Community News

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Welder's spark likely source of Grantham fire, say firies

Welder's spark likely source of Grantham fire, say firies

'Snappy-Brown' fuel with absolutely no moisture made firefighting conditions tough for emergency services at Grantham, yesterday.

Donation goes to Ipswich's most needy

Donation goes to Ipswich's most needy

A DONATION to support organisation Shell's Team Cupcake will mean it can continue to assist Ipswich residents who slip under the radar for a helping hand.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Weeks of prison transfers set to continue despite protests

Weeks of prison transfers set to continue despite protests

The four protesters charged for blocking the road to the correctional facility will front Gatton Magistrates Court in next the two weeks.

Happy ending to interstate pooch mystery

Happy ending to interstate pooch mystery

THE search for the owner of former Ipswich pooch Chopper is over.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Road upgrade to increase safety and efficiency

Road upgrade to increase safety and efficiency

Heavy vehicle numbers on the road have doubled in the past two years.

State-of-art school venue for sport expansion plans

State-of-art school venue for sport expansion plans

The Ipswich Table Tennis Association is moving its B-Grade competition to Deebing Heights State School.

Ena celebrates 100 years of family and life in Ipswich

premium_icon Ena celebrates 100 years of family and life in Ipswich

A century ago, World War I was coming to an end and a 'little princess', Ena Watson, was born

Tue 11 Sep 2018

BAD NEWS: How long record-high fuel price will sting drivers

premium_icon BAD NEWS: How long record-high fuel price will sting drivers

RACQ spokeswoman Lucinda Ross declares drivers are victims of greedy oil companies looking to increase profit margins.

Radio station reunites local hero with crash victim

Radio station reunites local hero with crash victim

A Brisbane radio station has reunited an Ipswich local with a man who risked life and limb to provide support during a serious car crash late last year.

Spring fair aims for improvement dollars

Spring fair aims for improvement dollars

THE BRISBANE River Terraces Village Lifestyle Association is in the final stages of planning for its annual Spring Fair on September 15.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Qld cricket stars coming to Ipswich

Qld cricket stars coming to Ipswich

QUEENSLAND Cricket and Brisbane Heat will host a come and try cricket session on Friday.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Tough living for Ipswich's distant, neglected police

premium_icon Tough living for Ipswich's distant, neglected police

It was an example of the many instances of neglect by the government affairs in the Moreton Bay District.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

USQ's paper plane challenge takes flight

premium_icon USQ's paper plane challenge takes flight

Primary school students from Ipswich took part in a pilot program with a difference at USQ's Springfield campus this Wednesday.

Ipswich's one of a kind organ in need of $250K restoration

premium_icon Ipswich's one of a kind organ in need of $250K restoration

CHURCH-GOERS and music lovers are being asked to dig deep to help with the restoration of one of the city's most significant musical instruments.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Truckie's a lot cooler thanks to ambo's 'clot buster'

Truckie's a lot cooler thanks to ambo's 'clot buster'

An Ipswich man has a new lease on life after an ambitious, but lifesaving procedure delivered by Bowen paramedics.

Studio 188 to host 80s and 90s dance party

Studio 188 to host 80s and 90s dance party

IF you know all the lyrics to songs by artists such as the Spice Girls, Aqua, Green Day and Ricky Martin, then this is the event for you

Mother and son's Kokoda challenge to honour grandfather

Mother and son's Kokoda challenge to honour grandfather

MORE than 70 years after her grandfather was shot on the Kokoda Trail, Juanita Anable and her son Lewis Bell will honour his memory.

Bear returns to Ipswich after Google glitch

premium_icon Bear returns to Ipswich after Google glitch

ANOTHER week of walking awaits Ipswich's own bear after his 15 trusty cameras returned from the repairer, Google.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Celebrations as kindy turns big 3-0

Celebrations as kindy turns big 3-0

Their 30th anniversary celebration will be held on Sunday, September 16 from 10am-2pm.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Residents reminded to be cautious of scams

Residents reminded to be cautious of scams

Scamwatch data shows Australians were scammed out of nearly $13 million in July alone, across the nine different categories of scam.

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