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Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

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Labor promises high school for Pottsville

In the latest stage of a debate that has been raging for more than a decade, NSW Labor has committed to build a new public high school at Pottsville if elected next year.

Refusal of subdivision on Pottsville high-school site defended

Tweed mayor Katie Milne used her casting vote to ensure Tweed Shire Council will defend its recent rejection of a controversial 65-lot housing subdivision on a site long earmarked for a public high school at the fast-growing Pottsville.

Is Provest willfully ignorant over need for Pottsville high school?

Matthew France, Pottsville. Tweed MP Geoff Provest has commented that a high school will not be required for Pottsville even with 20,000 people moving to the Tweed area over the next five years 'as we don’t know how many retirees there will be'.

Minister stands by rejection of high school for Pottsville

NSW education minister Adrian Piccoli has come under attack for refusing to consider supporting a high school for the fast-growing Pottsville area on the Tweed Coast.

Tweed council ‘stays strong’ on keeping site for high school

A decision by Tweed shire councillors to preserve a site at the Seabreeze estate in Pottsville for a high school for the fast-growing community there has been welcomed by locals.

Pottsville high school needed now, MPs told

A proposed state parliamentary inquiry into the closure of public schools in the regions could throw light as to why a long-awaited high school for the fast growing Pottsville area has been ignored, NSW MPs have been told.

Labor promises $40m high school for Pottsville

The NSW Labor opposition has made a bold pitch for support from Tweed Coast communities at the upcoming election with a pledge to build a new $40 million high school at Pottsville which for years locals have campaigned for.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

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Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

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Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

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