Tweed Council's Labor councillor tipped the balance ensuring that a water mining operation at Rowlands Creek got the go-ahead at yesterdays council meeting.
Tweed Shire Council has received $3.75 million from the State and Federal Government's Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements to repair the South Murwillumbah Flood Levee.
Celebrating Work Rivers Day this Sunday 23 September a tree planting is taking place at 10am on the riverbank at Col Wiley Park at Byangum.
Jeremy Tager, Uki. Councillor Byrnes claims that Council role in Jack Hallam’s DA is ‘essentially the approval of truck movements on our local roads.’ This is totally incorrect. We provided legal advice to the Council in 2017 that Council has... Read More →
Do you have an old bike that is just sitting around not getting any use? Well now you have the chance to give it away and give it a new lease on life at the same time.
If you can find it, Long Mountain Way has one of the most outstanding lookout views in the district, which could be signposted and included on tourist maps. Why isn’t it?
Did you know all cats and dogs need to be microchipped and lifetime registered under NSW law? Tweed Shire Council has organised a Microchipping Day this Saturday to ensure pet owners are meeting their legal requirements.
Tweed Shire Council will next week consider a rescission motion on an approval granted earlier this month for a major redevelopment of the Chinderah Tavern site.
Rather than removing dead trees in parks, Tweed Shire Council has engaged specialist contractors to turn the trees into ‘wildlife habitat high-rises’.
Tweed Year 10 students keen to make a contribution to the environment could win a free place on a three-day Outward Bound course designed to help them develop and undertake an environmental initiative in their school setting.
Tweed Mayor Katie Milne, has welcomed a $370,000 commitment from the NSW Government to build a koala holding facility at Pottsville. But Lismore-based Friends of the Koala have questioned the wisdom of the site’s location and wonder why they weren’t consulted.
Owners of a Casuarina property that bills itself as offering ‘private beach-front luxury for the discerning traveller’ are shutting their doors, claiming they have been ‘specifically and … unfairly… targeted for legal action by Tweed Shire Council’.
A call for the halt of water mining in the Tweed Valley has been made by NSW Greens MP and North Coast spokesperson, Dawn Walker in state parliament this week and is supported by the Tweed Water Alliance.
Poorly timed roadworks on Tweed Valley Way have the caught the council on the hop. But that's not all. Council admits there are a spate of other issues likely to delay traffic during the Commonwealth Games next week.
Tweed householders will soon be able to use asbestos test kits at $45 per kit to allow them to sample material for identification.
Tweed Shire Council is set to adopt a plan which aims to protect flying foxes while addressing community concerns over the 16 known active flying-fox camps in the shire.
Beth Shelley, Booerie Creek. I had the wonderful experience of seeing an honest, caring and determined politician at work last week. At the Tweed Shire Council meeting, the issue of accepting the funding for the rail trail on our railway line came up and the Greens mayor, Katie Milne, shone out in her determination to speak up for the needs of ordinary people and our children’s future.
The NSW EPA has fined Tweed Shire Council $15,000 after it allowed partially treated sewage from Banora Point Wastewater Treatment Plant to spill into Terranora Creek last year.
At its meeting last week, Tweed Shire Council resolved to accept the offer of $6.5 million in federal grant funding to construct the 24-kilometre long Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek section of the rail trail project.
Tweed Shire Council has raised concerns to the state government over noise issues and the proposed hike in patron numbers under a $46 million plan for the permanent use of the North Byron Parklands cultural-events site at Yelgun for events catering up to 50,000 people.
Tweed/Byron police detectives have arrested a man over a spate of thefts from Tweed Shire Council facilities.
Campaigners against controversial water mining in the Tweed Valley have vowed to continue their fight to ban all commercial extraction and bottling operations in the wake of Tweed Shire Council's vote last week reinstating a prohibition on the activity.
Tweed Shire Council is set to call on the state government to ban water extraction and bottling on rural land in the shire, where a dozen sites are approved or in the pipeline for such commercial activity.
Reilly Baum Sustainable energy is no longer a thing of the future, as across the globe countries make the switch from petrol to electrically powered cars and Byron and Tweed Shire councils are getting on board with their Power Up... Read More →
Tweed Shire Council has announced a range of new exercise programs for the over 50s . And new equipment installed in a Tweed Heads park this week is aimed at providing incidental exercise for all, with a special nod to the older age-group.