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Police arrested a man from Banora Point.

POLICE allege Banora Point man punched knocked girlfriend out.

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The Tweed Shire Council supports major supermarkets banning plastic bags.

Find out what council discussed at last week's meeting.






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Village battles to save historic railway station

Glenreagh residents have gathered more than 600 signatures on a petition to save the village's historic railway station.

Cat survives after it causes a two car crash

CAT-ASTROPHE: A cat caused a car crash at Sawtell on Saturday night.

Cat lucky to escape with all of its lives after it causes crash

'More than just a cheese toastie'

SERVICE WITH A SMILE: Fred's Place acting services manager Anthony Moerman in the kitchen of the facility.

Fred's Place helping the homeless with the small things that count

Superheroes to dive in for palliative care

SWIMMING: Jack Sinclair, Luca Berger and Reef Ramsey get in the mood for a an upcoming kids pool party event for palliative care.

Join in on the pool party of the year.

40 YEARS MISSING: Was Narelle Cox murdered by Ivan Milat?

ABOVE: Narelle, centre, in Year 12. The popular Grafton High School student excelled in sport.

Cox family never had a funeral for Narelle. Her body never found.

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Police sniffer dogs busy at Splendour

NEARLY 300 party-goers at Splendour in the Grass were nabbed by police for possessing and supplying illegal drugs over the three-day festival.

Seen and heard at Splendour 2017

CREATIVE: Sherradin Thomas, from Gippsland, at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

The unofficial account of what you may have missed

The best and the weirdest: The Splendour Awards 2017

Triple J's Hack presenter Tom Tilley (left) is also the bass player for Client Liaison at Splendour in the Grass 2017.

The festival may be over but the memories will last for ever.

Why crowds are loving Happy Kanye at Splendour

Danger Dave and Melissah Marie with the artwork Happy Kanye at Splendour in the Festival 2017.

By Barcelona-based artistic collective Hungry Castle

North Coast kids party in their patch at Splendour

Cindy Lee of Lismore on shoulders at Splendour In The Grass.

Teenage heaven at North Byron Parklands

Greens bungle debated at Splendour Forum

TALK: At the Splendour Forum from left, comedian Tom Gleeson, Greens leader Richard Di Natale, ethical hacker Chris Gatford from HackLabs and Labor MP Antony Albanese.

Di Natale expects more senators to be affected by citizenship bungle

Amber Heard, Elon Musk among Splendour celebs

Bernard Fanning plays the main stage at Splendour in the Grass 2017 on day 2.

DAY TWO of Splendour in the Grass was the day of celebrities.

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VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

HIGH visibility police will be among the crowd at all times to ensure everyone has a good time.

Athlete faces tough new obstacle on TV

Olympic gymnast Larrissa Miller tackling the tough course.

She's no stranger to stepping outside of her comfort zone

REVEALED: Meet our five Ninja Warriors

TWEED HEADS: Upcoming TV Series Ninja Warrior contestant Jaymes Wright.

Australian TV series starts next month on Channel Nine

Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Island resort living from just $250 a week

Couran Cove on Stradbroke Island is undergoing a makeover. Photo: Steve Holland

Resort offering permanent rentals at almost half normal rental price

Players beat Kingscliff trade Blues

FRESHLY SQUEEZED: State of Origin player Jarryd Hayne, Beach Shack's Josie Masterman, and Origin standby Jack De Belin.

Origin hype helps to boost the town's profile during low season.

REVEALED: Byron scheme that 'wrecked lives' world-wide

Nyoli Scobie, of Byron Bay, said she felt ashamed about being a pawn in a scheme which received millions of dollars from "everyday people”.

Former saleswoman lifts lid on multi-million dollar house of cards

Combining work and pleasure

INSPIRED: Brenton de Rooy is basing his business around his love for the ocean.

Business Q & A: Brenton de Rooy Photography

Co-op owner wishes closure 'could have been handled better'

The Brunswick Fishing Company will close its doors by end of day today.

"The shock to the community is a shock to me too," owner says

Giving Tweed some financial tips

Real Estate and Property owners Alyce and Ian Kebblewhite are assisting Tweed with their finances.

Elk Realty and Capital help people gain better finances.

Michael Phelps races Great White Shark

Shark captures seal.

Famous Olympian takes on his most dangerous challenge.

BBC Director in shocking road rage incident

BBC television director Fergus Beeley loses it.

Brain snap "citizen's arrest" gets ugly.

Preacher's wife treated as 'sex slave'

Joy Harris, 63, was treated as a sex slave by her husband, a fanatical Christian preacher.

THE wife of fanatical Queensland preacher Larry Harris has told of being raped and...

Surprise! Baby born on kitchen floor

The last thing Rachel Finucane was expecting was to deliver her third child on the kitchen floor of her Maryborough home.

Brutal twist in Charlie Gard case

Charlie Gard's mother and father, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, announced that they have abandoned their legal fight at the Family Division hearing at the High Court in the five month legal battle for the right for Charlie to undergo experimental therapy in the USA. Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage.

Parents of Charlie Gard withdraw request to take their son to US

Toowoomba woman uses meditation to fight fear of flying

Lesley Henry from As One Body and Mind demonstrates how to meditate in any environment, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Lesley wanted to be able to jump out of a plane for most of her life

Seniors stun in swimsuits at Grandbikini

Contestants compete for titles at the Grandbikini.

Move over Miss Universe – it’s time for the Grandbikini.

Faulty airbags 'can fire shrapnel at you and your family'

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Takata airbags linked to deaths are being replaced by faulty ones

Aussie women reveal their handbag horror stories

The things you find in women's handbags.

A dead lizard, bird poo and potato peels among horror stories.

Northern Rivers truckie takes on Ninja Warrior Grand Final

TRUCKIE turned Australian Ninja Warrior grand finalist Tom Hazell spent three years preparing for the grand final - on a home made course in his backyard.

Diana Chan crowned MasterChef's 2017 winner

MasterChef Australia's 2017 winner Diana Chan. Supplied by Channel 10.

MELBOURNE accountant comes out on top after 8-hour showdown.

Mini ninjas get into training

Gary Nowlan, 12, of Gawler East trains in X-Park at Bounce.

Kids as young as 12 are already dreaming of becoming Ninja Warriors

Families that game together, stay together?

Gaming is becoming an increasingly popular opportunity for family bonding, according to new studies.

More parents, grandparents turn to gaming to connect with kids

'We’re goin' to Bonnie Doon!' and now you can too

How's the serenity?

The experience will have you exclaiming “how’s the serenity?”

New life for Bree and historic Oddfellows Hall

TWO CHANGES: Bree Dahl with her new baby Ivy in front of the historic Oddfellows Hall she purchased at auction and will renovate into a house.

Historic hall to be turned into home

Mum buys $900,000 apartment for her 8-year-old son

Tania Katsanis beat another couple of homeowners to secure the winning bid.

The apartment was a 'bargain' as the property market bottoms out

Owner tells of ghostly goings on at old Mackay pub

GHOST STORIES: Several people have died at the Mirani Hotel

Owner says pub is 'definitely haunted'

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

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Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons loves to Disco in her Land Rover

Pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbon and her Land Rover.

Check out surfer Sally Fitzgibbons' sleek ride.

Road test: Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio senior citizens

The 2017 Maserati GranCabrio.

We drive the facelifted Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio.

Are you guilty of these 10 bad driving habits?

Do you suffer from these bad driving habits?

Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

Can diesel's reputation recover from VW saga?

Continental's clean diesel Golf.

The Dieselgate stink has left oil-burners on the nose.

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