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Federal Drive landslip update

Council staff have updated the status of the hinterland Federal landslip that cut access at Federal Drive, north of Federal village on February 28, 2022. The road that connects Federal to Goonengerry has been closed a year this week.

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Stories about "Commonwealth Games":

The Games in Our Pocket

One of our local small schools, The Pocket Public School, is heading to The Commonwealth Games. With the support of their community they secured 75 tickets in the ballot process last year.

Increase of police on the roads for Commonwealth Games

NSW Police are increasing the number of cars and motorcycles to the Tweed Heads area in the lead up to, and during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hundreds defy new rules for drumming at Burleigh

Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) erected a new sign in Justins Park, Burleigh Heads, requiring a permit for drumming, fire twirling and slack lining and threatening those without one with penalties.

Rohinghya to protest at Commonwealth Games

The Queensland Rohingya Community is staging a protest to coincide with the start of the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast to raise awareness of the desperate situation of Rohingya people in Burma.

Spaghetti Circus: from Mullumbimby to the world

Spaghetti Circus have risen to great heights and are now taking a staring role at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Tweed roadworks to coincide with Commonwealth Games

Poorly timed roadworks on Tweed Valley Way have the caught the council on the hop. But that's not all. Council admits there are a spate of other issues likely to delay traffic during the Commonwealth Games next week.

Calling anyone who wants to perform

Have you ever wanted to be part of an opening ceremony? Well now’s your chance. The Commonwealth Games will be held just up the road on the Gold Coast and you can get involved.

TAFE Students are Scotland bound

Kingscliff TAFE has secured a government grant to send ten Diploma of Events students on an international educational tour to attend the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Letters – 1 February 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Cheeky Cabaret returns!

Following the Cheeky season is some incredible live music, including Ella Hooper: Small Town Temple tour, Libby O’Donovan – cabaret singer extraordinaire, Stella Donnelly: Flood Australian tour, Liz Stringer and William Crighton co-headlining in a powerhouse performance, and the house is thrilled to announce the fabulous Tim Rogers & The Twin Set coming in April.

Nudging into a Smarter Summer

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink! 2023’s summer continues with a lineup that’s guaranteed to have you deliciously dancing from the moment you arrive. 

They are Hotshots

The two-hour production is a visual feast, choreographed and developed by Australia’s leading professionals and a hand-picked selection of dreamy guys who will have the ladies up from their chairs, screaming for more, night after night. With a totally interactive production, The Secret Fantasies Tour is the perfect night out with the girls.