News

Roadside pickup targets flood affected areas

Residents in Bawden Rd put out their flood damaged trash.
Residents in Bawden Rd put out their flood damaged trash. Troy Kippen

SOME areas around the Tweed will not receive free kerbside rubbish pickups to deal with the flood aftermath.

A Tweed Shire Council spokesperson confirmed that the only areas that will get free kerbside pickups will be Tumbulgum, Condong, Chinderah and South Murwillumbah.

These areas are classified as severely flood affected, which is why they are receiving the service.

"The pickup will occur only in areas where houses were flooded," the spokesperson said.

Residents of the selected areas will be able to place flood debris, green waste and damaged household goods out for pickup on Monday or Tuesday of next week.

The regular household goods kerbside pickup is scheduled for April.

However, all Tweed residents will be able to drop green waste off for free at Stotts Creek tip until February 10.

The tip is currently cut off due to flood waters, which council hopes will recede in the coming days.

Topics:  flood, roadside



Reject Shop opens in Tweed

News

The Reject Shop opens in Tweed Heads.

Did you get your Census in on time?

The formal Census collection for the Australian Bureau of Statistics has now closed.

The formal Census collection period has closed.

Little growers get a garden

GREEN THUMBS: (from left) Cameron Van Eck, Renae Van Eck and Jennifer Grech install the food pod.

The kids at Toddle Inn are learning to grow great produce.

Local Partners

John Mayer's advice for Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has revealed John Mayer gave him advice

A singin' theatre success

SPLASH OUT: The new Australian production of Singin' in the Rain is  playing at QPAC'S Lyric Theatre until October 30.

Old classic takes on new life in Australian production.

Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd tie the knot

Josh Bolin marries in front of close friends and family

Marilyn Manson wants a 'nice' girl

Marilyn Manson wants a girl who understands both of his identities

Angelina turns to Depp for consolation after divorce

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie with their six children

Angelina Jolie is reportedly being consoled by Johnny Depp

Conner's food distraction leads to elimination

Australian Survivor contestant Conner Bethune.

HUNGER gets to castaway as Australian Survivor's tribes merge.

Casuarina sets the benchmark in Tweed market

Our property market is as strong as it's been since the crisis

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'

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.

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

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.