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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Great soil at Summit

Victoria Cosford Creative writing was what Ryan Bruin had his heart set on. He had planned to go to university...

Indigenous league carnival at the Cavanbah Centre

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The...

WAR wins another rugby premiership

WAR’s Dan Damen shoots through the Bangalow defence to claim a try in Saturday’s grand final. Photo Vicki Kerry Wollongbar...

Students in the dark about milk production

NSW Farmers says an Australian university study has discovered four in five primary school students have no idea how modern milk is produced.

The Billys of Bangalow fly again

It was nothing but glorious spring weather for the Bangalow Billycart Derby on Sunday where the main drag was blocked off for a spectacular race day.

Native bush damage

The recent drain clearing in Bayside Brunswick, while most welcome, has resulted in significant destruction to native vegetation on...

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Residents raise flood risk issues over Tweed Council agreement with Gales Holdings

The floods of February and March have highlighted the dangers of building on floodplains and residents of Kingscliff, Chinderah and Tumbulgan brought their concerns to the Tweed Council’s extraordinary meeting on July 7. They asked the council to hold off from entering an agreement with developer Gales Holdings on the West Kingscliff development that impacts the floodplain. 

M1 and flooding: Tweed Council writes to minister while class action election campaigning starts

The old Pacific Hiway was dangerous, narrow and needed to be upgraded but in the process of building the M1 the government didn’t just cut coastal koalas from hinterland koalas, they also appear to have created flooding issues according to many locals from Woodburn to Tweed. 

Tumbulgum flood update

An SES Order says Tumbulgum and Surrounding Areas need to Evacuate by 7am.

Two charged following alleged pursuit – Tumbulgum

Two men have been charged following an alleged police pursuit in Tumbulgum in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

SES – Tumbulgum evacuation order

Tumbulgam and surrounding areas have been advised by the SES to evacuate now. 

Have your say on road design to improve Tumbulgum exit

Tweed Shire Council have announced they are seeking feedback from the community on its plans to improve safety at the intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive (north) at Tumbulgum.

Will Tweed Council object to gold mining?

Former Tweed Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Katie Milne, is seeking support from other councillors to object ‘in the strongest terms to the Exploration (Minerals) Licence Application ELA 6115 in the Tweed Shire’ at this afternoons extraordinary meeting.

The wind in Dey’s sails

Local councillor and Richmond River Sailing Club member Duncan Dey took 4th place in the Annual Tumbulgum Passage Marathon Race along the Tweed River...

Woman killed in crash at Tumbulgum

A woman was killed this afternoon (Wednesday) after the station she was driving was involved in a collision with a light truck on Tweed Valley Way at Tumbulgum.

Girls approached by strangers at Tumbulgum

Police have appealed for witnesses after four girls were approached while playing at a school, south west of Tweed Heads yesterday.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.