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Mon 17 Dec 2018

Chinchilla Scout numbers sky-rocket

Chinchilla Scout numbers sky-rocket

For the Fitzgerald family, Scouts isn't just a weekend hobby - it's a lifestyle.

Chinchilla race meet a soggy success

Chinchilla race meet a soggy success

Chinchilla celebrated Christmas track-side at the Procrew Cup

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Two drivers were rescued from their vehicles after they became submerged in flood waters just outside of Dalby.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

WARNING: Severe storms heading for parts of Darling Downs

WARNING: Severe storms heading for parts of Darling Downs

THE Bureau of Meteorology has detected severe thunderstorms on the weather radar south and north of Toowoomba.

Weather didn't dampen street party joy

Weather didn't dampen street party joy

The 2018 Chinchilla Christmas street party was a hoot and a half, with some decent rainfall thrown in for good measure.

Miles celebrates Christmas at carnival

Miles celebrates Christmas at carnival

Rain couldn't dampen the Christmas spirit at the Miles Christmas Street Carnival.

Students make a splash

Students make a splash

Young athletes have made a splash at the Chinchilla Christian College junior swimming carnival.

LifeFlight charity saves life

LifeFlight charity saves life

Local woman owes her life to the pilot and crew of a LifeFlight rescue mission.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Santa and his sleigh depart for Chinchilla street party

Santa and his sleigh depart for Chinchilla street party

He knows when you've been bad or good so come down to Heeney Street for goodness sake.

6 things to do around the region

6 things to do around the region

Looking for something to do this week? Look no further!

Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail likely in region

Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail likely in region

ALL Toowoomba and south-west region emergency services have been put on standby and are making preparations as severe thunderstorms begin hitting in the region.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Job boost created in region

Job boost created in region

Western Downs Regional Council approved two more solar farms to help boost the region.

Pool and lagoon to become safer

Pool and lagoon to become safer

Two of Tara's family favourite facilities are set to receive a facelift with funding approved under Western Downs Regional Council's Capital Works budget.

Fires prompt vegetation land management inquiry

Fires prompt vegetation land management inquiry

A Federal Inquiry into vegetation and land management will begin this month.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Unique donation discovered

Unique donation discovered

An unintentional donation has fallen into the Drought Angels' hands, and now they're trying to find the original owners.

Story of a 100-year-old smile

Story of a 100-year-old smile

MILES' newest centenarian Colin Wade marked his incredible birthday milestone last week, and behind his sweet smile he's quite quite a tale.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Christmas comes early at Tara Ambulance Carnival

Christmas comes early at Tara Ambulance Carnival

Christmas has come early for residents in Tara, with Saint Nick and Mrs Claus catching a lift into town with the help of the Local Ambulance Committee.

Big celebration of 100 years

Big celebration of 100 years

Family and friends gathered at Miles' Civic Centre on Saturday to celebrate the 100th birthday of local man Colin Wade.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Motorcyclist airlifted after suffering serious injury

Motorcyclist airlifted after suffering serious injury

A MAN in his 40s has been prepared to be airlifted to hospital with a serious injury after coming off his motorbike in south-west Queensland.

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

A letter written 101 years ago brought their stories together. Unbeknownst to them, they lived only a drive away from one another.

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