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$6.8 million Tweed pound contract awarded

The Tweed Shire Council has awarded a $6.8 million contract for design and construction of a new state-of-the-art animal pound and rehoming centre.

Other News

Tweed Council – committed to a sustainable future

Tweed Shire Council is committed to a sustainable future and working with the community to protect the region’s internationally significant environment. 

Iron Gates L&EC appeal hearing comes to an end:  decision reserved – Part I

The long-standing, controversial Iron Gates case came to an end in the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) last Friday after a two-week Hearing commencing at Evans Head on 3 June and finishing in the Court in Sydney on 14 June. 

The stuff of stars

Australia’s favourite gathering of astronomers, space enthusiasts and science-forward friends is finally back again in 2024. The organisers are bringing back many of the speakers they had planned before the pandemic cancelled the last event.

$6.8 million Tweed pound contract awarded

The Tweed Shire Council has awarded a $6.8 million contract for design and construction of a new state-of-the-art animal pound and rehoming centre.

Why have NSW Labor failed to hold their promised drug summit?

On budget eve the banner ‘Premier, you promised. Drug Summit Now’ was dropped across from NSW Parliament calling on NSW Labor to set a date for the long awaited NSW Drug Summit.

Vale musician, Ian Walsh

Local muso, Ian Walsh, passed away peacefully at home recently with his long-time partner, Faye, and loyal dog, Louie, by his side.


Brunswick SLSC

Saturday, March 1, 10am – 3pm

Patrol 3: Captain: Sue Keogh

Andrew Arthur,Terry Currie, Julie Simpson, Jordan Evans, Luke Shelley, Chantelle Reynolds, Azlan Currie, Zalie Currie, Todd Arthur, Rochelle Arthur, Georgia Sigley, Fiona Francis

Sunday, March 2, 9am – 4pm

Patrol 5 Captain: Grant Carey

Jon Shanks, Mark Quinn, Meg Quinn, Wendy Carey, Tod Traynor, Meika Quinn

Byron Bay SLSC

Saturday 1.3.14 Patrol No 14: 10am – 4pm

Steve Hutchinson PC, Scott Sewell APC, Lance O’Conner, John Fleming/Tracey, Steve Killingbeck (D), Rob Moir, Wayne Morris, Heinz Joris, Darren Taitoko, Karin Ochsner, Luke Mewing, Tom Heath, Richard Ambrose, Lachlan Pooley, Nicole Swain/Emilio, James Gibson

Sunday 2.3.14. Patrol No 8: 9am – 4pm

Alex Burns PC D, Tom Burns APC, Sam Coleman, Conor Morarity, Josh Brown, Tazi Murray-Woodhouse, Jake Brumley, Lachlan Walsh, Matt Phillips, Lowden Potter, Darron Brown, Jake Mills




Brunswick Heads Men

Wednesday February 19 Social Bowls 1st B.Bolland, M Masula, S Pearce; 2nd K Boorman, N Sharp, M Jeffreys; 3rd J Anderson, B Congdon, B McClelland; Cock of the Walk D Proudlock. Major Pairs Championships Semi-Final J Winter, J Anderson def E Boyter, M Petrou, M Masula, G Rendall, def N Sharp, M Jefferys. Final Next Saturday 1pm. Mufti Results Visit from Butcher Birds. Butcher Birds 120, Brunswick 103. Better Luck Next Time Brunswick. Huge Crowd Good Day. Winning Rinks, 1st F Raogh, M Jeffreys, G Rendell. Losers Rink,Cathy James, Fr Macnaura, S Jamierson.

Brunswick Heads Women

Social Results: Bev Gawned, Eveline Marks & Judy Wright 19 def Bev Gawned (swing), Jenny Meinel & Darilyn Guest 10. Marcia Chrichton & Irene Edwards 26 def Denise Batson & Beryl Boorman 11. Kerry Dexter & Dawn Hay 22 def Margaret Darby & Kaye Soccio 19. Rosa Kinnear, Nan Stearman & Bev Smith 29 def Phyllis Cameron, Julie Sanderson & Blossom McCormick 9. Winners: Rosa Kinnear, Nan Stearman & Bev Smith. Lucky Losers: Bev Gawned, Jenny Meinel & Darilyn Guest. Raffle won by: Eveline Marks.

Kingscliff Men

Club Championship News: In the Final of the Men’s Open Fours, Vic Lewis, Ross Julius, Trevor Hills, Peter Murphy will play Bob Raeburn, John Watson, John Reardon, Paul Watson. The Final will be played on a date to be advised

Super Challenge: In Round 5 played on February 22, Section 4 Men defeated Logan City, winning on all five rinks. The women won 1 rink and lost the other and unfortunately lost the overall by 2 shots to Logan City. The atmosphere was electric in the Section 3 match against Kallangur as the two pairs games were both tied going into the last end. Unfortunately Kallangur managed to win both games to win the match 3 rinks – 2. In Round 6 Section 3 play Stafford at home at 11.00am on Saturday March 1 and Section 4 will play Russell Island on Russell Island at a date to be advised.

Tweed Valley Shield: In Round 7, A Division defeated Coolangatta to score 7 – 0 while B Division went down 2 – 5. Both divisions are well in the frame. Next week will be played at Pottsville and Kingscliff will meet Pottsville.

Social Bowls Results: The Kingscliff Meat Gallery Tuesday Morning Open Pairs: February 18: Winners: K Banks, T Hills. Runners Up: W & B Sprengel. Plate Winners: W Butler, B Butler.

Thursday February 20 Triples: Winners: M Knox, S Hunt, G Theobald; J MacDonald, B Raeburn, G Steinhardt; J Cromie, R McDonald, A Reid. Plate Winners: T Carruthers, H DeVries, N Peacock.

Saturday February 22: Winners: B Butler, Grumpy, B Jack; M Scott, N Gleeson. Plate winners: S Wallace, P Gentle, P Crompton.

District Events: In the Open Triples, Ken Banks, Greg Barrack and Ian Taylor had wins in the morning and afternoon. Russell McLeay, Damon Crompton and Michael Turner won their game in the afternoon while Ian Turnbull, Ross Julius and Trevor Hills went down to the team from Ocean Shores. The two Kingscliff teams will now meet in the Semi-final next Sunday morning. Unfortunately, all teams in the Over 60s were knocked out last Sunday. Nominations for the District Pairs are now open.

Kingscliff Women

The Kingfisher 2 bowl triples tournament was held Monday, February 17 with 34 teams taking part. First place winners were Cudgen team Fay Turner, Liz Fleming and June Witherspoon with 2 wins and a margin of 24 shots. The teams placing second and third both had 2 wins and a margin of 18. A count back on ends with a difference of 1 put Dorothy Greenwell, Robyn Fuller and Brenda Jack of Kingscliff in second place and Laurel Poole, Di Jones and Sandra Akers, a composite Kingscliff/Tugun team in third place. Two teams tied for fourth place with two wins and a margin of 12. A count back on ends and shots up could not separate them so the two teams split the prize money. The two teams were Catrina Moir, George Moore and Marie Comerford of Pottsville and Karen Gallard, Glenys Johnson and Barbara Sprengall of Ocean Shores. Round 1 winners were Rose Wainwright, Sharon Thomas and Heather Robb of Mullumbimby with a margin of 17. Round 2 winners were Fran Field, Trish Pollard and Coral Withers of Pottsville with a margin of 10. Please note: The Kingscliff Hibiscus Gala Triples has been rescheduled from the July date to Wed. Sept. 10.

The first round of the Cross Border Shield was held Monday, February 10 with games scheduled for Mondays following. This competition is for bowlers at Division/ Grade 4 level and below who have not won in 2013 at that level. It is a wonderful opportunity for bowlers, especially new bowlers, to experience bowls at different clubs. The clubs in the completion include South Tweed, Tweed Heads, Cabarita, Coolangatta and Tugun as well as Kingscliff. Good luck and good bowling to those taking part. We are sure all participants will benefit from the experience.

Results of round 2 of the open singles championship: C. Manderson d. B. Jack, B. Mirls d. A. McNamara, S. Akers d. R. Butler, D. Jones d. B. Lane.

Results of social play Wednesday February 19: Winners: Jenny Greenbank and Val Abery on rink 3 and Paula Peck, Marg Atkinson, Robyn Fuller and Brenda Jack on rink 5. Runners up: Joan Griffiths, Maisie Lincoln, Aileen McNamara and Janny Scher on rink 5. Raffle winner: Paula Peck. Social games are held every Wed. afternoon starting at 12:30. Visitors are welcome.

Pennants: Kingscliff Grade 2 has a bye in the first round and play away at Pottsville Thurs. March 6in the second round. Grade 4 plays Condong at home Wed. March 5 and Cudgen at Cudgen Thurs. March 6.

*** Entries into District Fours, Senior Fours and Triples close Wednesday March 12. Games will be played in May. Details, including entry form, are on the board.

There will be no monthly meeting in March. The April meeting will be held as scheduled but starting at 10.30am rather than 10am.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

15/2/14 Saturday Social

A Poff J Canabou J McKay 23 d G Porter R Wainwright H McKenna 12

M Nicholls N Lee 19 d I Pettendy M Esau 16

S Howell L Henry 23 d E Walters H Mcwain 12

Men’s Fours Final

S Abraham S Johnston M Johnston D Blake 16 d R Fenwick J Morgan P Thompson T Fenwick 14

19/2/14 Wednesday Social

G Porter J Canabou 26 d M Nicholls T Johnston 17

D Ottery L Henry 20 d J Bathy B Rose 11

G Naoum C Pav B Fay 25 d M Johnston R Breckenridge M Johnston 14

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

Tuesday February 18. Club Fours Championships – Final – S.Thomas, R.Wrigley/R.Wainwright (Sub), J.Beaumont, B.Croft (Rink W) def. I.Pettendy, S.Brown, B.Reglin, J.Towner. Congratulations to Betty and team on the win. Good bowling by all the ladies, which made it a close game all the way, well done everyone.

Social : A.Poff, J.Lee, J.Kidman def. A.Poff, H.Robb, G.Henry. Raffle : S.Thomas. Good luck and bowling to all our ladies playing Pennants commencing 3rd March.

Ocean Shores Men

Monday February 17 Triples first E Fehn, T Larsen, T Baggio second J McGowran, G Priday, B Elliott.

Tuesday February 18 Twilight Bowls first L Davidson, M Davey, G Johnston. second B Jordan, S Hardy, G Llewellyn.

Ocean Shores Women

19th: MIXED: Highest No. of ends was won by J. Seamer, W. Sprengel, G. Johnston who def S. Woolford, Mal Flesser, B. Sprengel; K. Gallard, M. Bertoli def Marj Flesser, J. O’Connor.

21st: SOCIAL: A count back on margins was needed to determine the winner for Highest No. of Ends as both teams were equal, however K. Gallard, J. Williams prevailed defeating P. Sullivan, JMQuirke; the unlucky players to miss out were J. Busch, M. Bertoli, L. McGowran who def J. Payne, C. Timewell, G. Johnston; close game on ends was the other match of M. Hosie (swinger), T. Campbell, M. Flesser who def M. Hosie, B. Stone, B. Sprengel.

*** Quarterly meeting Friday 28th at 8.30 am.

Pottsville Men

Monday February 17: Tweed Valley Shield – Round 5 at Coolangatta B.C. was against Tweed Heads. A Division went down to the opposition overall, but are still sitting fourth on the points ladder. B Division had a nice win and are in third placing on the leader board. Keep it up, fellas. Round 7 will be at Pottsville against Kingscliff 3 March. Good bowling guys.

Wednesday February 19: Social Bowls – Will Balsch, Jerry Allen and Alan Meighan got together to take home the winning stakes today. Runners up were the mighty Laurence Swift, Ronald George Parker and Robert Nathan. Well done, boys. Saturday February 22: John Buckley, Ivor Sullivan and Ray Chandler teamed up to win the top money today. Runners up were Mark Chapple ad Harry Ash.

Saturday February 22: Club Open Triples Championships – Kev Hall, Jim Field and Ray Chandler out played Graham

Crawley, Don Koning and Alan Meighan 29-11. Jim Banks, Ken McInnes and Doug Moir put on a good show to defeat Ken Coyte, Ron Parker and Steve Waygood 23-14.

*** Coming Events: March 8 – First round of the Club Major Pairs.. The draw is on the board so please check for your game.

Play days are Wednesdays (Mufti) and Saturdays (Creams) at 1 pm. Names to be in by 11.30 am. Please phone the Club on 6676 177, follow the prompts, and leave a message and contact number.

Pottsville Women

Thursday February 20: Social Bowls – Today was a special Fund Raiser for the Tweed Coast Rural Fire Brigade in appreciation of their selfless volunteer fire fighting in South East NSW late last year. The Women’s Club is proud to announce that we were able to raise $358 today, which will to towards the firies being able to replace badly needed new communication equipment. President Catriona would like to thank members for their generosity.

Our morning games consisted of the usual social bowls as well as club championship pairs. The days raffles were won by somebody anonymous (who very graciously donated her prize to the firies) and Pat Bryant with Catriona Moir being the lucky numbers winner. Judy Baxter collected the lucky bowler prize. Our champion Tinger Linger is back in form. Way to go, Janet A. All cash prizes today were donated to our firies Fund Raiser. Thanks again, girls.

*** Diary Notes: Monday March 3 – First round Grade 2 Pennant at Cudgen Leagues B.C.

Tuesday March 4 – First round Grade 4 Pennant at Pottsville B.C. Best wishes for good bowling to all our ladies as they enter the fray contesting their individual flags.

Social bowls are on Thursdays at 9 am. Names and Green fees to be paid by 8.30 am please. Visitors most welcome. Free Coaching is available to new members as well as current members wishing to freshen up their game. Please phone the Club on 6676 1077, follow the prompts, and leave a message and contact number.

Tweed Byron District Bowling Association Men

*** Monday 10 March: Nominations for District Open, Reserve and Over 60’s Pairs close for the competition scheduled to commence Sunday 23 March. Please ensure entries are in by this date.

Wednesday 19 March: Veterans’ Day – This special day to honour our veterans will be conducted at Brunswick Heads B.C. The day will include morning tea 9.30 am, bowls at 10 am, with lunch to be served at 1 pm. The day will then be concluded with presentation of badges at1.45 pm. District President Jim Clark looks forward to all eligible veterans being in attendance.


Ocean Shores

19-02-14. 5 Table Mitchell. N-S:1st gross: P Sultas/P Hems;2nd gross:C Blacker/G Carson. E-W:1st gross:A Hauser/M Clark ;2nd gross: P Sullivan/P Quirke.We meet @ Ocean Shores Country Club every Wednesday evening.Seated by 6:15pm.Contact Pam 66803871.


Ocean Shores Men

Monday February 17 Stableford first Derek Lawson 39 second Andy Kay 38 c/b third Oliver Bevan 38 c/b NTP 3rd Ian Smith 17th Jake McNulty

Wednesday February 19 Stableford Div. one first Mick Short 37 c/b second Denis Priester 37 c/b third Scott Thompson 37 c/b Div. two first Darren Jackson 37 second Bill Nichols 36 third Michael Pfeil 35 c/b NTP 3rdArthur Zaferis 6th Peter Moyle 8th Scott McGuren 12th Ian Hill 15th Denis Priester 17th Denis Priester

Friday February 21 Nine and Dine first Tyler Parker 23 c/b second Ian Miller 23 c/b

Saturday February 22 Stableford first Robby Goodacre 41 second Ian Howard 40 c/b third James Linklater 40 c/b fourth Dave Runciman 40 c/b 4BBB Winners Ross Clifford & Scott Clifford 51 Runners Up Ian Howard & John Whitlock 47 c/b NTP 3rd Brendan Pruul 6th Peter Irby 8th Bob Cameron 12th Tim O’Donnell 15th Peter Pilcher 17th Mick Ward.

Ocean Shores Sunday Mixed

February 23, 4BBB Stroke with Putts. 35 players. Winners: Sue/Tony Tarrant 64 nett. Runners Up: Carmel Blacker/Kurtis O’Keefe 66 net. Ball rundown to 68 nett. NTP Ladies 8th hole Chris Killion. Men Nil. Best putts Bev/Ian Wingad 23 putts.

*** Next Sunday game March 16, Irish 4 Ball Amended Scoring Formula.


New Brighton Boardriders

Under 10 Girls- 1st Zoe, 2nd Akiar, 3rd Sienna

Junior Girls -1st Vindy2nd Akiar 3rd Ewawlani 4th Jahia

Under 14 Boys – 1st Finley 2nd Kai 3rd Seb 4th Jai

Juniors Boys 1st Peote 2nd Jacob

Opens 1st Dan 2ndbrett 3rd Jeremy (Sushi Man) 4th Nathen

Masters 1st Bryce 2nd Corey 3rd Macca 4th Bill & Fozz



The round-robin handicap singles competition was won by Max Schleuter on a count-back from Chris Trietz with Matt Ostilla (+6) third. The “international” doubles final was won by team Australia: Mark Smith and Chris Strybos 3-1 from team Germany: Max Schleuter & Chris Trietz.

*** All welcome, play is at the Mullumbimby Tennis Clubhouse, Byron Street Mullumbimby, Thursday evening 6.30pm start. Enquiries phone Mark 0409 473 517 or Chris 6684 1468.



Wednesday February 26

6pm Court 1: Black Panthers vs flying Dutchmen Court 2: Lemos vs The Dreamers

7:00pm Court 1: Gain Train vs Nads

Bye: The Hooters

Referees 6pm Phil, Katie, Caralie, James 7pm Phil, Katie

*** For more information go to www.lismorebasketball.net.au or Phone Tanya 0410 777 572


Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 26/2/14

Round 7 – Perry Homes Comp

The Potato Works v Byron Bay Trophies – B Trivett v C Littlewood, A Li v C Walsh, Y Gottlieb v P Hill, J Gribble v P Gibson, B Doran v C Louwen

The Loungeroom v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – K Parolin v G Davis, N Moon v S Koop, B Schubert v S Schubert, C Booth v G Carter, R James v F King

Inky Business v Cape Byron Medical Centre – A Attewell v P Jones, R King v W Ferrier, W Knight v T Candy, R Cameron v J Nicolson, C Naughton v J Hodges

Monday 3/3/14

Round 7 – Byron Health Foods Comp

Division 1 – 5pm M Curran v T Kropp, P Jones v V Pires, G Davis v L Tomasella; 5.30pm L Powell v C Littlewood;6.15pm A Attewell v B Trivett

Division 2 – 5pm P Chaffer v N Moon; 5.30pm R King v S Moon, A Li v Kijay

Division 3 – 5pm C Sinclair v C Walsh, S Schubert v Y Gottlieb, T Candy v M Cassidy

Division 4 – 5pm B Schubert v L Scott, J Gribble v V McAllister, C Johnston v R Draper; 6.30pm A Cox v G Carter

Division 5 – 5.30pm C McAllister v P Begg, J Hodges v F King, B Doran v C Naughton. R Cross bye

Division 6 – 5pm O Hamama v B Alander, J Burley v R Costinzo

Wednesday 5/3/14

Round 8 – Perry Homes Comp

The Potato Works v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – B Trivett v G Davis, A Li v C Sinclair, Y Gottlieb v S Schubert, J Gribble v G Carter, B Doran v F King

The Loungeroom v Inky Business – K Parolin v A Attewell, N Moon v R King, B Schubert v W Knight, C Booth v R Cameron, R James v C Naughton

Byron Trophies v Cape Byron Medical Centre – C Littlewood v P Jones, C Walsh v W Ferrier, P Hill v T Candy, P Gibson v J Nicolson, C Louwen v J Hodges

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play.


Brunswick Heads

Tuesday 25/2/14

Round 4 – Slice Pizzeria Comp

6pm Sweaties v Flash, Express v Jets. Duty – Kriss Kross

7pm Kriss Kross v Dominators, Mangoes v Clarks. Duty – Sweaties

Thursday 27/2/14

Round 7 – Ocean Shores True Value Hardware Comp

6pm Fireflys v Chilli Twist, NWA v Divas, Bingergeers v Dashes. Duty – Exodia

7pm Exodia v Ice Blocks, MJS v Daredevils. Mum’s the Word bye. Duty – Chilli Twist

Tuesday 4/3/14

Round 5 – Slice Pizzeria Comp

6pm Sweaties v Clarks, Dominators v Flash. Duty – Mangoes

7pm Kriss Kross v Express, Mangoes v Jets. Duty – Clarks

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play. Beginners welcome.


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