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Competition Time!

By |2019-02-18T11:02:32+10:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Design a Tambo Teddy Toby Bear and WIN. This is your chance to design your own unique ‘friend for life’. Use the colour options on the Tambo Teddies website www.tamboteddies.com.au to design your very own Patchwork Toby. Available colours: Honey, Cream, Bamboo, Chocolate, Latte, Ink, Mid Grey, Silver Fox, Lemon, Plum, Red, Pink, Blue, Frog Green, [...]

Naming of the Ace Reporter Teddy Bear

By |2019-02-18T11:03:09+10:00August 20th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Editor of the Longreach Leader, Noni Rutherford recently engaged the services of a new staff member, a talented teddy bear trained as an ace reporter, perfect for the job. The Leader is a great regional newspaper that provides a fantastic service to the Longreach, Winton, Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo, Diamantina and Barcoo Shires, reporting on local and regional events, news [...]

Tambo Teddies take on China!

By |2017-05-02T19:08:23+10:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ever since we purchased the business we have been talking about going global......and last week we took the first solid steps along this path.   It may seem that 3 years is a long time to get our act together but we really wanted to make sure we undertook this project with as little [...]

Tambo Teddy Bear Collector – Our Local Arctophile!

By |2017-04-04T19:16:31+10:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight, Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo's own teddy bear collector, Mardi Noonan began her collection of Tambo Teddies in 1997 when she purchased her first bear called Bessie. There are two Tambo Teddy bear families and Bessie was a very early member of the Toby bear family, number 2301. Created from a short grey wool pelt, Bessie with her [...]

Celebrating Three Years at Tambo Teddies

By |2017-03-21T20:46:59+10:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

This month we are celebrating a significant milestone since we purchased Tambo Teddies- we are celebrating our third birthday!   When we reflect on the past three years we are amazed at how much we have achieved; there have been a lot of challenges but also loads of fun. We have had a lot of [...]

An Ode to Tambo’s Teddy Bears

By |2017-02-11T19:25:28+10:00February 11th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight, Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , |

We found this charming poem in our files....... don't know who wrote it but we love it just the same! The drought has spread her blankets wide, with eyes blood red and flaring. Through a string of tiny country towns the mood was bleak, despairing. And in retreat to a steady beat, their dusty [...]

Western Queensland Drought Bears

By |2019-02-18T11:03:46+10:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , |

Western Queensland has been suffering from an extended drought and many generous people from across the country have dug deep and kindly donated to the Western Queensland Drought Appeal Committee. The Committee are all unpaid volunteers who formed an organisation following a drought aid public forum held in Longreach in April 2015. The executive and management [...]

Up for Adoption- Allawah Angus

By |2019-02-18T11:04:44+10:00July 20th, 2016|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , |

Up for adoption - this gorgeous little Tambo Teddy was looking for a new place to live. He was given back to Tambo Teddies to find him a loving home. Named Allawah Angus, bear number 9763 spent most of his life living in Geelong, Victoria but his owner found she could no longer fit him into her [...]

Tambo Teddies – Queensland Digital Champions

By |2019-02-18T11:05:54+10:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Alison recently attended the Advance Queensland Community Champions round table in Brisbane where she was announced as a round two champion. Recognised for her work with Tambo Teddies and Council promoting digital marketing and technologies and their benefits for small business, Alison was honoured, excited and a bit embarrassed to be amongst such an exalted and capable [...]