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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

It’s D-Day for Byron’s Marvell Street DA

Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

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...

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Clarrie Hall Dam red alert for blue-green algae

Council has issued a red alert for blue-green algae at Clarrie Hall Dam following its latest water test results.

Blue-green algae amber alert at Clarrie Hall Dam

Tweed Shire Council says its reticulated water supply remains safe to drink as water treatment processes remove any potential toxins, together with taste and odour compounds, from blue-green algae.

Blue-green algae alert downgraded at Bray Park Weir

The recent rainfall has helped downgrade blue-green algae alerts across the region. Bray Park Weir has now been downgraded from amber to green which means...

Amber alert for blue-green algae at Bray Park Weir

Tweed Shire Council are assuring residents that the mains water supply for Tweed Shire remains drinkable despite the amber alert for blue-green algae for...

Blue-green algae alert at Clarrie Hall Dam and Bray Park Weir

The amber alert for Clarrie Hall Dam has been downgraded to green and a green alert has now been issued for Bray Park Weir.

19 archaeological sites to be inundated by dam

Tweed Shire Council say that the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed raising of Clarrie Hall Dam has met a milestone with completion last week of the cultural heritage excavations.

There is no life without water: time to save

Yes, the recent rain is wonderful, but acting on water use restrictions must become our usual way of life, at least until the drought is over.

The ‘new gold’-diggers: water ‘miners’, desperate farmers and thirsty councils

As local governments across the Northern Rivers announce increased water restrictions, more regional politicians are backing an end to water extraction for the bottled water industry.

Water restrictions likely by Christmas for the Tweed

The council’s target is for residents to use 160 litres per person per day.

Understanding the impact of raising Clarrie Hall Dam

Aquatic habitat in Doon Doon Creek and the Tweed River will be mapped over the next year by scientists from EcoLogical who are looking at how the raising of Clarrie Hall Dam may impact on fish and other aquatic species.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.