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The Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest 2020

The Chronicle Lifeline Bookfest is just around the corner and this year this major fundraiser for Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld Ltd celebrates it’s 40th anniversary! This year’s massive book sale will be held on Saturday 7th March and Sunday 8th March at the Founders Pavilion, Toowoomba Showgrounds. “It is hard to believe […]

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Tram Finds Its Way To Queensland

The Volunteers of Highfields Pioneer Village, Museum & Park Inc. are very excited to announce their latest acquisition… a W Class Melbourne Tram from VIC Track! The W-class trams are a family of electric trams built by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board (MMTB) between 1923 and 1956. Over the 33 years of production, 752 vehicles spanning 12 sub-classes were […]

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Measures To Stay In Place

With heavy falls from slow moving thunderstorms continuing, Toowoomba Regional Council Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) remains on alert status. Mayor Paul Antonio says the alert status would stay in place as a precautionary measure until conditions change. The Mayor said “Council will also be making sand available for sandbagging to residents who would like […]

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Rainbow Faith Dinner

Launch of Equal Voices Toowoomba This Friday night, Equal Voices Toowoomba is holding their first Rainbow Faith Dinner for LGBTQIA+persons of faith, their families and allies. The dinner aims to provide a safe gathering for Christians who have difficulty expressing their identity and finding affirmation in their own faith community. The Reverend Deborah Bird observed […]

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Darling Downs Pioneering Spirit Captured

Family historians have captured the stories of 60 pioneers from Toowoomba and across the Darling Downs. The book titled “Men of Fire, Iron and Leather” gathers the history of coachbuilders, blacksmiths and wheelwrights, saddlers and bootmakers across the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. The Toowoomba and Darling Downs Family History Society documents family […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations In Toowoomba

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Toowoomba on Sunday 2nd  February, at The Goods Shed, at the northern end of Victoria Street. There’ll be Market/info/food stalls and stage entertainment including a singer and dance troupe from Brisbane Calligraphers Choir Martial art demo Play Chinese majong and games Chinese embroidery workshop and Watch the lion dance. There is […]

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Crow’s Nest Community Nursery Open Day

This Saturday (1st February) the Crow’s Nest Community Nursery will be open for all residents wishing to buy native plants. Run by a group of volunteers, Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Portfolio Leader Joe Ramia says the nursery has more than 200 species available for members of the public. The Crow’s Nest Community Nursery […]

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February Open Day Royal Bull’s Head Inn

Cheryl White from Moments in Glass will be on hand this open day showcasing her leadlight art work.  Leadlight glass is well known  for it’s use is in Church Windows, but it’s much more than that. Leadlight work isn’t limited to just windows, it’s been used in cabinetry, lampshades, garden ornaments. Leadlight glass is found […]

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