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Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Ross Kendall Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles...

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Pro rail groups join to rally on Thursday

Four local groups have banded together and will host a rally calling for urgent consultation on the removal of the train tracks on the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek rail corridor.

NSW Govt overhauls Crown land management 

A management plan that will impact approximately 42 per cent, or around 34 million hectares of NSW, has been announced by the NSW government.

Interview with The Buckleys

Sitting with The Buckleys, you know they are siblings. They have this natural ease and fluidity with each other. A lack of self-consciousness. A lot of love, but you also know they keep each other in check.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

The ghost in the archives #7

On June 19 thirty years ago came the front-page news that Mullumbimby was to have a levee bank, a decision later reversed, obviously. Councillors made the decision without a public meeting beforehand.

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

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Gold Coast Airport pollution ‘could have spread 20km’

Tweed District Residents & Ratepayers Association president Lindy Smith has accused Gold Coast Airport and Airservices Australia of ‘deliberately obfuscating’ over pollution from toxic firefighting foam that has leached into surface and groundwater around the airport.

Bid to stop Gold Coast airport works shot down

A bid by Tweed mayor Katie Milne calling on the federal and state governments to stop clearing and earthworks for the controversial instrument landing system at Gold Coast Airport was shot down last night.

Gold Coast Airport encroachment

Lindy Smith, Tweed Heads. A further incident of a near miss at Gold Coast Airport (GCA) to add to others in recent times must not be ignored.

Greens want details of airport’s toxic chemicals released

The Greens have stepped up their calls for action to deal with contamination at the Gold Coast Airport after a report from the US Environmental Protection Agency has added further concerns about toxic firefighting chemicals used at the site.

Hiding the facts behind airport’s landing system

Lindy Smith, Tweed Heads. Following the approval of Gold Coast Airport’s (GCA) Instrument Landing System (ILS), which secures a development footprint on the NSW Crown Reserve for Public Recreation/Conservation and new 18km flight path over the Gold Coast urban area, we now have confirmation of what GCA is really up to.

Airport managers urged to release contamination details

Gold Coast Airport management has been urged to immediately release details of the levels of toxic contaminants in run-off from airport land.

Gold Coast airport-expansion site contaminated

Opponents of Gold Coast Airport’s controversial runway expansion plan have called for an immediate halt to the plan after it was revealed toxic chemicals have contaminated the land on the NSW side of the border where a new instrument landing system (ILS) is set to be built.

Community alliance fights Gold Coast airport plans

Community groups alarmed at the controversial expansion of Gold Coast Airport runway set to destroy a large swathe of Crown wetland in NSW and increase air-traffic noise over homes in the Tweed are holding a public meeting on Monday.

Tweed locals fear more noise if airport curfew lifted

Tweed residents under or near the Gold Coast Airport flight path fear a review of existing curfews will  lead to more night flights and...

Labor helps block move for Gold Coast airport probe

A move in the senate yesterday aimed at deferring the federal government’s controversial approval for an instrument landing system (ILS) for Coolangatta airport was blocked after Labor joined the coalition to defeat it.

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very banana benders themselves, and it’s...

Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability of quality local produce –...

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds to provide education to children...

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are hosting a fiesta on Sunday...