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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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Seniors Expo In Toowoomba + Photo Report

The Seniors Expo will be the place to be between 9.00am and 3.00pm on Thursday 22nd of August. The official opening will be by Councillor Geoff MacDonald at 9.30am. One hundred and five display sites have been booked by businesses, government services, clubs and individuals at the Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre, 20 Baker Street, near […]

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ATBSO National Seniors Challenge

Australia’s pinnacle event for Senior ten pin bowlers is being held in the garden city of Toowoomba, Queensland in August 2019. Organised by the Australian Seniors Tenpin Bowling Organisation of Queensland in conjunction with Tenpin Bowling Association of Queensland and proudly supported by Toowoomba Regional Council, this annual Championship will be hosted in Toowoomba for […]

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Head To Crow’s Nest Area For The InStudio Art Trail

InStudio Art Trail Brochure 2019 Artistic flair will be on display this weekend in the Crows Nest area at the annual InStudio Art Trail. Visitors will be able to drive along the art trail, stopping in at the home studios of local artists on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August, 2019. The trail gives people […]

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