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Mick woke up this morning to a great epiphany. So, we’ve decided to forget all our activism, we’re going...

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Eva Ramsey says she will be her own woman on Ballina Council

One of Ballina's new councillors in B Ward is independent Eva Ramsey, who was elected as part of Sharon Cadwallader's team and is joining council for the first time. So why now, and what does she stand for?

First Byron Shire Council meeting postponed

Byron Shire Council’s first meeting of newly minted councillors was to take place today, 20 January, however, the storm of COVID-19 that is taking place across the country led to it being postponed.

Food for thought?

‘The fundamental cause of the trouble,’ he wrote, ‘is that in the modern world, the stupid are cocksure while...

Renew Fest hosts May vigil for grief

Renew Fest will host a weekend-long Vigil For Grief in May 2022, and will return with the festival itself in 2023.

The Lord and that ‘dance’

Two things happened during the last week that perfectly illustrate the federal government’s position on religious discrimination in Australia.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

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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.

Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The First Fleet arrived (including my...

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression, while claiming there are two...

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.