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.
Numinbah project restoring nature to former glory. A three-year project to restore 25 hectares of bushland on private land at Numinbah is entering its final stages, with plant diversity trebling in some areas.
An ambitious renewable-energy plan by Tweed Shire Council to produce 25 per cent of its own power from solar in under five years and half of it with storage by 2025 is expected to save up to $1.5 million per year in ratepayer funds.
Tweed Shire Youth Council member Jesse Wright, 17, has been named a finalist in the global Breakthrough Junior Challenge designed to inspire creative thinking about science.
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.