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Murwillumbah’s Budd Park – what do you want to see there?

Tweed Council is seeking community feedback on a draft concept plan to upgrade Budd Park at Murwillumbah, a popular meeting point beside the Tweed River.

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Illawarra and Tweed in NSW police sting

NSW Police say they have arrested five people and seized over $3 million worth of MDMA across the Illawarra and Tweed regions as part of a multi-agency investigation into the manufacturing and mass supply of illicit drugs.

Chinny Charge entries now open!

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Students fired up for marine protection  

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Positive change for New Brighton beach

Ocean conservation non-profit Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) hosted a World Ocean Day beach clean-up and a mangrove educational session jointly hosted by the Salty Mangrove Cafe in New Brighton on Saturday.

Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

Byron Writers Festival and First National Byron have  partnered again to offer Sunday Locals Passes.

Police are investigating after the death of a pedestrian near Byron Bay in the early hours of  Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to The Coast Road at Broken Head, south of Byron Bay, about 3.30am Sunday  (May 24).

Police have been told a Holden sedan hit a 25-year-old male  pedestrian, who died at the scene.

The male P-plate driver, who was not injured in the accident, was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A crime scene was established at the location, and crash investigators were examining the site until early afternoon.

Motorists travelling between Byron Bay and Lennox Head were diverted onto the Pacific Highway.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.


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