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Sun 10 Jan 2021

Ripley seamstress gifts free masks to public in selfless act

Premium Content Ripley seamstress gifts free masks to public in selfless act

Woman hopes to return the kindness she experienced when COVID-19 rendered her unable to work.

Thu 7 Jan 2021

Grubby discovery taints popular Ipswich picnic spot

Premium Content Grubby discovery taints popular Ipswich picnic spot

A mum has raised the alarm after her children found a used syringe while kayaking

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Stranded on the job: Firey ‘couch surfed’ during floods

Premium Content Stranded on the job: Firey ‘couch surfed’ during floods

From 24-hour shifts to trudging through croc-infested waters, nothing was off limits for Brad Moore.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Meet the first bub born at Ipswich Hospital in 2021

Premium Content Meet the first bub born at Ipswich Hospital in 2021

The adorable little boy made his entrance into the world at 2.09am.

Popular local markets to resume this weekend

Premium Content Popular local markets to resume this weekend

Mulgowie and Gatton markets will hold their first events for the year this weekend as popularity rises.

Thu 31 Dec 2020

Former New Year’s bub welcomes milestone event

Premium Content Former New Year’s bub welcomes milestone event

She was the first baby to be born at Ipswich Hospital on January 1, 2000.

Preserving Ipswich sport history precious as ever: Thank you

Premium Content Preserving Ipswich sport history precious as ever: Thank you

In a rapidly-changing world, it’s essential to keep recording our city’s milestones and achievements - like we always have.

Tue 29 Dec 2020

The A-Z of Ipswich sport 2020: Are you featured?

Premium Content The A-Z of Ipswich sport 2020: Are you featured?

Heading towards a new year, it’s timely to look back at the 2020 highlights, challenges and the people who made a difference.

Mon 28 Dec 2020

Council addresses Nerima Gardens closure amid bat problem

Premium Content Council addresses Nerima Gardens closure amid bat problem

Parts of the gardens have been temporarily closed after a risk to public safety was determined.

Volunteers spread joy to dogs in shelter on Christmas Day

Premium Content Volunteers spread joy to dogs in shelter on Christmas Day

The Brave Companion Dog Rescue Centre in Laidley had some special visitors this Christmas. SEE ALL THE PHOTOS:

Sun 27 Dec 2020

More support for families displaced by hailstorms

Premium Content More support for families displaced by hailstorms

Estimated losses as result of the damage have now totalled a whopping $500 million.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

Revealed: Top five in 34 Ipswich sporting dynasties

Premium Content Revealed: Top five in 34 Ipswich sporting dynasties

It’s the best of the best Ipswich regional family empires to celebrate and admire. Did you guess who made the elite list?

Council announces latest recipients of grants funding

Premium Content Council announces latest recipients of grants funding

Community groups across the Lockyer Valley have received funds of up to $4000 in the latest round of grants. DETAILS:

Tue 22 Dec 2020

‘Overworked’ NDIS carer’s plea for better support

Premium Content ‘Overworked’ NDIS carer’s plea for better support

Proposed changes to the scheme could mean about 42,000 people have their eligibility reassessed.

Domino’s store expands services to growing Redbank Plains

Premium Content Domino’s store expands services to growing Redbank Plains

At least 20 positions remain available at a new Domino’s outlet

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

Ipswich groups unite, bake pudding for struggling locals

Premium Content Ipswich groups unite, bake pudding for struggling locals

Two organisations joined forces to put together freshly-baked Christmas hampers for those in need

REVEALED: Ipswich’s best butcher as voted by readers

Premium Content REVEALED: Ipswich’s best butcher as voted by readers

Family-owned butchery which opened just three years ago has been crowned Ipswich’s best.

‘Powerhouse’ aims as Ipswich basketball plots expansion

Premium Content ‘Powerhouse’ aims as Ipswich basketball plots expansion

Ongoing growth key to provide foundation for adding four new courts to Ipswich stadium. See what is on the wishlist.

Thu 17 Dec 2020

Revealed: Iconic Ipswich families create mighty dynasties

Premium Content Revealed: Iconic Ipswich families create mighty dynasties

High-class connections that help shape city’s fine sporting future. Check out the latest achievers.

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