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Basil versus Toby Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2020-07-12T19:07:29+10:00July 12th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We often have to explain the difference between our Basil and Toby Tambo Teddy bears to our customers. Our two Tambo Teddy families have been around for twenty-seven years but the Toby style bear was the first created. Tobies have a flat face, wide set eyes and big ears at side of their head. [...]

COVID-19 – what does it mean for Tambo Teddies?

By |2020-03-31T06:09:26+10:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

As the virus known as COVID-19 takes over our lives we are making a few adjustments at Tambo Teddies. The health and well-being of our staff is forefront of our minds at this time, prompting a few changes. In both Tambo and Toowoomba we have implemented a comprehensive 'disinfecting' cleaning routine. We have hand [...]

Sydney Gift Fair – that’s a wrap!

By |2020-03-01T16:35:24+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tammy and Alison travelled to Sydney this month to fly the flag for Tambo Teddies at the Australian Home and Gift Fair held at the Sydney Olympic Park. Choosing to drive, it was an epic trip as we headed off from Tambo on Wednesday February 19 at 4.45 am. We had a few jobs [...]

Tambo supports the Bush Fire appeal

By |2020-01-22T05:45:09+10:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies has joined forces with local businesses to support the Bush Fire appeal while encouraging visitors to town. The ‘Time Out in Tambo’ online raffle has an action packed two-day guided local adventure as the first prize. An initiative of the Tambo Tourism and Business Association, President Taylor Smith said, ‘A quick ring [...]

#buyfromthebush

By |2019-10-29T17:40:42+10:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We are just loving the inspirational #buyfromthebush campaign! Started by Grace Brennan from Warren in New South Wales, #buyfromthebush aims to bring attention to small businesses in drought stricken regions who are doing it tough.  The campaign is encouraging our city friends to support their country counterparts this Christmas. Small business is often hailed [...]

Where to buy the best Teddy Bears.

By |2019-09-20T06:40:43+10:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Where can you buy the best Teddy Bears?And by the best Teddy Bears we mean Tambo Teddies of course!Tambo Teddies do make the best baby pressies when a new little one arrives. Our bears are also just great gifts for all ages as nothing really says 'I love you' as much as a Teddy [...]

Small Business – We Love It!

By |2019-06-19T19:29:32+10:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Queensland Small Business Week is in the last week of May each year. This year Tambo Teddies participated in a Goal Setting workshop delivered by the Tambo Tourism and Business Assn Inc. The process was enlightening and empowering for us, we had our strategies in place and after participating in this workshop we are [...]

The Buckland Club does it again for the Royal Flying Doctor Service

By |2019-06-10T06:31:11+10:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Tambo Teddy, Buckland Bernadette was given an extremely important job to do, she was to move into the Buckland district to help raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. She was to be first prize in the yearly raffle drawn at the RFDS field day at the Buckland Club, halfway between Springsure and [...]

Tambo is sheep country!

By |2019-05-24T05:19:06+10:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , |

Tambo is sheep country! The district was discovered by Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846 and first settled in the early 1860s, the town itself was gazetted in 1863. By 1864 there were 64,000 sheep grazing across the vast Mitchell grass downs country. By 1893, the sheep population was over 570,000 and the people population [...]

We Love Our Customers

By |2019-05-06T06:27:45+10:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our customers love Tambo teddy bears and at Tambo Teddies we love our customers. We love our customers so much we have developed a loyalty program. The program began in April 2019. We have wanted to get it going for a while, but it took a bit to get it set up and working [...]