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WEDDINGS AND BABIES: Readers share their special moments with us. Check out who has tied the knot or celebrated a birth.

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Weddings and babies, June 3

WEDDING: Mikaela Lewis and Joel Larsen

Mikaela Lewis and Joel Larsen
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Mikaela Lewis and Joel Larsen were married on April 17, 2015 at the Toowoomba Community Baptist Church.

They celebrated with a reception at the Highfields Cultural Centre before honeymooning at the Gold Coast.

Mikaela was born and raised in Toowoomba and Joel has lived in the city since he was a child.

The couple met at work - Red Rooster - and still work there.

PHOTO: Ashleigh Gray of AEG Photography

WEDDING: Hannah Treasure and Daniel Bowles

Hannah Treasure and Daniel Bowles
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Hannah Treasure and Daniel Bowles were married on May 30 at the Preston Chapel.

They celebrated afterwards at Hannah's family property in Mt Rascal in an exquisitely decorated clear marquee.

The couple were high school sweethearts and both attended Harristown State High School.

Daniel is a Brisbane Roar player.

The couple honeymooned in Bali.

Hannah's dress was by Darb Bridal Couture, Brisbane.

PHOTO: Tall Timber Studio

WEDDING: Monique Jurgs and Jeremy Cotter

Monique Jurgs and Jeremy Cotter
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Monique Jurgs and Jeremy Cotter were married on May 2, 2015, at the St Patrick's Cathedral, Toowoomba.

The couple celebrated with a reception at the Empire Church Theatre and a honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico.

Monique and Jeremy both grew up, went to university and work in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Jarrayd Apelt

BABY: Charlee Maree Hilton

Charlee Maree Hilton
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Charlee Maree Hilton was born on May 11, 2015, at the Toowoomba Hospital.

She weighed 3316 grams (seven pounds and five ounces).

She is the first born child for Brooke Reynolds and Mathew Hilton.

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WEDDING: Aisleen Rosenthall and Kingsley McBeath

Aisleen Rosenthal and Kingsley McBeath
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Aisleen Rosenthal and Kingsley McBeath were married on October 4, 2014 at Queens Park Botanical Gardens.

The couple celebrated with a reception at the Pittsworth Motor Inn and honeymooned in Hawaii.

The couple chose Queens Park for their wedding as it was where they first met in Year 11 at Shakespeare in the Park's Macbeth.

Eight years later they were married.

PHOTO: Hannah Roche Photography

WEDDING: Kara Yeoman and Michael Asgill 

Kara Yeoman and Michael Asgill
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Kara Yeoman and Michael Asgill were married on March 7, 2015, in a ceremony at St James Anglican Church. 

The couple celebrated with a reception at Encores Restaurant and a honeymoon at the North Coast.

Michael was born in the city and the two attended university together in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Salt Studios

WEDDING: Nicole Webster and Tyson King

Nicole Elizabeth Webster and Tyson Luke King
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Nicole Elizabeth Webster and Tyson Luke King were married on April 18, 2015, atop of a hill on Tyson's parent's farm in Kingsthorpe.

The reception was held on the farm as well, fairy-lit under the trees.

PHOTO: Cassie Eggert and Dave Groves

WEDDING: Robyn Harris and Benjamin Southall 

Robyn Joy Harris and Benjamin John Southall
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Robyn Joy Harris and Benjamin John Southall were married on November 22, 2014 at the Tuggeranong Homestead by celebrant Sue Jose.

The happy couple honeymooned in New Zealand and will make their home in Canberra.

Robyn is the daughter of Michael and Cheryl Harris and Benjamin is the son of Gael and John Woodhams.

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WEDDING: Brooke Lawrence ad Marty Nissen

Brooke Lawrence and Marty Nissen
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Brooke Lawrence and Marty Nissen were married on March 14, 2015.

The couple had their ceremony at the Warwick Street Chapel and were married by celebrant Sandy Henderson before celebrating with a reception at the Burke and Wills Hotel.

Brooke and Marty returned from their honeymoon to live and work in Toowoomba.

Brooke is the daughter of Noel and Sherida and Elizabeth and Rob.

Marty is the son of Bruce and Helen Nissen.

PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography

WEDDING: Cally and Sean Petrie 

Sean and Cally Petrie
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Sean and Cally Petrie were married on February 21, 2015 at Brindabella Country Gardens.

Their reception was held at the Toowoomba Golf Club and they honeymooned in Bali.

Sean went to school in Toowoomba.

The couple said they loved "Toowoomba's creative walls".

PHOTO: Dreamlife Photos & Video Brisbane

Weddings and babies, May 27

WEDDING: Vanessa Hartshorn and Chris Seefeld 

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Vanessa Hartshorn married Chris Seefeld on March 14, 2015, at St Matthew's Anglican Church at Drayton.  

They celebrated at Preston Peak Winery before embarking on a honeymoon to Port Douglas.  

PHOTO: Tall Timber Studio  

WEDDING: Kristy Fuller and Jonathan Outerbridge 

Kristy Fuller and Jonathan Outerbridge
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Kristy Fuller and Jonathan Outerbridge, both Toowoomba residents, were married at Maleny on May 9, 2015.

The reception was held at the Ebb Waterfront Dining and Cellar at Maroochydore and the couple travelled to Hamilton Island for their honeymoon.

PHOTO: Paul Andrew Smith

BABY: Lincoln William Steven Tye 

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Lincoln William Steven Tye was born at 6.31pm on January 31, 2015, at the Mater Mothers Hospital.

He weighed 1574 grams (three pounds and four ounces). He was born ten weeks early and is a very happy and healthy baby boy.

His parents are Carissa Wells and Dylan Tye, who live in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Expression Sessions

BABY: Jorjah Alexis Holmes

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Jorjah Alexis Holmes born at 4.24pm on March 26, 2015 weighing 2540g (five pounds, nine-and-a-half ounces) at St Vincent's Private Hospital, Toowoomba.

She is a daughter for proud parents Ben and Jessica Holmes and a little baby sister to Maddison and Taylah.

PHOTO: Christie-Lee Johnston Photography

WEDDING: Rachel Stoodley and Daniel Eiser

Rachel Stoodley married Daniel Eiser
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Rachel Stoodley married Daniel Eiser in a very colourful ceremony at Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island on April 24, 2015.

Dan and Rachael are both into shooting, both competition and hunting so Dan wore a shotgun shell boutonniere and 50cal cufflinks to add a bit of "Dan and Rachel" to their day.

The couple honeymooned on Fraser Island. Rachel is the daughter of Alan and Shirley Stoodley of Ormeau and Daniel is the son of Ian and Leeann Eiser of Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Envision Photography Hervey Bay

WEDDING: Alexandra Hickey and David Byrnes

David Byrnes and Alexandra Hickey
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David Byrnes and Alexandra Hickey were married at Preston Peak Winery on April 18.

Friends travelled from as far afield as London, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney to attend the beautiful ceremony.

David and Ally are now honeymooning in Spain.

David is the son of Ross and Jan Byrnes of Toowoomba and Ally the daughter of Dan and Linda Hickey of Brisbane.

PHOTO: Tim Molloy

WEDDING: Kirsty Rother and Kenneth Anthony Hearne

Kirsty Rother married her best friend Kenneth Anthony Hearne
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Kirsty Rother married Kenneth Anthony Hearne on April 25, 2015 at 4pm on Watego Beach in Byron Bay.

The couple had a very relaxed, casual wedding with close family members and celebrated at Bombay to Byron, a small curry house, as their family are fans of Indian cuisine.

Kirsty had a yellow ribbon around her bouquet in memory of Stephanie Scott from New South Wales who sadly didn't make it to her own wedding.

Kirsty's maiden name is Rother and for something a bit different her husband changed his last name to hers.

The couple travelled to Fiji for their honeymoon.

Their photographer, Gary Patterson's, wife Jacqui Patterson was the fun-loving celebrant.

PHOTO: Gary Patterson, MAD Photos Byron Bay

Weddings and babies, May 30

WEDDING: Nicole Norris and Matthew Edwards

Nicole Norris and Matthew Edwards
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Nicole Norris and Matthew Edwards were married on March 28 at the Bush Chapel in Queens Park Ipswich.

Nicole and Matt live in Ipswich and they are honeymooning in Fiji in August.

Nicole is the daughter of well-known Darling Downs cattle buyer and show announcer John Norris and his wife Annette.

PHOTO: Talitha Rice Photography

BABY: Rupert Vagg

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Rupert Vagg was born on March 23, 2015 at St Vincent's Hospital weighing 4080 grams (eight pounds, nine ounces).

He is the son of Kerri and Anthony Vagg and little brother to Hayden, Lachlan and Stuart, who live in Quilpie.

PHOTO: Amanda Newman Photography

BABY: Cassidy Mahaffey

Cassidy Mahaffey
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Cassidy Mahaffey was born on February 17, 2015 at the Toowoomba Hospital.

She is daughter to Meaghan and Chris Mahaffey and little sister to Maddie.

She weighed seven pounds and 13 ounces (3550 grams).

PHOTO: Amanda Newman Photography

Weddings and babies, May 13

WEDDING: Bianca Fleming and Paul Mochan

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While travelling to Scotland to visit family, Paul Mochan and Bianca Fleming flew to Paris to do some sight-seeing.

While there, Paul surprised Bianca by proposing on bended knee under the Eiffel Tower.

A year to the day of getting engaged, Bianca and Paul married at Budds Beach at Surfers Paradise on April 18 surrounded by 80 of their closest friends and family.

The bride and groom's two children made the perfect flower girl and page boy and a reception followed at Hotel Grand Chancellor.

The groom's family flew in from Scotland for the special occasion.

Paul and Bianca bought a house in Toowoomba and are now looking forward to married life with their two beautiful children.

Bianca's dress had a beautiful strapless bodice, jewel stones along the waist and a tiered skirt.

The theme of the wedding was beach and frangipanis with sunshine yellow trims and yellow bridesmaids' dresses.

PHOTO: Jack Ng

BABY: Sophia Mackenzie Ragh

Sophia MacKenzie Ragh
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Sophia MacKenzie Ragh was born at 6.42pm on December 12, 2014, weighing 1984.4 grams (four pounds, six ounces) at St Vincent's Hospital, Toowoomba.

She was five weeks early and is now very happy and healthy.

Parents Melissa and Adam Ragh along with sister Mia and brother Isaac are very much in love.

PHOTO: Hailey Sheree Photography

BABY: Laylah Jane Francis

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Laylah Jane Francis was born on December 22, 2014 at the Toowoomba Hospital.

She is daughter for Nick and Kim Francis and baby sister to Mason.

She weighed 3486 grams (seven pounds and 11 ounces).

PHOTO: Amanda Newman Photography

BABY: Parker George Radke

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Parker George Radke was born to proud parents Matthew and Renee on January 31, 2015, 4.03am at the Toowoomba Hospital.

Weighing 3231.8 grams (seven pounds, two ounces) he is a very happy, healthy baby.

The family live in Toowoomba.


PHOTO: Christie-Lee Johnston Photography

Weddings and babies, May 6, 2015 

WEDDING: Kristy Robinson and Jack Adams

Kristy Robinson and Jack Adams
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Kristy Robinson married Jack Adams at Bushy Lane, Southbrook, on Jack's parents' farm on January 31, 2015.

The happy couple held their reception at the same venue in a beautiful marquee.

PHOTO: Amanda Newman Photography

WEDDING: Tammy Gosden and Michael Porter 

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Tammy Gosden and Michael Porter were married on March 7, 2015, at St John's Anglican Church in Dalby by Father Tom.

The couple celebrated with a reception at the Jondaryan Woolshed and after their honeymoon returned to life and work in Dalby.

Tammy is the daughter of Irene and Michael Gosden and Michael is the son of Gayle and David Porter.

PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography.

BABY: Addyson Grace Riddle 

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Bradley Riddle, Melissa Wiese and proud big brother Oliver would like to introduce their gorgeous baby girl and
little sister Addyson Grace Riddle to the world.

She was born on March 14, 2015, weighing eight pounds 14 ounces and was 53cm long.

Bradley and Melissa are both from Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Shutterfly Photography

Weddings and babies, April 29, 2015

WEDDING: Rachael Mayman and Patrick Storm

Rachael Mayman and Patrick Storm
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Rachael Mayman and Patrick Storm were married on March 28 at the Citilife Church in Toowoomba.

The couple celebrated with a reception at the City Golf Club and a honeymoon at Stanthorpe's Diamondvale Cottages. 

The couple have lived in Towooomba for seven years.

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WEDDING: Deborah Richards and Richard Henshaw

Deborah Richards and Richard Henshaw
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Deborah Richards and Richard Henshaw were married on February 21, 2015 at Magical Malindi in Montville.

It was the weekend cyclone Marcia hit the coast.

The couple battled road closures and monsoonal weather to make their wedding happen and it turned out to be really magical.

Family attended, even though they battled flight cancellations, flooding and rain to come from all over Queensland to celebrate.

Deborah is the daughter of Maria Richards of Warwick and Richard is the son of Reg and Carmel Henshaw.

Deborah and Richard live in Toowoomba with their four children.

PHOTO: Marion Jonkers Photography

BABY: Mikaylah Avery Cain 

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Mikaylah Avery Cain was born to proud parents Christina and James Cain.

Mikaylah was born on January 3, 2015 at the Toowoomba Hospital, weighing 3061 grams (6lb` 12oz).

PHOTO: Amanda Newman Photography

BABY: Isla Jaine Smith

Isla Jaine Smith
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Isla Jaine Smith was born on April 11 to parents Rhielly Dowsett and Nathan Smith.

She weighed 3515 grams (7lb121⁄2oz).

The family live in Toowoomba.

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BABY: Tyler Rhys Dowe

Tyler Rhys Dowe was born at the Toowoomba Hospital on April 18, 2015 to parents Karen Margaret Dowe and Steven Graham Dowe.

He weighed 3192 grams (7lb).

The family live at Mt Tyson.

PHOTO: Kevin Farmer

Weddings and babies, April 22, 2015

WEDDING: Jennifer Anderson and Mark Renner

Jennifer Anderson and Mark Renner
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Jennifer Anderson and MarkRenner were married on Monday, March 23.

The couple celebrated their nuptials with a ceremony and reception at Gabbinbar Homestead.

The couple didn't go on a honeymoon, but spent a week after the wedding with family who had travelled to celebrate with them.

Jennifer and Mark will nhead overseas to London and Austria for a white Christmas.

Jennifer is the daughter of Colin and Sally Anderson and Mark is the son of Peter and Laureene Renner.

Jennifer and Mark live in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Salt Studios

WEDDING: Andrea Henshaw and Ricky Abbott

Andrea Henshaw and Ricky Abbott
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Andrea Henshaw and Ricky Abbott were married at the Jondaryan Woolshed on March 21.

The woolshed was the venue for both the ceremony and the reception.

The two are grazier farmers from Millmerran.

Andrea is the daughter of Reg and Carmel Henshaw and Ricky is the son of Barry and Sharon Abbott.

PHOTO: Salt Studios

WEDDING: Rebecca McIntyre and Liam Sciffer 

Rebecca McIntyre and Liam Sciffer
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Rebecca McIntyre and Liam Sciffer were married at Pittsworth Uniting Church on March 7.

They celebrated with a reception at the James Taylor function room at Gips Restaurant.

Rebecca and Liam spent time in Kingscliff, Newcastle, Dubbo and Tamworth for their honeymoon.

Liam is originally from Newcastle but both spent the majority of their childhood in Toowoomba.

Rebecca is the daughter of Brett and Wendy McIntyre and Liam is the son of Neil and Sharyn Sciffer.

PHOTO: Salt Studios

BABY: Katy Louise Coulter

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Michelle Young and Steven Coulter are very excited to introduce their gorgeous baby girl into the world.

Katy Louise Coulter was born on February 8, 2015, weighing 4263.77 grams (nine pounds and four ounces) and was 53cm long.

Michelle was born in Bundaberg and Steve was from Darwin, but the couple have settled in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Shutterfly Photography

Weddings and babies, April 15, 2015

WEDDING: Ashlea Nicholas and Reb Elder

Ashlea Nicholas and Reb Elder
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Ashlea Nicholas married Reb Elder on March 5, 2015 in a ceremony at Preston Peak Winery by celebrant Joan Kavanagh.

The couple celebrated with a reception at Preston Peak Winery and a honeymoon in Port Villa, Vanuatu.

They are now back home in Glenvale.

Ashlea is the daughter of Tim and Jo Nicholas and Reb is the son of Trudy Elder.

PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography.

BABY: Ryan Daniel Rutland

Ryan Daniel Rutland
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Ryan Daniel Rutland was born on March 2, 2015 at St Vincent's Hospital, Toowoomba.

He weighed 3538 grams (7 pounds, 8 ounces).

He is the third child for parents Chris and Kym Rutland and brother to Stewart and Lara Rutland.

BABY: Edith Rita Murdoch

 

Edith Rita Murdoch
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Edith Rita Murdoch was born on February 14, 2015.

She weighed 3447.3 grams (7 pounds, 6 ounces)

She was a beautiful Valentine's Day gift and first child for parents Erin and Luke Murdoch.

Weddings and babies, April 8, 2015

WEDDING: Annabel Cameron and James Obst

Annabel Cameron and James Obst
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Annabel Cameron and James Obst were married on March 20, 2015 at the Shangri-La resort in Fiji.

The reception was held at the Kalevu restaurant at the Shangri-La resort.

Annabel and James stayed in Fiji for a week but will head to Tasmania for their honeymoon next month.

The two have lived in the Toowoomba area for 20 years.

PHOTO: Yoshie Kawai from Ocean Studios

WEDDING: Kate Lamborn and Daniel Hassett

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Kate Lamborn and Daniel Hassett were married on October 3, 2014, by Daniel's grandfather Reverend Ray Gale at the Toowoomba Community Baptist Church.

The happy couple celebrated with a travelling road trip around Queensland for their honeymoon.

Kate is the daughter of Steve and Bronwyn Lamborn of Highfields, Daniel is the son of Tony and Karen Hassett of Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Mickey Thompson Photography

BABY: Alyssa Rose Hassett 

Michael and Emma Hassett are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Alyssa Rose Hassett. Alyssa was born on December 30, 2014, weighing 4139 grams (nine pounds, two ounces). PHOTO: Rochelle's Digital photography. Photo Contributed
Michael and Emma Hassett are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Alyssa Rose Hassett. Alyssa was born on December 30, 2014, weighing 4139 grams (nine pounds, two ounces). PHOTO: Rochelle's Digital photography. Photo Contributed Contributed

Michael and Emma Hassett are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Alyssa Rose Hassett.

Alyssa was born on December 30, 2014, weighing 4139 grams (nine pounds, two ounces).

PHOTO: Rochelle's Digital Photography

WEDDING: Simone Jackson and Andrew Moore

Simone Jackson and Andrew Moore were married on March 7 at Preston Chapel. The couple celebrated with a reception at Preston Manor. Simone grew up in Toowoomba and Greenmount, while Andrew was born and raised in Clifton. Simone is the daughter of Shelly Jackson of Toowoomba and Andrew is the son of Ian Moore from Stuart's Point in New South Wales. PHOTO: Contributed Photo Contributed
Simone Jackson and Andrew Moore were married on March 7 at Preston Chapel. The couple celebrated with a reception at Preston Manor. Simone grew up in Toowoomba and Greenmount, while Andrew was born and raised in Clifton. Simone is the daughter of Shelly Jackson of Toowoomba and Andrew is the son of Ian Moore from Stuart's Point in New South Wales. PHOTO: Contributed Photo Contributed Contributed

Simone Jackson and Andrew Moore were married on March 7 at Preston Chapel.

The couple celebrated with a reception at Preston Manor.

Simone grew up in Toowoomba and Greenmount, while Andrew was born and raised in Clifton.

Simone is the daughter of Shelly Jackson of Toowoomba and Andrew is the son of Ian Moore from Stuart's Point in New South Wales.

Weddings and babies, April 1, 2015 

WEDDING: Rebecca Moyle and Brent Muirden

Rebecca Moyle and Brent Muirden
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Rebecca Moyle and Brent Muirden were married at Burleigh Heads on March 7, 2015.

Both the ceremony and reception were held at the Burleigh Heads Surf Cluf.

The happy couple celebrated with a family-moon with their two children at Burleigh Heads.

Both Rebecca and Brent were born and bred in
Toowoomba and still live in the city.

Rebecca is the daughter of Kris Laffey and Charles Moyle and Brent is the son of Kerry McEwan and John Muirden.

PHOTO: Kiss the Groom Photography

WEDDING: Karly Harrold and Sam White

Karly Harrold and Sam White.
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Karly Harrold and Sam White were married on February 28, 2015, at Preston Manor by celebrant Kim Wilson.

The reception was also held at Preston Manor.

Karly is the daughter of Allan Harrold and Tracey and Sam is the son of Debra and Chris White.

PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography

WEDDING: Mikaela Schloss and Jacob Winter

Mikaela Schloss and Jacob Winter were married in a very intimate ceremony by celebrant Mandeep Sandhu on January 1, 2015. The couple were married at their home in Withcott, with the celebrant and photographers doubling as their witnesses. PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography Photo Contributed
Mikaela Schloss and Jacob Winter were married in a very intimate ceremony by celebrant Mandeep Sandhu on January 1, 2015. The couple were married at their home in Withcott, with the celebrant and photographers doubling as their witnesses. PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography Photo Contributed Contributed

Mikaela Schloss and Jacob Winter were married in a very intimate ceremony by celebrant Mandeep Sandhu on January 1, 2015.

The couple were married at their home in Withcott, with the celebrant and photographers doubling as their witnesses.

PHOTO: Peter Rickards Photography

WEDDING: Aisling and Nathan Thomae

Aisling and Nathan Thomae
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Aisling and Nathan Thomae were married on March 14, 2015, at the Preston Manor.

The couple'scelebration was made all the more special because friends and family celebrated with them.

Aisling and Nathan honeymooned in Hamilton Island and live in Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Contributed

Weddings and babies, March 25, 2015

WEDDING: Amy Maskell and Will Siebenhausen

Amy Maskell and Will Siebenhausen.
Amy Maskell and Will Siebenhausen. Dan and Lucy Photographers

Amy Maskell and Will Siebenhausen were married September 13, 2014 at Adora Downs. 

They spent their honeymoon in New Zealand and have settled in Drayton.

PHOTO: Dan and Lucy Photographers

WEDDING: Katelyn Scheuerle and Thomas Brignall

Katelyn Scheuerle and Thomas Brignall.
Katelyn Scheuerle and Thomas Brignall. Photo Marissa Kirby-Rub Photogra

Katelyn Scheuerle and Thomas Brignall were married on March 7, 2015.

The ceremony and reception were held at Adora Downs, Mount Tyson.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Port Douglas where they have started their life together.

They are originally from Toowoomba.

Katelyn is the daughter of Glenys Scheuerle and Thomas is the son of Anne and John Brignall.

PHOTO: Marissa Kirby-Rub Photography

BABY: Paige Michaela Gaske

Paige Michaela Gaske
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Paige Michaela Gaske was born March 5, 2015. 

She is the third daughter for Matt and Rebecca Gaske from Postmans Ridge and a little sister for Alick, Danah and Jade Gaske.

She weighed 2.92kg.

BABY: Alice Nadine Rosaline Lee

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Alice Nadine Rosaline Lee was born on January 9, 2015 to proud parents Toni-Maree Dory Stocker and Kayne Lee. 

Alice is the couple's first baby. 

Weddings and babies, March 18, 2015

WEDDING: Erika Philp and Sean Kennedy

Erika Philp and Sean Kennedy.
Erika Philp and Sean Kennedy. Annielyn Images

Erika Philp and Sean Kennedy were married on December 6, 2014.

The ceremony and reception was held at Gabbinbar Homestead.

The happy couple spent two weeks honeymooning in Thailand.

They will settle in Toowoomba. Erika is the daughter of Stephen and Nola Philp and Sean is the son of Michelle and Andrew Kennedy.

PHOTO: Annielyn Images

WEDDING: Aaron Wiffen and Shayna Garner

Aaron Wiffen and Shayna Garner.
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Shayna and Aaron Wiffen were married in a surprise wedding on Saturday, March 14 at the St Thomas More's Hall in Toowoomba.

The bride said they invited family and friends to what they thought was an engagement party that was actually a surprise wedding.

"All of our guests were very shocked and it turned out to be an amazing night", she said.

WEDDING: Charlene Cowan and Andrew Pamment

Charlene Cowan and Andrew Pamment.
Charlene Cowan and Andrew Pamment. Sugarblush Photography

Charlene Cowan and Andrew Pamment were married at Brindabella Country Gardens in Highfields on October 4, 2014.

The couple celebrated with an afternoon tea at Groom Park Hall in Toowoomba.

Andrew is the son of Garry Pamment of Kadina, South Australia, and Margaret Cameron of Millicent, South Australia, and Charlene is the daughter of John Cowan of Toowoomba and Bea Cowan of Toowoomba.

They are yet to have a honeymoon, but hope to sometime in the future.

PHOTO: Sugarblush Photography

BABY: Georgia Louise Ambrose

Georgia Louise Ambrose
Georgia Louise Ambrose Tamara L T Photography

Georgia Louise Ambrose was born on December 23, 2014 to very proud parents and brothers Josh, Sheree, Jackson and Braxton Ambrose. 

Georgia was born at Toowoomba Hospital and weighed 3.54kg.

Photo: Tamara L T Photography

Weddings and babies, March 11, 2015

WEDDING: Emma Blake and Jamie Pattinson

Emma Blake and Jamie Pattinson.
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Emma Blake and Jamie Pattinson were married at Preston Chapel on February 14, 2015.

The couple celebrated with a reception next door at Preston Manor and then a honeymoon in the Maldives.

Jamie is the son of Keith and Robyn Pattinson of The Gums and Emma is the daughter of Sharlie Blake of Toowoomba and David Blake of Finch Hatton.

PHOTO: Salt Studios.

WEDDING: Kahler Rissman and Michael Baker

Kahler Rissman and Michael Baker.
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Kahler is the daughter of Craig and Leanne Rissman of Toowoomba and Michael is the son of Clyde and Maree Baker of Toowoomba.

The couple, who met in high school and started dating a year later in 2004.

The couple still live in their home in Toowoomba.

Kahler is a liver transplant recipient, she had her transplant in 1994 when she was five-years-old, so said their wedding was a very emotional one.

PHOTO: Delcia Morton 

WEDDING: Justine Miles and Ryan Lugg

Justine Miles and Ryan Lugg.
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Justine Miles and Ryan Lugg were married at Branell Homestead in Laidley on December 21, 2014.

The couple held their reception at the same venue before heading off on a honeymoon to Singapore.

Justine is the daughter of Mandy and Neil Miles and Ryan is the son of Anne and Brian Lugg.

PHOTO: Mathewson Photography 

BABY: Elijah Samuel Marschke 

Elijah Samuel Marschke.
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Elijah Samuel Marschke, son of Tamara Marquart and Jamie Marschke, was born via emergency c-section at the Toowoomba Hospital on January 15, 2015.

He weighed 3084.43 grams (seven pounds and eight ounces).

The family live in Wilsonton, Toowoomba.

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BABY: Quinn Arlee Ryan

Quinn Arlee Ryan.
Quinn Arlee Ryan. Contributed

Quinn Arlee was born on December 18, 2014, to proud parents Ian and Kimberley Ryan.

Quinn was born at the Toowoomba Hospital, weighing 3220g (seven pounds).

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BABY: Ava Mary Smallmon

Ava Mary Smallmon.
Ava Mary Smallmon. Contributed

Luke and Ashleigh Smallmon welcomed daughter Ava Mary Smallmon on October 25, 2014.

Ava weighed 2890grams (six pounds six ounces) and was born at the Toowoomba Hospital.

PHOTO: Contributed 

WEDDING: Anita Fitzgibbons and Daniel Armanasco

Anita Fitzgibbons and Daniel Armanasco.
Anita Fitzgibbons and Daniel Armanasco. Contributed

Anita Fitzgibbons and Daniel Armanasco were married on October 25, 2014 at the Zig Zag Gardens Mantra Salt Beach a tKingscliff in New South Wales.

The ceremony was held in the Zig Zag Gardens and the reception at the Plantation Room, both venues on site at Mantra Salt Beach.

Anita and Daniel honeymooned at Koh Samui in Thailand.

PHOTO: Leah Cruikshank. 

WEDDING: Kath McCulloch and Matthew Schultz

Kath McColloch and Matthew Schultz.
Kath McColloch and Matthew Schultz. Contributed

Kath McColloch and Matthew Schultz were married on December 6, 2014 at Mountain Top Community Church at Mt Mee, south of Woodford. 

The happy couple celebrated with a reception at the same venue and a honeymoon to Malaysia.

Matthew and Kath now reside in Brisbane, however Matthew attended school and boarding school in Toowoomba.

He also has family in the city and Dalby.

He is the son of Ken and Lyn Schultz and Kath is the daughter of Ros and Gary McCulloch.

PHOTO: Salt Studios

WEDDING: Tanya Scotney and Pat Melrose

Tanya Scotney and Pat Melrose.
Tanya Scotney and Pat Melrose. Contributed

Tanya Scotney and Pat Melrose were married on November 29 at the Davidson Arboretum in Highfields.

The couple celebrated with a reception at the Highfields Cultural Centre and a honeymoon at Frazer Island.

Tanya and Pat returned to their home in Cabarlah after their honeymoon.

PHOTO: Salt Studios 

BABY: William Roy Hudson

William Roy Hudson.
William Roy Hudson. Contributed

Emma Walsh and Chris Hudson welcomed son William Roy Hudson on August 15, 2014 at the Toowoomba Hospital at 4.13pm.

He weighed 31713 grams (eight pounds and three ounces).

PHOTO: Lily Fern Photography 

Weddings and babies, March 4, 2015

WEDDING: Breanna Will and Nathan Weber

Breanna Will and Nathan Weber
Breanna Will and Nathan Weber Contributed

Breanna Will and Nathan Weber were married on September 27, 2014 by celebrant Christine Mills at Adora Downs, Mt Tyson. 

The couple celebrated with a honeymoon at 1770.

Breanna is the daughter of Ivan Will of Delungra in New South Wales and Nathan is the son of Wes and Trish Weber of Rossvale, Pittsworth.

PHOTO: Statik Illusions 

WEDDING: Latisha Bruggemann and Brock Taylor

Latisha Bruggemann and Brock Taylor.
Latisha Bruggemann and Brock Taylor. Contributed

Latisha Bruggemann and Brock Taylor were married at Humridge Church of Christ on February 7.

PHOTO: Salt Studios. 

WEDDING: Karen Ruhle and Mathew Anderson 

Karen Ruhle and Mathew Anderson.
Karen Ruhle and Mathew Anderson. Contributed

Karen Ruhle and Mathew Anderson were married on February 7. 

The couple celebrated with a ceremony in Karen's parents Errol and Bev Ruhle's garden at Dalby and then held a reception at the Dalby Bowls Club.

The couple spent their honeymoon at Couracan Cove Resort on South Stradbroke Island.

Karen was raised on a farm at Bowenville before moving to Dalby for 12 years.

PHOTO: Salt Studios 

WEDDING: Corinne Johnson and Cameron Truskinger

Corinne Johnson and Cameron Truskinger.
Corinne Johnson and Cameron Truskinger. Contributed

Corinne Johnson and Cameron Truskinger were married on Friday, November 7, 2014. 

The couple celebrated with family and friends and spent their honeymoon in Malaysia.

PHOTO: Megan Willis Photography. 

WEDDING: Stephanie Edwards and Russell James

Stephanie Edwards and Russell James.
Stephanie Edwards and Russell James. Contributed

Stephanie Edwards and Russell James were married on November 29, 2014, at St Luke's Anglican Church Toowoomba. 

The couple held their reception at Picnic Point.

The couple honeymooned in Tasmania and have made their home in Wagga Wagga NSW as Russell is serving in the Australian Army.

The bride is the daughter of David and Gillian Edwards and the groom is the youngest son of Huey and Rhonda James all of Toowoomba.

PHOTO: Mathewson Photography

WEDDING: Haley June Richardson and Craig Miller

Haley June Richardson and Craig Miller.
Haley June Richardson and Craig Miller. Contributed

The couple enjoyed their ceremony and reception at the Gabbinbar Homestead before honeymooning in Bali.

Haley is the daughter of David Richardson and Heather Tuckey and Craig is the son of Wayne and Andrea Miller.

PHOTO: Leah Cruikshank Photography.

Weddings and babies, March 2, 2015

WEDDING: Sophie Arthur and Rob Francis

 

Sophie Arthur and Rob Francis.
Sophie Arthur and Rob Francis. Contributed

 

Sophie Arthur and Rob Francis were married at Adora Downs at Mt Tyson on January 31, 2014. 

It was a relaxed, simple and fun wedding. 

The couple, who are currently based in Mt Isa, celebrated with a honeymoon to New Zealand.

PHOTO: Leah Cruikshank.

WEDDING: Anne Kerr and Dennis Payne

Anne Kerr and Dennis Payne with Nikolas Black, Taylor Kerr and Benjamin Kerr.
Anne Kerr and Dennis Payne with Nikolas Black, Taylor Kerr and Benjamin Kerr. Contributed

Anne Kerr and Dennis Payne celebrated their marriage with a ceremony on December 31, 2014.

The ceremony was held at the Highfields Botanical Gardens, with a reception at the Highfields Tavern.

The couple honeymooned in New Zealand for two weeks.

PHOTO: Andrew Thorpe Photographics 

Weddings and babies, February 18, 2015

WEDDING: Aaron Turnbull and Stephanie Campbell

Aaron and Stephanie Turnbull.
Aaron and Stephanie Turnbull. Contributed

Aaron and Stephanie Turnbull were married at Silverridge Ceremony Venue near Toowoomba on February 7, 2015.

The couple held their reception at the same venue and are planning a honeymoon to Bargara near Bundaberg in May.

Aaron is the son of Ellen and Andrew Turnbull of Cabulture and Stephanie is the daughter of Col and David Anderson of Gatton.

The couple were living in Toowoomba, however moved away as Aaron had work in Brisbane.

PHOTO: Kat Cherry Photographer

WEDDING: Kyle Barclay and Beth McGarry

Kyle Barclay and Beth McGarry.
Kyle Barclay and Beth McGarry. Contributed

Kyle Barclay and Beth McGarry were married on January 10 at the beautiful Brindabella Gardens in Highfields.

They celebrated with a candy themed wedding reception at The Burke and Wills Hotel in Toowoomba.

The bridal party included Lewis Barclay, Bec McGarry, Adam McGarry and Jade Barclay.

Kyle the son of Phillip and Carol Barclay Highfields and Beth the daughter of Paul and Michelle McGarry, Wyreema.

PHOTO: Shanell T Photography.

BIRTH: Olivia Grace Handy

Olivia Grace Handy.
Olivia Grace Handy. Contributed

Scott and Cathie Handy welcomed their beautiful girl Olivia Grace Handy into the world on the January 14, 2015 at the Toowoomba Hospital.

She weighed 3628.7 grams (8 pounds) and was 53cm long.

The Toowoomba-based family recently moved to a farm at Cecil Plains.

PHOTO: Shutterfly Photography


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