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Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

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Controversial Iron Gates development open for comment on 24 September

The community has 30 days to comment on the latest amended DA for the controversial Iron Gates development at Evans Head before it goes before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel once again.

Cartoon of the week – 22 September, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

How is RT-PCR used to diagnose COVID-19?

It’s fast, reliable and full of lines – but might look different to the PCR you learned about in school.

Mandatory mask

Mandatory mask wearing is not working. Supermarkets can’t seem to enforce this, unfortunately. If like me, you see a...

Bioenergy facility

Council continued to downplay the noise from trucks associated with the proposed bioenergy plant in last week’s Echo. This is...

Are developers threatening court action over controversial Iron Gates development?

Using the Land and Environment Court (L&EC) to exclude effective public dialogue on development appears to, once again, be being used to drive forward development in the Northern Rivers.

Stories about "Firearms":

Man in court after firearms seized in Tweed Heads

Police say a man will appear in court today charged after several firearms and firearms parts were seized from a unit in Tweed Heads.

Man threatened with firearm – Chinderah

Police say a man has been charged after allegedly threatening another man with a firearm on Friday at Chinderah.

Man charged following search warrant – Cudgera Creek 

A man has been charged following a search warrant at Cudgera Creek in the state’s far north.

Man with sawn-off gun arrested in DUI pursuit

Police chasing a man driving over the speed limit near Urbenville have charged him with driving an unregistered vehicle, being over the blood alcohol limit, driving while disqualified and being in possession of a shortened firearm.

Elderly man charged over illegal guns

A 78-year-old man will appear in Ballina Local Court next month after police seized a number of firearms from a property at Tuckombil on Wednesday.

Firearms stolen at Goonellabah

Police are appealing for information after two firearms were stolen from a home in Goonellabah last week. The two guns, a Stoeger rifle and a...

Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

The number of Byron 'venues of concern' associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has increased.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that should be the end of...