October 2020

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 4:22 PM

IF 333 people kick in $30 each, Kingaroy could finally claim its birthright and build a Big Peanut. It is a small contribution that would make a big difference.

NEXT BIG THING: How you can help build the Big Peanut

IF 333 people kick in $30 each, Kingaroy could finally claim its birthright and build a Big Peanut. It is a small contribution that would make a big difference.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 3:59 PM

Darling Downs SES volunteers have been out in force over the past two days helping residents save their homes and property from storm damage.

SES volunteers on high alert as storms batter our region

Darling Downs SES volunteers have been out in force over the past two days helping residents save their homes and property from storm damage.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 3:53 PM

A Toowoomba grandmother was in bed when thieves entered her home, stole several sets of keys and stole her car. She would like it returned and has appealed to the public for help

Thieves steal grandmother’s car while she slept

A Toowoomba grandmother was in bed when thieves entered her home, stole several sets of keys and stole her car. She would like it returned and has appealed to the public for help

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 9:50 AM

Firefighters are using hydraulic equipment to free a woman trapped after her vehicle collided with another and then hit structure. Her injuries are unknown.

Motorist trapped after two-vehicle crash sends car into house

Firefighters are using hydraulic equipment to free a woman trapped after her vehicle collided with another and then hit structure. Her injuries are unknown.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 9:13 AM

The morning traffic was slowed as firefighters cleared two wrecked vehicles from the scene of a crash in the Toowoomba CBD. It follows an earlier crash that put a woman in hospital.

Two-vehicle crash blocks busy CBD intersection

The morning traffic was slowed as firefighters cleared two wrecked vehicles from the scene of a crash in the Toowoomba CBD. It follows an earlier crash that put a woman in hospital.

Published a story 27th Oct 2020 3:53 PM

Support workers say we cannot make our streets safe without first addressing those who blame the victim and not the attacker. This program tackles that problem head on.

Sexual violence march takes fight for safety online

Support workers say we cannot make our streets safe without first addressing those who blame the victim and not the attacker. This program tackles that problem head on.

Published a story 27th Oct 2020 3:37 PM

Darling Downs businesses are in for a cash splash with 200 highly-skilled workers moving to the region. The employment bump is welcome news after a hard year for retailers and hospitality providers.

Big regional employer takes on 200 new workers

Darling Downs businesses are in for a cash splash with 200 highly-skilled workers moving to the region. The employment bump is welcome news after a hard year for retailers and hospitality providers.

Published a story 26th Oct 2020 4:17 PM

A 200 hectare solar farm west of Toowoomba was given the tick of approval. It marks more than $4 billion spent on renewable energy in our region in the past five years.

Jobs boost as region gives nod to 23rd solar farm project

A 200 hectare solar farm west of Toowoomba was given the tick of approval. It marks more than $4 billion spent on renewable energy in our region in the past five years.

Published a story 26th Oct 2020 4:16 PM

Toowoomba’s official crime rate is down about 30 per cent but that does not mean our city is safer. One leading criminologist said the COVID-19 pandemic pushed crime in doors, where it is harder to detect.

DARK FIGURES: Worrying signs Toowoomba crime rate on the up

Toowoomba’s official crime rate is down about 30 per cent but that does not mean our city is safer. One leading criminologist said the COVID-19 pandemic pushed crime in doors, where it is harder to detect.

Published a story 26th Oct 2020 2:53 PM

Darling Downs farmers are in for a muddy couple of days as they resume their winter harvesting, after the weekend’s rain.

Muddy days ahead as farmers capitalise on wet weather

Darling Downs farmers are in for a muddy couple of days as they resume their winter harvesting, after the weekend’s rain.

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