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Drones not detonation

The extraordinary popularity of the Vivid light shows in Sydney has exploded this year, but quietly, thanks to the...

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Byron Open Mic at Yulli’s

Byron’s newest Open Mic afternoon is on every Sunday at Yulli’s on Carlyle St.  Yulli’s want to welcome all acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters to come on down and showcase their talent.

Wiggle it for the solstice

A full moon ‘Winter Wiggle’ is on Saturday as the solstice tribe connect. They will be rocking Durrumbul Hall from 6pm till midnight with local legendary DJs: Pob, Halo, Ria Listic and 4 Eyes; plus special guests Daddy Issues  – making a road trip from the Central Coast; and Avaxa – will be slipping in a wiggle in her world festival schedule, flying up from Melbourne.

Budding young musicians hit the stage at Byron Farmers Market

There will be a special appearance at Byron Farmers Market tomorrow morning! Along with the freshest locally-grown produce, the...

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Yes, peace is the solution

Both Duncan Shipley-Smith and John Scrivener yet again display the same responses that I talk about over, and over...

Drones not detonation

The extraordinary popularity of the Vivid light shows in Sydney has exploded this year, but quietly, thanks to the...

Stories about "Cobaki Creek":

Call to recognise value of wetlands and stop developing floodplains

The clearing of the flood prone development site at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads appears to have been completed by developers MAAS Group Holdings who then pulled out from the site on 24 April. 

Stopping legacy developments on floodplains no easy task for councils

The risk that legacy and zombie development approvals on floodplains represent is significant, yet local councils appear hamstrung to take any real action on the issue without significant financial risks to individual councils. 

Floodplain DAs remain a risk for councils as state government slow to respond to Flood Inquiry

The state government continues to say that councils have the ability to deal with problematic floodplain development approvals, but the evidence seems to say otherwise. So why won't the take action?

KRPA calls for action on legacy floodplain DAs – now

Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association has called for action, rather than more talk, on the dangers of approved legacy and zombie development applications on floodplains. 

Developer MAAS continues work on Cobaki Creek sit despite ‘cease work’ order by Tweed Council

The continued clearing taking place by Dubbo developer MAAS at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads on the Cobaki Estuary of Tweed River continues to leave residents frustrated.

Developer MAAS ignores Tweed Council request to ‘cease’ clearing operations at Tweed Heads

Last year Maas Group Properties from Dubbo bought the 15ha site at 60 Tringa Street for $20M+. It is a 37-lot legacy subdivision from...

Why is Tweed Council’s report on developers habitat destruction in Tweed Heads confidential?

The recent destruction of bushland and koala habitat along the Cobaki Creek at Tweed Heads where the Dubbo developer MAAS has moved in and started clearing the site without the correct approvals in place has highlighted the failure of the State government to reassess potential risks of these legacy, or zombie, floodplain developments. 

Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek

A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Yes, peace is the solution

Both Duncan Shipley-Smith and John Scrivener yet again display the same responses that I talk about over, and over and over again. They do...

Teething problem

I think it’s really stupid and potentially dangerous that the concept of an absorption period of charging a lead acid battery has been transferred...

Rising Tide activists head to Justine Elliot’s office with kayaks

Today saw just over 40 people kayak from John Follent Park in Tweed Heads to Faux Park in South Tweed, before walking close to a one km with their kayaks to the Labor Member for Richmond's Office to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects.