Entries by Carla Tooma

Easter treat for thousands of aged care residents

A number of aged care residents across the country will get to enjoy a sweet, surprise treat this Easter. Cadbury has teamed up with aged care provider Japara Homes, and will donate 180,000 of its Easter mini eggs to residents around Australia. The signature Cadbury treats will be delivered to 50 Japara aged care homes […]

Robina man to celebrate $100,000 scratchie win with a FaceTime party

Social distancing won’t stop a Robina man from celebrating his $100,000 Instant Scratch-Its win, with a FaceTime date booked in with his family to break the exciting news. His $100,000 windfall is one of the top prizes on a $5 Instant Scratch-Its ticket, which he purchased at newsXpress at Robina Town Centre. Confirming his win […]

First recipients of HOTA’s artist fund unveiled

HOTA has revealed the first recipients of its Rage Against the V(irus) Artist Fund, which was announced last month. The artist fund, established to keep local artists working and getting paid in these uncertain times, has attracted more than 100 applications so far. 12 artists have been selected in the first round, and will now […]

Oracle Boulevard restaurants offering Dial + Drive-Through service

A Gold Coast dining strip has come up with a creative solution to ensure local foodies can still enjoy all of its delicious restaurants and cafes during the coronavirus pandemic. Oracle Boulevard is now offering a Dial + Drive-Thru service, which allows Gold Coasters to call up and order meals from a great selection of […]

BMW and Mini cars to help deliver food to hungry Gold Coasters

You’ll want to keep a look out when ordering takeaway this weekend, because a fancy ride may pull up to your home to deliver your meal. Gold Coat BMW and MINI Garage are helping two local restaurants rev up their deliveries, offering up some of their prized cars to help get tasty dishes out the […]