Category Archives : General Interest

November Open Day – Royal Bull’s Head Inn

Melbourne Cup is the Race that stops the nation.  This Open Day, Sunday November 3rd, race into the Royal Bull’s Head Inn and learn how the people of Drayton were instrumental in establishing a racing industry in the early 1800’s.  We even have a bush poet coming in to spin a yarn or two. Everyone […]

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BreastScreen Toowoomba 400,000th Screen

BreastScreen Toowoomba Service has screened its 400,000th woman since its inception in 1992. This milestone coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, celebrated every October. BreastScreen Toowoomba Service Health Promotion Officer Alexandra Robbins-Hills said the screening was a momentous occasion. “Every one of these screens has played a vital part in working towards better health outcomes […]

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1.3km Section Of Perseverance Water Main Replaced

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is completing the latest stage of vital renewal works on the Perseverance raw water main north of Toowoomba. TRC Water and Waste Committee chair Cr Nancy Sommerfield said Council was finalising work on replacing a 1.3km section of the Perseverance raw water main near Geham. “Council has contributed $8 million in […]

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Toowoomba Hospice Getting Jazzed Up!

Toowoomba Hospice is holding its Annual Charity Jazz Breakfast on Sunday 27th October from 9am at  DownsSteam Museum & Railway Cnr Ball and Cambooya Streets in Drayton.  Tickets are now on sale…..Ticket price is $35 per person for Breakfast whilst listening to Jazz music!  Phone Toowoomba Hospice on 4659 8500 to book your tickets! Submitted […]

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Connection And Mateship For Older Men With Dementia

A newly opened men’s shed at a Glenvale aged care home is helping older men with dementia reconnect with their past and forge new friendships. Toowoomba West Men’s Shed president Murray Trewavas has collaborated with Ozcare Aged Care Facility on Greenwattle Street to provide residents with projects to work on in between his monthly visits […]

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A Fun Way To Support The Fight Against Cancer!

We are hosting a Girls’ Night In to change the future for all Queensland women …. Every day almost 12 Queensland women will hear those dreaded words, “you have cancer” and while the survival rate has increased, there is still more work to be done. That’s why we are bringing everyone together – to raise […]

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Former Attorney-General To Run

Kerry Shine announces candidacy for Toowoomba Regional Council with pledge to stop rising water costs. Former Toowoomba North MP, Kerry Shine has announced he’s running for Toowoomba Regional Council at the 2020 Local Government elections (but not for mayoralty). Mr Shine said he has the experience and proven track record to deliver for the Toowoomba […]

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2019 Gemfest Hosted By Toowoomba Lapidary Club

Come along to GEMFEST this weekend, 19th and 20th October. We don’t just have gemstones and jewellery – you’ll also see crystal and mineral specimens from all over the world. There’s plenty to experience both inside and outside the Centenary Heights High School Assembly Hall in Toowoomba. Inside the hall around 25 gem traders from […]

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