A number of effective management strategies are paying off as the number of breeding pairs of bush stone-curlews in the Tweed shire increases to 26.
Twelve young indigenous children in the Tweed are showing their natural talent for tennis under a free, eight-week coaching program which has given them a chance of a lifetime to become champions in the game.
I am saddened that there are some who oppose Tweed Shire Council supporting the fundamental human right to marry.
Tweed Shire Council has conceded there may have been some impacts on the Hastings Points coastal foreshore and residents’ amenity during the recent controversial filming of a major Hollywood movie on the township’s scenic headland.
A long-planned country-roots music festival for Murwillumbah which aimed to put the town on the international music map has again been canned.
Massive and controversial logging and road works on a property next to a Crown reserve in the heart of the Tweed Valley has sparked community outrage with legal action by council, a protest outside the state MPs office and a personal mayoral mission to the minister to stop the work.
Tweed Shire Council’s chambers in Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads will be flying the rainbow flag proudly soon after councillors last night voted to support the Yes vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage survey.
Illegal logging and roading was inspected yesterday by Tweed Shire Council and the EPA on a site near Limpinwood – a site described as a World Heritage Areas that is 'irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration – places of such value that the international community has agreed they must be conserved for all time’.
Works by six artists passionate about preserving the Tweed's rich natural beauty will be on show next week as part of Caldera Art 2017 exhibition at the Tweed Regional Gallery.
Four sustainable and cleverly-designed homes and gardens around the northern rivers will be open to the public this weekend as part of Sustainable House Day.
Tweed Shire Council has welcomed more than $2 million in federal funding to help build a new bridge across Byrrill Creek to replace one damaged in the march flood.
Andrew Bennett, Tweed Heads. Tweed Shire Council is now asking attendees at the council meetings to remain seated and not stand for the draconian ritual of praying to their god for moral guidance. We understand that some of the councillors do... Read More →
The residents of the normally sleepy Tweed coastal town of Hastings Point are up in arms about their headland being taken over for the filming of a major Hollywood movie. And even though Warner Bros have finished filming, the headland remains closed to the public.
Nominations are being called for Tweed Shire Council's representatives on the state's planning body which will decide major developments in the Tweed over the next three years.
The Tweed Coast’s most northern park, next to one of the region's best-known surf breaks, reopened to the public yesterday after a major upgrade.
Skateboarding workshops and demonstrations will be leading attractions when the upgraded Tyalgum Memorial Park and its new skate park are officially opened tomorrow (Saturday 2 September).
Jeremy Cornford, Kingscliff. On behalf of thousands of Tweed ratepayers I challenge the General Manager of Tweed Shire Council to cancel the excess water bills covering the months of August and September for all households and businesses as some meagre compensation for council’s catastrophic inability to handle the salt water contamination of Bray Park Weir.
A state-government land purchase of 100 hectares to foster the Tweed Coast's koala population has been welcomed by Tweed Shire Council as a ‘rare and far-reaching opportunity’ for local koala conservation.
A bid by Tweed mayor Katie Milne calling on the federal and state governments to stop clearing and earthworks for the controversial instrument landing system at Gold Coast Airport was shot down last night.
Tweed Shire Council is urging residents to continue minimising their water use as they bring under control a major infiltration of salty water into the water supply this week.
A release of water from Clarrie Hall Dam yesterday has failed to flush salt water from the Bray Park Weir, resulting in Tweed Shire Council asking all residents to minimise their use of water to limit the amount of salty water entering the Tweed reticulation system.
Two annual council-run events in Tweed shire are set to be merged, with the savings aimed at attracting families to the one festival and boosting environmental education.
Tweed and Byron shires are set to pave the way for the future of electric vehicles in the region, looking into ways of facilitating them by setting up a regional network of fast-charge stations.
The recent failure of a federal funding bid to secure $6.5 million for the Tweed's 24-kilometre stage of the northern rivers rail-trail project from Murwillumbah railway station to Crabbes Creek has prompted backers to look for other options to fund it.
Tweed Shire Council has moved to assure residents that all recyclable waste its contractors collected is being recycled properly following a damning revelation that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of glass in NSW are being stockpiled and landfilled instead of being recycled.