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Murwillumbah’s Budd Park – what do you want to see there?

Tweed Council is seeking community feedback on a draft concept plan to upgrade Budd Park at Murwillumbah, a popular meeting point beside the Tweed River.

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New Australian Marbles Champion

After a five-year hiatus the battle for the title of Australian Marbles Champion again took place as part of the Old & Gold Festival held in Brunswick Heads last Saturday.

Tweed council call for young tree-huggers

The Tweed Shire Council is inviting high school students in the local government area to participate in the national Speaking 4 the Planet competition on the theme: Trees: the guardians of life. 

Byron’s No Bones welcomes new head chef Bianca Palmer

No Bones Byron Bay is excited to announce the arrival of their new head chef, Bianca Palmer, saying her ‘extensive culinary background and passion for plant-based cuisine are set to bring a fresh wave of innovation to our restaurant.

Help save the Big Scrub rainforest with science

There is only one per cent of the Big Scrub rainforest in Northern New South Wales remaining. This has left what were once mighty rainforests now critically endangered and facing the threat of extinction because of a serious lack of genetic diversity.

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Editorial – Who’s up for reelection in Byron Shire?

Over the coming months, you, dear constituent, will be subjected to local politicians campaigning for the September 14 Council elections. 

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Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Three arrested at NSW-Queensland border protest

Queensland police held a press conference this afternoon about a protest today held on the Gold Coast as anti-lockdown protesters returned to the Griffith Street border checkpoint on the Queensland-New South Wales border for the second week.

CCT Rotary celebrates 75 years of service

A lot of people would be a lot worse off if it wasn't for their local Rotary club and week the Currumbin-Coolangatta-Tweed Rotary Club celebrated a major milestone of seventy-five years of service to the community.

Light rail study for Tweed

A $1m study into the possibility of a light rail connection between Tweed Heads and Coolangatta has been announced by the NSW Liberal-Nationals government.

Making a difference, one piece of rubbish at a time

It has been five months since Aydan threw his mobile in a bucket of water and set off on a mission to clean the world.

Inaugural Diversity Walk comes to Tweed and Coolangatta

Celebrating love, headspace Tweed Heads and the Compass LGBTIQAP+ Youth Network are hosting Tweed and Coolangatta's inaugural Diversity Walk on Saturday.

Parko and the Margaret River Pro

Coolangatta surfer Joel Parkinson won his Round 5 heat yesterday in the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro at The Box in Western Australia.

Homecoming for our Sunnyboys

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpJrtCmcoq0 Eve Jeffery On 22 April 2012, for the first time in 21 years, all four original members of Sydney band, Sunnyboys, walked on stage at...

Billabong Pro in Rio

Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Rio at Barra da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, has been played out and ASP World Champion...

Cooly still rocking’ on

Following the great success of the 2011 and 2012 festivals, Cooly Rocks On is on again from May 31 to June 10, 2013, with...

Ballina Council join study to understand water use

Ballina Council has joined Bathurst, Dubbo and the Murray River Council areas to participate in a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology that aims to identify how people use water across regional NSW. 

Call for immediate ban on logging in the proposed Great Koala National Park 

There will be no more koalas in the wild in NSW by 2050 if we don’t take action to preserve their habitat, according to a NSW state parliamentary inquiry in 2020, but the Nature Conservation Council say NSW Labor still isn’t doing enough.

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Police make arrest over Wallum protests

Save Wallum protectors, a NSW MLC and a retired magistrate have questioned the use of police resources after those supporting efforts to save rare ecological heathland in Brunswick Heads from urban development were contacted by Tweed-Byron Police Detectives.