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Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Treating trauma with MDMA – Q&A with Rebecca Huntley

Sociologist Rebecca Huntley will launch her new book Sassafras at Byron Writers Festival. We speak with her about her experience of new drug treatments.

Tyagarah clothing-optional beach

I am a 35-year-old woman who has been a Tyagarah clothing-optional beach (COB) regular since 2018. In summer, I...

Ten Tweed Community Clubs donate $32,000 for sick babies

New equipment to help provide urgent medical care for sick babies and infants has arrived at the Tweed Valley Hospital, thanks to a generous donation to Our Kids from Tweed Community Clubs.

Appeal following alleged assault – Tweed Heads South

Police are appealing for assistance to locate two men following an alleged assault in Tweed Heads South.

Tikkun Olam

David Heilpern's brilliant article 'Zionism, antisemitism and Israel' stands in complete contrast to former Israeli defence minister Moshe Dayan's...

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Aircraft or koalas?

Susana Gardavsky, Myocum. Byron Shire Council has informed residents, albeit a bit late, of ‘ Vegetation work to be undertaken at Tyagarah airstrip in late November will see more than 500 trees planted near the airfield and 72 trees and shrubs pruned as part of routine maintenance works to make sure the aerodrome is safe for the people who use it’.

Council accused of koala habitat destruction at Tyagarah Airfield

Residents and conservationists fear the impact of vegetation work at Tyagarah Airfield the local koala population has been as Byron Shire Council plans to push ahead.

Tyagarah chopper estimates unrealistic

Bryce Ducker, Mullumbimby. As the former owner of Byron Air Charter spanning ten years I note with a mixture of sadness and frustration that...

Business as usual in Byron on Anzac Day

Susana Gardavsky, Myocum Anzac Day and the wretched planes fly over our shire as if it is just another day to make more $$$. It is...

Byron council rejects heliport at Tyagarah

Byron Shire Council resolved last Thursday that it ‘does not support and thus removes any reference to commercial helicopter operations or activities operating at Tyagarah Airfield, including construction of a heliport’.

Council to consider expansion of Tyagarah Airfield

This Thursday Byron Shire councillors will consider whether to allow the expansion of Tyagarah Airfield to include a proposed heliport development.

100 trees cleared around Tyagarah Airfield

Byron Shire Council staff have admitted that more than 100 trees have been removed and a similar number pruned in stage one of a program designed to 'provide safe aircraft approaches for take-off and landing' around the Tyagarah Airfield.

Man dies following utralight crash at Tyagarah

Updated, 2.20pm: A man in his 50s, believed to be from the Gold Coast, has died in hospital after the ultralight 'trike' he was piloting spiralled into a nosedive this morning soon after takeoff from Tyagarah Airstrip.

Big noise around Evans Head

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. So there's a problem with aircraft noise at Tyagarah, but what does the future hold for Evans Head and its aerodrome?

Tyagarah planes are a problem

Madeleine Green, Myocum. How predictable it is that any complaint of aircraft noise initiates a patronizing, dismissive, response from the pro-pilot lobby.

Tikkun Olam

David Heilpern's brilliant article 'Zionism, antisemitism and Israel' stands in complete contrast to former Israeli defence minister Moshe Dayan's recommendation that, 'Israel must be...

Six slips sites, $5m and 42 weeks sees Bilambil – Urliup Road open

The 2022 floods saw the Tweed hinterland connection road between Bilambil and Urliup severely damaged with six slip sites. After more than two years...

Developer may destroy up to 1.5 million indigenous artefacts in Lismore

Land and Environment Court accepts Uncle Mickey Ryan as party to the case after Lismore Council fails to defend Aboriginal cultural heritage of North Lismore Plateau.

Tyagarah – changed overnight traffic conditions

From Monday, July 22 there will be changed traffic conditions on Tyagarah Creek Bridge on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah to carry out essential maintenance.