Community News

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Surf community rally for greener ocean

premium_icon Surf community rally for greener ocean

Leading international and Australian conservationists will address issues confronting the world’s oceans at an upcoming Gold Coast conference.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

‘Everyone can sing’: Kingscliff group proving naysayers wrong

premium_icon ‘Everyone can sing’: Kingscliff group proving naysayers...

If you have ever been told “you can’t sing”, teacher and performer Janet Swain has news for you

‘Devastated’: Community mourns death of Bundjalung artist

‘Devastated’: Community mourns death of Bundjalung artist

DIGBY Moran’s work was highly acclaimed within Australia and internationally.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Stunning heritage decision on historic arcade

premium_icon Stunning heritage decision on historic arcade

The future of the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade remains uncertain on the back of a council application

Sat 11 Jan 2020

Mum survives cancer, drought and bushfires in one year

premium_icon Mum survives cancer, drought and bushfires in one year

Drought, cancer and bushfires. It’s a pretty bleak summary of the year Lisa Hardman has lived.

Unsung heroes of the RFS: Warwick Chevalley

premium_icon Unsung heroes of the RFS: Warwick Chevalley

FINEFLOWER RFS captain Warwick Chevalley has never seen fire move so fast as the day “s*** hit the fan” at Ewingar on October 8.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Photos helping to bring others a brighter future

premium_icon Photos helping to bring others a brighter future

Local photographers stunning calendar to benefit those who have lost during recent bushfires

Tweed bands together as bushfire donations on a roll

premium_icon Tweed bands together as bushfire donations on a roll

The relief effort has rapidly grown into a well-co-ordinated operation with a small army of volunteers arranging for donated items to be loaded onto the semis

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Get a haircut to help our furry friends

Get a haircut to help our furry friends

The plight of animals in bushfires has touched the heart of a local business owner. Read how she intends to help

PHOTOS: Unusual bushfire fundraiser draws the line

premium_icon PHOTOS: Unusual bushfire fundraiser draws the line

Most people wear their heart on their sleeve, but a small group of people wore their bushfire donation on their skin

Wed 8 Jan 2020

TWEED PRIDE: Daughters follow in nursing veteran’s footsteps

premium_icon TWEED PRIDE: Daughters follow in nursing veteran’s footsteps

Tina Spence’s nursing story became even more special when all three of her daughters followed her in her footsteps

‘Inhale, exhale’: Local artist returns to art after illness

premium_icon ‘Inhale, exhale’: Local artist returns to art after illness

A local Tweed artist is one of two exhibiting at the Tweed Regional Gallery next week

Firey’s holiday warning after Banora Point fire

premium_icon Firey’s holiday warning after Banora Point fire

A top Tweed firefighter has urged residents to pay attention to three things these school holidays to ensure safety

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Tributes flow at ‘night for Greeny’

premium_icon Tributes flow at ‘night for Greeny’

Nightclub helps in fundraiser for children of motorcycle crash victim

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Community farewells popular newsagent

Community farewells popular newsagent

Every Friday without fail for 52 years of his marriage, a Tweed Heads South newsagent bought oriental lilies after work, took them home and gave them to his wife

Sat 4 Jan 2020

Kingscliff holiday-maker celebrates 100th birthday

premium_icon Kingscliff holiday-maker celebrates 100th birthday

Good living and a love of dancing is the key to longevity for Joyce Bews who celebrated her 100th birthday at Kingscliff on January 2

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Alien sea creatures cause ‘severe’ reactions in pets

premium_icon Alien sea creatures cause ‘severe’ reactions in pets

IT’S not exactly a jellyfish, but it can sting and may have serious consequences for your furry friends.

Thu 2 Jan 2020

Nine people injured in 'horrific' highway smash

premium_icon Nine people injured in 'horrific' highway smash

Emergency services describe the scene of a two-car collision north of Ulmarra as horrific. Nine people were injured.

Wed 1 Jan 2020

Family mourns shooting of 'sweetheart' pony Diesel

premium_icon Family mourns shooting of 'sweetheart' pony Diesel

A MINIATURE pony that survived the devastating bushfires was cruelly shot just 300m from his owners’ front door.

Mon 30 Dec 2019

Tyalgum residents on track to saving water

premium_icon Tyalgum residents on track to saving water

Tyalgum residents have been on the most severe level of water restrictions since November 24

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