September 2019

Published a story 14th Sep 2019 2:58 PM

A FORMER Gatton doctor once jailed in Bulgaria for child sex offences has appeared in a Toowoomba court charged with similar matters.

Notorious child sex offender held in custody

A FORMER Gatton doctor once jailed in Bulgaria for child sex offences has appeared in a Toowoomba court charged with similar matters.

Published a story 14th Sep 2019 2:25 PM

DEDICATED Toowoomba grandmother does her best, but every now and then she wonders about her sanity levels in offering to help out.

WHISPERS: Young lass doesn't mince her after-dinner dance

DEDICATED Toowoomba grandmother does her best, but every now and then she wonders about her sanity levels in offering to help out.

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 1:52 PM

A REPEAT offender swore to a Toowoomba court he was "going straight" but six weeks later he went straight back to crime.

He said he was 'going straight' - straight back to jail

A REPEAT offender swore to a Toowoomba court he was "going straight" but six weeks later he went straight back to crime.

Published a story 12th Sep 2019 3:06 PM

THE dog was left without food or water and when assessed by RSPCA inspectors was rated as having a health rating of one out of nine.

Man banned from having a pet dog for 10 years

THE dog was left without food or water and when assessed by RSPCA inspectors was rated as having a health rating of one out of nine.

Published a story 12th Sep 2019 2:38 PM

WEEKEND away with mates always leads to a series of "inevitable incidents" that could only happen to us and last weekend was no exception.

Inevitable incidents of a weekend with mates

WEEKEND away with mates always leads to a series of "inevitable incidents" that could only happen to us and last weekend was no exception.

Published a story 12th Sep 2019 8:06 AM

VOLUNTEERS are desperately needed to help run the gate to one of the Carnival of Flowers exhibition gardens during carnival week.

Volunteers needed for Carnival Exhibition Gardens

VOLUNTEERS are desperately needed to help run the gate to one of the Carnival of Flowers exhibition gardens during carnival week.

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 1:15 PM

AN OFFENDER'S explanation that he had been told to get back on illicit drugs as a way of getting into a rehab centre earlier didn't impress the magistrate.

Magistrate finds offender's explanation 'ludicrous'

AN OFFENDER'S explanation that he had been told to get back on illicit drugs as a way of getting into a rehab centre earlier didn't impress the magistrate.

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 1:08 PM

TRYING to get a refund for items taken from the same store's shelves has landed a Toowoomba grandmother with a probation order.

Shoplifting grandma placed on probation

TRYING to get a refund for items taken from the same store's shelves has landed a Toowoomba grandmother with a probation order.

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 11:32 AM

THE popular hotel on the corner of Campbell and Mill Sts, Toowoomba, was badly damaged by fire in November 2016.

Revealed: The future of the Mill Street Tavern

THE popular hotel on the corner of Campbell and Mill Sts, Toowoomba, was badly damaged by fire in November 2016.

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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.