June 2020

Published a story 5th Jun 2020 2:36 PM

WHEN this Newtown man's mates turn up, he's not sure whether to offer them a beer or call the police.

Man's mates turn lockdown into knockdown

WHEN this Newtown man's mates turn up, he's not sure whether to offer them a beer or call the police.

Published a story 4th Jun 2020 3:38 PM

BEING the last employee of The Chronicle who worked in the days of lead and ink in Chronicle Lane between Margaret and Bell Sts, I'm really feeling my age.

Bringing Toowoomba the news has changed a lot

BEING the last employee of The Chronicle who worked in the days of lead and ink in Chronicle Lane between Margaret and Bell Sts, I'm really feeling my age.

May 2020

Published a story 29th May 2020 3:32 PM

TOOWOOMBA couple Laurie and Louise Stewart are still searching for answers after the death of their talented teenage daughter Kyesha.

'There were no signs': Shock after rising singer's death

TOOWOOMBA couple Laurie and Louise Stewart are still searching for answers after the death of their talented teenage daughter Kyesha.

Published a story 29th May 2020 2:53 PM

THESE two Toowoomba men prove that men are hopeless at following or asking for directions.

Toowoomba's own 'Dumper and Dumper'

THESE two Toowoomba men prove that men are hopeless at following or asking for directions.

Published a story 29th May 2020 2:28 PM

AFTER bursting into the Centenary Heights home wielding a toy gun, the drugged up 28-year-old then assaulted the two men.

Drugged up home invader was wielding a toy gun

AFTER bursting into the Centenary Heights home wielding a toy gun, the drugged up 28-year-old then assaulted the two men.

Published a story 28th May 2020 3:05 PM

A WOMAN accused of having a loaded sawn-off shotgun in the car she was travelling in has been remanded in custody.

Loaded sawn-off gun accused withdraws bail application

A WOMAN accused of having a loaded sawn-off shotgun in the car she was travelling in has been remanded in custody.

Published a story 28th May 2020 2:56 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man charged with manufacturing and supplying weapons arising from a search of his home has had the more serious charges dropped.

Weapon making charges against Toowoomba man dropped

A TOOWOOMBA man charged with manufacturing and supplying weapons arising from a search of his home has had the more serious charges dropped.

Published a story 28th May 2020 2:49 PM

IT'S never been considered an "essential service" but crime must fall under that category because the criminals have kept working through COVID-19.

Our criminals are never 'court' out by COVID-19

IT'S never been considered an "essential service" but crime must fall under that category because the criminals have kept working through COVID-19.

Published a story 27th May 2020 2:44 PM

AFTER a hung jury trial, an aborted judge only trial, the man pleaded guilty to reduced charges of common assault and breaching a domestic violence order.

Two months in jail and $1000 fine for pushing over wife

AFTER a hung jury trial, an aborted judge only trial, the man pleaded guilty to reduced charges of common assault and breaching a domestic violence order.

Published a story 27th May 2020 2:31 PM

TWO Toowoomba people who police claim had a loaded sawn off shotgun in the stolen car they were found in remain in custody.

No liberty for duo found with loaded sawn-off shotgun

TWO Toowoomba people who police claim had a loaded sawn off shotgun in the stolen car they were found in remain in custody.

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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.