May 2016

Published a story 24th May 2016 3:02 PM

A MAN charged with causing a Mooloolaba car fire has been refused bail after fronting Maroochydore Magistrates Court.

Mooloolaba arson accused refused bail

A MAN charged with causing a Mooloolaba car fire has been refused bail after fronting Maroochydore Magistrates Court.

Published a story 23rd May 2016 6:06 AM

A DECADE has passed since Nambour police officers were moved into a “temporary” demountable building but there is still no definitive plan for a new station.

Union blasts police over state of Nambour station

A DECADE has passed since Nambour police officers were moved into a “temporary” demountable building but there is still no definitive plan for a new station.

Published a story 20th May 2016 6:33 PM

A dispute over payment for mechanical work done on a ute was the background for an alleged violent home invasion, a court has heard.

Accused men freed on ute dispute charges

A dispute over payment for mechanical work done on a ute was the background for an alleged violent home invasion, a court has heard.

Published a story 20th May 2016 5:47 PM

COAST AFL recruit Eric Hipwood is confident his former class mate will make it back onto the footy field.

Lion backs his mate to get back on footy field

COAST AFL recruit Eric Hipwood is confident his former class mate will make it back onto the footy field.

Published a story 20th May 2016 5:33 PM

THE joy of watching his school mate be drafted into the AFL was tinged with sadness for crash victim Haydyn  Cliff.

Crash victim teen fights for AFL dream

THE joy of watching his school mate be drafted into the AFL was tinged with sadness for crash victim Haydyn Cliff.

Published a story 20th May 2016 4:02 PM

MAINTENANCE contractor Gary Wise is warning against leaving keys in vehicles after his truck was taken when he was just metres away.

Gratitude and a warning after stolen truck recovered

MAINTENANCE contractor Gary Wise is warning against leaving keys in vehicles after his truck was taken when he was just metres away.

Published a story 19th May 2016 6:02 PM

BEREAVED family and friends of Caloundra man Gareth Lowndes have had their grief compounded by the theft of irreplaceable items from his home.

Grieving family lose precious photos to callous thief

BEREAVED family and friends of Caloundra man Gareth Lowndes have had their grief compounded by the theft of irreplaceable items from his home.

Published a story 19th May 2016 9:59 AM

CYCLIST Linda Florence can’t think of any Sunshine Coast suburb she hasn’t pedalled through in the past couple of months.

Ride for Russ cyclists prepare for epic journey

CYCLIST Linda Florence can’t think of any Sunshine Coast suburb she hasn’t pedalled through in the past couple of months.

Published a story 18th May 2016 4:35 PM

SUSPENDED jockey Luke Ronald Tarrant has been charged with drug and property offences after a raid on a Landsborough property.

Suspended jockey Luke Tarrant charged after raid

SUSPENDED jockey Luke Ronald Tarrant has been charged with drug and property offences after a raid on a Landsborough property.

Published a story 17th May 2016 9:12 AM

A TEEN accused of holding a police officer by the throat and kicking two others in the stomach has been released to live in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Police allegedly kicked in guts during arrest

A TEEN accused of holding a police officer by the throat and kicking two others in the stomach has been released to live in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

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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.