General Interest

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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Young Ambassador’s Fund-Raising Event

On Sunday 6th June the Downs Polo Club will be holding their annual Polo Tournament. This year not only will there be plenty of polo to be seen but there will also be raffles, kids games and activities, a BBQ and bar and much much more. All proceeds raised will be donated to The Kath […]

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Scenes From Crash Rescue Challenge

The 2010 Crash Rescue Challenge and Community Safety Expo has taken place in the Founders Pavilion at Toowoomba Showgrounds. Setting up a Rescue Scenario Eight teams from Cairns, Blackwater, Caloundra, Bayside, Lowood  and          Clifton took part…. The winning team was Cairns, from the Far North Region. Runner up was the South East Region’s team from […]

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Council Connections: Week 3, 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 General news including swine flu vaccination, formation of two community planning groups, water rates notices, the Sustainable Home closing and some roadworks.

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Royal Bull’s Head Inn Celebrates Museums Alight!

This year, the Royal Bull’s Head Inn at Drayton is responding to the International Museum Day theme of Museums for Social Harmony by hosting a special Edwardian High Tea. Enjoy delicious treats including scones with jam and cream, caramel tart, blueberry pie, sandwiches, citrus tart, and tropical cream pie served with tea and coffee from […]

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Over Fifty Roles On Offer For Toowoomba Locals

The 2010 Northern University Games is coming to Toowoomba, and with it comes lots of volunteer roles for locals interested in sports and events management. Covering a range of roles in areas such as operations, media, marketing, administration, accreditation, sport planning and special events, the 2010 Northern University Games offers some fantastic opportunities for Toowoomba […]

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“No Wrong Door” A Hypothetical

To raise awareness of domestic and family violence in our community, the Toowoomba Domestic and Family Violence  Prevention Service (DFVPS) is holding a Hypothetical entitled “No Wrong Door” on Thursday evening the 27th May 2010. The latest statistics from the Qld Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research identify that the Toowoomba DFVPS saw 575 […]

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Happy Trekker Tag Along Tour

The Rotary Club of Toowoomba East(RCTE)  have been running Tag alongs for the past 15 years…. traditionally we have run “OUTBACK GETAWAY “ bi-annually, which is a fully catered tag along that is accompanied with a 4 piece band and support vehicles, and has auctions of donated goods raising up to $100,000 for various charities.  […]

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