Community News

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Community centre upgrade to help those in need

Community centre upgrade to help those in need

Legal aid, justice of the peace, mental health, technology classes, domestic violence and homelessness are all services the centre provides support for.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Rain ruins Run for Life plans

Rain ruins Run for Life plans

ANOTHER wet weekend has wreaked havoc with community events across the region.

PHOTOS: Major milestone approaches for Second Range Crossing

premium_icon PHOTOS: Major milestone approaches for Second Range Crossing

CHECK out the latest awe-inspiring photos of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing as the project reaches another significant milestone.

Kingaroy Swickers reflect on quick fire recovery

Kingaroy Swickers reflect on quick fire recovery

Their focus on risk management and insurance changed after the abattoir fire.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

President Dave's taking city's stamp club 'to the world'

President Dave's taking city's stamp club 'to the world'

THE largest day on Ipswich's stamp-collecting calendar is approaching fast.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Why this man is giving away half his pay each month

Why this man is giving away half his pay each month

WHILE many people in their 20s are eating out, travelling or shopping - Alex Stiles has pledged to go without any of life's luxuries.

Singalong a good excuse to get out and enjoy great company

Singalong a good excuse to get out and enjoy great company

More than 50 seniors sang their hearts out in the morning session, while those with disability enjoyed the melodies in the afternoon session.

Massive fire rips through historic Brisbane school

Massive fire rips through historic Brisbane school

UP to a quarter of the 92-year-old Morningside State School has been destroyed in a huge blaze.

Poppy making event in full bloom ahead of Armistice

Poppy making event in full bloom ahead of Armistice

A SINGLE poppy can become part of something big as the community is invited to get crafty in the lead up to the Armistice Centenary next month.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Countdown on to city's best sporting celebration

Countdown on to city's best sporting celebration

NOMINATIONS for the 2018 Ipswich Sports Awards are closed and what a tough time the judges have had trying to determine the winners.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

THE miracle rebirth of a cockatoo stuck out in Thursday afternoon's severe thunderstorm has been likened to the biblical story of Lazarus' rising.

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

A man in his 50's is in a stable conditoon

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Junior fun to launch new season

Junior fun to launch new season

A range of free activities for the kids are being held, along with a sausage sizzle and junior games in the morning.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Low-flying chopper patrols take off this month

Low-flying chopper patrols take off this month

Patrols will operate in Mt Crosby, Laidley, Tarong, Chinchilla and Condamine.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Why Ipswich Junior Tour so valuable for kids

premium_icon Why Ipswich Junior Tour so valuable for kids

The junior tour events for riders from under 9 to under 17 provide excellent opportunities for newcomers to more competitive cyclists.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Police warn as congestion builds on treacherous Bruce Hwy

Police warn as congestion builds on treacherous Bruce Hwy

Police have issued a warning to drivers not to ignore signs of fatigue as traffic starts to build up on what is now a wet and dangerous Bruce Highway.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Beloved Rocky student remembered after fatal crash

Beloved Rocky student remembered after fatal crash

The family were returning home from holidays when their car was hit on a south-east Qld highway

Major milestone reached for Second Range Crossing viaduct

premium_icon Major milestone reached for Second Range Crossing viaduct

A MAJOR piece of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is halfway done, the company behind one of Queensland's largest infrastructure projects has revealed.

Pics signal start of summer

Pics signal start of summer

HERE is this week's winning Facebook cover pic as chosen by you.

Family left helpless after home gutted by fire

Family left helpless after home gutted by fire

Children were passed out windows and carried through doors to ensure everyone in the family of 10 got out safely.

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