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Our Toowong Shopping Community Launched !

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Toowong business owners are coming together to form a local shopping community, facilitated by Our Toowong.

An info session is being held on 17 May from 3pm at Sun Fay Seafood Restaurant, Taringa, that will showcase how a popular loyalty card will quickly increase your sales.

The 90 minute info session will answer the following questions:

  • What exactly is this Loyalty card ?
  • How will my customers benefit ?
  • What are the benefits for my business ?
  • How much will this cost to set up ?
  • Who’s currently using it in Toowong ?
  • How fast is this growing ?
  • What if I don’t want to join – but still want to use the card ?
  • Are there any future info sessions coming ?

 

Feel free to stay and ask questions after the presentation, or take advantage of the wonderful seafood and crack a cold one under the roof once we’re done.
To join the meeting, ask a pre-meeting question or simply to learn more about the community, log onto our Our Toowong Facebook Page and drop us a line.

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“Bye Bye” Retailers: Our Favourite Shops Leave T.V.

Renovations have started on the $50 M Toowong Village Transformation, which commenced in January. However the reno’s have meant a number of our favourite and useful shops have had to close their doors – and not just temporarily.

Amongst the businesses that are reportedly not coming back are:

  • Toowong Jewellers
  • Toowong Post Office
  • Diva
  • Robins Kitchen
  • Rebecca’s Lingerie
  • Liz Davenport

Other shops on the eastern side are closed during the renovations and will be open afterwards, including Wallace Bishop.

Shops that remain open are Fruity Capers, Coles, K-mart, Terry White Chemists, Zarraffas, Telstra, Vodafone, Optus, Conner, Cue, Stefan, Sports Girl, DJ’s, Daisy’s Florist, Ella Bache, Toowong Library, S&S Hair and Beauty, Pillow Talk, Persian Bazar, OPSM, BWS, Mister Minit, EB Games, Happy Foot Massage, Zombster, Sizzler and others.

All the shops in the food court appear to be open, although around one third of the seating area has been closed off due to the site works, so it can be a bit tricky finding a seat at lunch time.

The toilets near Terry White Chemist are closed during renovations, with the only other set of toilets on the ground level at the back of the food court.

Various ATM’s including one from Suncorp and Bank of Qld have been shut down, or are not reliably available at this time.

There are apparently 10.6 Million annual shoppers at the Village, and with the renovations it “is expected to become a high-end shopping hub.”

The Facebook hashtag for news updates and the like is #yourvillageistransforming, although it appears that the only thing that they are reporting is the number of car parking spaces available on the upper level. “There are currently 114 car park spaces available on the upper levels.” Updates are occasionally posted on the Facebook webpage.

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Remarkable Renovations of Local Bowls Club

by KATE RAWLINS

 

THE Toowong Bowls Club has seen many changes in 2012, now boasting modern facilities for local residents.

 

After recovering from the 2011 January floods, the Club has now undergone vast renovations to provide members and guests with a greater social and bowling experience.

The Club’s deals are tailored to suit the varying demographics across the local Toowong area.

Thursday night is ‘Student Night,’ boasting a DJ or live band, along with discounted beverages available from the bar.

Whilst Seniors can enjoy a variety of lunch specials from $8.90 on a Thursday.

On a Friday night, patrons who pre-book a table for 10 or more people are rewarded with a $50 bar tab for all to enjoy (conditions apply).

LOCATION: The Club is easily accessible to the public via Heroes Avenue, with generous parking facilities available.
Photo: Kate Rawlins

However ‘Super Soaker Sunday’ is by far the most flamboyant Club event of the week.

For $2, patrons can play barefoot bowls in their bikinis on a Sunday to add an extra fun twist to the traditional game.

Bowls can be played at the Club on all other days for $10 when playing after dark or $8 for a daytime game.

Locals can become Life Members of the Club for just $1, and will enjoy not ever having to sign in, or be spammed with electronic newsletters.

The Club’s restaurant now also caters for lunches and dinners seven days a week, with the kitchen opening from 11am.

Along with an ATM, 35 gaming machines, and the facilities to host functions such as weddings, birthdays and conferences, the Toowong Bowls Club is a fine establishment for locals and visitors to enjoy.

 

All enquires and bookings can be made by phoning the Club directly on 3870 1616, and current deals can be found online via the Club’s website or Facebook page.

 

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Fedelta Point of Sale Terminals

Fedelta is a Point of Sale software package that boasts speed, ease of use, reliability and an extensive range of powerful features.

The Fedelta solution has the variety of POS software solutions to suit to bars, restaurants, hotels, resorts, casinos, stadiums, fast food and general retail of all sizes. These can all be accommodated from the one tailored solution.

The Fedelta system is reliable and robust to ensure your business is operational at all times.

If the network or server fails, the POS terminal will continue to run offline until the problem is resolved, at which time all data is automatically synchronised, updated and stored on the server.

Address: Level 1, Data 3 House, 80 Jephson Street, Toowong, QLD 4066

Phone: 1300 652 029 (sales) +61 7 3870 9705 (int’l)

Fax: 1300 136 451

Website: Link (opens in new window)

Location Map: Google Map (opens in new window)

Office hours: Normal  business hours


Range of Products

Point of Sale
Fedelta is a Point of Sale software package that boasts speed, ease of use, reliability and an extensive range of powerful features. The touch screen solution provides the flexibility to customize the POS terminal to suit your individual needs.

Backoffice
Fedelta Backoffice comprises detailed management features including Product and Pricing Control, Stock Control, Staff Management, Point of Sale Configuration, Loyalty Rewards, Accounts, Audit Control and a comprehensive set of Reports and Analysis Tools.

Portable Ordering
Fedelta Orderman revolutionises the dining experience by serving more customers more efficiently. Customer orders can be processed straight to the kitchen and tables bills printed and payed for right in front of the customer.

Customer Loyalty
Fedelta Custmer Loyalty module allows you to track, reward and communicate with your customers. Customers are able to signup for the rewards program at the Point of Sale to immediately start receiving Rewards Points, Special Pricing and Discounts.

PDT Stock Module
Fedelta’s Security module empowers management to enforce integrity into the information recorded at Point of Sale. By tying transaction records to live and recorded video footage you can quickly identify both inaccurate and fraudulent Point of Sale usage.

Security Module
Fedelta’s Security module empowers management to enforce integrity into the information recorded at Point Of Sale. By tying transaction records to live and recorded video footage of the transaction you can quickly identify both inaccurate and fraudulent Point-Of-Sale usage.

Reservations Module
Fedelta links directly into industry leading software that caters specifically for Reservations and Customer Relationship Management. The core of reservation systems is much more than the timing of custom and the collection of sale trends. It’s about adding that personal touch to service.

Gaming Module
Fedelta integrates with numerous third-party gaming solutions. Integrating your Gaming and Point of Sale system allows customers to accrue reward points not only on the gaming machines, but also at Point of Sale locations throughout your venues.

Accountancy Integration
Fedelta’s Accounting module provides an invaluable integration into Accountancy packages. The integration eliminates tedious manual entry and data translation by taking your business transactions and posting directly to pre-defined accounts.

Kitchen Monitor
The Fedelta Kitchen Monitor is designed for Quick Service environments and is specifically targeted at increasing efficiency and accuracy by delivering orders to visual displays. The system can be configured to send selected items to designated preparation areas.

Property Management System
Fedelta Integrates with third party Property Management Systems to ensure a seemless link between your guests accomodation bill and any other spending that might occur at your venue.

Online Stock Ordering
Fedelta integrates with online suppliers to provide automated ordering and invoicing. The proven import process avoids the pain involved in double entry of purchasing information lodged with suppliers.

Point of Sale
Fedelta is a Point of Sale software package that boasts speed, ease of use, reliability and an extensive range of powerful features. The touch screen solution provides the flexibility to customize the POS terminal to suit your individual needs.

Backoffice
Fedelta Backoffice comprises detailed management features including Product and Pricing Control, Stock Control, Staff Management, Point of Sale Configuration, Loyalty Rewards, Accounts, Audit Control and a comprehensive set of Reports and Analysis Tools.

Portable Ordering
Fedelta Orderman revolutionises the dining experience by serving more customers more efficiently. Customer orders can be processed straight to the kitchen and tables bills printed and payed for right in front of the customer.

Customer Loyalty
Fedelta Custmer Loyalty module allows you to track, reward and communicate with your customers. Customers are able to signup for the rewards program at the Point of Sale to immediately start receiving Rewards Points, Special Pricing and Discounts.

PDT Stock Module
Fedelta’s Security module empowers management to enforce integrity into the information recorded at Point of Sale. By tying transaction records to live and recorded video footage you can quickly identify both inaccurate and fraudulent Point of Sale usage.

Security Module
Fedelta’s Security module empowers management to enforce integrity into the information recorded at Point Of Sale. By tying transaction records to live and recorded video footage of the transaction you can quickly identify both inaccurate and fraudulent Point-Of-Sale usage.

Reservations Module
Fedelta links directly into industry leading software that caters specifically for Reservations and Customer Relationship Management. The core of reservation systems is much more than the timing of custom and the collection of sale trends. It’s about adding that personal touch to service.

Gaming Module
Fedelta integrates with numerous third-party gaming solutions. Integrating your Gaming and Point of Sale system allows customers to accrue reward points not only on the gaming machines, but also at Point of Sale locations throughout your venues.

Accountancy Integration
Fedelta’s Accounting module provides an invaluable integration into Accountancy packages. The integration eliminates tedious manual entry and data translation by taking your business transactions and posting directly to pre-defined accounts.

Kitchen Monitor
The Fedelta Kitchen Monitor is designed for Quick Service environments and is specifically targeted at increasing efficiency and accuracy by delivering orders to visual displays. The system can be configured to send selected items to designated preparation areas.

Property Management System
Fedelta Integrates with third party Property Management Systems to ensure a seemless link between your guests accomodation bill and any other spending that might occur at your venue.

Online Stock Ordering
Fedelta integrates with online suppliers to provide automated ordering and invoicing. The proven import process avoids the pain involved in double entry of purchasing information lodged with suppliers.

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Sharp Styles Barber

Sharp Styles Barber

Sharp Styles Barber, Toowong

Sharp Styles Barber was established in 2002, and is located in the centre of the Toowong business district.

Over the  past 7 years we have been providing “unique traditional barber” services for young men and those who are young at heart.

With each of our services we include a neck shave and hot towel. Here’s what you can expect on your next visit:

  • Men’s Style cut
  • Crew Cut
  • Beard Trim
  • Face Shave
  • Style Cut & Bear Trim
  • Style Cut & Shampoo
  • Head Shave Using Straight Razor

Our fees are kept modest levels. But to meet the growing demand from our local resident population, we provide concessions for Pensioner and Senior Card holders, University, High School and Primary School students.

Address: Sherwood House, Shop 2, 39 Sherwood Road, Toowong.

Phone: (07) 3371 0923

Location Map: Google Map (opens in  new window)

Trading hours:

Monday to Friday    8:30am to 6:00pm
Thursday:                    8:30am to 7:00pm

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RW Harrold Watchmakers

R.W. Harrold Watchmaker was established in 1998 and is located in the centre of Toowong. Over the past 11 years we have been keeping Brisbane watches and clocks on time, and we’re happy to keep you on time as well !

We are the authorised Seiko, Pulsar and Lorus warranty repair agents for all of Queensland. All repairs are carried out on-site by one of our three qualified watchmakers and technicians.

We repair a vast range of watch brands, including the following:

  • Omega
  • Diesel
  • Piere Cardin
  • Longines
  • Fossil
  • Guess
  • Tag Heur
  • Rip Curl
  • Classique
  • Citizen
  • All types of clocks

We believe in old fashioned service. We take pride in our our service to you, and we are well known as watchmakers who know what we are talking about.

We service the old style mechanical wind-up/automatic watches and pocket watches, as well as the old wind-up mechanical clocks. All repairs are carried out onsite by one of our three qualified watchmakers and technicians.

Come in for a FREE quote and a happy face that you can talk to.

Services Provided:

  • Full services
  • Restorations
  • Seals
  • Glass Repairs
  • Batteries
  • Pressure testing
  • Pressure testing
  • Band repairs
  • Wind-up mechanical clocks
  • And mechanical wind-up/automatic watches and pocket watches

Address: Sherwood House, Shop 3A, 39 Sherwood Road, Toowong, Qld, 4068

Phone: (07) 3871 7133

Fax: (07) 3876 7414

Website: Link (opens in new window)

Location Map: Google Map (opens in new window)

Office hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Saturday

Do you need your battery changed ?

Some people assume having a battery change in their watch is no big deal.

However, there are many things that we do here at R.W. Harrold Watchmaker that ensures your watch stays in top condition. For example, with every battery change we test the watches current consumption. This is read in Micro Amps. This test is very important  in establishing the health of your watch.

This reading tells us how much energy your watch is consuming from the battery. Readings within factory specifications will maintain the normal battery life expectancy. A higher then factory specification reading means the movement is consuming more energy from the battery then is specified therefore reducing the battery life. Instances where such a problem arises can be solved by a full service.

Only having the battery changed cannot guarantee it’s water resistancy.

The resealing process

Here at R.W. Harrold Watchmaker we offer seals and pressure testing for water resistant watches rated at  50, 100, 150, 200 meter resistancies(resistancy is rated on the case back of your watch). The resealing and pressure testing of your watch gurantees your watch is safe to swim in at the rated depth.

Seals that are replaced include, button seals, crown seals(some crowns contain internal seals where the whole crown needs replacing) and back case seals (other seals including glass seals may incure an extra charge). With these brand new seals in place we can then guarantee our pressure testing and that the watch is then water resistant to its rated water resistancy.

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Blockbuster Video

 

Sorry, Blockbuster Video no longer exists in Toowong.

 

 

 

 

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Westpac Toowong

Westpac Toowong
Westpac Toowong

Address: Cnr Sherwood Rd & Jephson St, Toowong, Qld, 4066

Phone: 13 20 32

ATM: Available on site

Website: Link (opens in new window)

Location: Google Map. (opens in new window)

Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm

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Suncorp Bank Toowong

 

Suncorp Toowong
Suncorp Bank Toowong

Address: Shop G2 Toowong Village Sherwood Rd, Toowong, Qld, 4066

Phone: 13 11 55

ATM: Two available on site

Website: Link (opens in new window)

Location: Google Map. (opens in new window)

Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm

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St George Bank Toowong

St George Toowong
St George Toowong

Address: 55 Sherwood Rd, Toowong, Qld, 4066

Phone: (07) 3117 6166

ATM: Two available on site

Website: Link (opens in new window)

Location: Google Map. (opens in new window)

Opening Hours:

Sunday    Closed
Monday    9:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday    9:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday    9:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday    9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday    9:30am – 5:00am
Saturday    Closed

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