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Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The Grandpa Wars

It’s impossible to look at American politics right now without thinking WTF? In the blue corner there is the faltering, forgetful, and possibly demented Biden and in the red corner we have a vitriolic, revengeful, pussy-grabbing sociopathic, now-convicted felon who is Trump.

Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

Traffic chaos?

I note that water mains replacement is soon to be undertaken on Bangalow Road, Byron Bay. Timeframe July to...

Time to get back into the Lismore CBD as occupancy rate hits over 75 per cent

The audit of the Lismore central business district (CBD) has seen occupancy rates hit 76.8 per cent. 

Swimmer’s smart-watch sends distress alert 

A local swimmer who got caught in a rip and rough seas at Tallows Beach has survived the ordeal by using his smartwatch to call triple zero.

Support Tweed’s rough sleepers in Tweed Heads and join the Community Sleepout

Vinnies and Fred’s Place are asking for the residents of the Tweed Shire to come together for a night and experience what it is like to be homeless.

When will so-called ‘Greens’ learn how to think for themselves and stop having their chains yanked by alarmist campaigns? Wallum is a piffle, a distraction and a waste of time. That a few miles of coastal scrub mostly surrounded by development should ever be more important than vast tracts of pristine wilderness is not only a complete inversion of priority but a classic example of failing to see the forest for the trees.

If looks could kill they probably will in what is set to be an unfolding environmental tragedy; the clearing, levelling, bulldozing and dynamiting of wilderness to make way for what will ultimately be giant wind farm graveyards and solar array deserts once full of vibrant wildlife and beauty. Decades of fighting to preserve such treasures are set to be forsaken for renewable energy wastelands pursued in a fit of madness and corruption known as ‘net zero’.

Steven Nowakowski is a former passionate advocate of so-called ‘renewables’ who, has finally come to understand the horrific large-scale destruction of wilderness the ‘green’ energy sources necessitate. His latest YouTube video offers a 3-D tour of various pristine wilderness areas set to be lost throughout Queensland with numerous projects being rushed to the ‘green-light’ phase. Investors backed by government bonds will trade rhetoric and meaningless carbon credits. All for zero sum gain but the pocket lining.

Edward Kent, Suffolk Park


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Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.

45 search and rescue missions in June on Northern Rivers

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Veterans honoured for their service

On July 11, the Byron Bay RSL sub-branch held an inaugural memorial service to officially recognise the veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.