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April 23, 2021

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Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

With a shortage of affordable housing in most areas of the Far North Coast, it is not surprising that Tweed is also feeling the pinch and Council has declared a housing emergency in the area owing to a lack of availability and affordability.

Other News

Local youth among those hardest hit by housing affordability crisis

A 20 per cent spike in rents is driving an increase in youth homelessness across the North Coast, the organisers of a national campaign to end homelessness say.

Byron Bay wants Byron Baes to back off

Faster than speeding reality TV producer, members of the Byron community have swiftly mounted a multi-pronged attack against the proposed ‘influencer’ based Netflix show Byron Baes.

You Donne good

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I’d like to thank whoever decided to reprint John Donne’s beautiful poem ‘No Man is an Island’...

Paramedic pay

Sue McLeod, Myocum  I was saddened by the plight of our paramedics and their union’s frustrated attempts to seek a pay...

Understand climate?

Peter Olson, Goonengerry Have you noticed it getting a bit chilly at night recently? Do you think we will have a...

Increase in remote access scams

Local financial institutions say there has been an increase in remote access scams experienced by customers recently.

Just set the table and light a candle or two, for a romantic night in with your loved one.

Miss eating out? It’s important for every couple to make special time for each other, away

from the news cycle, and possibly the rest of the family! Harvest are bringing the vibe to your

home with a 3 course date night menu every Saturday that’s nearly ready to eat, and easy

enough for any home cook. Each dish is carefully considered by head chef Alastair Waddell,

inspired by forager Peter Hardwick’s findings, and full of our local growers’ fresh produce.

Just set the table and light a candle or two, for a romantic night in with your loved one.

Mixologist Sam Curtis will share his wine and cocktail pairing suggestions, and there are

plenty of frozen options to heat up for the kids.

More info: harvestnewrybar.com.au (go to Shop, then 3-course meal for 2)

$59 – serves 2


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