May 2016

Published a story 4th May 2016 6:15 PM

FOND memories from “a beautiful job” which Jan Kerr held at a Maroochydore kindergarten came flooding back during its 40th birthday celebrations.

Cotton Tree centre celebrates 40 years in childcare

FOND memories from “a beautiful job” which Jan Kerr held at a Maroochydore kindergarten came flooding back during its 40th birthday celebrations.

Published a story 4th May 2016 5:14 PM

CRIME Stoppers volunteers Greg and Marilyn Beale devote their spare time to helping police to keep the Sunshine Coast safe.

Why you should dob in a drug dealer

CRIME Stoppers volunteers Greg and Marilyn Beale devote their spare time to helping police to keep the Sunshine Coast safe.

Published a story 3rd May 2016 4:52 PM

Convicted thief Damien Lee Burke stole nearly $80,000 worth of appliances and tools from construction sites across the Sunshine Coast, a court has heard.

Construction site thief steals nearly $80,000 in equipment

Convicted thief Damien Lee Burke stole nearly $80,000 worth of appliances and tools from construction sites across the Sunshine Coast, a court has heard.

Published a story 3rd May 2016 12:22 PM

ACCUSED thief Lee Gerard Heath has been warned by a magistrate to stop casuing his parents grief after fronting court for breaking into a supermarket.

Accused thief gets bail to live with parents

ACCUSED thief Lee Gerard Heath has been warned by a magistrate to stop casuing his parents grief after fronting court for breaking into a supermarket.

Published a story 3rd May 2016 9:36 AM

A DRUNKEN bid to retrieve a friend’s hat ended in a wrestle with police and a community service order for Thomas Ashley Williams.

Bid to retrieve hat ends in police arrest

A DRUNKEN bid to retrieve a friend’s hat ended in a wrestle with police and a community service order for Thomas Ashley Williams.

Published a story 2nd May 2016 7:48 PM

VOLUNTEER vertical rescue specialist Brendan Collins bares no ill-will against the men who caused him to spend Saturday night in miserable weather

Volunteer team spends night on mountain in rescue attempt

VOLUNTEER vertical rescue specialist Brendan Collins bares no ill-will against the men who caused him to spend Saturday night in miserable weather

Published a story 2nd May 2016 3:56 PM

THE sight of his prized four-wheel-drive smouldering by the side of a forestry track made Nathan Nicholson want to cry.

Facebook campaign helps find remnants of stolen ute

THE sight of his prized four-wheel-drive smouldering by the side of a forestry track made Nathan Nicholson want to cry.

Published a story 2nd May 2016 9:44 AM

Two young men have been hailed for their bravery in detaining a man accused of breaking into a Peregian Beach supermarket.

WATCH: Young men praised for bravery in citizen's arrest

Two young men have been hailed for their bravery in detaining a man accused of breaking into a Peregian Beach supermarket.

April 2016

Published a story 30th Apr 2016 10:03 AM

SUNSHINE Coast paramedics will be trained in the coming months to administer a sedative to agitated and violent patients.

Sedative to improve protection for paramedics

SUNSHINE Coast paramedics will be trained in the coming months to administer a sedative to agitated and violent patients.

Published a story 29th Apr 2016 7:29 PM

SAILOR Peter Charles is six months past his expiry date and keen to make the most of what he concedes is borrowed time.

Setting sail on one last challenge

SAILOR Peter Charles is six months past his expiry date and keen to make the most of what he concedes is borrowed time.

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Stuart studied journalism at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba. He worked briefly at Central Queensland News and Warwick Daily News. He has worked as a reporter at The Chronicle since July 2009.