The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from November 11, 2010

Acid Test for New-Look Uni Outfit
Byline: Tim Braban @thechronicle.com.au AN under-strength University side faces the toughest test in Toowoomba cricket this weekend, taking on an in-form Metropolitan Easts unit in the opening round of TCI one-day fixtures. Despite losing their...
Affordable and Stylish; This Sports Utility Vehicle Is a Little Bit Sporty, a Little Bit City and a Little Bit Tough
MIX two parts practicality, two parts sophistication and one part rugged good looks. No, this isn't a recipe to create your own David Beckham. Rather, it's how I imagine the design brief may have read for the Kia Sportage (though admittedly both...
Affordable Golf Powerful, Stylish
VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia is introducing a new, affordable entry model to its popular Golf range. Powered by the acclaimed 77kW TSI petrol engine, the new Golf 77TSI truly provides class-leading design and top-quality engineering at a lower cost....
Australian Tennis Cannot Be Serious; McEnroe Gives Aussie Men a Serve
Byline: ADRIAN WARREN of AAP TENNIS legend John McEnroe hailed Pat Rafter's appointment as Australian Davis Cup captain, but said it was unbelievable Australia doesn't have a single man ranked in the world's top 50. Seven-time grand slam winner...
Dalby Racing into 2011; New-Look Committee Takes over Bunya Park Reins
Byline: GLEN McCULLOUGH glenm@thechronicle.com.au NEW faces with fresh enthusiasm are already making a mark as Dalby & Northern Downs Jockey Club looks to shore up its future for 2011 and beyond. The former trail-blazing country race club...
Don't Let This One Gopasttokeeper
AN industrial warehouse that has formerly been a major indoor cricket centre and a church in Toowoomba is being offered for sale through Ray White Commercial Toowoomba. The property, at 305-309 Taylor Street, Wilsonton, will be auctioned at Ray...
Few Cheers from Mayor for City's Wine Estate; Civic Leader Brews over Berghofer's Street Grog Titles
Byline: John Farmer @thechronicle.com.au IF Mayor Peter Taylor had his way, the street names used in one of Toowoomba's more abubblya estates would be corked, shelved and allowed to age for the rest of time. Speaking during yesterday's committee...
Fitzy's Manager Wins Top Gong at Awards Night; Downs Hotels Feature Well on the Winners' List
Byline: Jim Campbell jim.campbell@thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA hospitality veteran Marc Kennedy was awarded one of his industry's highest honours at the Gold Coast on Tuesday night. The Fitzy's Fibber Magee hotel manager was selected as the...
Gary on Top of the World
Byline: Adam Davies adam.davies@thechronicle.com.au GARY Beutel is lucky to be alive, let alone finishing in the top 1000 at the prestigious New York City Marathon. Eight years ago the Harristown resident was told he would never walk again after...
Guides Fly Flag for Centenary Celebrations
AT the 10th hour on the 10th day of the 10th month for 2010, girls and women from the Darling Downs, around Australia and all over the world joined together to fly the flag. This special Girl Guide Centenary event was held in celebration of 100...
Natasha Has Chance to Achieve Her Goals
NATASHA Contarino of Toowoomba recently got a second chance to make something of her life. At the Youth Off The Streets dinner in Sydney she received the Future2 Foundation Scholarship. She was one of 22 young financially disadvantaged young Australians...
Ruling May Spark Reforms to System; Toowoomba Woman's Case Highlights Shortfall in Judicial Process
Byline: Peter Hardwick peter.hardwick@thechronicle.com.au THE plight of a 41-year-old intellectually impaired Toowoomba woman and the subsequent expunging of her convictions has the potential to bring wide-ranging reforms to Queensland's justice...
Some Attitudes of A[euro][approximately]spiritual Maturity' Can Be Sign of Pride
"BETTER a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who will be admonished no morea (Ecclesiastes 4:13). There are special challenges for those who are young in the faith, and there are also some for the older. One of these is the pride...
Student Influx a Good Sign for School
Byline: Stuart Cumming stuart.cumming@thechronicle.com.au RAMSAY State School is today thriving less than two years after facing the very real threat of being shut down. Parents and students gathered at the school yesterday to celebrate the opening...
Team Rivalry Helps Webber's Title Bid
MOTORSPORT: They may have been feuding all season but if Mark Webber wins the Formula One championship on Sunday he can in large part thank his fiery young Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel. That's the view of British motorsport legend Sir Stirling...
Winemaker Shares Journey over Dinner
SOUTH Australian winemaker Greg Cooley of Greg Cooley Wines in the Clare Valley is headed to Toowoomba on Wednesday, November 17, to host a wine dinner at Gips Restaurant, complete with a dash of opera. Joining him on the evening will be acclaimed...