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New owner at Bull & Barley Inn

Cambooya's iconic Bull & Barley Inn has a new owner with Mick Dewar taking over from Bruce Dell, who has owned the hotel for the last 15 years. The historic pub was built in 1902 when it was named the Cambooya Railway Hotel.

Cambooya man charged with murder

Detectives have charged 24-years-old Lachlan Mark Freund of Cambooya in relation to the alleged murder of 25-years-old Thor Morgan in March ... Following an extensive investigation as part of Operation Uniform Tyne, police dive squad officers recovered a firearm from a northern branch of the Condamine River on July 26, which police will allege was the weapon used in the incident.

Olympic gold for Toowoomba region

The 2032 Olympic Games may seem to be a long way off but a task force of regional leaders has already been formed with the objective of identifying how the Toowoomba region can benefit from the vast capital expenditure needed to host the Games. One exciting piece of infrastructure being floated by Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio is the prospect of the long awaited fast train connection from Toowoomba to Brisbane.

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Important milestone for local business

The Greenridge Group, printer of On Our Selection News, last week celebrated 30 years since its founding ... The company’s printing expertise has been acknowledged on a national level, recently winning multiple awards at the 39th National Print Awards in Melbourne, the highest recognition you can receive in the industry.

Bee prepared this swarm season

As the weather warms up and plants start to bloom for Spring, bee populations will start to increase again. Apiarist Alicia Vohland, owner of Windy Acres Farm between Westbrook and Wyreema, said swarming is the natural process of honey bee colonies expanding to form new colonies.

The Ekka – Wesley Paul Daniells

Last Sunday, off to the Ekka we did go, Our hearts were light, we all love the show, Met up with the kids at Chelmer and caught a train, For city travel it is best in sunshine, hail or rain ...

Nobby State School celebrates 125th

On the 15th November 1897, the first students rocked up to the new Nobby State School, signalling the start of one of the most successful small schools in the local area with students still achieving at the school in 2022. As well as having a good academic record, Nobby is a school that knows how to turn on a great event for its community so locals are looking forward to the celebration.

Polo season finishes

Gary Hoey. The Downs Club hosted the 30th anniversary Sapphire Polo Carnival last weekend. This tournament was started by Hugh Fisher in Goondiwindi in 1992 and moved to Clifton in 2001. Blessed by fine weather and a large number of teams it turned out to be a magnificent finale to the Downs Polo Club Tournament season.

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