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Floodplain developments major concern for Kingscliff, Tumbulgum and Chinderah communities

Concerned community representatives for Kingscliff, Tumbulgum and Chinderah communities met with Member for Tweed Geoff Provest last Friday to discuss the risks of approved but yet to built developments on flood prone land.

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Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

Great waves on offer for the Evans Head Malibu Classic

The 30th annual Evans Head Malibu Classic was run last weekend with clean one metre-plus waves on offer right...

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

Pay Parking push is back on for Bruns, Mullum 

The perennial push by Council to deploy pay parking in Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby was voted through at last week’s meeting – all with the support of every councillor except Alan Hunter.

Police pursuit after ute and motorbike stolen

NSW Police were at Pat Smith Park in Dulguigan, after reports a motorcycle had been stolen. As they arrived two males fled the scene, one on a motorcycle and the other in an Isuzu utility. The utility failed to stop for police and a pursuit was initiated.

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Pedestrian hospitalised after Pacific Highway accident

A male pedestrian has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital following an accident with a vehicle on the Pacific Motorway at Tintenbar just before 6am this morning.

Accident closes Pacific Highway in both directions

Updated, 3pm: The Traffic Management Centre reports that all lanes of the Pacific Highway are now open at Mororo, north of Grafton, after an earlier car and motorcycle crash.

Man hospitalised after M1 motorway crash

A man in his 40s has been airlifted to hospital after the VW Tiguan he was driving collided with a Kia Sorento in the southbound lane of the Pacific Highway around 2.30pm Sunday afternoon.

Two injured in cascading accidents on Pacific Highway

Two people were injured, one seriously, in separate crashes less than a kilometre apart near on the M1 Pacific Highway near Clothiers Creek on Friday (August 10).

Northbound lanes now open at Ewingsdale

The diversion via Hinterland Way and Myocum Road has been lifted following a crash near Ewingsdale.

Pacific Motorway closed at Chinderah after truck crash

All southbound lanes of the M1 Pacific Motorway are closed near Chinderah due to a two-truck crash.

Man dies after Broadwater crash

A man has died after a two-vehicle crash near on the Pacific Highway at Broadwater on Friday (March 9).

Truck crash affects motorway traffic at Bangalow

The Pacific Motorway southbound has been partially closed following a accident near Bangalow Road.

Two dead in horror smash on Pacific Highway

The Pacific Highway has reopened after a horror crash in which two people have died and another three people were injured – one critically – yesterday afternoon (Monday December 11).

Motorcyclist dies in Maclean truck collision

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a truck at Maclean, with the accident closing the Pacific Highway. 


How to weave yarns and community this weekend

Beginner and advanced basket weavers have a chance to develop their skills under master tutelage this weekend in Ballina with thanks to the Northern Rivers Community Gallery.

Celebration as Farrelly House reopens in Lismore

On Tuesday to the relief and joy of dozens of Lismore folk, Farrelly House, the home of Red Inc. and the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS), reopened on Magallan Street.

A journey of a step or two

Apart from organic shiraz, my latest investment in health is this mini-stepper, or ‘massage stepper’ as they call it in the country of origin.

Tweed Council leads the way for responsible dog ownership

The reality is that if you let your dog off-leash in areas where there is native wildlife from birds to wallabies they will disturb nesting sites and potentially attack, maim and kill wildlife, regardless of how much you love them.