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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Rail trail

Peter Finch, East Lismore At last someone else has put their hand up to question the fluffery and misinformation surrounding...

Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Fears Murwillumbah will lose health services

Reclassifying Murwillumbah from a regional to a metropolitan categorisation has been criticised by both local councillors and federal MP Justine Elliot who say it will negatively impact on health services in the town.

Provest’s political point-scoring

Lynn Dickinson, Pottsville According to the NSW Government website, ‘under Section 220 of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) a council is a body corporate. ...

Katie Milne as Tweed Mayor for another two years

Tweed Greens Councillor Milne has been returned as Mayor for another two years while independent Councillor Chris Cherry was elected unopposed to the position of Deputy Mayor.

Tweed Council rejects Adani

Tweed Council rejected any dealings with the Adani Carmichael mine and its associates at last nights council meeting but not everyone was in favour.

Mayor opens Tweed’s first new affordable home

Tweed mayor Katie Milne opened a new affordable home in Murwillumbah yesterday. The best news is, there are 21 more in the pipeline, thanks to a partnership between Tweed Shire Council and affordable housing agency Horizon Homes.

Tweed’s scenic values eroded

What are we shielding from view? I refer to the article Coast Road’s scenic values threatened: mayor by Luis Feliu in Echonetdaily on November 13. This article highlighted the need for strategic planning to retain the scenic and environmental values of the Tweed Coast road corridor.

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.

New Tweed mayor Katie Milne thinking ahead

Michael McNamara, Tyalgum. I congratulate Greens councillor Katie Milne on being elected as Tweed mayor and also on moving a resolution to ask the council’s bankers to consider not investing in CSG or other fossil fuel projects.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.