Ipswich News

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Creativity in bloom at Arts Gala

Creativity in bloom at Arts Gala

BUDDING creatives will be showing off their best work at St Peter Claver College's 2018 Arts Gala this Friday.

Parents take note: Timely warning to check supplements

premium_icon Parents take note: Timely warning to check supplements

AS someone keen to stay ahead of the game, Vic Pascoe has been highlighting the need for athletes to be careful taking supplements or drugs.

Father sentenced for attack after son shot by police

premium_icon Father sentenced for attack after son shot by police

The 16-year-old son, brandishing a knife, ran from the house toward his father.

Riverlink reveals new restaurant, closed shops in grand plan

premium_icon Riverlink reveals new restaurant, closed shops in grand plan

The new business lured to help transform Riverlink's entertainment, leisure scene

'Training up offenders': Mother recruits kids in store theft

premium_icon 'Training up offenders': Mother recruits kids in store theft

THE Ipswich magistrate also criticised her for using some of her children to help wheel away $800 worth of groceries from a supermarket.

'Centrelink number' says government will pay his dope fine

premium_icon 'Centrelink number' says government will pay his dope fine

Richard Van Nord was caught with a small amount of marijuana but told an Ipswich magistrate he did not believe it to be a dangerous drug.

'Reckless' offender thanks magistrate who granted her parole

premium_icon 'Reckless' offender thanks magistrate who granted her parole

"AWESOME, your honour”, said Anji Parker, her face suddenly beaming with a broad smile as she appeared from jail on the courtroom video screen.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Herbicide attack strikes at heart of organic farmer

Herbicide attack strikes at heart of organic farmer

Police confirmed no contaminated produce left the location and that there was no threat to members of the public.

Sexy burlesque double bill to spice up Ipswich

premium_icon Sexy burlesque double bill to spice up Ipswich

SEX and rock 'n' roll will strut into Banshees bar this Friday.

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

Research found Ipswich had more committees than any other local government area, with some councils even ditching the committee structure.

Unlicensed mum drives from house

premium_icon Unlicensed mum drives from house

A MUM with five kids says she was just moving house when police caught her behind the wheel of a car, despite being a disqualified driver.

Suspicious park leads to drug find

premium_icon Suspicious park leads to drug find

POLICE saw a car parked off the side of a road at night so curious officers stopped to have a chat with its occupants.

Police shocked by drivers speeding through school zones

Police shocked by drivers speeding through school zones

It comes in the same week teenager Danielle Butterfield was killed after she was hit by a maxi taxi while riding her bike at Mount Tarampa.

Authorities act 'within hours' on animal cruelty complaints

premium_icon Authorities act 'within hours' on animal cruelty complaints

Three people charged with cruelty offenses after horse found 'neglected'

Have your say on new community garden in West Ipswich

Have your say on new community garden in West Ipswich

A new community garden will be constructed on two vacant blocks of land on Keogh Street.

Ipswich to continue with A-League goal despite FFA blow

premium_icon Ipswich to continue with A-League goal despite FFA blow

WESTERN Pride general manager Pat Boyle is confident Ipswich's A-League bid is alive despite the city's latest submission being rejected by Football Federation...

One hurt in two-car crash near Ipswich

One hurt in two-car crash near Ipswich

The two-vehicle crash happened on a rural road near Ipswich

Council issues new objectives for CBD redevelopment

premium_icon Council issues new objectives for CBD redevelopment

A CBD that supports, rather than competes with other Ipswich businesses is one of the council's new "strategic objectives" for the project.

Police union slams probe delay after cop hurt in hit-and-run

premium_icon Police union slams probe delay after cop hurt in hit-and-run

AN independent workplace investigation into an incident in which a policeman was hit by a stolen car was not launched until more than a week after.

Data reveals this Ipswich suburb is the one to watch

premium_icon Data reveals this Ipswich suburb is the one to watch

HERE you can often get into the property market for under $250,000.

Murphys Creek feels the heat during third chilli festival

Murphys Creek feels the heat during third chilli festival

It is the third year the annual festival has been held in the Lockyer Valley.

It's 'onwards and upwards' for Ipswich's council chiefs

premium_icon It's 'onwards and upwards' for Ipswich's council chiefs

This year's conference theme is Onwards and Upwards, denoting the tough past 12 months Queensland local governments have faced

Apartment spike drives building approvals

premium_icon Apartment spike drives building approvals

ABS data shows Ipswich building approvals up on 2017

Council to close controversial CBD development company

Council to close controversial CBD development company

THE controversial Ipswich City Council-owned company, established to redevelop the dilapidated mall, will be closed.

Costco Bundamba another step closer to opening

Costco Bundamba another step closer to opening

Helicopters have been called in to help finish the Costco Bundamba construction before the grand opening day next month.

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