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Murwillumbah’s Budd Park – what do you want to see there?

Tweed Council is seeking community feedback on a draft concept plan to upgrade Budd Park at Murwillumbah, a popular meeting point beside the Tweed River.

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Danny Wakil blasts my ‘incredibly biased anti-Israel letters’ and ‘fictitious claims about Israel’, but he doesn’t cite a single...

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Community search for Gage Wilson to continue

A community search is to continue today for missing 31-year-old Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

Stick to the sand – Tweed Councillors reject Kingscliff DA to change fill on floodplain

Tweed Council has insisted that a Turnock St development use court-ordered sand to protect rainforest, and a rare snail, rejecting the developer’s attempt to vary the conditions.

Interview with Nicki Parrott

After three decades of touring and performing in the US, Europe and Japan, acclaimed jazz musician Nicki Parrott is making a triumphant return to her homeland, bringing with her a new album Feelin’ Groovy – that pays homage to the iconic sounds of the sixties and draws inspiration from the carefree lifestyle of her new home in the Byron Shire.

Are you a thinking of running for council? Time for women to step up?

Council elections are coming on September 14 and there is a call for women to step up and stand...

Isaac Collis, at Tales Lookout at the top of Koonyum Range Rd, points to where the search is concentrated for Gage Wilson. Photo Jeff Dawson

The 31-year-old Gage Wilson was last seen on Hakea Court, Mullumbimby, about 5am on Saturday, May 18. A short time later, his partner’s vehicle was found abandoned on Koonyum Range Road, Wilsons Creek, after colliding with a tree. 

Search parties continue to scour bushland in search of Gage Wilson. Photo supplied

Gage’s father has been searching daily for his son and his sister has been mobilising search parties, search drones and more with a big community search conducted on Sunday

Anyone with information as to Gage’s whereabouts is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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