Fundraising events are popping up all over the region as people find ways to raise money to help those effected by the recent floods. The Lismore flood appeal and the Tweed mayor appeal fund are also raising money to help both residents and businesses get back on their feet.
Free food, furniture, hot showers, clean clothes, a roof for the homeless. Communities in the flood-ravaged northern rivers are rallying to help strangers in need as devastated towns continue the long clean-up effort and count the costs of lost possessions.
Tweed mayor Katie Milne took to the air in a police helicopter on Saturday to see the flood damage across the Tweed from the air.
The northern rivers is awash with unprecedented flooding in most areas and around 20,000 people ordered to evacuate from Lismore and townships in the Tweed.
Charlie has been awarded a scholarship from children’s charity Variety to follow her dream to perform internationally as as a classical solo flautist and as a pianist.
A man has been arrested following a serious assault at the Riverview Hotel, Murwillumbah, on Thursday night.
A $1.58 million makeover for Murwillumbah’s Knox Park youth precinct is now complete and young skateboarders who tested the new skate ramp last week gave it the thumbs up.
About 8.00am on Saturday 9 April, NSW Fire and Rescue and Police attended Tweed Valley Way, South Murwillumbah, a short distance south of the train station, after receiving information that a gas cylinder had been deliberately set on fire.
A tree affected by rot which crashed onto a picnic table at Murwillumbah’s new playground at Knox Park on Saturday could have killed several children, according to Tweed shire’s deputy mayor Gary Bagnall.
Tweed mayor Katie Milne opened a new affordable home in Murwillumbah yesterday. The best news is, there are 21 more in the pipeline, thanks to a partnership between Tweed Shire Council and affordable housing agency Horizon Homes.
Police have charged a 26-year-old man with possessing child pornography after searching a home near Murwillumbah yesterday (Tuesday).
A Murwillumbah teenager who was set alight on the Gold Coast on Sunday was doused with fuel from his own car, police say. But they have been unable to speak to the youth, who remains in an induced coma.
The story of the Tweed Kenya Mentoring Program, a Tweed Shire Council-driven initiative to provide safe drinking water in remote Kenyan communities, will be told in a documentary screening in Murwillumbah next week.
Tweed shire councillors have unanimously rejected a bid by giant retailer Woolworths to open a full-line supermarket in the town in a move aimed at allaying business owners fearing closure or dramatic loss of trade.
Move over Murwillumbah, giant food retailer Woolworths wants a piece of the action, but around 11 existing businesses will have to close shop.
While petitions are being gathered and a public meeting is planned for Saturday, Sally Cusack from Maternity Choices Australia says a meeting last week with the NNSW LHD chief executive Chris Crawford, was 'very positive'.
A man died after allegedly speeding away from police and crashing into a tree on Tumbulgum Road near Murwilumbah around midnight.
Byron Bay, after stunning the NRRRL Premiers at Ballina in Round One, were unable to repeat the dose when the Murwillumbah Mustangs came to Red Devil Park on Sunday.
A massive hailstorm that centred on Murwillumbah late yesterday afternoon brought fist-sized hailstones and had the State Emergency Service working overtime.
A dangerous Queensland sex offender was arrested in Murwillumbah earlier today after ditching his GPS tracking device. He was caught in NSW around 10am and is being held at the Byron Bay police station, where he is being charged with offences under NSW laws.
Saturday's celebrated reopening of the upgraded Tweed Regional Museum in Murwillumbah leaves the town with an unparalleled wealth of arts and cultural facilities, according to Lismore MP Thomas George.
The Tweed Regional Museum in Murwillumbah, which has undergone a multi-million-dollar facelift, will re-open its doors to the public on Sunday.
The redeveloped Tweed Regional Museum in Murwillumbah this week was a hive of activity as collections began the journey back to their permanent home for its re-opening to the public on Sunday 31 August.
A man was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition following a head-on collision near Murwillumbah on Friday.
Police are appealing for information from the public after a girl reported being approached by a man wearing a white hoodie in Murwillumbah yesterday.