Category Archives : General Interest

NEXUS Final TSRC Update

Nexus is excited to confirm the entire Toowoomba Second Range Crossing will open to motorists late on Sunday 8 September 2019. The construction of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has been an amazing journey for the team at Nexus and we are especially thankful for the patience from the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley regions. Since 2015 […]

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Travelling Film Festival In Toowoomba

The Travelling Film Festival is heading to Queensland, next stop Toowoomba from 6 to 8th September, where the best of Sydney Film Festival will screen at BCC Toowoomba Strand Cinemas. Don’t forget to join us for the opening night reception and film STANDING UP FOR SUNNY. TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL TOOWOOMBA PROGRAM (PDF Version)

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Think FAST And Save A Life

Darling Downs Health is marking National Stroke Week by raising awareness of the risk factors and signs of stroke and encouraging all staff and community members to be a FAST hero. FAST stands for Face, Arms, Speech and Time. These are the important signs to look for in a person having a stroke. A stroke […]

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Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Community Open Day

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) invites the region to celebrate the upcoming opening of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing at the Community Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the views and get up close to the engineering masterpiece that has transformed […]

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Bowls Club Addition To Be Officially Opened

The North Toowoomba Bowls Club (NTBC) will officially open their new $95,000 Outdoor Learning Centre & Multi-function Pavilion this Sunday 25 th August @ 2.00pm. A $68,500 grant from the Australian Federal Government Sports Grants enabled the NTBC to proceed with the latest addition to the burgeoning, progressive club. Federal Member for Groom, Dr. John […]

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Qld Road Safety Week 2019

Qld Road Safety Week 2019 is firing up from Sunday, 25th August through to Friday, 30th August, with a state-wide official launch on Sunday 25th in Brisbane. THE DAILY THEMES ARE: Monday – Seatbelts Tuesday – Speeding Wednesday  – Fatigue Thursday – Distraction Friday – Drink & Drug Driving Toowoomba Police  have advised the following […]

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30 Seniors Share Life Experiences

Peter Mackie was born on Melbourne Cup Day in 1932 so his parents named him after Peter Pan, the winning horse, beginning a lifetime love of horse racing. It is just one of the anecdotes that Mr Mackie shares in a new book, Wise Humans of the Downs, that chronicles the life experiences of 30 […]

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