Community News

Mon 17 Feb 2020

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

premium_icon The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

THEY’RE the untold heroes... loved ones making sacrifices behind the scenes for volunteers to protect and save lives on the firefront.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

'His life mattered': Hospital death findings handed down

premium_icon 'His life mattered': Hospital death findings handed down

Family members hope recommendations to police can prevent a similar tragedy.

How to grow your own rainforest trees

premium_icon How to grow your own rainforest trees

THIS new, locally produced guide walks property owners through how to grow rainforest species from seeds.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

The Tweed declared natural disaster area

The Tweed declared natural disaster area

Tweed Shire has been declared a natural disaster area by the Federal Government due to the continued rain and flooding.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Flash flooding turned Tweed streets into canals

premium_icon Flash flooding turned Tweed streets into canals

You would never have guessed the Tweed was on water restrictions just last week – and there’s more to come

OPEN DAY: Head behind the scenes at Currumbin

OPEN DAY: Head behind the scenes at Currumbin

Find out what goes on behind the scenes at one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the country when the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital holds an open day

Meet the people behind the cafe with a difference

premium_icon Meet the people behind the cafe with a difference

Good food and coffee that does good too at the Tweed Heads Civic Centre is set to open next week

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Free internet safety session Tweed families shouldn't miss

Free internet safety session Tweed families shouldn't miss

It’s international Safer Internet Day today and PCYC Tweed Heads, together with NSW Police, will be holding a free session about online safety at 7pm

BIG WET: Two Tweed flood rescues in 160 SES call-outs

premium_icon BIG WET: Two Tweed flood rescues in 160 SES call-outs

Tweed emergency services rescued two people trapped in their cars after attempting to drive through flooded causeways at the weekend

Mixed bag for Tweed farmer as record rainfall ruins crops

premium_icon Mixed bag for Tweed farmer as record rainfall ruins crops

When the rains first started on Tuesday, Duranbah farmer Robert Quirk, like so many people on the Tweed was thankful.

Why Tweed and Gold Coast drink prices will soar

premium_icon Why Tweed and Gold Coast drink prices will soar

Frustrated Tweed and Gold Coast distilleries have revealed the reason why standard drink prices are set to soar across the city.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

‘LEGEND’: Firey dives into floodwater to rescue ambulance

premium_icon ‘LEGEND’: Firey dives into floodwater to rescue ambulance

Local cop and volunteer firefighter jumps in floodwaters to help ambulance stuck on flooded road.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

Tribe of hairdressers rally for wildlife

Tribe of hairdressers rally for wildlife

Two wildlife rescue organisations who were overwhelmed by bushfire affected animals will get a much-needed boost

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Supercoach, rewards and crosswords for subscribers

premium_icon Supercoach, rewards and crosswords for subscribers

Are you getting the very best out of your digital subscription? Supercoach, rewards, and crosswords are among the benefits.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

’Cultural burning’: What is it, why is it good for the land?

premium_icon ’Cultural burning’: What is it, why is it good for the land?

AN evening of short films, learning and discussion about cultural burning of the land will be held tomorrow.

Titans come to Seagulls for annual charity

premium_icon Titans come to Seagulls for annual charity

Titans executive chairman Dennis Watt and football manager Anthony Laffranchi will be special guests at the Tweed District Men of League Sportsmen’s Luncheon

‘I could see him struggling... it was really awful’

premium_icon ‘I could see him struggling... it was really awful’

A WITNESS has told of the frantic efforts to save a drowning man's life.

Michelle flees fires and starts new job

premium_icon Michelle flees fires and starts new job

Born and bred Queenslander is happy to be ‘home’.

Sun 2 Feb 2020

FALL GUYS: Community leaders face fears for vital service

premium_icon FALL GUYS: Community leaders face fears for vital service

Tweed region’s community leaders – a pilot, a dentist, a police commander and a businessman – are willing to face their fear of heights to help a vital service.

Keeping our young people safe online

premium_icon Keeping our young people safe online

Free interactive presentation to help parents and young people learn how to be cyber safe

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