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Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites....

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Mullum’s Wimbledon tennis day, July 28

Mullumbimby Tennis Club are having their annual Wimbledon Day on Sunday, July 28, commencing from 10.30am. Organisers say, ‘The community...

Healthy lifestyle program for Lismore and Tweed families

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that families can access support to build healthy habits together, including tips and assistance for getting active, healthy eating and overall wellbeing.

BayFM lands major grant 

Independent local radio station, BayFM 99.9, has received a major grant from the Community Broadcasting Foundation, enabling it to plan big for the future. 

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Regional ratios rollout NSW begins in Lismore

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the announcement of nurse-to-patient ratios at two regional NSW hospitals but has expressed concern over the pace of the phased rollout.

Mullum’s future water supply Q&A

In the same week public submissions were published largely against Council staff plans to decommission Mullum’s local water supply in favour of bulk supplier Rous (see page 1), Greens Council candidates are calling for a pause on the decision until after the September 14 local government elections. 

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Work begins on Gidjuum Gulganyi Walk

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has announced today that the construction on the Gidjuum Gulganyi Walk is now underway.

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Nightcap National Park

Yesterday a group of invited guests were treated to a very special event as part of the  40th anniversary of Nightcap National Park at the Rummery Park campground near Minion Falls.

Tweed-Byron hinterland walk masterplan on exhibition

Plans for a multi-day 36km walk from Mount Jerusalem National Park, near Uki, to Minyon Falls are now on public exhibition. 

Woman rescued from base of Minyon Falls

Emergency service personal spent four hours carrying a injured woman after she slipped and fell at the base of Minyon Falls last week. The 43-year-old...

Second Minyon Falls fire could be arson again

The National Parks and Wildlife Service that the Rummery Park campground near the Minyon Falls fireground is open but is only accessible via Nightcap Range Road. The falls lookout, picnic ground and walking tracks remain closed.

Grass fires sound alarm for fire season

The Rural Fire Service has called for people exercising fire permits to be extra vigilant over the next few days after two fires got out of control in the Tweed on Tuesday.

Minyon Loop walking track closed again

Just a week after it reopened following a deliberately lit fire, the Minyon Loop walking track in Nightcap National Park has been closed again due to an increased forecast bushfire risk.

Minyon Falls fire ‘deliberately lit’

The National Parks and Wildlife Service believes the fire that burnt out 150 hectares of pristine Nightcap National Park and closed the popular Minyon Falls was set by firebugs. Roads to and through the Minyon Falls area will be open from tomorrow however the Minyon Loop walking track will remain closed.

Bushfire in Nightcap National Park closes Minyon Falls

A bushfire that may have been deliberately lit in Nightcap National Park on Sunday has yet to be extinguished. It has closed access to the popular tourist attraction of Minyon Falls.

Pictures of alleged fraudsters released

Police investigating theft and fraud offences in the Murwillumbah area have released CCTV images of two people they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.

45 search and rescue missions in June on Northern Rivers

Marine Rescue NSW saw a drop in search and rescue missions this June compared to last year, however, it was still their second-busiest June ever.

Veterans honoured for their service

On July 11, the Byron Bay RSL sub-branch held an inaugural memorial service to officially recognise the veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.