July 2020

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 11:39 PM

HOT off the heels of its Homestead Gin released last month, Pechey Distilling Company has another tipple ready to go.

Pechey distillery opens its doors, releases new spirit

HOT off the heels of its Homestead Gin released last month, Pechey Distilling Company has another tipple ready to go.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 11:15 PM

A GREAT wail went up over Toowoomba this week after some lucky (expletive) in Victoria had scooped the $80 million Powerball draw all by themselves.

Toowoomba office workers ‘robbed’ by lucky Victorian

A GREAT wail went up over Toowoomba this week after some lucky (expletive) in Victoria had scooped the $80 million Powerball draw all by themselves.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 6:17 PM

What began as a research and development start-up almost two decades ago has grown into a business that employs 140-plus  staff and works all over the globe.

How Wagners are competing with China in manufacturing

What began as a research and development start-up almost two decades ago has grown into a business that employs 140-plus staff and works all over the globe.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 9:42 AM

TWO PEOPLE have lodged separate appeals against the development of a wedding venue on a rural property north of Toowoomba.

Separate appeals lodged against rural wedding venue

TWO PEOPLE have lodged separate appeals against the development of a wedding venue on a rural property north of Toowoomba.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 8:58 AM

A REVIEW of construction costs has led to a redesign of a proposal for eight luxury apartments on Tourist Rd in East Toowoomba.

Developer redesigns luxury apartment proposal

A REVIEW of construction costs has led to a redesign of a proposal for eight luxury apartments on Tourist Rd in East Toowoomba.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 6:05 PM

BETTER-known as the faces behind smoker pit catering service The Wofty Possum, this couple have taken on a new challenge – running the Norville Hotel.

REVEALED: Couple’s plans to give Norville Hotel new life

BETTER-known as the faces behind smoker pit catering service The Wofty Possum, this couple have taken on a new challenge – running the Norville Hotel.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 5:48 PM

A COMMUNITY program that gets kids off the street will soon be able help even more young people.

2nd Shot expanding with new cafe area

A COMMUNITY program that gets kids off the street will soon be able help even more young people.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 9:34 AM

A GLOBAL animal feed and grain business has applied to expand its operations in Oakey.

Global business wants to expand Darling Downs operations

A GLOBAL animal feed and grain business has applied to expand its operations in Oakey.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 9:56 AM

ARE you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

GALLERY: Beautiful homes for sale in Toowoomba this week

ARE you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 5:43 PM

MODELLED on an Ayrshire cow named Ada, weathered by time, cut in half and transported to Highfields to escape demolition, The Big Cow that once stood at Yandina has reached greener pastures.

Lots of ‘moovement’ at the Highfields Pioneer Village

MODELLED on an Ayrshire cow named Ada, weathered by time, cut in half and transported to Highfields to escape demolition, The Big Cow that once stood at Yandina has reached greener pastures.

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Matthew is a journalist with The Chronicle. He joined the team in September 2017, after spending two years as the editor of the Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser. He started his career as a cadet at the Whitsunday Coast Guardian in Proserpine in 2014.