Council Connections: Week 5, May 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton This week we look at Qld Day celebrations, roadworks, the Art Gallery open again, business licences, dog and cat rego and the sustainable home closing soon.

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Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers & Dyers Market Day

The Toowoomba Spinners, Weavers & Dyers Group is holding a Craft Market Day at the Spinners Building, southern end of the main arena, Toowoomba Show Grounds on Sunday 6th Jun 2010, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Our special feature display is called Twisted Botanicals, which will showcase all the ways nature can influence textiles.  […]

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Drew Hutton To Address Toowoomba’s World Environment Day

Veteran environmental campaigner Mr Drew Hutton will be a special speaker at Toowoomba’s World Environment Day at Lake Annand Park on Sunday 6 June 2010. Mr Hutton is currently focusing his activities on coal seam gas and coal mining, after decades of wide-ranging concerns. Last week he addressed 400 farmers at a protest meeting near […]

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Intrepid Heritage Trekkers Race To The Top Of Mt Everest

It’s a tough trek to the top of Mt Everest, but that hasn’t stopped 20 teams of staff members from Heritage Building Society in Toowoomba from launching a race to the summit. Workmates from Clifford Gardens, Grand Central and K-Mart branches, along with multiple head office teams, have set out with the top of the […]

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Hospice Gets A Sweetener!

In recent months Queensland X-Ray patients and staff have bought and eaten their way through $6000 worth of chocolate… but it’s all been in aid of a good cause. Money has been raised for The Toowoomba Hospice which is a private, six-bed health care facility offering palliative care to those who have a terminal illness. Queensland X-Ray’s Ms […]

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Council Connections: Week 4, May 2010

The weekly program keeping you up to date with Toowoomba Regional Council’s facilities, activities and services. Audio: Council Connections with Darren Burton This week we look at the City Centre Master plan information evening, a Toowoomba cycling first, waste management centre times, swine flu shots and a bush tucker event at Millmerran.

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Millmerran Health & Wellbeing Expo 20th May

The Health and Wellbeing Expo is looking good with over 60 stalls which is a record for all expos we have held so far. We have some different exhibitors this year… life mentors, lavender, soaps, jewellery, relaxation and meditation classes, and the usual aged care services and children’s play groups. We have olives and essential oils, […]

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School Joins Hospice ‘Challenge’

Another school has taken on the ‘Annual Darling Downs Free Dress Challenge’ for 2010 in aid of the Toowoomba Hospice! Drayton and Wyreema State Schools have been joined by Clifford Park Special School in the Challenge of raising money for our local Hospice. Mr. Mark Munro Promotions and Fundraising Manager from the Toowoomba Hospice said he […]

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