May 2018

Published a story 23rd May 2018 2:00 PM

The Rookas Family Bowls Day at Toowoomba City Bowls Club on Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the death of club stalwart Ray Rookas.

Rookas family bowls day in Toowoomba this Sunday

The Rookas Family Bowls Day at Toowoomba City Bowls Club on Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the death of club stalwart Ray Rookas.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 1:54 PM

Former Defiance Mills chairman Pat O'Brien has died at the age of 96 in Brisbane.

Former Defiance Mills chairman Pat O'Brien dies

Former Defiance Mills chairman Pat O'Brien has died at the age of 96 in Brisbane.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 12:49 PM

TOOWOOMBA man Shane Pennell will take part in this year's Mystery Box Rally to raise money for cancer research in honour of a mate.

Shane's boxing on for a good cause

TOOWOOMBA man Shane Pennell will take part in this year's Mystery Box Rally to raise money for cancer research in honour of a mate.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:52 PM

As part of Exercise Right Week, an information session on advice for keeping seniors fit in their homes will be held in Toowoomba.

Keeping our seniors fit forum for Toowoomba

As part of Exercise Right Week, an information session on advice for keeping seniors fit in their homes will be held in Toowoomba.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:44 PM

A LARGE group of Toowoomba's legal fraternity braved the early morning chill to take part in the Downs and South West Law's annual charity walk.

Toowoomba's legal fraternity steps out

A LARGE group of Toowoomba's legal fraternity braved the early morning chill to take part in the Downs and South West Law's annual charity walk.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:37 PM

ALMOST a year and $15.5 million worth of refurbishments and the new Burke and Wills Hotel is back in business.

Burke and Wills explores new direction

ALMOST a year and $15.5 million worth of refurbishments and the new Burke and Wills Hotel is back in business.

Published a story 18th May 2018 3:28 PM

NOT ordinarily being the camping type, I wasn't sure what to expect when I joined a group of Toowoomba-based journalists for a weekend retreat at Gordon Country

Gordon Country is the gem on Toowoomba's doorstep

NOT ordinarily being the camping type, I wasn't sure what to expect when I joined a group of Toowoomba-based journalists for a weekend retreat at Gordon Country

Published a story 18th May 2018 2:44 PM

WHISPERS: Gossip and funny stories from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Wife gives husband the sheets... to clean!

WHISPERS: Gossip and funny stories from around Toowoomba and beyond.

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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.