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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

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Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

When Lucy got to say ‘thank you for saving my life’

Almost two years to the day that Lucy Vader was saved by an unknown man in an orange kayak, she got the chance to meet him and tell him how grateful she was that he carried her and beloved dog Dotty to safety.

Mandy gets back to a little virgin sacrifice

The virgin sacrifice is bak with Mandy Nolan bringing the Northern Rivers a new batch of comedy virgins coming to the stage.

Native title holders defend Wallum DA endorsement

Leweena Williams, representing the Tweed Byron Aboriginal Land Council, told councillors at Thursday’s meeting that her organisation stands by their cultural assessment of the Bruns Wallum site, which is slated for urban development by Clarence Property.

People becoming severely ill at home due to heat

People experiencing financial and social disadvantage are struggling to keep their homes cool in summer and becoming seriously unwell from the heat, new ACOSS research has found.

Editorial – Grab the popcorn and bean bags

Both Mayor Michael Lyon and fellow councillor, Mark Swivel, offered an apology to the followers of the Save Wallum Facebook page last week.

Stories about "Black Rocks sports fields":

Celebrating a koala saviour

Menkit Prince, Uki. At the March Tweed Shire Council meeting Dave Norris gave an impassioned speech on behalf of the koalas at Black Rocks, pointing out the deficiencies of Cr Longland’s proposed survey of Pottsville residents asking if they wanted a koala gate, a grid or revegetation of the sports field.

Koala success story

Menkit Prince, Uki. On Sunday 7 February at 1pm a momentous event occurred at Black Rocks off the access road to the sports field. An 18-month-old female koala juvenile (named Lucia) found just before Christmas 2015 with conjunctivitis and taken into care at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital was released.

Successful koala release at Black Rocks sports fields

Last week was a rare bright moment for the besieged koalas of Tweed’s Black Rocks sports fields when Lucia, an 18-month-old female juvenile koala, was released back into her home range surrounding the sports fields.

Tweed Council to decide on Black Rocks Men’s Shed

Tweed Shire Council will tonight vote on whether to adopt a staff recommendation to award a tender relating to a proposed Men’s Shed adjacent to a colony of the shire’s endangered koalas at Black Rocks.

Hooning rife at Black Rocks koala site

David Norris, Pottsville. Hooning is back at the Black Rocks sports field, thanks to Tweed Shire Councillors Longland, Byrne, Youngblutt and Polglase who voted against Council's koala advisory committee's recommendation for the koala/dog-proof vehicle access gate

Koalas take centre stage at Pottsville



David Norris and Lyn Dickinson
, Pottsville. Koalas took centre stage at Pottsville last Saturday at an information afternoon which was attended by more than 100 people including representatives of community groups and Pottsville residents.

Black Rocks koala meeting hijacked by councillor

Menkit Prince, Uki. The Saturday public information session at Pottsville on Black Rocks koalas was hijacked by Cr Barry Longland and his facebook ‘gang’ who quickly turned it into a public misinformation session.

Alternative site for Men’s Shed applauded

Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville. Congratulations to the Pottsville Men's Shed for securing a temporary site to operate their shed at the Pottsville Primary School – and many thanks to the principal for allowing this to happen. It is also good news that a permanent site is available for them at the Barry Sheppard sports field.

Hooning at Black Rocks not exaggerated

David Norris
, Pottsville. I refer to recent media editorial in which Cr Barry Longland is quoted as 'describing reports of hooning at the Black Rocks sports field from a nearby resident as somewhat "exaggerated"'.

Interview with Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel is a renowned Australian musical collective celebrated for their pioneering fusion of diverse genres. Their latest masterpiece, Alectura is an innovative album that once again showcases the band’s expertise in blending organic house and melodic house with captivating rhythms, beats, and global influences.

Concerned about climate change and societal collapse?

Join a Q&A with Jem Bendell for one night only in Byron Bay – Professor of Sustainability, Jem Bendell, was one of the first to directly name and speak out about what the climate crisis means for our civilisation. His seminal paper Deep Adaptation started a global movement by that name as well as inspiring the creation of Extinction Rebellion.

Seedlings: start another Big Scrub

Victoria Cosford There’s something about trees that makes people happy, that evokes a positive response. I’m standing at the newish ReForest Now stall at the...

National inquiry highlights the importance of shopping locally

The final report of the Inquiry into Price Gouging and Unfair Pricing Practices released last month revealed big business has worsened the cost-of-living crisis...