40C tipped as a weekend of extreme heat beckons

On Saturday large swathes of the east coast will be affected by above average temperatures.

"These temperatures look to approach or exceed September records”

Man to face trial over Tumbulgum crash death

TRAGIC DEATH: Michelle Lord died after the car she was in crashed into the Tweed River east of Tumbulgum in October 2015.

A man charged with murdering his wife will face trial

House sprayed with bullets: bikie probe launched

Bullet holes in the door of a Hope Island home. Picture: Jerad Williams

The shots went through the front door, garage and walls of home






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Under-16 Digger looks back on life well lived

Enlistment was a relief to 14-year-old from Outback

Burringbar residents divided over Telstra tower

PHONE RECEPTION: Burringbar might be getting a new Telstra mobile phone tower.

A Telstra mobile phone tower proposal has divided the community.

Forecast rain not enough to dampen risk: RFS

The Rural Fire Service has urged residents to heed the suspension of permits as very high fire dangers persist.

Tweed residents have been urged to heed a suspension on fire permits

Four things to do on the Tweed this week

Karlee Robinson and Mitchell Hull at last weekend's fundraising event leading up to the 2017 Walk for Brain Cancer, which will be held along the Tweed Coast.

From fundraisers to free tax help, there's plenty to do on the Tweed

Fears for police safety amid staff shortage

FULL FAITH: Tweed-Byron Local Area Command Superintendent Wayne Starling said he has "complete confidence” in NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller's judgment on staffing.

An alleged attack has strengthened police officers' resolve

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Domino's giving away 20,000 FREE pizzas from today

FIRST it was free cheeseburgers and now it is free pizza. Could today get any better?

Burger bar serves up floral flavoured ice cream

Betty's Burgers is offering a special lavender and blackberry waffle concrete, a bespoke dessert made available during September.

A burger bar has unveiled a floral ice-cream

ANGER: Falls tickets reselling online for 3+ times amount

Crowds at Falls Festival in Bryon Bay. Photo: Niche Pictures - Lyn McCarthy

Three-day tickets were re-selling online for over $3,000

A love affair with Kinky Boots

WELL-HEELED: Callum Francis stars in the stage musical Kinky Boots.

Kinky Boots star is keen to walk the talk in Brisbane

Tweed man's jacket is gaining global appeal

Tweed Heads resident Blayde McKay is about to launch a Kickstarter campaign for his new jacket design. He was inspired to manufacture his own line of jackets after struggling to find high-quality products in stores.

A family holiday turned into a business opportunity for Tweed man

Pottsville truck driver inducted into industry hall of fame

Bob Shackell and his wife Robyn at the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs.

Pottsville truck driver given top award.

Yaru Water Foundation laps up regional awards

AWARDS: Yaru Water owner Shaun Martin at the   Awards.

Tweed business shows off its social enterprise skills at awards.

Kingscliff mum gets national recognition

SUN-SAFE: Kristy Rigby from Babiators Sunglasses with daughter, Maxie, 4, wearing the product.

Staying stylish in the sun with this Tweed business.

Murwillumbah Chamber wins top award

Murwillumbah Chamber of Commerce board members Skye Swift, Helen Stubbin, Ilze Jaunberzins and Karissa Ball.

Murwillumbah Chamber of Commerce come out on top.

Instagram hack wiped out business in a flash

Jules Ingall has hit back at Instagram after she was caught up in an international hack.

“To rely on an app that you have no control over is very risky.''

Virtual reality proposal

The moment. Picture: Supplied

Couple always joked that their relationship was headed for marriage, so they were...

Man feared for his life over drug deal

Peter Biviano, 39, is on trial on a charge of supplying a large commercial quantity of cocaine in partnership with socialite Kirsty Dayment and her former boyfriend Nicholas Riganias.

Peter Marcello Biviano is charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of...

Ebay sale to celebrate birthday

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Save 18% on everything as online retailers celebrates 18 years on the net.

Cadbury fans demand return of Marble flavour

Cadbury lovers have subjected the chocolate maker to a deluge of posts demanding the return of their favourite flavour after it was discontinued

No happy endings: Massage therapists sick of sleaze

Chantelle Trebley, from Parap’s Alternative Bodywork Remedial Massage, is fed up with the repeated calls and messages from people asking for ‘happy endings’. Picture: Michael Franchi

“The last two weeks it’s been ongoing.”

How eating a single raisin can stop your junk-food cravings

The author of a new cookbook claims she has a simple, fast way to cure cravings for junk food.

A simple raisin can help curb sweet cravings

Binge-watching services can kill: study

Streaming services such as Netflix make it easier to binge than ever before

Research shows binge-watching services can increase risk of death

Use sugar tax to offset costs of better foods

woman eating junk food in the couch.

Use tax to subsidise cost of healthier, whole foods

Mum defies the odds with miracle babies

FAMILY TIME: Amy Slapp, holding Lochlan, with Declan, Olivia and Abigail take some time out at home meeting the newest addition to their family.

'I'd been through it once before so this time wasn't as daunting'

'Techno-tantrums': How to raise kids in a digital world

Dr Kristy Goodwin helps modern parents, educators and health professionals understand what young children, aged 0-12 years really need to thrive in a digital world.

Balance is the key to navigating kids online use

Pamela Anderson's boyfriend jealous of famous Australian

MARSEILLE defender Adil Rami is “terribly jealous” of girlfriend Pamela Anderson’s relationship with a famous Australia sange, says the actress.

Margot Robbie’s bizarre red carpet look

Australian actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers during the world premiere of Goodbye Christopher Robin in Leicester square in London.

ORANGE eye shadow, wet-look hair and a frilly, ill-fitting frock?

MOVIE REVIEW: Ninjago is LEGO's first letdown

Lloyd (voiced by Dave Franco) in a scene from animated adventure film The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

LEGO Ninjago Movie is a bit average when compared to earlier films.

The burning questions left after Bachelorette

The Bachelorette premiere was packed full of both hilarious and cringe-worthy moments.

THE premiere was a wild ride, but it left us with some questions.

Two birds, spoodle create world of grief for Tannum tenants

A galah, a spoodle and a conure spelt the end of a two-year rental agreement for Tannum Sands tenants.

A conure and a galah spelt the end of a long-term rental agreement.

Mackay couple reveals secret to renovation game

FINISHED PRODUCT: One of the houses Sonia and Adam have worked on.

Couple who make living renovating houses have process

The Coast suburb where home affordability meets growth

Dean Chesterman and Rebecca Dyne are loving life since they moved into their new home in Burnside.

Suburb still star of affordability, but emerging as growth area

Cap Coast island's 'party animal' tradition to remain

PARADISE: Aerial view of the recently sold Wedge Island, dubbed "party island”, off the Emu Park coast.

New owners vow to uphold the island which attracted 1750 prospectors

The top 20 jobs that are most in demand in Australia

There are plenty of jobs for pizza cooks in Australia.

Finding a job depends greatly on where you're looking for one

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

Dream crushed as 'no one wants to hire a foreigner'

Suzan Aliny.. "My children are very sad to leave their school already."

Skilled migrant speaks out about employment difficulties

$200,000 job goes begging, snapped up by foreign workers

Shotcreter Chris McKervey lines tunnels with concrete spray and gets paid upwards of $200K a year.

A lack of local workers means top-paying jobs are going begging

The boom is over, so what's bringing people to Gladstone?

A Gladstone development advocate has suggested the city could become an import-export freight hub for northern Australia.

New migration data reveals those moving away from and into Gladstone

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Kia reveals another excitement machine with Proceed concept

With the Stinger fastback sedan about to be launched in Australia, Kia has revealed the Proceed Concept.

Kia releases another showstopper in Frankfurt.

ROAD TEST: Nissan Navara ST dual cab reaches new heights

The 2017 model Nissan Navara.

Nissan Navara dual cab ute changes perspectives.

Will Davison's enduring race finish ahead of Sandown

Commentator Riana Crehan and Will Davison celebrate their finish at Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Supercars driver Will Davison prepared for enduro with triathlon.

ROAD TEST: 2018 VW Polo has growth spurt

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo 6 due on sale in Australia from March 2018.

Joshua Dowling tests the 2018 Volkswagen Polo.

Electric atmosphere at Frankfurt motor show a window to the future

A couple sits inside the Renault prototype Symbioz.

Looking for a green car? No. Well, soon you might not have a choice.

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