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May 14, 2021

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

Other News

How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

False impressions

Fast Buck$, Coorabell I was under the impression that, upon the mayor resigning, the deputy mayor would automatically get the...

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up...

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

The Tweed

Only half an hour up the road, the businesses of Tweed hinterland and coast offer convenience and choice in both day-to-day services and interesting and eclectic offerings. The Tweed shire is a blend of traditional old country charm with chic, new artistic influences. It is definitely worth exploring. You'll be amazed at the variety and vibrancy of these localities.

Tweed Coast Marine Hoyts Cinema The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists Kingscliff Nursery Casuarina Dental Johnny Francos Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins Market Day The Adventure Club Pet Resort Cabarita Pure Health Therapies Hooked on Seafood – YUM Victory Hotel Burringbar Sports Club


Tweed Coast Marine

1. Boating Made Easy

Tweed Coast Marine is a local family-owned, one-stop specialist for Quintrex, Haines Hunter, Misty Harbor Pontoon boats and Mercury. Also offering service, spare parts and chandlery.

32 Machinery Drive, Tweed Heads South

07 5524 8877


Hoyts Cinema

2. Hoyts Cinema

Experience the ultimate comfort at HOYTS Tweed Heads South. Sink back into recliner seats in every cinema, with alcohol and hot food service, self-serve kiosks, free parking and great group booking deals!

54 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South


The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

3. The Laser, Skin and Beauty Specialists

Are your eyebrows thinning or gone, or you can't see to put eyeliner on?

Visit us for a Cosmetic Tattooing treatment.

Phone Kathy 0427 047 138

Kingscliff & Chillingham

31 Pearl St, Kingscliff


Kingscliff Nursery

4. Kingscliff Nursery

Don’t give Mum a bunch of flowers this Mothers Day. Give her a plant that will bloom year after year. Indoor or outdoor, there is an amazing  range at Kingscliff Nursery.

438 Cudgen Road, Cudgen

6674 1022


Casuarina Dental

5. Casuarina Dental

Dr Maria treats her patients with more of a focus on the whole person, continuously searching for the latest advancements, least invasive procedures, and most natural resources available.

Shop 9, 480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina

6678 2220


Johnny Franco’s Place

6. Johnny Francos

Casual elegant all day-dining that is affordable and delicious. Open lunch 7 days. Dinner 5 nights. Afternoon, morning catch-ups and takeaway available. Awesome Sunday brunches.

9 Commercial Road, Murwillumbah


Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins

7. Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins

Market Day

Harvest Trail Market at Mavis’s Kitchen Gardens Sunday 5 May, 8.30am–3pm. Purchase your week’s produce from farm to plate while enjoying the live music, breakfast, or lunch offerings. We proudly support the Northern Rivers Harvest Trail.

64 Mt Warning Rd, Uki  |  6679 5664

W: maviseskitchen.com.au/market-day

W: northernriversfood.org/harvest-festival/ 

The Adventure Club

8. The Adventure Club

There is something for everyone at The Adventure Club. We stock a unique range of puzzles, games and toys that are designed to inspire imagination, exploration and adventure through play.

Shop 1A, 51 Tweed Coast Rd,

Cabarita Beach


Pet Resort Cabarita

9. Pet Resort Cabarita

We have always loved working with animals and pride ourselves on our extra special care we give to each and every pet we care for. Special care is given to each and every pet that holidays with us.

6677 7284  |  1300 883 684


Pure Health Therapies

10. Pure Health Therapies

Acupuncture, Ayurveda, osteopathy, psychology and massage. Natural and integrative therapies for your health and wellbeing – Medicare and private health fund rebates available.

3/5 Coronation Ave, Pottsville

07 5613 6755


Hooked on Seafood

11. Hooked on Seafood – YUM

Delicious food  cooked to order. Meal packs, burgers, home made items and a variety of fish. Fresh fish too.

Open seven days 11-7pm

Sunday to Thursday 11-8pm

Friday & Saturday

Shop 3, 18 Philip Street, Pottsville

6676 2299

Victory Hotel

12. Victory Hotel

Great place to stop and call in for a meal. Fantastic country pub. Great service, cold beer and awesome food. Pool, tennis court. This weekend…what’s stopping you?

Tweed Valley Way, Mooball  |  6677 1202

FB Victory Hotel Mooball

Burringbar Sports Club

13. Burringbar Sports Club

One of the friendliest clubs in the Tweed. Drop in for a drink or have a meal at the bistro Mels on Broadway. Relaxed venue for parties and group bookings.

Fourth Avenue,  Burringbar

6677 1188

FB: @burringbarsportsclub

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Free mental health workshop for Byron businesses

Business owners in Byron Shire are invited to attend a free 'Healthy Mindset' workshop aimed at providing them with resources and tools to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to connect with other business owners.


Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail Trail, it is noted in...