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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as...

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Get your art on this weekend

This weekend they are predicting not a lot of rain and even a possibility of sunshine with only a...

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

The next big name in the acoustic guitar world has formed an unstoppable band. Blake Noble & The Ninja Stars kick off their upcoming tour at the Buddha Bar tonight. This inaugural show will be a live EP recording, so not to be missed.

The FOTSUN performer and winner of a Bluesfest People’s Choice Award continues to wow audiences with his new band, The Ninja Stars. ‘Impressive’ is an understatement for this 12-string guitarist, who plays his guitar like a drum kit while simultaneously hitting bass lines and finger-picking funky guitar riffs.

The Byron Bay Brewery Buddha Bar tonight at 7pm.

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