Tweed Shire Council at a glance

Council at a glance.

Find out what council voted on this week.

Christmas cheer at Bobs competition

JOYFUL: Keith Parker and Gene Haynes catch up at the Bobs Christmas Party.

Bolton Clarke Darlington retirement village hosted the party.

$1m worth of cannabis seized from Northern Rivers home

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Police still hunting for dope culprit.

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EVICTED: Small businesses told to find new homes

"I DO really feel like we've been literally thrown out of our little nest, they haven't been nurturing at all with this decision.”

Big cross-border targets in Commissioner's sights

Fire and Rescue NSW northern region chief superintendent Gary McKinnon, Lismore MP Thomas George, Cross Border Commissioner James McTavish and Tweed MP Geoff Provest on the Queensland border at Tweed Heads.

Cross-Border work list for next year released

Pioneering family tracing links back to our $20 note

FAMILY CONNECTION: Tweed councillor Chris Cherry with a very important $20 note.

Living up to ancestor's strong spirit

Husk gets spicy with new rum release

SPICY ADDITION: Husk Distillers' Harriet Messenger with the North Tumbulgum company's new spiced rum launched this week.

Tumbulgum-based distillers bring new rum to the table

Desperate plea to save 200 year old tree

Jenny Grinlington, Mali an Brian Rawle and Sherrie Yeomans and Josh Kelly feel the community should have been consulted with more time over the decision to cut down the fig tree on Castle Drive.

200-year-old fig tree to come down on Monday.

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REVEALED: Kesha confirmed for Bluesfest 2018

Today's announcement also includes Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Juanes and Seu Jorge, plus Byron Bay's Ziggy Alberts, among others.

OPEN: Tickets to see Flume at Falls, signed vinyl on auction

HOT TICKETS: Flume took the top spot in Triple J's 2016 Hottest 100 poll.

It is an exclusive copy of Skin autographed by Flume

VIDEO: Will Dustyesky go to Russia with the Socceroos?

FROM MULLUMGRAD: Director Andrew Swain (centre, holding a dog) with most of Dustyesky's Choir.

The all-male choir from Mullumgrad has been booked for Womadelaide

Angus Stone gets woken up by the cows licking his yurt

SIBLINGS: Angus and Julia Stone.

Julia Stone explained her sibling's Byron hinterland lifestyle

Getting ready for the 2018 Games

Heavy traffic can be managed if everyone plans for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Learn how to avoid traffic during the games.

The best of both food worlds found in Mur'bah

Tracey and Terry Vine from the Mental Lentil Burger Bar in Murwullumbah.

Mental Lentil is offering a fifty-fifty menu.

Quinns hop into tourism-focused market

Mark Quinn from Ilnam Estate at Carool with a McLaren Vale shiraz in the new 8 Kangaroos decorative wine bottle.

Ilnam Estate gets a foot in the door of duty-free market

Visitor stats are promising for Tweed

Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre volunteers Astrid Joseph, Julie Kiker, Ray Slater and Maggie Dadds.

Tourists are loving the Tweed as much as ever, according to new data

Tweed business is booming

Construction is the highest registered business (20.3 per cent) on the Tweed.

Census data reveals 4.8 per cent employment rate.

The #metoo movement

As the victims & voices behind the #MeToo movement are named TIME's "Person Of The...

Macca at Tweed

THE host of the popular Sunday ABC Radio show, Australia All Over, Ian ‘Macca’ McNamara visited Murwillumbah on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

THE host of the popular Sunday ABC Radio show, Australia All Over, Ian ‘Macca’...

Same sex marriage passes

A historic bill to make same-sex marriage legal has passed through the House of...

NEW COMMODORE: How much you'll pay for the new breed

Australian manufacturing for the Commodore has ended, but we're about to see a new breed arrive.

How to beat Christmas cash stress

Jenna Buttery with Boyd Avery, 3, Baron Scott, 9, Bellamy Avery, 2, and Bryan Maunder-Scott, 10, knows how to budget for Christmas. Picture: Evan Morgan

Mum says Christmas about creating moments, not just gifts

Kim Kardashian West: Surrogacy harder than pregnancy

Kim Kardashian was shown calling her family members to announce that her surrogate was pregnant with her baby. Picture: Supplied.

KIM Kardashian has opened up about the highs and lows of surrogacy.

Sexy swimwear made from suede

Renay Wells is going against the tide with her unique swimwear styles. Photo: Jared Taylor. Model: Kim Hartnett in USA for swimsuit USA international.

'Australians the most outgoing when it comes to revealing swimwear'

Teen sheds 30kg without cutting foods he loves

NEW LOOK: At 16-years-old, Blake McCann is proud of how much weight he has lost in a one year time frame.

The teen decided he needed to do something about his weight.

Love triumphs in the most horrific year of their lives

Another stunning photo of the happy couple on their wedding day.

He was told he would be quadriplegic the rest of his life

$30,000 for personalised plates? Tell him he's dreamin'

Gracemere man Chase Ferguson has slapped a $30,000 price tag on this set of personalised plates.

Would you pay $30K for these plates? Or does he have 'no idea'

MOVIE REVIEW: Beefed up classic comes good

Based on the classic children’s book, Ferdinand’s feel-good resolution is sure to get the tick of approval from the RSPCA.

Aussie charge for Golden Globes

Golden Globe nominee Margot Robbie in a scene from I, Tonya. Margot Robbie stars as disgraced Olympic figure skater in the film I, Tonya.

Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman all in line for gongs

Corey Feldman plays lost 1993 tape naming his alleged abuser

Corey Feldman discusses paedophile documentary on Today.

Feldman was 15 years old at the time of the alleged abuse

'Who hurt you?': Netflix takes hilarious swipe at own viewers

Netflix has some brutal comments for obsessive fans of its own Christmas movie

Netflix can't help but mock fans of its own Christmas movie

premium_icon SEQ town growing so fast, it needs a school 14 years early

Residents say they were drawn to Yarrabilba because of the affordable new houses and big yards. Picture: Liam Kidston.

Mr Power said the high school would cost $60 million

When buying off-the-plan goes wrong

Leon Sidik is unhappy with his off-the-plan townhouse. Picture: Channel 9

What happens when buying off-the-plan doesn’t go according to plan?

'We could be homeless for Christmas'

HOMELESS: Zoe Wisse and her twins Carma and Willow are at risk of being homeless this Christmas.

WHAT should be the most joyous time could become a nightmare.

Rainbow Beach leads Airbnb boom

GRAB A SHARE: Rainbow Beach is leading the growth of Airbnb in the region.

Gympie's share rentals soar in past two years.

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

Rail squabble over 900 Queensland jobs

New Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch. Picture: Wesley Monts

Mayor says 'a lot of zero sum thinking going on'.

Toowoomba rates highly for jobs and housing

Geraint Hudson has moved to Toowoomba from Sydney and says his family have loved living there.

Jobless? you might be living in the wrong place

Regional hubs the answer to affordable housing

Geelong has reinvented itself in recent years after the Ford factory closed and many new industries are finding a home in the city centre, which is only 75km from Melbourne. Source: COGG

Moving away from the big cities can bring lifestyle benefits.

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Ticking time bomb: Have you been too lazy to fix yours?

A deployed airbag is seen in a 2001 Honda Accord.

Still more than 43,000 of the worst airbags on our roads.

Chevrolet Silverado and Camero coming here courtesy HSV

Chevrolet Silverado pick-up (2017 model shown). Picture: Supplied

HSV undertaking Chev conversions to right-hand drive.

Our surprising car of the year winner

The 2017 Car of the Year Awards are here.

The brand used to be the butt of cruel jokes about its reliability

Why aren't all four-wheel drive owners doing this?

Isuzu's I-Venture Club program helps owners use their 4x4 Isuzus in a safe and structured environment under expert instruction.

Isuzu helps buyers get into the great outdoors.

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