This week's most clicked

THE tragic deaths of two local men captured the attention of Tweed Daily News readers this week.

Tweed man Joseph Goold, 28, died after his car left the road and rolled down an embankment off Terranora Road on Tuesday October 20. His tragic death devastated his family and friends with people pouring out their grief on his Facebook page and Tweed Daily News' SMS line. Joseph was farewelled on Monday at the Tweed Heads Crematorium.

Kingscliff Fire Brigade firefigher Andrew 'Packy' Turnbull died suddenly of a suspected heart attack while helping to fight a bushfire at Fingal Head. Fellow firefighters rushed to his aid and administered CPR but were unable to revive him. Andrew was farewelled at the Cudgen leagues club on Saturday.

The family of a young Tweed Heads woman who died in a car crash in 2008 are devastated the driver responsible will only serve 18 months behind bars. Elly Strotton's father John said the legal system had failed his daughter and that the sentence trivialised Elly's life.

Coolangatta bashing victim Sam Ford's parents are unrelenting in their bedside vigil as their 18-year-old son remains in a coma after almost two weeks. An 18-year-old Banora Point teenager has been charged with grievous bodily harm, and assault causing grievous bodily harm following the incident.

Readers voted with their stomachs to make a story about Cooli Steak and Seafood one of the top ten.

Proving property is a hot topic, readers' interests were pricked by a development which includes a new township with eight-storey apartments blocks on the “roof of the Tweed” - Terranora -getting the thumbs up by council planners.

Rounding out the top ten  was the story of a husband-and-wife police team who have been awarded bravery medals for their heroic efforts to save a distressed swimmer.

This week's top ten:

Crash kills Tweed man

Firie dies as Fingal Head burns

Joseph was a beautiful soul

Lenient jail for fatal crash

Coolangatta restaurant is simply best

Tragic death of firefighter

Bashing victim critical

Married officers honoured

Tributes to firie flooding in

Council okays eight-storey blocks


Greens slam compulsory acqusition of hospital site

Greens slam compulsory acqusition of hospital site

MP says government is "wasting millions of taxpayers money”.

Council in hot water after secret decision to halt business

Council in hot water after secret decision to halt business

Tweed's water extraction debate is heating up, again

Work begins on the last of the major flood repairs

Work begins on the last of the major flood repairs

Tweed flood repairs get big funding boost

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