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The low down : what is on in the Tweed this weekend?

The Searchers at Preston Guild Hall Theatre, 16th March 2010
The Searchers at Preston Guild Hall Theatre, 16th March 2010 Paul Thompson

Make someone else's wish come true

Make a Wish Foundation is hosting a charity event at Terranora Tennis Club on Sunday. Bring the kids down for some fun games, including giant tennis rackets and many more activities. Check out the good cause from 10am-2pm.

Pamper yourself at a luxury day spa

Although Valentine's Day has passed, treat your loved one to a relaxing day at The Golden Door Spa at Salt Village. Australia's largest day spa, it is located at the five-star Peppers Salt Resort and Spa at Kingscliff on the Tweed Coast. Indulge in any of their amazing massages, spend a day in the spa or sauna, or take up any of the beautiful skin treatments. The spa is open from 10am daily and appointments can be made on 6674 3233.

Look no further to find The Searchers

Don't miss the distinctive jangling sound of the 12-string guitar and rich harmonies of The Searchers, from their early beginnings in the late '50s as a skiffle group through the heady days of the '60s as teenage idols. They're on Saturday night at Twin Towns from 9pm. Tickets will set you back $30.

Grab a bargain at second-hand book sale

Head to the Murwillumbah Anglican Church undercroft today and tomorrow to grab a bargain on books. The Murwillumbah Leukaemia and Cancer Research Society is hosting a second-hand book sale with books priced from as little as 20 cents. Thousands of books will be on sale, with all money going directly to the Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane to research for the children's foundation and also to palliative care.

Catch a flight to Hoyts Tweed City

Head to Hoyts Tweed City to catch Denzel Washington hit Flight. In the action-packed mystery thriller, Washington stars as a seasoned airline pilot who crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving everyone on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault. On at 12.45pm Saturday and Sunday.

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Shark drones, nets or culling? How to protect Tweed beaches

Last shark registered by the SharkSmart Ap on  Saturday, September 24.  NSWDPI aerial team took a photo of the 4m White Shark at Fingal Head. It was monitored by lifeguards.

HOW do you think the Tweed should manage the risk of shark attack?

Kick the Kilos: September 29

A morning run is just one way to kick those kilos

Tweed consolidates top three spot.

Hats off to our award-winning chefs

(from left) Jodie Tatchell, Kerry Turner, Charlie Ebell and Bill Tatchell celebrate food.

A celebration of the Tweed's very best food and drink.

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Channel 9 orders second season of Doctor Doctor

Rodger Corser stars in the TV series Doctor Doctor.

RURAL medical drama finds a loyal following.

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A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

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