October 2018

Published a story 13th Oct 2018 11:19 AM

A 46-YEAR-OLD father of six who sexually assaulted a woman as she slept on the floor of his house has been jailed for 12 months.

Woman assaulted as she slept on man's kitchen floor

A 46-YEAR-OLD father of six who sexually assaulted a woman as she slept on the floor of his house has been jailed for 12 months.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 2:35 PM

JUST what was the man in the suit and briefcase doing in Toowoomba's CBD this week that had lunch-time shoppers talking.

Leaning Tower of Pisser comes to Toowoomba's CBD

JUST what was the man in the suit and briefcase doing in Toowoomba's CBD this week that had lunch-time shoppers talking.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 11:33 AM

WITH two Oktoberfest venues, the Pittsworth Wine and Dine Spectacular, markets and charity walks, there's plenty to do in Toowoomba this weekend.

10 things to do in and around Toowoomba this weekend

WITH two Oktoberfest venues, the Pittsworth Wine and Dine Spectacular, markets and charity walks, there's plenty to do in Toowoomba this weekend.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 4:01 PM

EVERYONE has gone crazy over some projected images onto the Sydney Opera House, the LIT Festival in Toowoomba showed it can be tasteful.

Light up Opera House and everyone sings off key

EVERYONE has gone crazy over some projected images onto the Sydney Opera House, the LIT Festival in Toowoomba showed it can be tasteful.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 3:55 PM

ANTIQUES and collectable enthusiasts can snap up bargains with a myriad of household and Australiana collectables to go under the hammer over next two Sundays.

Auction of a lifetime as antiques go under hammer

ANTIQUES and collectable enthusiasts can snap up bargains with a myriad of household and Australiana collectables to go under the hammer over next two Sundays.

Published a story 9th Oct 2018 4:19 PM

SOUTH Toowoomba Bowls Club bar manager Sandy Goldman dressed as a farm animal will lead the club's bar staff and charity day this Sunday.

Pigs can't fly but they can play bowls in Toowoomba

SOUTH Toowoomba Bowls Club bar manager Sandy Goldman dressed as a farm animal will lead the club's bar staff and charity day this Sunday.

Published a story 9th Oct 2018 4:14 PM

WITH more than 870 students, Toowoomba East State School leaders are expecting thousands at the school's fete on Saturday.

All ready for Toowoomba East State School fete

WITH more than 870 students, Toowoomba East State School leaders are expecting thousands at the school's fete on Saturday.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 5:14 PM

DESPITE being "as tight as", Toowoomba man known for his frugal ways is left with a sizeable shout bill at the new bar.

'Mr Frugal' gets caught out again

DESPITE being "as tight as", Toowoomba man known for his frugal ways is left with a sizeable shout bill at the new bar.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 1:17 PM

FROM the Toowoomba International Tennis Tournament to camp oven competition to open days, there's plenty to do in the Garden City this weekend.

Ten things to do in Toowoomba this weekend

FROM the Toowoomba International Tennis Tournament to camp oven competition to open days, there's plenty to do in the Garden City this weekend.

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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.