Regional News

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Villa shake-up: Love Island intruder hails from Toowoomba

Villa shake-up: Love Island intruder hails from Toowoomba

LOVE Island Australia has been shaken up by the first lot of intruders - and one young beauty hails from Toowoomba.

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

THE Southern Downs could support an overflow of refugees as job opportunities dry up in our neighbouring city.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

CHEAPER than apartments in the city, this regional Queensland town is on the market for a measly $500,000.

Appeal to find teen girl, 15, missing more than 24 hours

Appeal to find teen girl, 15, missing more than 24 hours

POLICE concerned about a teenage girl missing for more than 24 hours have appealed for help from the public.

How you can help homeless people in need

How you can help homeless people in need

WHEN you’re facing a huge energy bill, do you turn down the heating or do you go without meals?

Woman seriously injured in crash

Woman seriously injured in crash

INVESTIAGTORS are appealing for witnesses following a serious two vehicle traffic crash in Laidley last night.

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

AMAZON is offering free two business day delivery with the launch of Amazon Prime in Australia amid criticism of its local store.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

A TOOWOOMBA local has created a Kmart hack that is sure to brighten up any room it is placed in.

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

ONE man knew exactly where to go to capture a stunning scene as hundreds of tiny icicles formed on this frosty morning.

Toowoomba freezes as temperatures plummet below zero

Toowoomba freezes as temperatures plummet below zero

WELCOME to the coldest day of the year so far, where temperatures in Toowoomba have dropped below zero.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

State’s biggest chill is still to come

State’s biggest chill is still to come

AFTER a chilly weekend, southern Queensland is set to start the working week with the coldest morning of the year.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

FATHER and son work together to elicit $4500 from a man in Warwick when he didn't repay a loan after a huge insurance pay out.

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

Toowoomba man who took a punt as to which toilet to use in the Turf Club's members bar sadly lost the bet.

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

LOCKYER Valley author M.T. Ellis was surprised when her debut novel won a bronze medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in New York.

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

STUDENTS from a Toowoomba Anglican school have traded their books and pens for hammers and nails to help a charity.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

THE Australian Government is under pressure to end restrictive practices in aged care after it was called “a serious contravention of a person’s human rights”.

Truckies 'forced' to break law when denied basic rights

Truckies 'forced' to break law when denied basic rights

TRUCK drivers are being pushed beyond their limits without basic needs like rest, water and lighting.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

The company owes creditors more than $3 million and has made 21 employees redundant.

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

A man is set to face court today after being charged with impersonating a returned serviceman.

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