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Toowoomba ChronicleToowoomba accountant's appetising chance at $1 millionToowoomba ChronicleA TASTE for chicken could hatch a million-dollar windfall for a Toowoomba accountant. Paul Hobbs works at Power Tynan Accountants but his life could change forever when he is flown to Sydney next week by Australian fast food restaurant Red Rooster with ... [...]
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The Queensland TimesToowoomba man charged with host of child sex offencesThe Queensland TimesAdam Davies Senior Journalist Adam was born in New South Wales and was educated at the prestigious Scots College in Sydney. He has worked both in Australia and United Kingdom for some of the largest newspapers in the two respective countries. [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleCraft comes to life at Toowoomba fair from FridayToowoomba ChronicleTOOWOOMBA residents are invited to find their inner artisan at a three day CraftAlive event being held in Toowoomba for the first time. Event co-ordinator Tess Gutknecht said CraftAlive events were run across Australia, and it was time to give the ...and more [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba Chronicle$8.1 million upgrade for Toowoomba HospitalToowoomba ChronicleWORK on a seventh general operating theatre at Toowoomba Hospital worth $8.1 million is set to start later this year. Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board chairman Mike Horan said the significant infrastructure upgrade would improve patient care. [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleGrains research agency makes Toowoomba its new homeToowoomba ChronicleMinister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and Member for Groom Ian Macfarlane today announced the Grains Research and Development Corporation would establish a regional office in Toowoomba. Mr Macfarlane said the establishment of a new office would ...Barnaby Joyce relocates three research organisations from Canberra to regional AustraliaThe Canberra TimesAdelaide the new home for two research and development corporationsABC OnlineCanberra was unpopular too: Joyce9news.com.auFarm Weeklyall 9 news [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleCricket a constant between Pakistan and ToowoombaToowoomba ChronicleSOME of us are born here; some of us move here because of family or work, but Fahad Mujeeb chose to live in Toowoomba. Having worked and travelled half-way around the world, the Pakistani national found the Garden City much to his liking.and more [...]
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Toowoomba ChroniclePeter Marks joins race for Toowoomba Regional CouncilToowoomba ChronicleFORMER councillor Peter Marks yesterday announced his intention to run for Toowoomba Regional Council. Mr Marks said he would like to build on the City Centre Master Plan he oversaw during his first term as the planning and development portfolio chair.and more [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleToowoomba baby born in back of ambulanceToowoomba ChronicleThe 25-year-old mother delivered her fourth baby in the back of an ambulance en route to the Toowoomba Hospital after paramedics responded to reports she had gone into active labour at home. Baby was born at precisely 3.18am, and together with mum ... [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleUrban, boutique markets coming to ToowoombaToowoomba ChronicleTOOWOOMBA residents will be able to showcase their home-made boutique products at the city's newest destination shopping venue. The Emerging Designer Market is coming to town next month and will have a range of market stalls, food stalls and live ... [...]
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Tree roots destroying piece of Toowoomba historyToowoomba ChronicleA TOOWOOMBA woman is on a mission to have her great-grandfather's historic grave restored to a respectful state. Thomas Cahill was one of the first blacksmiths in the Darling Downs region before he suffocated on brandy and died on April 10, 1876. [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleDrug driver blitz results alarm Toowoomba policeToowoomba ChroniclePolice targeted the Toowoomba CBD and feeder streets into the busy precincts on Friday and Saturday nights as part of Operation North Anticline, a pointed road policing program designed to crack down on dangerous drivers. A disturbing trend was ...and more [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba ChronicleTop places to feast for Pancake Day in ToowoombaToowoomba ChronicleThis day is also known as Pancake Day, as pancakes were a great way to use up perishables like eggs and milk. Get your pancake fix at these four best places in Toowoomba, as voted by you. Seasons on Ruthven's American Hotcakes. Seasons on Ruthven. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba ChronicleToowoomba's arty duo go from teachers to studentsToowoomba ChronicleThe duo both announced their retirement and have big farewell to the the university together. They worked behind the scenes coordinating Toowoomba's arts retreats and McGregor School programs. Mrs Newbury said they always sat close by to each other, ...and more [...]
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Toowoomba ChronicleWhat Toowoomba residents would do if they were mayorToowoomba ChronicleGARDEN City residents shared their two cents on what they would do if they could be mayor of Toowoomba for the day. The Chronicle asked its online readers the hard-hitting question and the responses were varied. While Maddison Tronc and Jordiee Lee ... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesSnake eaten alive by snake near ToowoombaBrisbane TimesA snake catcher has managed to film the "rare" sight of a snake being eaten alive by another snake at a property near Toowoomba. Toowoomba Snake Catchers 24/7 owner David Wiedman was called out to a property at Perseverance early Sunday morning ...Snake filmed eating its own kind in Toowoomba9news.com.auall 3 news articles [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba Chronicle13 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in ToowoombaToowoomba ChronicleTO HELP plan the next seven days, here are 13 events happening across the Toowoomba region. FRIDAY. Head out to Clifton for the annual show weekend. Nev Madsen. Clifton Show. THROW the kids in the car and head out to Clifton for the town's annual ...and more [...]
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Toowoomba Chronicle'Library delay not our fault', Toowoomba company saysToowoomba ChronicleA TOOWOOMBA company that supplied insulation for the new Toowoomba Library says it has nothing to do with the delay of the library. The opening of the library was delayed after Hutchinson Builders' internal quality control discovered the insulation on ...and more [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba Chronicle14 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in ToowoombaToowoomba ChronicleTO HELP plan the next seven days, here are 14 events happening across the Toowoomba region. FRIDAY. Head out to Clifton for the annual show weekend. Nev Madsen. Clifton Show. THROW the kids in the car and head out to Clifton for the town's annual ... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Toowoomba ChronicleEntertainment agency scouts Toowoomba talentToowoomba ChronicleA NEW Toowoomba-based entertainment agency is scouting local talent for nationwide status. EA Agency is a booking and management agency for music artists and bands in Queensland's south-east and west. An impulse decision lead founder Brendon ... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
9news.com.auSnake filmed eating its own kind in Toowoomba9news.com.auA cannibal snake has been caught on camera devouring its own kind in Toowoomba. Dave Wiedman from Toowoomba Snake Catchers dealt with the disturbing callout on Saturday morning at a home in the suburb of Perseverance. Behind some boxes in the ... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source