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January 2019

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 4:30 PM

A NEW micro-region tourism group for the northern Toowoomba area is hoping to hit the 100-member mark in 2019 and attract more Brisbane and coastal visitors.

New tourism group to attract visitors to 'micro-region'

A NEW micro-region tourism group for the northern Toowoomba area is hoping to hit the 100-member mark in 2019 and attract more Brisbane and coastal visitors.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 3:51 PM

RESCUING animals has been part of Sally Charles’ life for many years, and she wants others to take the plunge into pet adoption on February 9.

Adoption Day: Do you have room for these furry friends?

RESCUING animals has been part of Sally Charles’ life for many years, and she wants others to take the plunge into pet adoption on February 9.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 2:21 PM

AFTER eight years of study and stress, Dr Laughlan Hodgkiss is ready to start life as a medical professional at Toowoomba Hospital.

DOCTORS ARE IN: New recruits join Darling Downs Health

AFTER eight years of study and stress, Dr Laughlan Hodgkiss is ready to start life as a medical professional at Toowoomba Hospital.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 9:11 AM

A LONG-standing store in the Toowoomba CBD has enjoyed the second-best day of sales in its 115-year history, after announcing it was going to close.

CBD store enjoys second-best day of sales in 115 years

A LONG-standing store in the Toowoomba CBD has enjoyed the second-best day of sales in its 115-year history, after announcing it was going to close.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 4:28 PM

A SUBDIVISION worth 27 lots has been approved for a growing suburb in western Toowoomba.

Subdivision approved for growing Toowoomba suburb

A SUBDIVISION worth 27 lots has been approved for a growing suburb in western Toowoomba.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 1:42 PM

TOURISM Darling Downs chairman John Wagner has revealed more details about a potential shake-up in the industry, while also confirming talks about a new entity.

John Wagner reveals details of tourism shake-up

TOURISM Darling Downs chairman John Wagner has revealed more details about a potential shake-up in the industry, while also confirming talks about a new entity.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 9:44 AM

TOOWOOMBA is home to one of the best coffee blends in the country, after a coffee store claimed a swag of medals at the Golden Bean Roasting Competition.

Toowoomba coffee business roasts rivals at top comp

TOOWOOMBA is home to one of the best coffee blends in the country, after a coffee store claimed a swag of medals at the Golden Bean Roasting Competition.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 4:26 PM

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners will re-enter the concreting market in 2019, with the approval of a new batching plant in the city’s western suburbs.

Wagners moves back into concrete production in Toowoomba

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners will re-enter the concreting market in 2019, with the approval of a new batching plant in the city’s western suburbs.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 3:47 PM

WHEN Amanda Hinds reads rave reviews about her cafe and restaurant Emeraude in the papers, she knows the hard work has been worth it.

Top-rated eatery owner 'grateful' for critical acclaim

WHEN Amanda Hinds reads rave reviews about her cafe and restaurant Emeraude in the papers, she knows the hard work has been worth it.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 9:25 AM

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners has been approved to build a new concrete batching plant in the city's western suburbs.

Wagners approved for new concrete batching plant

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners has been approved to build a new concrete batching plant in the city's western suburbs.

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Tom has been with News Regional Media since 2013, having worked in newsrooms across south-west Queensland. Prior to his appointment at The Chronicle, he was the editor of the Western Star in Roma for 18 months. Growing up in Brisbane, he studied journalism at Queensland University of Technology. Away from work, he is happily in a relationship with his partner Sarah and enjoys playing music with his band in Toowoomba and supporting the Brisbane Broncos.