March 2015

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 8:29 PM

THERE were only three break-ins across the entire Ipswich police division during the final week of February.

Break-ins, car theft and robbery numbers make for good week

THERE were only three break-ins across the entire Ipswich police division during the final week of February.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 4:35 PM

A 20-YEAR-OLD man is being treated for a cut to his hand following a crash near Kalbar.

Driver suffers cuts in crash near Kalbar

A 20-YEAR-OLD man is being treated for a cut to his hand following a crash near Kalbar.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 3:54 PM

A WOMAN was taken to hospital in a serious condition following a three-car smash at Redbank on Wednesday afternoon.

Woman badly injured in motorway smash

A WOMAN was taken to hospital in a serious condition following a three-car smash at Redbank on Wednesday afternoon.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 1:41 PM

A 35-YEAR-OLD man was lucky to escape without serious injuries after passing out behind the wheel on a busy road on Wednesday morning.

Driver passes out, runs off road and hits hedge

A 35-YEAR-OLD man was lucky to escape without serious injuries after passing out behind the wheel on a busy road on Wednesday morning.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 7:07 PM

IN THIS day and age it might sound almost too good to be true, but I’ve got it on good authority that it is.

OPINION: Police keep boot on throat of car thieves

IN THIS day and age it might sound almost too good to be true, but I’ve got it on good authority that it is.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 6:08 PM

THE recent demolition of a familiar landmark over Swanbank has been followed by the loss of some familiar faces.

Workers' hard yakka brightened our days

THE recent demolition of a familiar landmark over Swanbank has been followed by the loss of some familiar faces.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 9:08 AM

A BUSY intersection leading into the CBD was partially blocked for more than four hours on Tuesday after a truck carrying meat tipped over.

Tough luck for meat truck's tasty cargo

A BUSY intersection leading into the CBD was partially blocked for more than four hours on Tuesday after a truck carrying meat tipped over.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2015 1:59 PM

A MOTORCYCLE rider is being treated for serious injuries after crashing into the back of a school bus west of Rosewood this morning.

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash with bus

A MOTORCYCLE rider is being treated for serious injuries after crashing into the back of a school bus west of Rosewood this morning.

February 2015

Published a story 27th Feb 2015 1:28 PM

IPSWICH mums and dads frustrated by the lack of childcare places for newborns have been given another option close to home.

Patient families find relief at centre with room for babies

IPSWICH mums and dads frustrated by the lack of childcare places for newborns have been given another option close to home.

Published a story 26th Feb 2015 7:24 PM

IPSWICH police station’s top cop is crediting a crackdown on bad eggs in the CBD for a 26% reduction in assaults and robberies.

Crackdown sees police copping one for 'Swich

IPSWICH police station’s top cop is crediting a crackdown on bad eggs in the CBD for a 26% reduction in assaults and robberies.

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Andrew was born and bred in Ipswich and has been at the QT since 2007. After starting out on the country rounds, he moved onto court reporting and then police and emergency services, which he has now been covering for the last three years. When he is not working on police rounds Andrew is busy sifting through the garbage of famous people, in search of ideas for his weekly column, the Naughty Korner. As there are very few famous people in Ipswich, Andrew is often forced to write his column about boring people, like politicians.