Community News

Wed 8 Apr 2020

‘Sob on their own’: Heartbreaking new reality of funerals

premium_icon ‘Sob on their own’: Heartbreaking new reality of funerals

A BALLINA funeral official has revealed how she is struggling to stay composed as people are forced to “sob on their own”.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

No laughing matter: Comedian and son sent home by police

premium_icon No laughing matter: Comedian and son sent home by police

A QUICK dip for two was thwarted by over zealous police unsure of the coronavirus restrictions.

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Coronavirus brings toad season to an end

premium_icon Coronavirus brings toad season to an end

Organiser thanks helper for keeping up the fight against pest menace

Sun 5 Apr 2020

How you can stay home, healthy and support Tweed businesses

How you can stay home, healthy and support Tweed businesses

The Tweed Daily News is working with The Tweed Tourism Co. to support the #LovetheTweed campaign which aims to support local business during the coronavirus.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Aged care homes zoom into keeping connected

premium_icon Aged care homes zoom into keeping connected

Residents at Mareeba take to new technology to keep in touch with loved ones

Thu 2 Apr 2020

'Wave' of COVID-19 cases expected in Northern NSW

premium_icon 'Wave' of COVID-19 cases expected in Northern NSW

A FEVER clinic has been launched and help will be provided to backpackers and some of the most vulnerable in the community.

New 'one visitor per patient rules' for Tweed hospitals

premium_icon New 'one visitor per patient rules' for Tweed hospitals

Restrictions for people wanting to visit patients in hospital in the Tweed will be tightened tomorrow

World-first flu vaccine to be available in Australia

premium_icon World-first flu vaccine to be available in Australia

ARE you 65 or older? You will be able to access this brand new flu vaccine.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Truckies to be honoured for going ‘above and beyond’

premium_icon Truckies to be honoured for going ‘above and beyond’

“TRUCKING is essential to the Australian way of life and is connected to every industry from agriculture to construction and retail”.

Tweed residents new house-bound hobby boosting sales

premium_icon Tweed residents new house-bound hobby boosting sales

Restrictions associated with the coronavirus crisis are a simple case of black and white according to one Coolangatta business owner.

Will we crash the internet?

premium_icon Will we crash the internet?

THE surge in internet use as the nation self-isolates is posing new challenges for our ISPs, NBN and businesses.

News you need: 28 days of digital access for free

News you need: 28 days of digital access for free

THERE’S never been a time in our recent history where the need for accurate and up to date information has been so critical.

Meet Tweed’s favourite teacher - as voted by you

premium_icon Meet Tweed’s favourite teacher - as voted by you

Watching the joy on faces as little people share reading and writing with their parents is what motivates Tweed’s favourite teacher, as voted by you.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

From abuse victim to victor: the woman inspiring others

premium_icon From abuse victim to victor: the woman inspiring others

Xenia Schembri’s story involves abuse and heartbreak.But the Woman of the Year’s tale from the Heart of Women awards also includes triumph.

'NOT ALONE': How a M'bah army vet changed his career path

premium_icon 'NOT ALONE': How a M'bah army vet changed his career path

When Nicholas Stanford enrolled in the Australian Army, he was following in the footsteps of a family legacy.

Tweed rates freeze up for debate at council

premium_icon Tweed rates freeze up for debate at council

Two motions have been put forward to Tweed Shire Council with the intention of easing the pandemic’s burden on local residents.

Tweed playgrounds, skate parks and bbq areas closed

Tweed playgrounds, skate parks and bbq areas closed

More council-owned facilities across the Tweed to temporarily close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

RED ZONE PLEA: Why Tweed leader fears 'perfect storm'

premium_icon RED ZONE PLEA: Why Tweed leader fears 'perfect storm'

Tourists flouting coronavirus pandemic restrictions have forced the Tweed mayor to call for a region-wide “red zone” lockdown.

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premium_icon Australia's best news deal: Just $1 for the first 28 days

It pays to be ‘in the know’ – and never has it been more critical in a social media age where so much false information is being pumped out.

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