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Council Connections: Week 1, January 2014

This weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Council Connections with Darren Burton Darren talks about January’s Council meetings, Australia Day celebrations in the region, joining a gym in January, the next Friends of the Toowoomba Library book sale, the return of Summer Tunes, pre-amalgamation phone numbers […]

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Toowoomba Mayor Urges Preparation For Heatwave Conditions

Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Paul Antonio is urging residents to take precautions over the coming days amid predictions of a heatwave. Toowoomba has already sweltered through one extreme day with the official temperature hitting 38.3 degrees last Sunday and Cr Antonio encouraged residents to be extra vigilant and keen an eye on neighbours, the elderly, […]

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Free 2014 Summer Tunes To Start January 5th, 2014

You can keep the holiday revelry alive by enjoying Toowoomba Regional Council’s free, eight-week Summer Tunes program starting on Sunday, January 5. The following seven weeks will see performers across pop, rock, Celtic, country, jazz, and big band genres. For the first time in 2014 the program expands to Oakey, Crow’s Nest, Pittsworth and Millmerran […]

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Toowoomba’s Clifford Street Opens As Four Lanes

A long-standing inner-city road project was opened to traffic for the first time when Toowoomba Regional Council unveiled a new-look Clifford Street which has been upgraded to four lanes between Margaret and Russell Streets and forms a vital connection as part of the city’s Outer Circulating Road project. Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has […]

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TRC Spreading The Festive Spirit At Regional Christmas Events

A new lightweight sleigh will take Santa on visits to many Toowoomba region Christmas celebrations in coming days. Toowoomba Regional Council Tourism and Events portfolio leader, Cr Geoff McDonald, said the new sleigh had  performed well on its initial ‘flights’ and would be put into heavy service for the festive season. Cr McDonald said Council […]

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Health And Emergency Professionals To Share Accounts On Natural Disasters On September 3rd

Emergency services personnel who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Queensland floods, the earthquake in Christchurch and Cyclone Yasi in North Queensland will share their personal experiences in Toowoomba this Saturday (September 3). The Disaster Medicine ANZ 2011 Rural Critical Care Conference, to be held at the City Golf Club, will feature presentations by doctors, […]

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Hospital Charity Event Set To Make Pulses Race Saturday, 3rd September

Hundreds of guests will indulge in fun, fashion, fine food and a flutter at the Toowoomba Turf Club on Saturday, September 3, for the 17th annual St Vincents Hospital – Black Family Charity Race Day. The twilight racing meet is St Vincents Hospitals premier charity event and features a fast paced, seven-race program, including the […]

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Over $40,000 Raised At Toowoomba Disaster Appeal Breakfast

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce held one of their chief Disaster Appeal fundraising events at Picnic Point on Friday, 28th January. The venue was fully booked with 440 people in attendance to hear keynote speakers, Flight Centre founder and Managing Director Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner and Australia’s most popular Talkback Presenter and former Wallaby coach and […]

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