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Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

The proposal to reduce the ability of local councils to collect money from developers to support their infrastructure by the NSW State government has been rejected by Tweed Shire Council.

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Vale Aunty Dulcie Nicholls 21.19.29 – 19.09.21

There is deep sadness in the community at the passing of Arakwal elder and matriarch, Dulcie Joan Nicholls, nee Kay, who was a proud Bundjalung woman born on Country at Tallow Creek, Byron Bay, October 21, 1929.

Water resilience

A number of groups in the Byron Shire have been working our way each month through topics set for...

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

Mechanism of so much destructive economic policy re ‘la covida’, IMF

The IMF (US controlled, unelected) offered governments $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights, to buffer losses caused by economic...

New COVID venues of concern Lismore and Coraki

Following a second case being identified in Lismore, that is no longer in the area, several more COVID contact venues have been identified.

Bill Ashford, East Ballina

That serial left-wing fool obviously dislikes Morrison but sings the praises of Kevin Rudd as having approached Pfizer for a supply increase.

If he is intending to throw shit, then he should have had actual facts to hand.

Anything from this biased left-winger is rubbish and I can’t wait for his comments after the next election.

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  1. Well, it appears that someone locally has really got under the skin of a biased right-wing fool, and severely scratched a bias right-wing nerve, if not completely severing it. What else could lead to such an unprovoked vicious attack on someone’s person? the pain must have been excruciating. Now who could have been the target of this venomous spray by biased Bill, and what could they have possibly done to deserve it, or is biased Bill just lashing out indiscriminately? Maybe poor old Bill suffers from recurring nightmares, or has he suddenly noticed the most recent Newspoll result and lapsed into a massive panic attack? I really hope biased Bill can overcome this painful episode, as there is more news coming for him, and it’s mostly bad. Watch this space.

  2. Good to see a letter writer not calling people names, must be a religious conservative, who else calls people names. You really think are prime minister is doing a good job: confusing vaccine comments, poor organisation of vaccine buying, buck passing, no responsibility for him or his ministers, no records for businesses receiving assistance but chasing up the workers. The list goes on and on and let’s not start on rotting and climate change!

  3. Keith. You could probably calm him down a bit if you were able to back up your assertion that Kevin Rudd is actually responsible for the expedited procurement of the Pfizer vaccine. I don’t think you can.

  4. Oh David you are slipping, I have nothing to prove, I never said “Kevin Rudd was responsible for the expedited procurement of the Pfizer vaccine”; what I did say was “Kevin Rudd had to intervene by contacting, on behalf of Australian businesspeople, the head of Pfizer in an effort to increase supply”, which he did. And why would I possibly want to calm Bill down for? I like him just how he is, the more he opens his mouth, the bigger the target he becomes.

  5. You could ‘cool it’ Bill simply by accepting the truth that Rudd bought into the issue
    in a reasonable way – it wasn’t a big deal. A bit of calmness goes a long way. We all
    know the ‘vax’ is in short supply. All our problems lie there.

  6. Keith. Clumsy game of deceit. Say and imply something without actually saying it. Didn’t work for Kev, not working here. ” Keith from marketing”.

  7. It’s more like fishing David, to catch certain fish one has to use the right bait, there are always plenty of bites around here.


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