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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 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.
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.
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.