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Published a story 20th Jan 2018 10:00 AM

WHISPERS: Gossip, funny stories and embarrassing moments from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Hedging his bets on a hot Toowoomba day

WHISPERS: Gossip, funny stories and embarrassing moments from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 3:02 PM

TOOWOOMBA father of four has been given 12 months to stay away from drugs or risk being sent back to jail.

Father of four vows to kick the drug habit

TOOWOOMBA father of four has been given 12 months to stay away from drugs or risk being sent back to jail.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 2:05 PM

A PRISONER'S secret to rehabilitate and stop offending was to move away from bad influences in Toowoomba, the city's court has been told.

Offender vows to stay away from Toowoomba

A PRISONER'S secret to rehabilitate and stop offending was to move away from bad influences in Toowoomba, the city's court has been told.

Published a story 18th Jan 2018 1:55 PM

THE trial of a man charged with murder arising from the death of a 46-year-old man could be heard in a Toowoomba court as early as April.

Murder trial set for Toowoomba court

THE trial of a man charged with murder arising from the death of a 46-year-old man could be heard in a Toowoomba court as early as April.

Published a story 18th Jan 2018 1:48 PM

TOOWOOMBA had proved the right spot for a fresh start until this offender had a set-back.

Toowoomba was good for man's rehab... until

TOOWOOMBA had proved the right spot for a fresh start until this offender had a set-back.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 2:19 PM

CASE arising from workplace death of Toowoomba man Simon Poxon mentioned before the city's Magistrates Court.

Toowoomba workplace death case before city court

CASE arising from workplace death of Toowoomba man Simon Poxon mentioned before the city's Magistrates Court.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 2:05 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man who on-sold stolen food has been left with a suspended jail term hanging over his head for the next two years.

'Greed not need' lands man with suspended jail term

A TOOWOOMBA man who on-sold stolen food has been left with a suspended jail term hanging over his head for the next two years.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 1:57 PM

FAILING to provide a specimen of breath for analysis proves a serious misjudgment for concrete truck driver ordered off the road.

Breathless decision proves a real blow for truck driver

FAILING to provide a specimen of breath for analysis proves a serious misjudgment for concrete truck driver ordered off the road.

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 2:58 PM

A DRIVER who admitted to his third time of driving while disqualified has copped a blast from a magistrate and a suspended jail term.

Disqualified driver cops judicial blast

A DRIVER who admitted to his third time of driving while disqualified has copped a blast from a magistrate and a suspended jail term.

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 2:52 PM

A MAN police claim hid in the ceiling of the Highfields Tavern before attempting to rob the pub has been remanded in custody.

Man who allegedly hid in hotel ceiling to remain in custody

A MAN police claim hid in the ceiling of the Highfields Tavern before attempting to rob the pub has been remanded in custody.

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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.