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Fri 13 Sep 2019

Why spirits are no better for you than beer and wine

premium_icon Why spirits are no better for you than beer and wine

Australians are drinking more spirits and pre-mixed alcoholic drinks, ditching beer and wine at a rapid rate, but there are reasons you shouldn’t order spirits

WATCH: Brazen thieves rob Tweed home

premium_icon WATCH: Brazen thieves rob Tweed home

Brazen thieves have been caught on video entering a Tweed property, as police urge residents to take care of their valuables

North Coast’s air quality has ‘deteriorated’

premium_icon North Coast’s air quality has ‘deteriorated’

A health warning has been issued for residents across the state’s north as bushfires continue to burn throughout the region.

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Multiple people have been hospitalised after a Brisbane boat accident where a woman fell through the floor onto a person sitting on the toilet.

55 fires still burning across Qld

premium_icon 55 fires still burning across Qld

Experts are warning Queenslanders to stay vigilant, with 55 bushfires still burning around the state and dangerous fire conditions predicted for the coming days.

Gold Coast mum takes out coveted business award

premium_icon Gold Coast mum takes out coveted business award

Local woman the boss at world’s number one selling travel pillow

Hanson demands changes to child support

premium_icon Hanson demands changes to child support

Pauline Hanson wants an overhaul to Australia’s ‘broken’ child support system, demanding that overtime and money from a second job be quarantined.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Milne urges ‘emergency’ call for children’s sake

premium_icon Milne urges ‘emergency’ call for children’s sake

For a council that is notorious for its political ideology and ethical bravado, this may be the most extreme motion put forward in this current term

Fire danger expected to rise over the weekend

premium_icon Fire danger expected to rise over the weekend

Bushfires have raged across NSW and Queensland over several weeks, with northern NSW and southern Queensland copping the worst of the damage

A leader in and out of the surf

premium_icon A leader in and out of the surf

The Cudgen Headland Surf Lifesaving Club member has been recognised for her years of dedication and hard work to keep swimmers safe in the water at the Surf Life...

No bail for man allegedly carrying weapons, drugs

premium_icon No bail for man allegedly carrying weapons, drugs

Man who was arrested for allegedly having knuckle dusters and ammunition has fronted a Tweed court.

How the Tweed Hospital is caring for mental health patients

premium_icon How the Tweed Hospital is caring for mental health patients

Data released by the Northern NSW Local Health District Emergency Departments reveals less people in Tweed Heads Hospital for mental health reasons are needing to...

'Tragic' reason why man shot, killed his criminal associate

premium_icon 'Tragic' reason why man shot, killed his criminal associate

THE 35-year-old's life started spiralling out of control when he got involved with a sex worker and took ice instead of his ADHD medication.

Barbarians on the cusp of history

premium_icon Barbarians on the cusp of history

Casuarina Beach go into Saturday’s Far North Coast Rugby Union grand final as the underdogs against Wollongbar-Alstonville who are aiming for their sixth-straight...

Conman’s claim on Chardon’s first wife

premium_icon Conman’s claim on Chardon’s first wife

Conman Peter Foster was present for the sentencing of wife killer John Chardon — and has made claims about the death of the businessman’s first wife too.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

UPDATE: Man still fighting for life, approaching third night

premium_icon UPDATE: Man still fighting for life, approaching third night

Man in critical condition after being pulled from the water off the Tweed Coast

Numbers spike at Tweed Heads Hospital

premium_icon Numbers spike at Tweed Heads Hospital

More than 52,000 cases in emergency departments were recorded from April to June in Northern Rivers hospitals

Knuckle dusters, ammunition and drugs seized

premium_icon Knuckle dusters, ammunition and drugs seized

Weapons and drugs seized during a traffic stop has landed a 24-year-old man in court today

Driver ‘would have been dead’ after one more drink

premium_icon Driver ‘would have been dead’ after one more drink

A Magistrate has claimed a driver would have died if she had one more glass of wine. Her blood alcohol reading was so high it was off the sentencing chart.

Chairman quashes Speed on Tweed rumour

premium_icon Chairman quashes Speed on Tweed rumour

The Chairman of one to the region’s historic festivals has spoken in the wake of confusion among the community

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