Neglect of community infrastructure is feeding growing calls for the introduction of a ward system for Tweed Shire Council, but that won't fix the problem, according to a candidate in the upcoming poll.
Tweed Heads high-school teacher Kaye Sharples, who narrowly missed out on election to Tweed Shire Council four years ago, is hoping her neighbourhood group will this time make the grade.
Tweed Shire Council candidate Michael McNamara has lashed out at councillors who voted to sign a five-year lease on a temporary site for the Pottsville Men's Shed at the Black Rocks Sports Field at its last meeting.
Nominations have opened for candidates in the Tweed Shire Council election, which will be held on Saturday, October 29. The election, which was to have been held on September 10 was postponed after the death of candidate Ken Nicholson.
Tweed Shire Deputy Mayor Reece Byrnes (Labor) called for the decision to close four schools in Murwillumbah to be reversed.
Murwillumbah's four public schools will be amalgamated into a single Kindergarten to Year 12 campus at Murwillumbah High, the state government has announced.
Tweed Council say that draft plan Plan of Management for the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct, provides guidelines to ensure the precinct is protected and used as the recreational and tourist centrepiece for Tweed.
With hazardous weather conditions impacting the NSW coastline today and forecast to continue into tomorrow, surf lifesavers are urging the public to exercise caution when visiting the coastline.
Police are seeking help from the public to locate a teenage boy missing from the Tweed Heads area.
The debate on the potential to allow dual occupancies to be built on small rural properties in Tweed Shire rested on the vote of Liberal councillor James Owen. Councillors Waren Polglse and Pryce Allsop (conservative) had put forward a Rural... Read More →
The impact of secondary dwellings on rural lots smaller than ten hectares in Tweed Shire will be discussed at this afternoons Tweed Shire Council meeting.
A motorcyclist has died in a crash near Nimbin yesterday.
Tweed Shire Council have announced they are seeking feedback from the community on its plans to improve safety at the intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive (north) at Tumbulgum.
Police say a man has been arrested following a public order incident at West Ballina over the weekend.
An extraordinary meeting of Tweed Shire Council took place yesterday to decide if they supported or objected to the application for a licence to explore for gold, silver, and copper in the Tweed Shire.
Former Tweed Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Katie Milne, is seeking support from other councillors to object ‘in the strongest terms to the Exploration (Minerals) Licence Application ELA 6115 in the Tweed Shire’ at this afternoons extraordinary meeting.
Supporting the upgrades of showgrounds across NSW is aimed at ensuring there is more work for local tradespeople and Lismore and Kyogle showgrounds were happy recipients of funds.
To celebrate Small Business Month the Kingscliff & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an exclusive free talk at the Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club
Police say there were two incidents of illegal behaviour involving men on the far north coast last week.
Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were called by a family member to a unit in Pottsville, after a 44-year-old woman was found with head injuries.
The amber alert for Clarrie Hall Dam has been downgraded to green and a green alert has now been issued for Bray Park Weir.
A woman remains in a serious condition following a crash on the Far North Coast at Tanglewood yesterday.
The Ballina Sea Eagles have emerged from the COVID-ravaged 2020 Northern Rivers Rural Rugby League local competition as the team to beat, with the grandfinal looming on October 18.
October is LGBTI History Month and this Thursday, October 8, is International Lesbian Day, so now is the perfect time for Tweed Regional Museum to launch its first digital exhibition and collections project, Small Town Queer.
Tweed Councillor Katie Milne says that the State Government has completely failed their own requirement for effective community consultation and demonstrated community support before closing the rail corridor.
As the need for energy and our reliance on fossil fuels become increasingly perilous, councils across the state are looking to renewable power as the way to navigate our future needs.
Police say a DV incident in Tweed Heads has seen a woman charged and a man in a critical condition after being stabbed in yesterday evening.
The Byron Rams are the toast of the Far North Coast after defeating South Lismore in the premier league grand final 2-0.
It may be the start of the school holidays but the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal and Northern Rivers Community Foundation are in front of the curve with helping bushfire affected families in the Northern Rivers pay for back to school essentials.