January 2015

Published a story 9th Jan 2015 9:39 AM

Vanpackers – a much maligned species in some quarters – are welcomed with open arms in Burringbar.

Happy campers popping in

Vanpackers – a much maligned species in some quarters – are welcomed with open arms in Burringbar.

Published a story 8th Jan 2015 8:25 AM

SALES figures for several retailers in Murwillumbah were down on previous seasons, with one saying he had experienced a “disastrous” Christmas.

Murwillumbah retailers told to gear for a changing market

SALES figures for several retailers in Murwillumbah were down on previous seasons, with one saying he had experienced a “disastrous” Christmas.

Published a story 7th Jan 2015 3:09 PM

Kingscliff's controversial Marine Pde was packed with holidaymakers this week shopping, eating and making their way to and from the beach.

Tourists loving Kingscliff

Kingscliff's controversial Marine Pde was packed with holidaymakers this week shopping, eating and making their way to and from the beach.

Published a story 6th Jan 2015 4:37 PM

An award-winning program which has helped vulnerable young people on the Tweed for 12 years has been axed as a result of Federal Budget cuts.

Budget axe falls on youth programs

An award-winning program which has helped vulnerable young people on the Tweed for 12 years has been axed as a result of Federal Budget cuts.

Published a story 6th Jan 2015 10:53 AM

A GRIEVING mother said staff shortages at the Tweed Hospital’s psychiatric unit meant at-risk patients were not receiving the attention needed to keep them safe – with fatal consequences.

Overworked with deadly results

A GRIEVING mother said staff shortages at the Tweed Hospital’s psychiatric unit meant at-risk patients were not receiving the attention needed to keep them safe – with fatal consequences.

Published a story 5th Jan 2015 9:38 AM

LITTLE West Matthew Youngs was always meant to be a 2015 baby – he was due to arrive in the middle of next week.

West first baby of 2015

LITTLE West Matthew Youngs was always meant to be a 2015 baby – he was due to arrive in the middle of next week.

Published a story 3rd Jan 2015 10:46 PM

A MECHANICAL bucking bull is one of many new activities for rodeo lovers and their families to enjoy at the Kingscliff Rodeo at Cudgen Leagues Club today.

Cowboys ride into town

A MECHANICAL bucking bull is one of many new activities for rodeo lovers and their families to enjoy at the Kingscliff Rodeo at Cudgen Leagues Club today.

December 2014

Published a story 14th Dec 2014 7:42 AM

The remaining residents facing eviction from the Hastings Point Holiday Village are taking their case for compensation to the Supreme Court.

Hastings Point park residents take case to Supreme Court

The remaining residents facing eviction from the Hastings Point Holiday Village are taking their case for compensation to the Supreme Court.

Published a story 12th Dec 2014 3:36 PM

THE heartbreaking blow of losing her newborn baby was softened slightly for Shelley Canobie-Harris by her being able to spend a few days with the little boy after his death.

Comfort after a loss

THE heartbreaking blow of losing her newborn baby was softened slightly for Shelley Canobie-Harris by her being able to spend a few days with the little boy after his death.

Published a story 12th Dec 2014 10:57 AM

“YOU’RE never too old to learn” could be Fran Simmich’s motto, after the 90-year-old graduated from a computer course at her Bupa Banora Point aged care home.

Tech’s a grey area no more

“YOU’RE never too old to learn” could be Fran Simmich’s motto, after the 90-year-old graduated from a computer course at her Bupa Banora Point aged care home.

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