Toowoomba News

Fri 5 Jul 2019

What's on: Toowoomba

What's on: Toowoomba

A YARN blast from the past as Warwick prepares for its annual Jumpers and Jazz Festival from July 18-28, with this year themed Connect.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Agnes celebrates 100th birthday with her first beer

Agnes celebrates 100th birthday with her first beer

IT'S somewhat fitting that Agnes Munt had her first beer on the day she turned 100.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Cookbook represents diversity of community

Cookbook represents diversity of community

RECIPES from around the world make up the community cookbook that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the East Creek Community Centre.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Retreat into winter artistic mode

Retreat into winter artistic mode

CREATIVE out-of-towners, grey nomads and locals are getting ready for the week-long 32nd annual McGregor Winter Arts Retreat in Toowoomba from July1-5.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

FOR 54 years, the mousy illustrator Mary Shepard retained an extraordinary relationship with the domineering PL Travers, the author of eight Mary Poppins books.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Group guide: Toowoomba

Group guide: Toowoomba

CONGRATULATIONS: The Toowoomba Quilters club's latest octogenarians are Audrey, Ann and Sheila.

Don't miss out on the best Empire Theatre musicals

Don't miss out on the best Empire Theatre musicals

FAVOURITES and surprises will all be part of the Empire Theatre's Daytime Series performance The Best of Empire Musicals which takes to the stage on June 20.

Thu 23 May 2019

Special event for volunteers rewards their tireless efforts

Special event for volunteers rewards their tireless efforts

DARLING Downs Health has recognised the extraordinary work of its volunteers at a luncheon to celebrate National Volunteer Week.

Wed 22 May 2019

Property expert Andrew Winter to speak at Toowoomba Open Day

Property expert Andrew Winter to speak at Toowoomba Open Day

THE over 50s community can learn the secrets to downsizing from leading property expert Andrew Winter at Living Gems Toowoomba's free Open Day on Saturday.

Tue 14 May 2019

Grow your knowledge at Winter Garden School

Grow your knowledge at Winter Garden School

IT'S the fabulous Winter Garden School experience that keeps them coming back for more.

Mon 13 May 2019

Taste of glorious country flavours at festival

Taste of glorious country flavours at festival

HAMPTON Blue was one of the first producers of blueberries in Australia, starting back in 1986 when Australians really weren't too sure what to do with them.

Fri 10 May 2019

Records a treasure trove of classic tunes and cash

Records a treasure trove of classic tunes and cash

EVERYTHING old is new again... and some of it is worth a whole lot more than you would ever have thought.

Thu 9 May 2019

Chinchilla Botanic Parkland to open with community fun day

Chinchilla Botanic Parkland to open with community fun day

CHINCHILLA'S new Botanic Parkland, set to become a focal point of community events and entertainment, will open with a Community Fun Day on Saturday, June 1.

Finding time to be fit for life as we age

Finding time to be fit for life as we age

TERRY Harris doesn't think there's anything particularly special about him... and that's the point.

Wed 8 May 2019

Regional carnival celebrates 70 years in full bloom

Regional carnival celebrates 70 years in full bloom

FOR 70 years the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been the beating heart of the city, and it's not getting old.

Tue 7 May 2019

Historic Shay loco back on track

Historic Shay loco back on track

TIPPED off the rails back in 1936 and left to rot, an original Shay locomotive that hauled timber from Ravensbourne to Hampton from 1904 has had a rebirth.

Mon 6 May 2019

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

AT A time when rural and regional areas along with art and artists, were considered second class, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Bolton was a maverick.

Sun 5 May 2019

Group guide: Toowoomba

Group guide: Toowoomba

FUNDRAISER: Toowoomba Hospice's Mark Munro, Rotary Toowoomba East's John Lily, sponsor Ivan Walls of Alpine Refrigeration & Hospice chairman Graham Barron OAM.

Fri 3 May 2019

What's on: Toowoomba

What's on: Toowoomba

THE Apia Good Times tour has a big line-up including, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Ross Wilson, John Paul Young & more at the Empire Theatre at 7.30pm, May 30.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Sweet rides roll into town for special rally

Sweet rides roll into town for special rally

THE Rolls-Royce Owners' Club of Australia is celebrating two big milestones when it arrives in Toowoomba for its annual rally from May 1-6.

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