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In another Sstate government descent into criminalising protest, to protect their own government’s sabotage of a liveable planet, last...

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Pedal power celebrated at Murwillumbah film night

Those with an interest in films and cycling will be in heaven this Thursday night (August 11) when the Regent Cinema in Murwillumbah hosts the Big Bike Film Night.

Car park housing

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Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

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Tweed Council refuse aged care facility Tweed Heads

The proposed aged care facility at Caloola Drive Tweed Heads (DA20/0712) was refused at the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday.

Secrecy surrounds govt’s Reconstruction Corp

Echo questions remain unanswered around the advisory board appointments for the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation, which the NSW government says will help with ‘rebuilding flood-affected Northern Rivers’. 

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Fears donga plans could force airport closure

A plan being considered by Richmond Valley Council (RVC) to allow housing for road-workers to be built at Evans Head could be the death knell of the town’s memorial aerodrome, its president fears.

‘Hundreds of planes’ for Evans Head Fly-In

This year’s Great Eastern Fly-In is easily largest aviation event held in the region with up to 200 aircraft ready to descend on Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome.

Richmond Valley GM wrong on rates

Dr Richard Gates, president, Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee. I understand that the general manager of Richmond Valley Council spoke on ABC radio this week about the proposed rate rise for the local government area and was heard to say that rates were a 'tax' on property based on value and were not related to services provided.

Big noise around Evans Head

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. So there's a problem with aircraft noise at Tyagarah, but what does the future hold for Evans Head and its aerodrome?

Warbirds descend on Evans Head

The historic Evans Heads aerodrome came alive with the roar of aircraft engines and chatter of aviation buffs on the weekend, just as it has been doing for its annual Great Eastern Fly-In since 1992. Video Sharon Shostak

Aerodrome funding found

The mystery of what became of funding promised for the refurbishment of the Bellman Hangar at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome appears to have been solved .

Flying under the radar at Evans Head

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. During the latest federal election, Kevin Hogan made a wild promise to give $185,000 of Federal money to the new aviation museum at Evans Head if he was elected.

Mullum pods

First, Hans Lovejoy’s article ‘emergency wedged’ was educational, factual and provided valuable information to the community. Michele Grant’s letter (27 July) was emotive overgeneralisations...

Flood residents get $650 from Lismore Council

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today announced that 1,558 residents will receive a grant of $650 from the Lismore Flood Appeal.

Barilaro begs off today’s Upper House committee inquiry

Today's scheduled hearing for the Upper House committee inquiry into the appointment of Mr John Barilaro as Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to the Americas has been cancelled.

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