The debate on the potential to allow dual occupancies to be built on small rural properties in Tweed Shire rested on the vote of Liberal councillor James Owen. Councillors Waren Polglse and Pryce Allsop (conservative) had put forward a Rural... Read More →
The impact of secondary dwellings on rural lots smaller than ten hectares in Tweed Shire will be discussed at this afternoons Tweed Shire Council meeting.
An extraordinary meeting of Tweed Shire Council took place yesterday to decide if they supported or objected to the application for a licence to explore for gold, silver, and copper in the Tweed Shire.
Former Tweed Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Katie Milne, is seeking support from other councillors to object ‘in the strongest terms to the Exploration (Minerals) Licence Application ELA 6115 in the Tweed Shire’ at this afternoons extraordinary meeting.
Tweed Shire Council are assuring residents that the mains water supply for Tweed Shire remains drinkable despite the amber alert for blue-green algae for Tweed River and Bray Park Weir. According to a council spokesperson ‘The algae in the weir... Read More →
The amber alert for Clarrie Hall Dam has been downgraded to green and a green alert has now been issued for Bray Park Weir.
The North Coast has a High Fire Danger warning today with a Very High Fire Danger warning for the far north coast.
Tweed Shire's new Mayor Chris Cherry (Independent) says she is clearly focussed on the future and making sure that the Tweed Shire is resilient and sustainable as it faces future challenges. This has been echoed by new Deputy Mayor Reece Byrnes (Labor) who sees that Tweed's strength is in its people.
Councillor Chris Cherry (Independent)has been elected as the new Tweed Shire Council Mayor while the role of Deputy Mayor, wen to Councillor Reece Byrne (Labor).
Border closures are having significant impacts on different industries in the Northern Rivers with the construction industry suffering on multiple fronts while the tourist industry appears to be bouncing back to seme degree.
Tweed Shire Council has taken another step towards their long term ‘zero waste’ commitment with work commencing on the new $7 million organic processing facility.
The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.
The impact of COVID-19 on the border towns of NSW and Queensland is having a significant consequences with delays in crossing the border as well as being a challenge for the integrated communities as they move forward.
Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.
The Tweed Shire Council had initiated a Class 4 Development Control Order to get the defendant to carry out suitable rectification works after a developer had conducted unauthorised works – but who should pay the court costs?
Local councils have lost significant revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as it hit local communities with the closure of businesses and loss of jobs.
People often ask why should they be concerned about climate change? Well it turns out that Tweed Shire residents should be concerned because one of the impacts is on their water supply.
The recent death of Rob Pedretti following a shark bite off the coast of Kingscliff on 8 June has led to Tweed Shire Councillor Reece Byrnes proposing action.
Ballina Shire Council says no executive powers needed while Tweed Shire took action in early April but say they 'plan to continue having online webcast meetings to allow the full democratic process'.
Medical equipment is in high demand and Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local business to come on board and start producing this much-needed equipment.
The future water mining was under the hammer at last nights Tweed Shire Council meeting following a deferment of the vote at the previous March 5 meeting.
Tweed Water Alliance have written to the NSW chief scientist, Professor Durrant-Whyte, over concerns of potential political meddling in the motion to remove future water mining in the Tweed Shire from the Local Environment Plan (LEP) that was before the last Tweed Shire council meeting on 5 March.
Last night Tweed Shire Councillors were all set to vote on seeking a stop to future water mining in Tweed Shire from the state government. However, just prior to the council meeting the council staff report on water mining was queried.
NSW Labor have proposed ‘laws to ban property developers and real estate agents being elected to NSW councils – in time for the forthcoming Local government elections’.
A sewer access hole has collapsed in Banora Point on the corner of Leisure and Darlington drives.