Lifeline Darling Downs’ Fundraising Dinner

Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland Ltd are hosting a fundraising dinner on Saturday, 21st March to raise funds for their local drought and fire relief services. With this year being 2020, the organisation has taken the opportunity to hold a 1920’s themed fundraiser with guests encouraged to dress in the style of the […]

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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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Hospice Nurses Shown Recognition

The Toowoomba Hospice will be celebrating International Year of the Nurse and Midwife with a ‘Big Thank You’ lunch this Friday, 14th February 2020. Toowoomba Hospice Chairman, Mr Graham Barron OAM says, “Nurses come from all different ages and backgrounds, but are united in their efforts to help the Hospice’s vision ‘in providing quality palliative […]

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Love Is The Rose

The Rose speaks to all Ages and in all Colours The Queensland  State Rose  Garden’s Major Fundraiser of 2020 is their sale of Valentine’s Day floral arrangements. All Roses used  are purchased locally and NEVER PICKED FROM THE ROSE GARDEN. Volunteers from Toowoomba’s Floral Art Group create beautiful arrangements  from  single Rose to Small, Medium […]

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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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