Neglect of community infrastructure is feeding growing calls for the introduction of a ward system for Tweed Shire Council, but that won't fix the problem, according to a candidate in the upcoming poll.
Tweed Heads high-school teacher Kaye Sharples, who narrowly missed out on election to Tweed Shire Council four years ago, is hoping her neighbourhood group will this time make the grade.
Tweed Shire Council candidate Michael McNamara has lashed out at councillors who voted to sign a five-year lease on a temporary site for the Pottsville Men's Shed at the Black Rocks Sports Field at its last meeting.
Nominations have opened for candidates in the Tweed Shire Council election, which will be held on Saturday, October 29. The election, which was to have been held on September 10 was postponed after the death of candidate Ken Nicholson.
Yesterday afternoon a stolen utility was located in the underground car park of a unit in Tweed Heads before it rammed two police vehicles and fled.
As Queensland puts a hard close on its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT at 1am Saturday morning (8 August) they have agreed to exemptions for border towns.
Eight hundred people were considered homeless in each of the federal government electorates of Richmond and Page, according to the census data from 2016. That was before the impact of Black Summer bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.
When his two granddaughters were sexually abused at the ages of three and four Claude Harvey decided it was time to take action. In 2008 he started to walk from his home base on the Gold Coast to Sydney with his mower to raise money for Bravehearts.
The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.
A man has been charged over a crash that killed a man in Tweed Heads on Tuesday night.
Echonetdaily was contacted anonymously last week with concerns relating to students who were coming from Sydney to train in the local area health facilities, including local hospitals, without quarantine.
Not all homeless folk and rough sleepers are in the city – the Byron Shire has hundreds of people sleeping on the streets and in parks and under buildings.
The Northern Rivers Tennis Academy won five matches from five to beat off five regional competitors to claim the area’s first Academy Challenge title.
The impact of COVID-19 on the border towns of NSW and Queensland is having a significant consequences with delays in crossing the border as well as being a challenge for the integrated communities as they move forward.
A man has been charged after police seized cannabis and firearms during a search warrant at a property on the state’s Far North Coast this week.
Micro, or small business loans, and mentoring programs have been highly successful in many third-world countries, and now they are going to be available in the Northern Rivers.
Tweed Councillor James Owen says that with the COVID-19 situation worsening, he is calling on travellers from Sydney hotspots to stay away from the Tweed Shire.
Police say that cross-border commuters are being requested to update their border declaration passes following the announcement of a new COVID-19 hotspot in New South Wales from today.
Police say a man has been charged after allegedly threatening another man with a firearm on Friday at Chinderah.
The Tweed Valley sailing club hosted its first meeting since the pandemic began when a group of members and visitors enjoyed pleasant racing on the lower Tweed River the Sunday before last.
Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.
Tropical Fruits celebrated thirty years of the LGBTIQ community coming together for New Years Eve in Lismore last year – but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic they have decided to cancel this years festivities.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy missing for the second time from Tweed Heads.
Coming soon to a neighbourhood near you, Claude 'The Mowerman' Harvey will be walking his ‘rig’ to raise funds for Yahweh House.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a girl missing on the Far North Coast.
The Tweed Shire Council had initiated a Class 4 Development Control Order to get the defendant to carry out suitable rectification works after a developer had conducted unauthorised works – but who should pay the court costs?
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy missing from Tweed Heads.
A passenger on a flight from Melbourne to Ballina has been confirmed with COVID-19.
Local councils have lost significant revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as it hit local communities with the closure of businesses and loss of jobs.