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NSW Farmers want to plants food to get their hands off ‘meat’

NSW Farmers are calling for clarification of the vocabulary for alternative proteins and they have submitted a motion to the Senate Standing Committee to review the use of meat vocabulary on plant-based products.

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Why are there so many vaccinated people in hospital?

It may be confronting to hear there are more vaccinated people than unvaccinated people in hospital – but it’s actually a good thing.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

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.

The year 2000

I must answer David Heilpern. Remember 2000, how the computers were all to fail on NYE? How could so...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: We are not for sale

It seems content creators are running out of ideas to make cheap TV. It’s amazing what you can come up with when you lose your ethics! Here’s a few quick pitches: How about a show about chubby rich women trying to drop weight by living in Ethiopia with a malnourished family for six weeks? No?

Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.

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Murwillumbah to get $144,000 for CCTV

Last night saw Tweed Shire Council agree to spend $144,000 on CCTV cameras in Murwillumbah’s Knox Park.

Knox Park makeover gets youthful kick of approval

A $1.58 million makeover for Murwillumbah’s Knox Park youth precinct is now complete and young skateboarders who tested the new skate ramp last week gave it the thumbs up.

Tweed invites all to celebrate the great outdoors

To celebrate the great outdoors and natural beauty abounding in the Tweed Valley as part of Park Week 2016, a free skateboard workshop for beginners, plus yoga and story-telling, will be among a number of activities offered at Murwillumbah’s Knox Park on Sunday.

Tree falls on picnic table as kids play at Murwillumbah

A tree affected by rot which crashed onto a picnic table at Murwillumbah’s new playground at Knox Park on Saturday could have killed several children, according to Tweed shire’s deputy mayor Gary Bagnall.

Lions club member’s generosity helps Murwillumbah youth

The generosity of former Murwillumbah resident, the late Ted Navin, and a new community hub in the town which he helped make a reality were both celebrated recently.

Park upgrade ‘will destroy bird habitat’

A $1 million plan to upgrade Murwillumbah's Knox Park over the next few years to make it more user-friendly, including a complete makeover of its popular pond, will destroy a popular bird-watching area, according to some councillors.

Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has put in place a plan to deal with the cane toad population in the area. Along with the not-for-profit organisation Watergum, Tweed Shire has launched a project for collecting toads that will begin in October.

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.

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.