December 2018

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 3:46 PM

A CAR has burst into flames after crashing on a semi-rural road south of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Patient treated for 'significant' injury after car rollover

A CAR has burst into flames after crashing on a semi-rural road south of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 3:30 PM

AN ELDERLY woman bitten by a snake sought help from a local ambulance station before being taken to hospital.

Woman seeks help at ambulance station after snake bite

AN ELDERLY woman bitten by a snake sought help from a local ambulance station before being taken to hospital.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 3:03 PM

MEL Martin was the CBD icon everyone sought out to find that one elusive item for their homes.

Sad end to Mel Martin's iconic Margaret St store

MEL Martin was the CBD icon everyone sought out to find that one elusive item for their homes.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 9:55 AM

TWO cars stolen during burglaries of two separate properties in Toowoomba early this morning have been connected to a string of offences across the city.

Cars stolen in Toowoomba burglaries taunt city police

TWO cars stolen during burglaries of two separate properties in Toowoomba early this morning have been connected to a string of offences across the city.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 4:33 PM

THE family of an elderly man killed in a horror two-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley is the 16th to be delivered news of a road tragedy.

Elderly man killed in crash identified as Grantham local

THE family of an elderly man killed in a horror two-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley is the 16th to be delivered news of a road tragedy.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 9:21 AM

ALL Toowoomba and south-west region emergency services have been put on standby and are making preparations as severe thunderstorms begin hitting in the region.

Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail likely in region

ALL Toowoomba and south-west region emergency services have been put on standby and are making preparations as severe thunderstorms begin hitting in the region.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 4:01 PM

RON and Sue Doyle had been forging ahead with building their long-held dream of spelling racehorses near Clifton.

How a single moment changed couple's dreams

RON and Sue Doyle had been forging ahead with building their long-held dream of spelling racehorses near Clifton.

Published a story 10th Dec 2018 3:37 PM

RESIDENTS are being urged to use a hotline and report suspicious behaviour on school grounds after a spate of break-ins in recent weeks.

How to protect your school from vandals these holidays

RESIDENTS are being urged to use a hotline and report suspicious behaviour on school grounds after a spate of break-ins in recent weeks.

Published a story 10th Dec 2018 2:20 PM

TAXPAYERS will be slugged with the damage bill after two children trashed a Toowoomba school at the weekend.

Boy, 10, girl, 13, trash Toowoomba school - twice

TAXPAYERS will be slugged with the damage bill after two children trashed a Toowoomba school at the weekend.

Published a story 8th Dec 2018 9:08 AM

FART jokes, shaving mishaps, health scares and travel accidents probably weren't what the boss had in mind when Peter Hardwick was tasked with writing a column.

Toowoomba's oldest teenagers

FART jokes, shaving mishaps, health scares and travel accidents probably weren't what the boss had in mind when Peter Hardwick was tasked with writing a column.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.