News

Mustang gets into gear for this weekend's show and shine

Geoffrey Voll gets his Mustang into gear for this weekend's show and shine.
Geoffrey Voll gets his Mustang into gear for this weekend's show and shine. Nev Madsen

A CHILDHOOD fascination came true when Toowoomba motoring enthusiast Geoffrey Voll found an affordable 1966 Ford Mustang for sale in the United States.

But what arrived in Mr Voll's driveway was not the magnificent piece of American muscle which now takes pride of place in his garage.

"It was a sad little car when it arrived from the US," he said.

"It was painted all different colours and was in pretty bad shape."

But it had potential.

Geoffrey Voll kicks back in style inside the flawless interior of his 1966 Ford Mustang.
Geoffrey Voll kicks back in style inside the flawless interior of his 1966 Ford Mustang. Nev Madsen

"Between my brother and I, we stripped the whole thing back until there was nothing else we could take off it," Mr Voll said.

"But once you've stripped back a Mustang, it's actually a pretty easy car to rebuild."

Mr Voll's Mustang will rest amongst a motorcade of classic cars, tractors, trucks and bikes this Saturday at the St Andrew's Hospital Show and Shine.

The show begins at 3pm and entry is $5 with all proceeds going towards the St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital cancer care unit.

Topics:  mustang, show and shine, st andrew's hospital, toowoomba


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

PHOTOS: Marty's graveyard shift in memory of daughters, wife

RESTING PLACE: Martin Kelly at the grave site of two of his daughters, Gayle and Lynne, and his wife Elva.

90-year-old keeping up family's legacy but needs help

Council of Mayors keep SEQ's Olympic dream alive

The dream of having the Olympics in Queensland is not dead yet

Welfare group protests against circus at Redbank

The Lennon Brothers Circus has erected their tents at Redbank.

Lennon Bros use of lions has group riled up

Local Partners

Police appeal for witnesses to fatal motorcycle crash

POLICE have ruled out a white ute from their investigations and are still seeking witnesses and footage.

PHOTOS: Marty's graveyard shift in memory of daughters, wife

RESTING PLACE: Martin Kelly at the grave site of two of his daughters, Gayle and Lynne, and his wife Elva.

90-year-old keeping up family's legacy but needs help

Welfare group protests against circus at Redbank

The Lennon Brothers Circus has erected their tents at Redbank.

Lennon Bros use of lions has group riled up

Cyndi Palmer's tribute to murdered daughter

Cyndi Palmer addresses the media.

Mum of murdered schoolgirl calls for public not to speculate on case

MPs say meatworks bosses should take pay cut

JBS Meatworks and abattoir at Dinmore. Beef cattle processing and kill floor.

Workers are taking a 25% pay cut each time shift is cut at the plant

Tiahleigh Palmer: Police excavate murder accused's backyard

Police have begun an excavation of the backyard at the Thorburn family home at Chambers Flat.

Search to continue for more evidence in schoolgirl's death

Blood from a best mate saved dying dog after roo attack

BLOOD BUDDY:Dr Abbie Tipler with Archie and Mia. Mia had to have surgery after being attached by a kangaroo. She lost so much blood that they had to take blood from Archie to keep her alive.

Mia's throat ripped open after dramatic run-in with Kangaroo

Stolen firearms at centre of police operation DRIFT

In the 12 months to June this year, 311 firearms were stolen, 45 of which were recovered.

Police operation targets hundreds of unaccounted firearms

Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

"He wants everyone to enjoy the cars, the collection got too big'

Jim Carrey slams 'shameful greed' of lawsuit

Jim Carrey has slammed the "shameful greed" of White's ex-husband.

'Highly unlikely' Brad Pitt will face prosecution

It is highly unlikely that Brad Pitt will be prosecuted

WATCH: Justin Bieber grabbed in Germany

A video has emerged of singer Justin Bieber being attacked

Why The Wrong Girl is right for Jessica Marais

Jessica Marais and Ian Meadows in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

ACTOR makes the sometimes awkward character her own in new comedy.

What's on the small screen this week

Jessica Marais in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

A NEW romantic comedy debuts while footy codes ramp up for finals.

Airbourne talk drop bears, beer and taxes

Airbourne have a new album coming out and a new tour on the way.  Photo Contributed

Airbourne release album for the aussie battler

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Rocky proves prime real estate in latest REIQ report

Kas Woch sold this Wood St home in Depot Hill for $107,000 in August.

A new investor's market as Rocky house prices hit lowest in state

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record