October 2019

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 11:55 AM

TOOWOOMBA is receiving some much wanted rain though nothing spectacular, those to the city's north might be a little more fortunate.

Grab your brolly, it looks like rain - a little anyway

TOOWOOMBA is receiving some much wanted rain though nothing spectacular, those to the city's north might be a little more fortunate.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 10:15 AM

A MOTHER found walking with a child on the side of a highway told police she was walking the 12km from Helidon Spa to Withcott to cash in a scratchie.

Mum given jail term and told to get off the drugs

A MOTHER found walking with a child on the side of a highway told police she was walking the 12km from Helidon Spa to Withcott to cash in a scratchie.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 8:36 AM

THE newly appointed Western Mustangs board is calling on all rugby league fans of the region to get behind a bold bid to put our team into the ISC.

Call to get behind our Western Mustangs

THE newly appointed Western Mustangs board is calling on all rugby league fans of the region to get behind a bold bid to put our team into the ISC.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 4:47 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man with a history of alcohol fueled street offending is copping larger and larger fines.

Repeated drunken antics leads to higher fine

A TOOWOOMBA man with a history of alcohol fueled street offending is copping larger and larger fines.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 4:42 PM

HE WAS on parole for drug trafficking so when he crashed his car police search the vehicle and found a significant amount of meth.

Car crash ultimately put parolee back in jail

HE WAS on parole for drug trafficking so when he crashed his car police search the vehicle and found a significant amount of meth.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 4:07 PM

POLICE claim a 54-year-old man was shot in the hip during the alleged incident at a Curzon St home about 8pm Tuesday.

Teen charged in relation to Toowoomba shooting granted bail

POLICE claim a 54-year-old man was shot in the hip during the alleged incident at a Curzon St home about 8pm Tuesday.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 4:20 PM

THE court found he had spent longer in custody than he would have at sentence and was released on probation.

Offender spent too long in prison, judge finds

THE court found he had spent longer in custody than he would have at sentence and was released on probation.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 2:04 PM

HIS solicitor said his client had been pulled over for a random test and that there was nothing about his driving which had attracted police.

Drug driver told police he'd smoked '30 to 40 cones'

HIS solicitor said his client had been pulled over for a random test and that there was nothing about his driving which had attracted police.

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 5:05 PM

A MAN rescued by Queensland Fire and Emergency Service officers from a house fire in Harristown on Sunday has been charged with attempted arson.

Man saved from house fire charged with attempted arson

A MAN rescued by Queensland Fire and Emergency Service officers from a house fire in Harristown on Sunday has been charged with attempted arson.

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 4:58 PM

THE magistrate found aspects of the police material objecting to the boy's application for bail contained offences which he had not committed.

Toowoomba magistrate critical of police material in court

THE magistrate found aspects of the police material objecting to the boy's application for bail contained offences which he had not committed.

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Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.