News

2013 BEATS winners reflect on what it meant to them

Gillian Grove at kingscliff Arts. Photo: John Gass / Daily News
Gillian Grove at kingscliff Arts. Photo: John Gass / Daily News John Gass

THE SECOND annual BEATS awards were launched on Thursday night.

Artable (formerly Kingscliff Arts) founder Gillian Grove spoke at the launch, at the newly renovated Riverview Hotel in Murwillumbah.

Last year, the BEATS awards have Ms Grove the opportunity to promote her business with locally produced TV show Colour In Your Life.

"It was like putting my business on steroids," Ms Grove said.

"The value of it for us is that we can help the local artists to get work."

This year, Artable has gotten on board as a BEATS sponsor.

They're offering the winning creative the opportunity to run a workshop worth $1000.

"I was a little bit invisible before the BEATS awards," she said.

"Now, I struggle to find enough hours in the day to paint."

Nominations for the 2014 BEATS open on July 16.

For more information, visit beatsawards.com.au.

Topics:  business, murwillumbah, riverview, tweed



Police news in five minutes, September 26

Tweed Heads police.

Teen held up, knife arrest and man arrested after doing burn-out

Charities shouldn't be out of pocket

COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Tweed Shire Council candidate Michael McNamara with Rotary Club of Murwillumbah Central president Peter Kelly and executive secretary Denis Hallworth at the club's regular fundraising sausage sizzle.

Council candidate calls for a community group policy review

Candidate up for fit fight

CHALLENGE: Tweed Shire Council candidate James Owen with his best mate having a jog on Salt Beach.

CANDIDATES on the Tweed election trail have been issued a challenge.

Local Partners

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.

Bonus point gets Dan and Carleen over the line on The Block

Dan and Carleen in their winning living and dining rooms in a scene from The Block.

BABY boomers win living and dining week as show hits halfway mark.

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.