19.9 C
Byron Shire
December 2, 2022
Home Tags Tweed

Latest News

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Other News

Ballina Farmers Market: on Sundays

Going to Ballina Farmers Market on a Sunday is always a joy. The food and produce are outstanding, as...

The unassuming grooves of Bobby Alu

Having just clocked up 50 shows with Xavier Rudd, Bobby Alu is back in town for a solo show...

Natural burial site found unsuitable

The long-standing plan to create a natural burial ground for locals who want to be buried sustainably has hit a major hurdle, with the site favoured for this use found to be completely unsuitable.

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

Bangalow Bread: great bread, in Bangalow

Simon Haslam Yep, the name says it all, Bangalow Bread make bread in Bangalow. But as anyone who’s perused the glutinous...

World AIDS Day – time to end transmission

Over 40 million people have died worldwide of AIDS over the last 41 years and ending the transmission of HIV is the aim of a specialist taskforce being set up by the Federal Government announced today on World AIDS Day 2022. 

Stories about "Tweed":

The fight for patient ratios and safety continues

As nurses and midwives around the country fight for better staff-to-patient ratios the union decided to strike again on Wednesday.

Paradiso rescission approved by Tweed Council

Both the mayor and deputy mayor spoke at length at yesterday’s Tweed Council meeting on the subject of the Paradiso holiday apartment block’s change of use development application (DA22/0325), before the chamber voted in favour of the rescission motion, overturning a previous failed motion to deny the application.

Tweed to celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Live music, dancing and a whole lot of fun will take place early next month to mark the Tweed’s celebration of International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).

Kingscliff Public School Art Show coming soon

Tweed art enthusiasts take note, the Kingscliff Public School Art Show is coming to the Kingscliff Community Hall on Friday 18 November, from 5.30-7.30pm. The show this year is a partnership between the P&C, students and class teachers.

Protecting the Tweed in National Recycling Week and every week

Tweed Council says that everyday actions like recycling help to protect the area's internationally significant environment for future generations.

Community feedback on access to flood cameras

Tweed Shire Council is seeking community feedback on a new policy to allow public access to images from Council’s flood monitoring cameras installed at six key locations across the Tweed.

Tweed Council prepping for La Niña MKIII

As a third La Niña weather event continues to impact Australia’s East Coast, Tweed Shire Council is working hard to ensure the area is as ready as possible.

Family fun day to share ideas about Rec Ground

Tweed Council will host a free family fun day at Recreation Ground at Tweed Heads in November to share their ideas and provide feedback on the proposed design of the new park.

Police still searching for man in Tweed/Byron area

UPDATED: 6pm, Sunday, October 9 NSW Police are still appealing for public assistance as the search continues to locate a Queensland man, believed to be missing in NSW.

Eco Festival bringing Tweed residents together to get climate-ready

The Eco Festival, to be held in Murwillumbah, aims to bring Tweed residents together for a fun, free event with practical tips to help residents prepare to be climate-ready and environmentally friendly.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

Dogs – stay out 

Byron’s Main Beach and playground is a no-dog area. About ten signs clearly state this and unless someone is indifferent, or dumb, or a...