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Road access from Bilambil Heights to Tweed Heads via Scenic Drive restored

The significant washout of two sections of Scenic Drive during the devastating flood of February–March left the route inaccessible.

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Just us, with the wild goat

Simon Haslam I don’t know if you can recall one of those luminous moments in your life when it just...

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.

The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

What drainage works can residents expect?

With a third La Niña now underway, The Echo asked Council’s Director Infrastructure Services, Phil Holloway, what flood-affected residents can expect regarding drainage maintenance.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

Businesses launch campaign against holiday let policy

Businesses who say they would be adversely impacted by Council’s proposal to cap holiday letting to 90 days have gone on the offensive by launching a PR campaign.

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Life upon pumice, drifting to us from NZ trenches

Pumice. You have probably seen some along the tide line at the beach. But where are they from and what lives on them?

$700,000 on offer to Northern Rivers charities

With the key focus areas of health, young people and social wellbeing Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has $700,000 available to not-for-profit and community groups.

Bluesfest offers Doobies as one and three day tickets go on sale?

Bluesfest has announced that The Doobie Brothers will be bringing their 50th Anniversary Tour to the festival stage on closing night of the 2023 festival weekend. 

Byron Shire floodplain risks to be highlighted to NSW premier

Byron Shire Council have recognised 1,454 flood-affected homes in Byron Shire that could benefit from the government’s much touted assistance via its Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation.

Native treats found in Broken Head

Auntie’s Cafe has now opened in Broken Head Holiday Park and is serving a delicious menu inspired by local native foods.