August 2018

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 3:07 PM

MISSIONARY Sisters of Service nun Sr Cecilia Bailey celebrated 60 years of her profession as a nun which is a milestone for someone who was reluctant to join.

Sixty years of love and service for retiring city nun

MISSIONARY Sisters of Service nun Sr Cecilia Bailey celebrated 60 years of her profession as a nun which is a milestone for someone who was reluctant to join.

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 2:18 PM

AT FIRST glance one could be excused for thinking it's a photograph of champion rugby league star Johnathon Thurston.

JT or bust for Toowoomba sculptor

AT FIRST glance one could be excused for thinking it's a photograph of champion rugby league star Johnathon Thurston.

Published a story 19th Aug 2018 12:43 PM

AN ELDERLY couple owes their lives to the bravery of Toowoomba man Jason Emeny, but like most people in his position, Mr Emeny doesn't see himself as a hero.

Our humble hero who saved two lives

AN ELDERLY couple owes their lives to the bravery of Toowoomba man Jason Emeny, but like most people in his position, Mr Emeny doesn't see himself as a hero.

Published a story 17th Aug 2018 4:41 PM

They met as school mates at Dirranbandi State School and caught up in Toowoomba 55 years later to find their friendship was as close as ever.

Life-long friends catch up in Toowoomba after 55 years

They met as school mates at Dirranbandi State School and caught up in Toowoomba 55 years later to find their friendship was as close as ever.

Published a story 17th Aug 2018 4:23 PM

A sell-out crowd enjoyed lunch, drinks and plenty of laughter at the 9th annual MJH Finance Colour of Change Breast Cancer Luncheon at Fitzy's On Church.

Breast cancer luncheon a huge success

A sell-out crowd enjoyed lunch, drinks and plenty of laughter at the 9th annual MJH Finance Colour of Change Breast Cancer Luncheon at Fitzy's On Church.

Published a story 17th Aug 2018 4:16 PM

The well-known generosity of Toowoomba residents was to the fore again with donations to the 9th annual Hand for the Homeless flooding in.

Toowoomba's generosity shines through again

The well-known generosity of Toowoomba residents was to the fore again with donations to the 9th annual Hand for the Homeless flooding in.

Published a story 17th Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.

Published a story 14th Aug 2018 4:19 PM

TOOWOOMBA newsagencies have been swamped with punters buying tickets in Thursday night's Powerball $100 million jackpot draw.

$100 MILLION: Where to buy your ticket for chance at lotto

TOOWOOMBA newsagencies have been swamped with punters buying tickets in Thursday night's Powerball $100 million jackpot draw.

Published a story 14th Aug 2018 12:59 PM

Nigerian Steve Omotosho has found his home in Toowoomba and now he wants to serve the community as a police officer when he completes training at the academy.

Police recruit desperate to walk the beat in Toowoomba

Nigerian Steve Omotosho has found his home in Toowoomba and now he wants to serve the community as a police officer when he completes training at the academy.

Published a story 13th Aug 2018 1:55 PM

Toowoomba teenage singer Kyesha Stewart has a growing reputation among public performances and has become a must at sporting and cultural festivals.

Toowoomba teenage singer's growing reputation

Toowoomba teenage singer Kyesha Stewart has a growing reputation among public performances and has become a must at sporting and cultural festivals.

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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.