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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Cinema: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

In the sequel to Marvel’s Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa, the Black Panther and the...

Police investigate pedestrian death at Burleigh Heads

The Queensland Police forensic crash unit is investigating after a pedestrian died at Burleigh Heads overnight (November 20).

Vegetation key to minimising landslip risk

The impacts of landslides have been a little lost in the conversations around the devastating floods that took place in the Northern Rivers in February and March this year, but it is essential that we recognise the impact they have had, and will continue to have.

Ballina council staff call for waste reduction project funding

Ballina Shire Council staff have drafted a new policy allowing for the funding of new projects tackling waste reduction in the shire.

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst...

Appeal to locate man missing from Lismore area

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Lismore area.

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Tweed Councillors briefed today on controversial $250m development for Kingscliff

Controversial $250m health precinct proposal on State Significant Farmland in Tweed faces significant community opposition as the developer presents its case to council today.

Murwillumbah school amalgamation not a land grab says Provest

Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest has responded to claims by Federal Labor MP Justine Elliot claiming that the school amalgamation from four to one in Murwillumbah is a cost cutting exercise as ‘just plain wrong’ and ‘malicious’.

Provest’s political point-scoring

Lynn Dickinson, Pottsville According to the NSW Government website, ‘under Section 220 of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) a council is a body corporate. ...

Accusations heat up over Tweed Hospital site

The debate over the process and final location of the new Tweed Hospital site continues as the Nationals and Labor accuse each other of putting politics before the people.

More police needed, say Labor

A petition by NSW Labor calling for more police for the Tweed was launched last week, and follows on from previous sparring by Labor and the Nationals over policing numbers in the region.

New Tweed hospital meeting delayed as community feedback sought

Reports by the Gold Coast Bulletin that there would be security guards at the next public meeting regarding the site of the Tweed Valley Hospital prompted a scathing response from NSW Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord yesterday.

Support for drug addicted youth

The Buttery has received $257,000 to assist young people aged 10 to 19 with drug and alcohol problems to help them get earlier access to treatment.

Calls to release information on for sites considered for the Tweed Valley Hospital

The Greens are keeping up the pressure to release information on all the sites considered for the Tweed Valley Hospital after community raises concerns regarding selected site.

MP George promises meeting with Upton over illegal logging

Following the illegal logging that has taken place near Limpinwood representatives of several community organisations met on Monday with Thomas George, MP, at his Lismore offices to discuss the future of logging in native forests.

Protect koalas and world heritage site this Thursday

A demonstration has been sparked for this Thursday by the destruction of high value forest and koala habitat through illegal logging and road building in Environment Protection Zones (EPZ) near Limpinwood, between Chillingham and Tyalgum.

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an attempt to justify the unjustifiable.  Marc...

Emergency radio tower

An emergency radio tower is proposed for Teales Lookout, Koonyum Range. It is proposed by the telco authority via Catalyst One Pty Ltd, via Amalgamotion...

Ballina water supply

A recent Echo article regarding Rous County Council’s plans to access Alstonville ground water through bores for its Future Water Project 2060 via an...

For the record

Since early January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started, when the world population started to be informed of the new health danger facing everybody,...