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The election of a former councillor and anti-high rise candidate, who bagged the seventh and final seat on Tweed Shire Council after yesterday's knife-edge preference distribution, has narrowly tipped the balance of power to a progressive majority.
Tomorrow’s Tweed Shire Council election is shaping up to be a two-way fight between a consortium of National Party backed groups and a loose alliance of community-inspired groups, all vying for control of the seven-seats up for grabs in local government.
Beth Shelley, secretary, Northern Rivers Railway Action Group, Booerie Creek. The public has been misinformed about the cost of rail services on the Casino to Murwillumbah railway line. We are campaigning for a commuter rail service on the line with an extension to the Tweed and then to Coolangatta to connect to the Gold Coast light rail.
Stephen Lloyd, Murwillumbah. The local Tweed council election is coming with up a whole truckload of aspiring councillors and quite a few crackers.
Stephanie Deane, Tweed Heads. Re 'Nats in renewed bid to win majority at Tweed Poll' in Echonetdaily yesterday. It's no surprise that the National Party is fielding more groups in the upcoming election. Perhaps they are feeling under threat from Independent community candidates.
Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill
A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.