The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from April 4, 2015

Bishop Sends Message of Gratitude at Easter
AS WE celebrate the wonderful joy of Easter we give thanks for the many gifts that we have received. Let us rejoice and be glad for this is the day that the Lord has made! I wonder how your Lent went? Did you do anything special? There is always...
Breaking Vicious Cycle; Campaign against Social Scourge Seeks Healthy Relationships Education in Schools
Byline: Emma McBryde and Sherele Moody NO PIG-tailed little girl dreams of being abused by her partner when she grows up. No rowdy boy boasts to his kindergarten friends about how he will be that current or former partner. It is these sweet,...
Consider Your Choices before Choosing a Home Loan
CHOOSING a home loan will likely be the biggest financial commitment you make in your life, so it's important to take many aspects into consideration when coming to a decision. Below, Choice Home Loans has compiled a list to consider before you...
Couple Celebrates 75 Great Years
AFTER meeting in 1933 at a district swimming gala, Bernard and Freda Burley have always loved each other. As well, they have been best friends. Bernard was born in 1918 and Freda in 1919 in Hackney, London, and the couple were engaged in 1937 while...
Easter Wage Costs Force Cafe to Shut
Byline: Meghan Harris Meghan.Harris@thechronicle.com.au URTH Cafe Bar manager Ashleigh Lloyd has decided to close the cafe's doors on the Easter public holidays this year due to high penalty rates and potential lack of customers. The popular...
Entertain in Style in a Rangeville Haven
WITH AN uncompromising sense of genuine luxury, this fully renovated home on a 1,060sq m block that backs onto parklands will capture your heart's desires with its intelligent and striking design. The sublime contours and refreshing design of this...
Final Entries Open for Awards
THE deadline for Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards early bird nominations has officially come to a close. However, while entry fees will now increase, there is still time to enter your project in Queensland's most prestigious industry...
Firing with Design; Much-Anticipated Wagon Scheduled for June Arrival
Bottom line CLA 200$52,400 CLA 200 CDI$52,900 CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC$66,400 CLA 45 AMG$89,900 ALREADY being hailed a design triumph, this wagon is arguably the most attractive offering in Mercedes-Benz's CLA line-up. While the sedan...
Impressive Find
SITTING on an impressive 1,041sq m of Middle Ridge land, this unassuming Arden Vale home is sure to surprise. Behind the classic yet contemporary brick facade sits an enormous four bedroom plus study home, with multiple living areas that will provide...
Job Agency Shake-Up
Byline: NATHAN WOULFE Recruitment editor THE Federal Government is committing $5 billion over the next three years to drive revitalised services for job seekers, under the banner "jobactive". The new scheme comes into effect from July 1 this...
Know What to Invest In
ARE you wondering what investment strategies are right for you? Choice Home Loans have given some tips to follow when thinking about getting into investments. It depends on your financial circumstances and stage of life, but often a mix of several...
Protect Your Nest Egg This Easter
FOR many Australians, the Easter long weekend provides the opportunity to have some much needed down time. But with interest rates sitting so low and speculation mounting that the cash rate could fall again in the coming months, the Easter long...
Pure Pleasure; Compact Hatch Looks Cute but Has a Savage Side
Vital statistics Model: Renault Clio RS200 Sport Premium. Details: Five-door front-wheel drive sport hatch. Engine: 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine generating maximum power of 147kW @ 6000rpm and peak torque of 240Nm @ 1750rpm....
Rain Aces Day-One Play; Easter GoldCup Set Tobegin Today
Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au THE worst fears of players and officials were realised yesterday when wet weather forced the abandonment of day one of the Horizon Accounting Toowoomba 85th Easter Gold Cup. Organisers were forced...
Roosters Deserve to Be Top of League's Pecking Order
Byline: WAYNE HEMING APN SPORTS BUREAU AFTER four weeks of the 2015 NRL season, how is your team travelling? Anyone who had the Knights unbeaten on top of the ladder going into round five, and the Cowboys in 15th spot can send me their tips...
Skipper Graham Ensures It's a Bad Friday for Bulldogs
ILL-discipline cost the Bulldogs the points in a controversial Good Friday clash at ANZ Stadium, captain James Graham giving away a penalty with less than two minutes on the clock to hand South Sydney an 18-17 win. Several Bulldogs players unleashed...
Skipper Rockliff Won't Be Taking It Lion Down
Byline: TERRY MALLINDER APN SPORTS BUREAU GAME DAY LIONS V MAGPIES At the Gabba, 6.20pm (AEST) Also: Demons v Suns, Swans v Bombers, Bulldogs v Eagles FROM cheeky country kid, Tom Rockliff has transformed himself into a combative warrior....
Spain Lands Spot in Australian Team
TOOWOOMBA Muay Thai fighter Brandon Spain says he entered last month's Siam Cup four-man eliminator "just for a bit of fun". But his stunning victory in that bout has given Spain the chance to represent Australia on the Champion of Champions show...
Teen Accused of Trying to Run Down Cop Granted Bail
Byline: Adam Davies APN Newsdesk A TEENAGER charged with attempted murder after he allegedly tried to run down a policeman at Jandowae earlier this month has been released on bail on condition he live with relatives in Kingaroy. Jydean Lucas...
There's No Glory in Timing of FFA Show-Cause Notice
FOOTBALL: If Perth Glory has broken the rules and breached its salary cap, then just as Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold said this week, the club deserves to be punished. But I, just like Glory owner Tony Sage, have to question the timing of the second...
Waterproof Note Leads Cops to Culprit; Noisy Neighbour Reaches Top Note
THERE are offenders and then there are thoughtful offenders. Toowoomba police responding to a noise complaint in the wee hours of yesterday arrived at the nominated address to find a laminated note (well, it was raining) on the letterbox. The...
Weekend Rate Cuts Would Hurt; Weekend Work Gives Extra Cash
Byline: Meghan Harris Meghan.harris@thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA hospitality worker Jessica Rix said she would not be able to support herself if weekend penalty rates were cut. The comment comes after a new agreement has opened the door for...
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