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The beautiful art of cake decoration

The beautiful art of cake decoration

Pick a rose, a pure white rose with soft, velvet petals, look at the size of its outer petals and deep into its core. Breath in the scent, touch the delicate foliage, examine the colours, then dissect it.

Ipswich Cup offers up endless possibilities on and off the track

Ipswich Cup offers up endless possibilities on and off the track

Join the excitement of Ipswich Cup 2024 with a $250,000 prize, top horses, local jockeys, and vibrant celebrations.

Food Bowl Open for Delicious Month-Long Celebration

Food Bowl Open for Delicious Month-Long Celebration

It’s Here – Scenic Rim Eat Local Month is fast approaching and the program is jam packed with everything to fill cups and hearts in June as the country’s most authentic paddock-to-plate food and farming experience!

Raising a modern family in Ipswich

Raising a modern family in Ipswich

Artist, mother, teacher, wife. Those words are not placed in order of significance, they are simply what it takes to describe this modern Ipswich Mum.

Anxiety is on the rise in schools

Anxiety is on the rise in schools

While the first term of a school year is still new and exciting for many it is a cause of anxiety for some and the rate of anxiety in school age children has been increasing in recent years

Matthew Ennis OAM Korean War veteran

Matthew Ennis OAM Korean War veteran

So many details – the horrendous smell of explosives, the cutting chill of below freezing temperatures, the ugliness of trench warfare, the pain of the wounded – are all still clear in the mind of 91-year-old Matthew Ennis OAM.

Sandy’s journey: I’ve lived the life that I believed I was given

Sandy’s journey: I’ve lived the life that I believed I was given

Sandy has dedicated his life to assisting people and having a positive influence on his society, starting from his early years in India and continuing to this day with his advocacy work in Australia.

RSL receives Veterans hub funding

RSL receives Veterans hub funding

The federal government announced it will provide RSL Queensland a $5.445 million grant to help establish a Veterans’ and Families’ Hub in Ipswich.

Jean Kittson brings comic relief to caring

Jean Kittson brings comic relief to caring

It may be hard to imagine that talking about menopause or caring for ageing parents could be funny but Jean Kittson is a master of the art and when she talks to an audience at an International Women’s Day lunch at Ipswich Civic Centre on 7 March she assures us there will be a lot of laughs.

Juniors score new wickets

Juniors score new wickets

Junior cricketers have returned from the holidays to test their skills on new synthetic pitches at Springfield Central Sports Complex and the new Spring Mountain Silver Jubilee Sports Ground.

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