Fund Raising Night To Help Children Living With Cancer

A fund raising night to be held Friday 20th November at the Stock Exchange Hotel will this year raise funds for Camp Quality. Julie Forster from Perfect Parties and Picnics said she has chosen Camp Quality to be the recipients from this years fund raising event. As a national not-for-profit organisation, Camp Quality is there […]

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2009 Wonderland Of Lights Launched

The Lions Club of Toowoomba West will again stage Toowoomba’s Christmas Wonderland of Lights in December. The move from the Burstow Funerals site to the Botanical Gardens of Queens Park last year proved very popular and there are plans underway to make the event bigger and better. Toowoomba’s Christmas Wonderland has now grown to be […]

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Wine Tour For A Good Cause!

The Toowoomba Hospice has arranged a bus to take in the local wineries on Sunday 18 October 2009. Winery Tour organizer Mrs. Christine Siebuhr said this years tour is taking in wineries from Stanthorpe, Castle Glen, Ballandean, Golden Grove, Heritage Winery and Granite Ridge. “Ticket price is $50 per head and includes morning tea, lunch, […]

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HMAS Toowoomba Disarms Pirate Threat In The Gulf Of Aden

HMAS Toowoomba has successfully thwarted a piracy attack by answering a call for assistance and conducting a boarding of a suspect vessel, 50 miles off the coast of Yemen in the Gulf of Aden. Late on Sunday night Australian time (September 20), Toowoomba responded to an emergency radio call from the Merchant Vessel BBC Portugal, […]

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Toowoomba Nurses Awarded Cancer Scholarship Course

Michelle Sunderland of Toowoomba and Erin Esplin of Glenvale, have gained new skills to support cancer patients by completing a three day contemporary cancer therapies course offered by Cancer Council Queensland in Brisbane this week. Ms Sunderland and Ms Esplin, Registered Nurses at St Vincent’s Hospital Toowoomba, were awarded a scholarship worth approximately $1,000 enabling […]

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Humphrey B Bear Returns To Launch Toowoomba Hospital Kids Appeal

That loveable and ageless character Humphrey B Bear will return to Toowoomba Saturday (24th October) to officially launch the 2009 Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal at Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre. The “Humphrey B Bear Show” will be free to the public with balloons and lots of fun on offer for families and their children. Countless thousands […]

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Toowoomba Backscratchers Donates $3,500 To Hospice

A local business referral group in town called “Toowoomba Backscratchers” has kindly ‘Adopted a Room’ for $3,500.00 to the Toowoomba Hospice making a grand total of over $36,000.00 since the Hospice became their charity July 2003. Mrs. Naomi Wilson the immediate past president said “As the name infers, our breakfast meetings are designed so that […]

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Les Miserables Shows Toowoomba’s Got Talent

By popular demand, the Toowoomba Choral Society is revisiting the hugely acclaimed “Les Misérables” as its 2009 annual musical production. The musical is based on the novel by French author Victor Hugo and follows the struggle of Jean Valjean to rebuild his life in a world filled with poverty and evil and to show compassion […]

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