Toowoomba News

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Senior farmers look beyond drought for next generation

Senior farmers look beyond drought for next generation

EVEN as they cope with years of drought, over-55 farmers around the are aiming to ensure sustainability of farms for the next generation.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

'Musical memorial': Star power to honour Remembrance Day

'Musical memorial': Star power to honour Remembrance Day

VOICES of Remembrance is a free two-hour "musical memorial" combining star-power and local talents, especially for the Toowoomba region.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Residents get creative at St Vincent's Care Services

Residents get creative at St Vincent's Care Services

ST VINCENT'S Care Services Toowoomba has been a buzz of activity as residents yarn-bombed, prepared goods and got creative for the Hanging Basket Competition.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

All that jazz: Expert looks to preserve musical history

All that jazz: Expert looks to preserve musical history

DR LAUREN Istvandity is working to preserve musical heritage and inspire future generations in an effort to increase the Queensland Jazz Archive collection.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

A new hope: Toowoomba RSL banks hopes on younger members

A new hope: Toowoomba RSL banks hopes on younger members

THE Toowoomba United RSL sub-branch is looking forward with hope as the world stops this Remembrance Day to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Old crafts not lost on a new generation

Old crafts not lost on a new generation

HELPING to highlight traditional craftsmanship, ensure they don't disappear, and inspire a new generation are the goals of the Lost Trades Fair Queensland.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Roses race series blooms for Toowoomba Turf Club

Roses race series blooms for Toowoomba Turf Club

TOOWOOMBA Turf Club chairman Kent "Woody" Woodford is over the moon at the new Toowoomba Roses race series which culminates in the Benchmark 80 Handicap final.

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Hard work and pain: Musicals not all about the singing

Hard work and pain: Musicals not all about the singing

THERE was a time when actor Richard Chiverrell thought about leaving Toowoomba Choral Society - that was almost 20 years and 22 productions ago!

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Petals and Pups: New event to keep carnival top dog

Petals and Pups: New event to keep carnival top dog

THIS is the Year of the Dog, not just in the Chinese calendar, but at Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Newtown Park garden comes up roses on world stage

Newtown Park garden comes up roses on world stage

THE Queensland State Rose Garden at Newtown Park has made a name for itself on the world stage.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Single, but ready to mingle? The spot to meet senior women

Single, but ready to mingle? The spot to meet senior women

WARWICK boasts highest ratio of single women aged 80-84 in Australia but not all are on the lookout for new romance.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

All in a day's work: Policeman stops to save stunned koala

All in a day's work: Policeman stops to save stunned koala

A QUEENSLAND officer has been filmed helping one of the smallest constituents of his community – a koala – off the road after a near accident in Lockyer Waters.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

War reimagined: WWI photos given new life for exhibition

War reimagined: WWI photos given new life for exhibition

HISTORIC war photographs have been turned into pieces of art as part of a new exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Charges slash to aged-care development sparks debate

Charges slash to aged-care development sparks debate

THE decision to cut an aged-care provider's infrastructure charges for a new retirement home by nearly $450,000 has sparked fierce debate in council chambers.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Active ageing: Research discovers Fitbit tracks friendship

Active ageing: Research discovers Fitbit tracks friendship

SOCIAL connection over a shared subject was a key observation of the USQ research on wearable fitness trackers.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Knitting circle for jazzy men

Knitting circle for jazzy men

FOR too long it's been assumed the blokes are more interested in the great jazz, food and vintage cars than the craftwork at Warwick's annual Jumpers and Jazz.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Chip in $15 for great birthday present

Chip in $15 for great birthday present

TOOWOOMBA Hospice hopes every resident who can will give as a special 15th birthday present to the hospice as it aims to reach $15,000 by July 31.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Hospital visit turns into 60 years of married bliss

Hospital visit turns into 60 years of married bliss

FROM one of the most unusual meetings, Mary and Henry Wagner have enjoyed 60 years of wedding bliss.

Cruise along for a cancer fundraising bike ride

Cruise along for a cancer fundraising bike ride

CRUISE for Cancer, Glee Young says if she lives to 100, she'll still enjoy the thrill of the ride with Barry and his Harley Davidson motorbike.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Festival a chance to enjoy a different world

Festival a chance to enjoy a different world

THE Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival on Sunday, August 12 is your chance to enjoy a different world - or many different worlds.

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