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Sat 28 Mar 2020

Coughing teens allegedly bash elderly woman on bus

premium_icon Coughing teens allegedly bash elderly woman on bus

An elderly woman was allegedly bashed by young thugs after she told them off for spitting and coughing over passengers on a Gold Coast bus.

MP’s blistering attack on ex-colleague

premium_icon MP’s blistering attack on ex-colleague

A long-time former political ally of Jann Stuckey has launched a blistering broadside against the former Currumbin MP.

Foodie family’s unique dinner party draws in hundreds

premium_icon Foodie family’s unique dinner party draws in hundreds

Just because you’re isolated it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a meal with friends

Prison? Or COVID-19 quarantine centre?

premium_icon Prison? Or COVID-19 quarantine centre?

MP weighs in on proposal to temporarily re-purpose new Grafton jail as a quarantine centre for COVID-19 pandemic patients.

Here’s how a tourism expert is backing Tweed businesses

Here’s how a tourism expert is backing Tweed businesses

It has never been more important to come together as a community, according to a tourism expert

Cafe owner’s secret to staying afloat after shutdown

premium_icon Cafe owner’s secret to staying afloat after shutdown

The family-run business is rolling with the punches but owner says it is also important to have a plan

Facility ready to quarantine 1700 COVID-19 victims

premium_icon Facility ready to quarantine 1700 COVID-19 victims

Brand new and highly secure, this state-of-the art facility with its own medical unit could hold the key to the pandemic in NSW.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

BREAKING: Car crashes, lands on roof

premium_icon BREAKING: Car crashes, lands on roof

Emergency workers are at the scene of a car crash on a Tweed Road

OPINION: ‘I have seen the worst in humanity this week’

premium_icon OPINION: ‘I have seen the worst in humanity this week’

People are stressed beyond what they think they can handle. I get it. But can we please stay humble?

Volunteer surf patrols pulled from beaches one month early

premium_icon Volunteer surf patrols pulled from beaches one month early

THE organisation said it was becoming “increasingly difficult” to patrol beaches and keep members safe.

North Coast couple in national spotlight amid cruise chaos

premium_icon North Coast couple in national spotlight amid cruise chaos

Hopes of arriving home to Ulmarra this weekend have been dashed for John and Di Leask after a government backflip

Coronavirus counts reaches 3000

Coronavirus counts reaches 3000

Australia has now passed 3000 coronavirus cases and 13 deaths, but authorities in hardest-hit NSW have warned there is one number concerning them.

Large group gathers outside restaurant despite warning

premium_icon Large group gathers outside restaurant despite warning

As many bunker up at home, a large group of people have been spotted ignoring COVID-19 social distancing rules outside a southeast Queensland restaurant.

Tweed mayor, councillors react to the council election delay

premium_icon Tweed mayor, councillors react to the council election delay

Tweed Shire Council elections have been postponed for one year, to allow the community to recover from the impact of coronavirus.

Meet the ‘Aussie hero’ feeding anxious Centrelink customers

premium_icon Meet the ‘Aussie hero’ feeding anxious Centrelink customers

Every day Gold Coast man Anthony Wright feeds hundreds of anxious people left financially stranded by the escalating pandemic, forced to stand in line and wait.

One thing is clear in mixed messages: Our leaders are at war

premium_icon One thing is clear in mixed messages: Our leaders are at war

The confused messaging from governments — to say nothing of the Ruby Princess cruise ship debacle — has its roots in a state-federal power contest.

$1000 fine for ignoring isolating rules

$1000 fine for ignoring isolating rules

People face an on-the-spot fine of $1000 for breaking self-isolation rules, while businesses could cop $5000 for staying open in the lockdown.

Driver’s bizarre attempt to run the border blockade

premium_icon Driver’s bizarre attempt to run the border blockade

A driver who attempted to run the border blockade into the Gold Coast was taken into police custody for a series of very bizarre reasons.

Man charged over death of 'Pop' Carlton near Kyogle

premium_icon Man charged over death of 'Pop' Carlton near Kyogle

THE crash killed much-loved motorcyclist Wes "Pop" Carlton, who was on the trip of a lifetime with five of his mates.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Mayor: Virus counter measures won't be a robot

premium_icon Mayor: Virus counter measures won't be a robot

As of tomorrow, residents will no longer be able to speak face-to-face with Tweed council staff. Here is what is changing and how you can stay in contact.

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