Caring for people who are dying and giving them the a chance to conclude their time here with family and friends in an environment of care and understanding was the dream that lead to establishing Tweed Palliative Support
It’s time for not-for-profit organisations to get their applications ready for the 2018 Small Grants Program with Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF).
Mosquito numbers will increase following the flood as ideal breeding conditions are left behind. Tweed council is encouraging everyone in the region to tip out water from pot plants, clear drains and ensure they aren't creating more breeding grounds for the disease carrying critters.
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.
Tweed and Lismore LGAS have now received further disaster relief funding with additional cash assistance for people affected by the floods but Byron Shire misses out.
A 'heroic' mother who perished with two of her three children after their car plunged into the Tweed River died trying to save her kids, police say.
Police are seeking public help to find two men missing in the Tweed, one of whom had been living out of his car at Hastings Point.
Terri Bradley, West Tweed Heads. I would like to propose a much better idea for the defunct railway line we have: why not open it up to the steam train enthusiasts with the idea of running steam train trips along the line calling in at various art galleries, pottery places and other tourist stops on the way to perhaps Byron Bay?
Police are searching for a possible firebug following a a series of small scrub fires that appeared to have been deliberately lit along the Tweed Coast between Wooyung and Kingscliff on Saturday. Police and NSW Rural Fire Service were first alerted to a... Read More →
Thieves have stolen four motion sensor cameras being used as part of a feral animal control program in Tweed shire. The cameras, worth about $3,200, had been placed at sites around Mount Nullum, to capture images of wild dogs, cats and foxes.
Ballina is hoping to be next in line after the state government announced it was spending $1 million to dredge the lower Tweed River and Terranora Inlet over the next few months.
One man has been charged but police are searching for a second man after an elderly woman had her handbag snatched at Banora Point recently.
The $175,000, 18-caret gold Emirates Melbourne Cup is coming to Lismore, Tweed Shire and Ballina. The three centres will be part of a tour, which begins in York, Western Australia, and covers much of Australia and New Zealand.