Inglewood Population Swells for the Weekend

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The second weekend in July will see Inglewood come alive with a number of events due to kick off in town. Out at Coolmunda Dam, things will be a buzz with the National Hovercraft championships lifting off on a Dam now at over 90% capacity. There are at least 45 hovercraft machines in action … [Read more...]

$1.17 mill. Budget Boost for Racing

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Thoroughbred racing on the Darling Downs and South West is set to receive a Budget boost, with 29 clubs sharing in $1.17 million worth of infrastructure grants. Racing Minister Grace Grace says the new funding would result in upgraded facilities and new infrastructure throughout the region. “I … [Read more...]

Inglewood Makes a splash

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The swimming 'off season' has begun but things aren’t too quiet around the Inglewood pool as the refurbishment of the amenities and kiosk building is completed. The project is funded by Council and the Queensland Government Get Playing Plus Program to improve the opportunities for sport and … [Read more...]

LNP Deputy Welcomes Racing Back-Flip

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A backflip by Racing Minister Grace Grace over corporate betting levels has been welcomed by Deputy LNP leader Deb Frecklington. “This week’s backflip by Racing Queensland on a minimum bet limit for corporate bookmakers in Queensland is not only a win for punters and country racing, it’s a … [Read more...]

Women’s Sport gets a Boost

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Women and girls are being encouraged to get more active through round three of the Queensland Government’s Get Out, Get Active program. Sport Minister Mick de Brenni says it’s an extension of the Programme and there’s a total of $1.7 million in funding available- $1 million for councils and an … [Read more...]

Easter on The Macintyre set to Rumble

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It’s one of the regions most favoured and flavoured events - Easter On the Macintyre and the organising committee are wasting no time this year in ensuring the 2017 Event surpasses previous years for family, friends and fun. The Easter long weekend that falls later in April this year, with event … [Read more...]

More Help for kids to Get Started in Sport

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An extra $750,000 is now being made available to help up to 5,000 Queensland children kick-start their involvement in organised sport or recreational activities through Round 9 of the popular Get Started vouchers program. BEST BE QUICK - The extra vouchers will be available online from 9.15 am … [Read more...]

Vale – Max Walker – Australian Cricket Legend

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Max Walker, AM, has died aged 68 after a two-year battle with cancer. Known by Australians for his cricketing prowess, football ability and overall sports knowledge, ‘Tangles’ or ‘Tang’ as he was known played a key role in modernizing the games in Australia and achieving much by way of corporate … [Read more...]

Now that’s Pushin’ It!

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700 people will invade Goondiwindi, Yelarbon, Inglewood and Texas next year as the Cycle Queensland Gundy to the Gold Coast Event sweeps back into Our Towns and local organizer David McMahon couldn’t be more pleased. “This annual event is a big awareness campaign by Cycle Queensland to get us on … [Read more...]