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September 23, 2021

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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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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.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

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

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

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

COVID-19 updated venue of concern excludes Lismore’s Workers

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) have updated their list of venues of concern for the Lismore LGA.

I completely agree with Clive Jeffery when he points out that the new pedestrian crossing near the Commonwealth Bank is not only badly placed but an accident waiting to happen.

Off the 50km road and into town, around the roundabout and into the corner leading into the main street and ‘ba boom’ – suddenly there’s someone in the middle of the road, just cruising, taking their time, because they’re protected by the lines on the road. Madness. If you’re not nimble enough to negotiate the road without crossing at that point, then toddle a few metres up the road and cross between the Middle Pub and Santos. Just what is the point here?

Bronwyn Sindel, Mullumbimby


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Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! following charges for breaching public health orders.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that should be the end of...