs and cats suffer greatly as part of the South Korean meat industry, i

Friday, 11:14 in Regional
 

Jewellery, worth $50,000, taken from Cleveland home

ABOUT $50,000 worth of jewellery was pinched from a Plymouth Court home between Thursday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 19. The police spokesperson said unknown offenders took the valuables, which had been stored in a dressing table, after entering

Friday, 10:48 in Regional
 

Serious Redlands shopping turns up "earn and learn" stickers for Ubobo State School kids

THERE’S nothing retiring about the residents of Cleveland Manor Retirement Village. For the second year residents have collected “earn and learn” stickers from local Woolies stores and passed them on to Ubobo State School in the Boyne Valley, south of Gl

Friday, 10:06 in Regional
 

Drug and alcohol tests on way for boaties, say police

WATER police have warned boat skippers to stay under the 0.05 blood alcohol limit or face the prospect of heavy fines and possible jail sentences.Police say alcohol and drug tests will be conducted over summer in Moreton Bay whether skippers are in charg

Friday, 09:30 in Regional
 

High fire risk to continue into weekend

RESIDENTS are urged to obey local fire bans as heightened fire conditions are experienced across the state. Bureau of Meteorology spokesperson Steve Hadley said he wanted people to take care across the weekend, with the high fire risk expected to continu

Thursday, 18:03 in Regional
 

The mighty Victoria Point magpie lawn bowler in record-breaking win

VICTORIA Point lawn bowlers – the feared Magpies – have managed a history making feat.In last weekend’s Gateway district mens pennant final series Victoria Point Bowls Club players won all three top division grand finals and stamped themselves as the clu

Thursday, 16:13 in Regional
 

North Stradbroke Island Museum launches asylum booklet at AGM

NORTH Stradbroke Island Historical Museum members have written a book on the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum which was launched at the organisation’s annual general meeting last weekend. The asylum operated from 1865 to 1946 and provided a refuge for 21,000 l

Thursday, 15:09 in Regional
 
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