April 2019

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 12:09 PM

ON THE one day on which traditionally people steer away from eating meat, it appears fish and chips is still the favoured lunch among Toowoomba residents.

Fish and Chips still the favourite Good Friday lunch

ON THE one day on which traditionally people steer away from eating meat, it appears fish and chips is still the favoured lunch among Toowoomba residents.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 11:55 AM

LARGE crowds filed into Toowoomba's churches today for Good Friday services in the lead-up to Easter Sunday.

Toowoomba churches crowded for Good Friday services

LARGE crowds filed into Toowoomba's churches today for Good Friday services in the lead-up to Easter Sunday.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 7:28 AM

TWO men arrested over the assault of two juveniles in Dalby early this morning remain in custody at the Dalby watch house.

Two men in custody for overnight assault

TWO men arrested over the assault of two juveniles in Dalby early this morning remain in custody at the Dalby watch house.

Published a story 19th Apr 2019 7:13 AM

TOOWOOMBA Police are reminding residents to lock it or lose it after another two vehicles were stolen in the past 24 hours, one with keys left in it.

Police warn Toowoomba residents to lock up after cars stolen

TOOWOOMBA Police are reminding residents to lock it or lose it after another two vehicles were stolen in the past 24 hours, one with keys left in it.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 4:19 PM

WILSONTON Nine murder accused Ty Peter Fing, 23, has been refused bail after his legal representatives made application to the Toowoomba Supreme Court.

Wilsonton Nine accused refused bail

WILSONTON Nine murder accused Ty Peter Fing, 23, has been refused bail after his legal representatives made application to the Toowoomba Supreme Court.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 2:52 PM

THE Toowoomba Supreme Court extended leniency at the sentence of a man who was convicted by his own frank admissions to police.

Toowoomba man convicted by his own admissions

THE Toowoomba Supreme Court extended leniency at the sentence of a man who was convicted by his own frank admissions to police.

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 4:37 PM

THE truckie had been using methylamphetamines himself which was a danger to other road users but then he trafficked the drug to other truckies, the court heard.

Drug taking truck driver supplied meth to other truckies

THE truckie had been using methylamphetamines himself which was a danger to other road users but then he trafficked the drug to other truckies, the court heard.

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 4:30 PM

THE 45-YEAR-OLD man pleaded guilty before Toowoomba Supreme Court to supplying the teenager with alcohol and drugs and then raping her on the floor.

Man jailed for drugging and raping 14-year-old girl

THE 45-YEAR-OLD man pleaded guilty before Toowoomba Supreme Court to supplying the teenager with alcohol and drugs and then raping her on the floor.

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 3:14 PM

A TOOWOOMBA mother of two who turned to trafficking ice to fund her own drug habit has narrowly avoided actual jail time.

Toowoomba drug trafficking mum avoids jail time

A TOOWOOMBA mother of two who turned to trafficking ice to fund her own drug habit has narrowly avoided actual jail time.

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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.