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With avocados, farmer fresh is best

There are many different avocado varieties, but walk around the supermarket and you might get the impression there is...

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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.

COVID fragments in Byron’s sewage – have symptoms? Get tested

Do you live in Byron Bay, Wategos, Suffolk Park, Sunrise, or Broken Head? If you have any COVID symptoms or have potentially been exposed get tested.

The new Wollumbin stamp that doesn’t feature Wollumbin…

When Australia Post’s new volcano series was proudly unveiled last week it included an image labelled ‘Wollumbin Mt Warning NSW’.

About us, without us

Many of us in the Byron Market community feel completely betrayed by the councillors who last week voted to move us again, like an unwanted jigsaw piece.

Spyware unplugged – New software attacks cast a light on cybersecurity

A major investigation conducted by news organisations has found that governments around the world may have been spied on by a malicious software called Pegasus.

Our water future – Rous County Council

Hugh Nicholson, The Channon A spokesperson for Our Future Northern Rivers (OFNR), explains clearly why the OFNR position on water...

Stories about "Tweed koalas":

Koala advocate is Tweed Citizen of the Year

Murwillumbah local Jenny Hayes was named the 2020 Tweed Shire Citizen of the Year at Tuesday’s Australia Day Awards and Citizenship ceremony. The award recognises...

Koalas destined for extinction – unless we do something

Lismore’s Friends of the Koala says it’s not too late to prevent koalas going extinct in the wild on the North Coast – but our window of opportunity is rapidly closing.

Tweed’s Kings Forest open day: Monday June 11

An open day at the Kings Forest development site in Tweed Shire this Monday, June 11 will be considering the possible relocation of the new Tweed Valley Hospital site to this location.

Not only koalas will benefit from Phil’s tree planting

Round Mountain property owner Phil Weinthal believes the success of his involvement in a local koala tree-planting program will not be limited to the return of the beloved marsupials.

EPA stops logging at Limpinwood for inspection

Tweed Shire Council has found unauthorised clearing in the Environmental Protection Zone in Limpinwood by landowner, Hewittville Holdings.

Limpinwood logging destroying koala habitat

Limpinwood residents have been raising concerns regarding the logging that has commenced on over 800 acres of highly significant native forest that is affecting...

Koalas are not political footballs

Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville If Labor's Justine Elliott and Reece Byrnes are genuinely concerned about the welfare of our endangered Tweed Coast koalas, why did they...

MPs urge sports-field relocation to protect Tweed koalas

The NSW Greens have called for bipartisan support to relocate the controversial sports field at Black Rocks in Pottsville in order to protect the Tweed Coast's dwindling koala population.

The end of the Koala? Concert in Pottsville

Save the koalas and find an alternative site for Pottsville's men shed? Join in the local concert aimed at raising awareness of the koala and men's shed needs this weekend at Pottsville beach from 10am.

Call to halt Black Rocks celebrations

Dave Norris, president, Threatened Species Conservation Society Inc Dear P&DMS members and convoy co-organiser, We note that P&DMS and others have organised a convoy on 26/2/2017, terminating...

Ink Gin still a winner

S Haslam Has it already been six years since I first saw a demonstration of the curious colour-changing properties of the innovative Ink Gin at...

Magnificent sporting prowess and flag pride after 2021 NAIDOC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people also shone in the sporting arena during NAIDOC 2021. 

Independent councillor calls for online voting

A manageable and easy-to-navigate system was necessary, Cr Allsop said, one that allowed 'equal presence for all candidates'.

Byron Farmers Markets temporarily moved to make way for COVID clinic

The Byron Farmers Market is to be held opposite Elements resort on Bayshore Drive this week, while health authorities use the Cavanbah Centre for a drive-through COVID testing service.