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What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

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Hearing Australia urges action on workplace hearing loss  

With more than 1.1 million Australians continuing to be exposed to harmful noise levels in the workplace, Hearing Australia is urging workers to protect their ears from dangerously loud sounds.

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between...

Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

Just us, with the wild goat

Simon Haslam I don’t know if you can recall one of those luminous moments in your life when it just...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Confessions of an Ugly Sister

I like myself. It’s taken a long time to realise that I’m okay; to stop measuring myself against benchmarks where I always come up short. Obviously not literally. I’m a tall person. Tall people are perceived as confident and powerful and capable. It’s how I see myself.

What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

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Call for pause on approved developments on flood prone land

As development pressure has continued it has led to the filing in of low-lying areas. The impact that this is having on existing housing, especially as climate change takes effect through ‘unprecedented’ flooding, has led to a call to ‘pause’ development in flood-prone areas. 

Independent review of development on flood-prone land welcomed in Tweed Shire

As we look around the Northern Rivers there is no shortage of evidence of the dangers of building on floodplains and many people are welcoming NSW Planning Minister Anthony Roberts' announcement of an independent review of development in flood-prone parts of the state. 

Planning Minister’s support sought to protect Cudgen State Significant Farmland from development

At last night's Tweed Council meeting there was a late, urgent Mayoral Minute seeking the Planning Minister's support in relation to the controversial $250m...

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.

Kingscliff RPA bringing it all back home

One of the Tweed Shire’s oldest residents’ associations is celebrating a long-awaited return to the Kingscliff Community Hall.

Lismore at the HART of helping transport needs

It is challenging enough when you need to get around to medical appointments let alone if you don’t have access to transport. 

Road access from Bilambil Heights to Tweed Heads via Scenic Drive restored

The significant washout of two sections of Scenic Drive during the devastating flood of February–March left the route inaccessible.

$700,000 on offer to Northern Rivers charities

With the key focus areas of health, young people and social wellbeing Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has $700,000 available to not-for-profit and community groups.

Bluesfest offers Doobies as one and three day tickets go on sale?

Bluesfest has announced that The Doobie Brothers will be bringing their 50th Anniversary Tour to the festival stage on closing night of the 2023 festival weekend.