August 2018

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.

Voted in a poll 13th Aug 2018 10:08 AM

Published a story 10th Aug 2018 3:32 PM

Toowoomba hairdresser received a call from a caller squawking so loudly down the line she couldn't make the appointment.

Toowoomba hairdresser cops the bird

Toowoomba hairdresser received a call from a caller squawking so loudly down the line she couldn't make the appointment.

Published a story 10th Aug 2018 2:25 PM

Holy Name was transformed into Southern India as the Feast of the Assumption of Mother Mary was celebrated by the St Mary's Catholic Community of Toowoomba.

Colourful service for Mother Mary

Holy Name was transformed into Southern India as the Feast of the Assumption of Mother Mary was celebrated by the St Mary's Catholic Community of Toowoomba.

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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.