Sisters are doing it for themselves

FINALISTS: Alanna Bastin-Byrne, from Pottsville, is co-founder of Femeconomy. To track which brands are female-friendly, go to the website at www.femeconomy.com

Founders of Femeconomy named in Cosmo Women of Year awards

Stand-off on over council meeting prayers

Debate continues to rage over the saying of prayers at Tweed Shire Council meetings.

'I don't need to stand or sit to pray'

Rail trail petition urging Canberra to add some steam

RAIL TRAIL PETITION: State MPs Thomas George (Lismore) and Geoff Provest (Tweed) have launched a petition calling for support for the Murwillumbah Rail Trail.

Calling on Federal Government to support Murwillumbah rail trail






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Council debates future of Nullum House

Community centre future in doubt.

It's a wrap: Hastings Point film set to go

Aquaman set at Hastings Point.

Aquaman swims back to Hollywood after filming.

Groups can apply soon for grants starting at $1000

LEG UP: Community groups like The St Vincent de Paul and North Coast Settlement Service support Kickstart swimming program can apply for NRCA funding.

Your community group could be eligible for funding that opens soon.

Forgotten flood victims are still struggling

IN LIMBO: Jeremy Marsh with his son Cooper at their temporary accommodation in Goonellabah since the flood.

'Everything's up in the air and I just live day by day at the moment'

Dance sparks lasting love for Banora Point couple

STILL SMIITEN: Banora Point couple Mike and Jewel Carmody recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Banora Point couple says family key in happy 60-year marriage

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Jemma's bewitching voice

Wicked musical theatre star Jemma Rix has released her debut solo album.

This laughter yoga video will have you in fits of giggles

BEST MEDICINE: Karen Flannery is spreading happiness through laughter throughout Hervey Bay.

New members needed for a laughing good time

NCEIA Dolphin Awards looking for the best of 2017

NEVER TOO LATE: Ivan Perger, 66, received his first NCEIA Dolphin Award in the folk category in 2014.

Entries to the North Coast music awards are now open

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

New Murwillumbah business builds on tradition

JOINING FORCES: Stevens Joinery owner Andrew Price with his staff at Murwillumbah

Already employing 80 locals, Andrew Price has a new venture.

GOOD FOOD: Diner brings back pub food

BOB-TASTIC: Head chef Nishantha Silva prepares impressive burgers.

Bob's Diner: Pub meals are back at Tweed Heads South with bite

Lost for a good coffee?

COFFEE'S READY: Lost in Transit barista Jo Wade brings freshly made coffee to your workplace.

Taking your coffee to you on the street.

A glittering night for business at the BEATS 2017

WINNERS: Graham and Sarah-Jane Ryan from Bella Creative Agency after winning the 2017 Young Entrepreneur Award, sponsored by the Tweed Daily News, at Saturday's BEATS awards.

Check out the full list of BEATS winners.

Moving to the business BEATS awards

BEATS AWARDS: Peter and Karissa Ball from EcOasis at Uki are finalists in five categories in Saturday's BEATS awards.

Tweed prepares for gala business awards

Some of Australia's most amazing photographs

Some of the most amazing photographs shared on Canon Australia's Instagram account...

Barcelona terror attack

Scenes from the Barcelona terror attack where a van ploughed into a crowd

P plater side swiped

The Landcruiser swerves into the other vehicle. Picture: Dash Cam Owners Australia

Dashcam shows P plater slammed for hogging lane.

Pauline Hanson attacked on Sunrise

Senator Hanson announced she gave support to the changes in return for reforms to the ABC, greater community radio funding and foreign ownership reporting. Picture: Kym Smith

Told the next terror attack in Australia will be on her head.

Comedian Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Jerry Lewis (right) was best known for his movies with Dean Martin in the 1950s. Picture: Supplied

The comedy legend died of natural causes in his Las Vegas home.

Roxy Jacenko loves hubby Oliver Curtis’ hot post-jail body

FROM “scrawny” to “The Rock” in just 12 months, Roxy Jacenko is seriously impressed in her husband’s post-jail bod.

Rocky woman's $3m will contested by daughter-in-law

Wood and brass judges gavel on a law book

99-year-old's will split estate between two of three sons

How Coast woman's simple idea became a cookbook empire

Kim McCosker with one of her 30 cookbooks, The Easiest Slow Cooker Book Ever.

Sense of creativity more important than business degree

Kids dairy snacks recalled after faulting packaging

Parmalat Australia has recalled Calciyum, Woolworths & Aldi Brooklea yoghurt pouches sold at various retailers including Woolworths, Aldi, Metcash/IGA, Foodworks, Foodland, Friendly Grocer 4 Square and/or Farmer Jacks stores nationally.

Popular children's snack recalled over choking fears

Study uncovers secret to getting stronger, fitter

The secret to cracking your fitness goals may all be in the way you order your workout, according to a recent study

Expert answers whether you should start with strength or cardio

RECIPE: Chicken dish delivers a big bang

Feisty flavours come together in poultry feast

Paul Kelly announces massive Australian tour

LOCAL music legend Paul Kelly has thrilled fans with the announcement of a massive tour around Australia and New Zealand.

Truth behind Whitney Houston’s ‘fairytale’ life

Documentary reveals the 'truth' behind Whitney Houston's life.

IT MIGHT be the greatest myth in modern pop music.

Survivor twist bound to shock

Sunshine Coast mum-of-three Tara Pitt.

TARA Pitt benefited from a shock twist on Australian Survivor.

The Block goes back to school with gorgeous kids rooms

Ronnie and Georgia's winning kids bedroom in a scene from The Block.

ONE magical bedroom received the first perfect score of the season.

199 home sites approved in Evans Head

The Evans Head Manufactured Home Estate plans. Zoran Architecture.

Manufactured Home estate approved near aerodrome

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast housing market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

Developer tears up couple's contract for new home

Jade and Edward Roberts were stung by the sunset clause on the first day of their honeymoon.

The developer has the right to do this under the sunset clause

Reports of Ibrahim family connections to farm and food hub

John Ibrahimat Bluesfest 2012.

REPORTS circulate colourful Sydney family have investments on the NR

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

How every job in Australia is going to change

The future of work: how your job will change by 2030

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Hyundai reveals fuel cell with 800km range

UNVEILED: Hyundai 's Ryu Chang with  the hydrogen fuel cell.

This hydrogen-powered SUV can travel 800km on one tank.

ROAD TEST: The Audi R8 Spyder...your everyday supercar

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

The Audi R8 is designed to be a supercar you could drive daily.

What's hot and what's not in motoring for 2017

The Ford Mustang is still hot property.

The state of play in the motoring industry.

OUTRAGEOUS! How angry drivers rule our roads

Road rage is a major problem for Australian drivers.

Shocking acts of road rage caught on film.

Best performance car buys for one-track minds

Sharee Warren with the Toyota 86, a popular offering which starts from just above $30K.

Want a bargain performance car? Here's the best buys.

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