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.
Regional water minister Niall Blair has requested an independent review into the impacts of the bottled water industry on groundwater sources in the Northern Rivers.
Tweed Shire Council is optimistic its planned rail trail can be completed by September 2020, following a successful start to the tender process last week.
A man disqualified from driving until 2054 has been charged with multiple offences, including police pursuits, after being arrested in Tweed Heads on Sunday (November 18).
A 21-year-old never-licensed male driver and a 27-year-old ‘aggressive’ male passenger were captured after they lost control of their vehicle at Tweed Heads during a cross-border police pursuit on Tuesday.
A rally at Tweed Council chambers on Monday heard more than 99 per cent of Uki residents want water mining banned in the Shire. But while mayor Katie Milne agrees, she is not optimistic existing licences will be able to be wound back.
A man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in Tweed Heads on Monday (November 12).
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Geoff Provest has called for Katie Milne to resign over comments she made earlier in the week that the council could consider boycotting contractors who worked at the contentious Kingscliff site of the new Tweed hospital.
Tweed mayor Katie Milne has suggested Tweed Council may consider boycotting contractors who work on the new Tweed Hospital site opposite Kingscliff TAFE.
In the latest stage of a debate that has been raging for more than a decade, NSW Labor has committed to build a new public high school at Pottsville if elected next year.
The Health Services Union (HSU) has called for security to be beefed up at Tweed Hospital after a man became abusive to staff and then allegedly pulled out a replica handgun.
A cane truck has crashed on Kynnumboon bridge on Queensland Road, Murwillumbah, causing delays and preventing access to the town from Numinbah Road.
A rally at Uki on Saturday succeeded in stopping in their tracks two tankers that organisers say were illegally carting water on the weekend. Organiser Scott Sledge said the issue is rapidly becoming 'the new CSG in the Tweed'.
Tweed Shire Council is moving ahead with its contentious rail trail project, with the announcement that it has advertised for Expressions of Interest from prospective tenderers to design and construct the first stage.
The original 1960s ABC miniseries Pastures of the Blue Crane is once again available for view after the of the Tweed Regional Museum helped the broadcaster with the daunting task of recontacting all the relevant copyright-holders.
A 33-year-old Burleigh Heads man will remain behind bars after a police were forced to deploy road spikes last week to end a 220kmph pursuit on the Pacific Highway.
Tweed MP Geoff Provest has announced the lodgement today of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Stage 1 planning application for Tweed Valley Hospital.
A 29-year-old Banora Point man will face Lismore Local Court after allegedly throwing a box cutter at a police officer, driving over double unbroken lines and performing burnouts on the Pacific Highway offramp.
Labor candidate for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says 'it’s a bit sad and a bit ironic' that NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman chose to make an announcement about the future of the Murwillumbah Courthouse outside the Lismore Court.
An offer by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard to meet with opponents of the planned Kingscliff site for the new Tweed Hospital has been described as ‘an empty gesture’ by Labor’s contender for the state seat of Tweed, Craig Elliot.
It has taken more than a year but Nullum House in Knox Park has finally reopened after being severely damaged in the 2017 flood.
A man arrested on Saturday at Tweed Heads allegedly broke a police officer's nose. In a separate incident on Thursday, a man threatened Tweed Hospital emergency staff and patients with a skateboard before kicking his arresting officer.
Officers from Taskforce Raptor were part of a raid on a Dum Dum property on Friday (October 12) that resulted in a man being detained on multiple firearm and drug charges.
The wet weather likely to continue over the NSW/QLD coastal border region over the weekend, with heavy falls possible in Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast Sunday and Monday.
The water quality in Pottsville's Mooball Creek is being monitored daily at multiple sites for dissolved oxygen, salinity and pH, and near the bridge, three times per week for bacteria and algae, owing to the creek mouth at Pottsville being completely closed by sand.