Remembering 25th Battalion Servicemen

Spring Bluff will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the departure of World War 2 Cabarlah Barracks troops this St Patrick’s Day, Saturday 17 March. The service remembers the 1,000 strong 25th Battalion soldiers who made their way down the escarpment in darkness, and boarded trains at Spring Bluff railway station for the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds, […]

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Fresh Hope Forced To Close

Drug rehabilitation centre Fresh Hope, after 19 years of helping mothers beat addiction, has sadly closed. Founders John and Karen Bartlett have helped almost 400 women in the 19 years since they quit their jobs and began their rehab clinic which allowed mothers recovering from addiction to live with their children Member for Toowoomba South […]

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Bugs & Drugs: The Resistance Wars

World Science Festival Brisbane returns to Toowoomba with an incredible science event on Friday 16th March 2018. There are limited tickets available so book your tickets now so you don’t miss out! Join the fight against superbugs with cutting-edge science as your defence. Antibiotic drugs have saved millions of lives since the 1940s. However, while disease-causing […]

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14th Annual High Altitude Hot Rod Run

Typically we have about 130 cars entered for the run which brings about 500 people to Toowoomba from as far as Rocky and Mid NSW coast. It takes place at the Showgrounds Glenvale, TAFE Oval Campbell St with day trips to several locations over the weekend of 9, 10 and11th March. On Friday, activity commences […]

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The Space Pilots Club In Launch Mode

Did you know that the Rangeville Space Pilots Club is holding it’s first Model Rocket launch for 2018? It’s at the Toowoomba Amateur Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Club ( TARMAC) field on the new England Highway 10km south of KMart (Ruthven Street) this Saturday 10th March commencing 1:30pm. To get to the launch site, go through […]

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Residents Refining Vision For Central Highfields

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is consulting with interested residents on the second stage of the Central Highfields Master Planning process through to March 16. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio says residents are welcome to register to attend workshops to hear about and discuss three Master Plan options that have been devised for the Central Highfields […]

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2018 Toowoomba Lifeline Bookfest Report

The 38th Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest is now over for 2018 and here is a wrap up from CEO of Lifeline Darling Downs and SW Queensland, Derek Tuffield. Toowoomba’s biggest recycled book sale was on at the Founders Pavilion at the Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba, Saturday 3rd March from 8.00am -5.00pm and Sunday 4th March 8.00am […]

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