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NEIGHBOURS APPALLED AS NAZI FLAG FLIES

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As the community came together over Anzac weekend to honour veterans, one Burleigh resident chose to insult them. A Nazi flag now flies in his yard… a sickening sight for neighbours who’ve been told, authorities can do nothing to stop him. Read More »

TUGUN ROAD UPGRADE PROBLEM, NOT SOLUTION

Tugun residents are up in arms over plans to rip up and reseal Golden Four Drive. The street is in a shocking state of disrepair but now, it seems, the upgrade will create more problems than it will solve.   Read More »

WEATHER: ANOTHER EAST COAST LOW ON THE WAY

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Another east coast low is expected to form this week. It will be a different monster to last week’s storm and could affect a larger area, extending across northern New South Wales and south east Queensland. It will then move south and onto the Mid North Coast and Hunter. A large high currently sits over the nation, feeding a trough deepening over the eastern states with moist onshore winds. This trough is likely to spin into an east coast low later in the week, producing more strong winds and heavy seas. While all east coast lows have similarities, they are also different so this will be another potentially dangerous storm and one to be monitored in the coming days. Read More »

LIFESAVERS PAY TRIBUTE TO DROWNING VICTIMS

It’s the part of the job lifesavers hate – when despite their best efforts, a swimmer just can’t be saved. Today clubbies paid tribute to those taken by the waves.   Read More »

RECORD CROWDS AT TWEED ANZAC SERVICES

Record crowds turned out at Tweed this morning for a touching and memorable ANZAC Day services. Thousands packed into Chris Cunningham Park for a re-enactment of the Gallipoli landing.   Read More »

SWIM WITH CAUTION – LIFESAVER SEASON ALMOST OVER

Swimmers are warned to take extra care, as this weekend marks the end of the Surf Life Saving Season. Major Gold Coast beaches will still be patrolled by Council Lifeguards over the next six months, but there’ll be fewer staff on duty.   Read More »

YOUR GUIDE TO ANZAC DAY ON THE GOLD COAST

Anzac Day 2015 is building as a truly momentous occasion on the Gold Coast. In this city of fun and sun, young and old are planning to devote, what will be, a glorious Saturday morning to solemn remembrance. Read More »

LOCAL SES CREWS HEAD SOUTH FOR STORM HELP

While most of us take a break over the weekend, local SES volunteers will be demonstrating the values of our Anzacs. A fleet of trucks and crews headed south this morning, to help storm-ravaged communities in New South Wales. Read More »

ACCUSED BALCONY KILLER’S APPEAL DENIED

Accused balcony killer Gable Tostee has lost a bid to have his sentence cut, for an unrelated high speed chase. Tostee was jailed in February for ten months, after leading police on a hair-raising pursuit while drunk in Northern New South Wales.   Read More »

TEXT-AND-DRIVE OFFENCES PUSH POLICE TO CRACK DOWN

Police will show no mercy after a rise in the number of Gold Coast drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel. Officers are stressing to drivers, that the bad habit can have deadly consequences.   Read More »

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