Toowoomba News

Wed 13 Feb 2019

You could die waiting for aged care services

You could die waiting for aged care services

MARGARET Jolly fears her dad's days are getting longer and harder while he waits endlessly for My Aged Care help.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

AT 96, Father Arthur Fellows still has a strong voice, a strong mind and strong values and opinions.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Masonic head rests easy with hospice donation

Masonic head rests easy with hospice donation

TEST-DRIVING one of the six new adjustable beds recently at Toowoomba Hospice meant a lot to Barry Hennessy.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Peak2Park for the fun of it at any age

Peak2Park for the fun of it at any age

RANGEVILLE'S John Francis has completed every Peak2Park since the event began in 2006.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Group guide: Toowoomba

Group guide: Toowoomba

A PRESENTATION was made to retiring padre Matthew Weatherley on his retirement by NSAA Toowoomba president Bill Lane. The Hands was a carving by Keith...

Sat 2 Feb 2019

What's On: Toowoomba

What's On: Toowoomba

GET YOUR BOOTS ON: Cyndi Lauper's fun and emotional Kinky Boots kicks off the Empire Theatre season from March 22-31 and tickets are on sale now.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Toowoomba to celebrate community this Australia Day

Toowoomba to celebrate community this Australia Day

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio encourages the community to celebrate our diverse society and reflect on our achievements this Australia Day.

Making memories at Toowoomba's Summer Tunes

Making memories at Toowoomba's Summer Tunes

ENTERTAINER Cathy Drummond is happy to be staying close to home for her Summer Tunes event at Picnic Point again this year.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Elderly man fights off teen trying to steal his car

Elderly man fights off teen trying to steal his car

A MAN aged 67 walking his dog at Henry Joppich Park fought off an 18-year-old attacker who attempted to steal the senior's car.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Flower carnival power at its golden best

Flower carnival power at its golden best

TOOWOOMBA'S gold medal for Best Major Festival at the Queensland Tourism Awards is a tribute to the passion and commitment of the Carnival of Flowers volunteers

Mon 10 Dec 2018

What’s behind our royal love affair?

What’s behind our royal love affair?

A POPULAR culture expert believes she has uncovered the truth behind the rise of royal fandom - but it has nothing to do with a new generation of monarchs.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Puppy love brings joy to little boy's heart

Puppy love brings joy to little boy's heart

JACK and his adorable dog Blue have taken on a huge challenge to prove their inseparable bond.

Sat 24 Nov 2018

Bush Christmas a gift for rural artisans

Bush Christmas a gift for rural artisans

THE Bush Christmas exhibition has become something of a tradition for Toowoomba district residents over the past 22 years.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Christmas comes Earley for unique 'family' choir

Christmas comes Earley for unique 'family' choir

THERE are many hours of dedication involved in what she does, but Toowoomba's Helen Earley has never considered it to be work.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Sing, dance, and recall love at 'Tinder of their time'

Sing, dance, and recall love at 'Tinder of their time'

THEY come from miles around to get together, play the accordion, sing and dance - and they welcome all-comers at the Maclagan Squeezebox Festival

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.

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