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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

How full is that glass?

Cr Alan Hunter, Byron Shire Council Council Staff recommend opposing the proposed changes in the Exempt Development provisions to be considered...

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who...

Editorial: The vulnerable at risk

Most of us would hope that the taxes we pay go towards key areas such as health, education and to supporting the most vulnerable in our community.

Trainspotters

Jillian Spring, Billinudgel In the article –  At a gathering of trainspotters, 21/4/21 by David Lisle, re Tweed Council Rail...

Stories about "highway patrol":

Police on patrol in Bruns

This posse of police cars spotted in Brunswick Heads yesterday is a timely reminder that highway patrol vehicles are out and about during the school holiday period.

Police arrest drivers of two stolen cars

Police have arrested two drivers of allegedly stolen vehicles over the Easter weekend, one of them after a dramatic border car chase.

Qld Commodore hits 200km/h during police pursuit

Police have charged a 29-year-old Queensland man with driving at speeds of up to 200km/h during a highway pursuit on Friday night (January 27). At...

New police highway patrol vehicles being ‘rolled out’

Speedsters watch out! Byron, Tweed and Lismore police have each recently received new highway patrol vehicles intended to crack down on speeding and dangerous drivers

B-double stopped at Tweed could ‘travel at any speed’

A speeding B-double pulled over by NSW highway patrol at Tweed Heads on Wednesday had been modified to ‘travel at any speed’ police say.

Richmond, Tweed roads among state’s most dangerous

Police are today commencing Operation Saturation, focused around the 10 most dangerous local area commands for motor vehicle accidents in the state, including Richmond and Tweed/Byron.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.