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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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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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It’s Time To Welcome In The New Year

To finish 2019 in style, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will once again host a free night of family friendly celebrations in lower Queens Park, off Margaret Street, Toowoomba. TRC Environment and Community Committee Chair Councillor Geoff McDonald said the celebrations were an ideal opportunity for residents to unwind and reflect on the past year. “With […]

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Discover Science On The Move At Cobb+Co Museum

Explore the scientific principles of music, light, force and motion with a range of fascinating and interactive experiences at Cobb+Co’s latest exhibition Science on the Move, now open With 23 exhibits and 35 hands-on activities, visitors can engage both the body and the mind in all things science. Queensland Museum Network CEO Dr Jim Thompson […]

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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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