Category Archives : Millmerran FM 87.6

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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Army Helicopter Provides Night Medical Evacuation in East Timor

An Australian Army Black Hawk helicopter evacuated two seriously ill East Timorese nationals from an island off the coast of Dili last night for urgent medical attention. The Black Hawk, operated by the Australian-led International Stabilisation Force (ISF) in East Timor, responded to a request from the United Nations to use its night-flying capability to […]

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An Opportunity for Wine Buffs

Mark Munro of the Toowoomba Hospice proudly displays a recent gift from the Governor-General. Earlier this year, Mrs. Quentin Bryce donated 100 bottles of rare wine from the Government House cellars to charities. Mark made an immediate application and some weeks later the Hospice received this beautiful bottle of 1986 Grange signed by the Governor-General […]

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