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Glennie Will Never Forget

A memorial honouring the lifesaving efforts of servicemen and women of the 117th Australian General Hospital (AGH) and No. 1 Australian Orthopaedic Hospital during World War II now takes pride of place at The Glennie School. The Australian Army requisitioned the Glennie Anglican Girls School in Toowoomba. It established the Surgical Division for its 117th […]

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Lifeline Darling Downs Launches Drought Relief Appeal

Lifeline Darling Downs, at their Container Refund Depot’s first birthday celebrations on Friday, 1st November, has launched a new drought relief campaign. CEO, Derek Tuffield OAM said, “We are really delighted to celebrate this milestone and the fact we have processed over 8.5 million containers in our first year. We would  like to thank the […]

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BreastScreen Toowoomba 400,000th Screen

BreastScreen Toowoomba Service has screened its 400,000th woman since its inception in 1992. This milestone coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, celebrated every October. BreastScreen Toowoomba Service Health Promotion Officer Alexandra Robbins-Hills said the screening was a momentous occasion. “Every one of these screens has played a vital part in working towards better health outcomes […]

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Connection And Mateship For Older Men With Dementia

A newly opened men’s shed at a Glenvale aged care home is helping older men with dementia reconnect with their past and forge new friendships. Toowoomba West Men’s Shed president Murray Trewavas has collaborated with Ozcare Aged Care Facility on Greenwattle Street to provide residents with projects to work on in between his monthly visits […]

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It’s Everyone’s Cup Of Tea!

The Teapot Extravaganza is a one-of-a-kind exhibition that features over 400 decorative, functional, novelty and antique teapots and exquisite crockery in St Albans Hall, whilst outdoors you can browse through book and plant stalls, barbecue at weekends and craft and bric-a-brac,  and other spectacular displays around the 70th anniversary theme inside St Albans Church. You’re […]

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Hanging Baskets Shine At Museum

Over 60 local artisans and gardeners, as well as school children, community groups and aged care residents have helped Cobb+Co Museum put its own twist on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers festivities. To celebrate Carnival, the Museum in conjunction with Yates, has been running a Hanging Basket design competition. Each basket has been lovingly created […]

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