Enjoying a few precious minutes break in an election week is a real luxury and Lismore mayoral candidate and current Mayor Vanessa Ekins managed to fit an Echo interview in between her TAFE Auslan course and the pre-poll station on Woodlark Street.
Who will be your next Tweed Shire councillors? Well that is up to you when you vote in the 4 December local council elections. The Echo online has sent out a series of questions covering issues from affordable housing, holiday letting and development to the rail trail, water mining and the climate emergency to all the candidate groups who have put their hands up to represent you.
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.