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August 19, 2022

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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

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Rainbow Dragons back on the water for regatta

The Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club has waited a few years to welcome the Northern NSW dragon boat and...

NSW Flood Inquiry released today

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet was in Lismore at Southern Cross University this morning at 11am releasing the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry where he accepted every recommendation put forward.

Finding the fine art

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Fuel stolen from farmer

The cost of fuel continues to be a major consideration in the budget, particularly in country areas where distances travelled are inevitably further for your average daily needs like accessing shops, schools and other activities.

Have your say on aged care facility in Kingscliff  

The developers of new $150 million redevelopment ‘designed to meet the growing and evolving needs of seniors in the region’, are inviting Kingscliff residents to take part in community consultation.

Developer proposes light industrial in Federal

Tasteful, reasonable and useful? Or noisy, oversized and intrusive? This is the question at the heart of the debate over a light industrial development that has been proposed for the heart of Federal.

Police were called to Belongil beach at about 5.45pm on Friday (March 10) following reports of a fight on the beach, with one of the men armed with a knife.

Police tried to detain the allegedly drug-affected 33-year-old male, who kicked out and resisted attempts to restrain him.

Three officers were kicked or punched by the man before he could be restrained and handcuffed.

Ambulance Paramedics sedated him before he was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for treatment.

Upon release from hospital the man was arrested and charged to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Sunday.

‘Drop-in’ sparks surf fight at D’bah

Earlier in the day, an alleged assault at Duranbah Beach between surfers was reported to police.

Police believe it was triggered by one surfer ‘dropping in’ on another surfer already riding a wave.

They say that as a result a ‘physical altercation occurred between a number of males in the water.’

Inquiries are continuing.


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