The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from February 5, 2016

City Supports Refugees; Toowoomba Says Let Them Stay
Byline: Elouise Quinlivan Elouise.Quinlivan@thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA residents are invited to stand in support of 267 asylum seekers, including children, who could be returned to Nauru after medical treatment in Australia. Greens representative...
Downs Squad Ready for Season Opener
Byline: Glen McCullough glen.mccullough@thechronicle.com.au DOWNS SQUAD 1. Jack Cook 2. Sam Hogarth 3. Bacci Wilson 4. Sonny Power (c) 5. Sam Tweedy 6. Andre van Staden 7. Brendon Ralph 8. Brendan Sexton 9. Steve McVeigh 10. Angus Ramsey (vc)...
George Steps Up Title Bid; Toowoomba Boxer Weighing Up Options
Byline: Glen McCullough glen.mccullough@thechronicle.com.au BOXING: Kris George is looking to cash in on his successful start to the year with a title fight now looming for the exciting Toowoomba welterweight. George took his 10-fight record...
Glenlyon and Copeton Dams Yielding Plenty of Large Cod
LURE OF THEWEEK A NEW range of locally made spinnerbaits the codhound spinnerbaits are available in much heavier weights and are perfect for fishing deeper areas or trolling. The extra weight keeps the spinnerbait down better and closer to the bottom....
Hot under the Collar and Everywhere Else
PETER PATTER PETER HARDWICK HAVING only been a resident of Toowoomba for 45 years, I'm still struggling to acclimatise to the weather conditions. Not since my childhood in balmy North Queensland have I experienced humidity like we've been...
Locals Score Big in Tenders for Trc Local Win on Council Builds; Toowoomba Companies Win $49M in Contracts
Byline: Andrew Backhouse andrew.backhouse@thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA-based companies were awarded the majority of the most expensive projects put out for tender by the Toowoomba Regional Council last year. Companies from the Toowoomba region...
Peter Won't Lack Passion; Withcott Driver Keen to Get Back
SPEEDWAY: Ultimate Sprintcar Championship Queensland point leader Peter Lack believes a break from racing has made him even more hungry for another win at Toowoomba's Hi-Tec Oils Speedway. The Withcott-based Will Power 500 winner made the agonising...
Preparations Begin for Major Works on Crossing
Byline: Andrew Backhouse Andrew.Backhouse@thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA Second Range Crossing constructor Nexus is preparing the site for major construction activities expected to start in coming months. One of the pre-construction activities...
Rain a Blessing for Farmers; Much Needed Wet Weather for Darling Downs Crops
Byline: Amy Lyne Amy.Lyne@thechronicle.com.au Forecast Toowoomba Today 26, 27, possible shower Saturday 26, 15 partly cloudy Sunday 25, 16 partly cloudy <p>DARLING Downs farmers have muddy feet and they are thrilled. While...
Recidivist Child Porn Offender Returned to Jail
Byline: Peter Hardwick peter.hardwick@thechronicle.com.au A 59-YEAR-OLD man who continued to download and view child exploitation material on his computer just days after being handed a suspended jail sentence for the same offending has been sent...
Regional Art Awards Link Community
SOME arts organisations lead an existence that teeters on the edge of fashion, current cultural trends, and flavour-the-month popularity. Others, such as the Flying Arts Alliance have a proven track record covering some 45 years of creative input....
Residents Voice Anger; Parking Issues Frustrate CBD Workers
Byline: Meghan Harris meghan.harris@thechronicle.com.au FACEBOOK COMMENTS Montgomery Diane This is ridiculous. To finish work and have to cue for more than five minutes is unacceptable. Amber St Claire Unacceptable. Machines cannot keep replacing...
Shop Owner Takes Hard Line on Theft
Byline: Tara Miko tara.miko@thechronicle.com.au A TOOWOOMBA shop owner has taken the extraordinary steps of appealing to social media users after a woman's alleged brazen theft yesterday. VIDCAM owner Allan Simpson said he was fed up with people...
Treatment May Help Rodney Walk
Byline: Jessica Crofts Jessica.Crofts@dalbyherald.com.au RODNEY Dahleimer has his bags packed and his wheels ready to roll overseas thanks to the generosity of the Darling Downs. Mr Dahleimer and some dedicated supporters have worked tirelessly...
USQ Trainees Eager for Learning
THE University of Southern Queensland has welcomed a group of new staff members, the 2016 intake of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traineeship Program. Ainsley Johnson, Vanessa James, Trae Davidson and Monique Valler and are undertaking...
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