October 2018

Published a story 21st Oct 2018 3:42 PM

THE tree that has stood over the Bell St Mall for 40 years has been uprooted in today's violent storm that swept across Toowoomba.

Bell St Mall loses a piece of history in storm

THE tree that has stood over the Bell St Mall for 40 years has been uprooted in today's violent storm that swept across Toowoomba.

Published a story 20th Oct 2018 4:13 PM

A WOMAN has been taken to Toowoomba Hospital after sustaining injuries in a two vehicle car crash at Highfields this afternoon.

Woman cut free from wrecked car at Highfields

A WOMAN has been taken to Toowoomba Hospital after sustaining injuries in a two vehicle car crash at Highfields this afternoon.

Published a story 20th Oct 2018 10:55 AM

With 13 pages of criminal history and having been jailed for similar offending, the prisoner was still angry at being denied bail.

'F***ing bull***t' prisoner yells from the dock

With 13 pages of criminal history and having been jailed for similar offending, the prisoner was still angry at being denied bail.

Published a story 20th Oct 2018 9:51 AM

Magistrate didn't accept his explanation that he thought a $3500 bicycle had been "dumped" so he took it.

Magistrate tells bicycle thief to get 'on yer bike'

Magistrate didn't accept his explanation that he thought a $3500 bicycle had been "dumped" so he took it.

Published a story 19th Oct 2018 3:17 PM

WHEN asked by a 60 Minutes reporter who were his mentors growing up, Johnathon Thurston had no hesitation in naming this Toowoomba man.

The Toowoomba mentor who put JT on the right path

WHEN asked by a 60 Minutes reporter who were his mentors growing up, Johnathon Thurston had no hesitation in naming this Toowoomba man.

Published a story 19th Oct 2018 3:09 PM

TOOWOOMBA barman inadvertently predicts just what raffle ticket he is about to pull out of the bucket.

City bar cries fowl over barman's sleight of hand

TOOWOOMBA barman inadvertently predicts just what raffle ticket he is about to pull out of the bucket.

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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.