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Protests against Violet CoCo’s 15 months imprisonment

On Friday environment activist Violet CoCo faced the Magistrates Court, at the Downing Centre in Sydney for peacefully protesting climate inaction. She was sentenced to  15 months imprisonment, with a non-parole period of eight months for engaging in non-violent protest.

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Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Climate change a threat to local Gondwana rainforest mountain frogs

A new Southern Cross University study predicts that two species of mountain frogs located on the NSW/Queensland border are on track to be extinct by 2055.

Dogs – stay out 

Byron’s Main Beach and playground is a no-dog area. About ten signs clearly state this and unless someone is...

Natural burial site found unsuitable

The long-standing plan to create a natural burial ground for locals who want to be buried sustainably has hit a major hurdle, with the site favoured for this use found to be completely unsuitable.

Council imposes development restrictions on Linnaeus

The plan to rezone part of Broken Head’s Linnaeus Estate in a bid to prevent further development proposals on the site has taken a step forward, with Byron councillors unanimously supporting the move.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

Sausage sizzle and traffic raised over new Tweed Bunnings site

Cr Polglase has flagged 'traffic' as the major problem if Tweed Bunnings doubles in size and relocates.

Dry Dock Road Hotel in South Tweed to be restricted to midnight 

The development application for building and operation of Dry Dock Road Hotel in Tweed Heads South was approved at yesterday‘s Tweed Shire Council meeting with several conditions.

Tonight’s Tweed Council meeting: 4am gambling and who’s on what committee

Tweed Shire Council will be gathering for the second meeting of the new council from 3pm this afternoon, a planning meeting followed by the Council meeting.

Onsite build of manufactured homes in South Tweed deferred

The estimated $13,800,000 manufactured home development slated for 30 Fraser Drive, Tweed Heads South was seeking to build the houses onsite rather than offsite as required by the legislation.

Police seek assistance to locate missing teen – Tweed Heads

Police are seeking help from the public to locate a teenage boy missing from the Tweed Heads area.

Multi-vehicle crash – Tweed Heads South

Police say they are waiting to speak with the driver of an SUV involved in a multi-vehicle crash at Tweed Heads yesterday.

Four charged as Tweed/Byron PD target stolen vehicles and goods

Four people have been arrested as part of a Tweed/Byron Police District operation targeting vehicle and goods theft.

Armed robbery at Tweed Heads South servo

Police are seeking a blond Caucasian man in his 30s following a hold-up at a service station in Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South, in broad daylight yesterday.

Gun found near stolen car after Tweed police chase

Five people have been charged after a gun was found near a stolen car following a police pursuit at Tweed Heads South on Tuesday morning.

Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers.