A rally at Uki on Saturday succeeded in stopping in their tracks two tankers that organisers say were illegally carting water on the weekend. Organiser Scott Sledge said the issue is rapidly becoming 'the new CSG in the Tweed'.
The fact that John Donvito had to climb to the top of Mt Nardi in the dark to call Telstra to tell them the not only were their landlines down but the local Telstra tower was also out of order seemed to fall on deaf ears.
The Uki refugee project continues to support refugees in Australia with regular refugee friendship visits for refugees to Uki and now is your chance to help raise funds to support the project.
Growers beware. The dope squad is back in the air. As part of its annual cannabis eradication program, NSW police have once again sent their 'cannabis cowboys' into battle against the easiest of targets - the region's outdoor cannabis growers.
Raising money for refugees the Uki Refugee Project is putting on a performance of A Devilish Tale in Murwillumbah on Saturday July 22.
The group Tweed Water Alliance has made the startling claim that a shed adjacent to former Wran government minister Jack Hallam’s proposed spring-water site at Uki once stored the active ingredients of the now-banned defoliant Agent Orange.
A public meeting at the Uki last night revealed a groundswell of widespread discontent around the Tweed Valley over proposals for large-scale extraction of water from bores for bottling for sale.
A public meeting is being held this evening at the Uki Hall to discuss a proposal from an ex state government minister to extract water from a bore on his property to sell to a bottling company.
The handrails of a bridge at the village of Uki in the Tweed Valley, which locals controversially painted in rainbow colours two years ago in memory of a youngster from the area who died at school, could become a permanent public-art installation.
It's funny watching people dance. It's especially funny watching people do Latin dancing. It's doubly especially funny watching men do Latin dancing. Well, some men anyway.
Menkit Prince, Uki. I am disappointed in Tweed Shire Council staff’s recommendation to repaint the rainbow coloured bridge on Kyogle Road bridge over Smiths Creek at Uki in honour of a child who died two years ago. In spite of a large survey response from the local community, council has disregarded the community’s wishes.
Tweed Shire Council has decided to repaint a bridge at the entry to the village of Uki in the Tweed Valley painted in rainbow colours late last year by locals in memory of a youngster from the area who died at school a year before.
A teenager whose mother was killed in a head-on crash near Uki on 22 January died yesterday in the Gold Coast Hospital.
The rainbow-coloured painting of a bridge at Uki last week by two dozen youngsters in memory of their classmate, a 9-year-old local boy who died at school just over a year ago, sparked an urgency debate among Tweed shire councillors soon after.
A last-ditch effort to save landmark old trees earmarked to be chopped down as part of the new design plans to replace the historic Mount Warning Hotel at Uki which burnt down over a year ago has paid off.
Anyone in the audience the night Kalyani Mumtaz made her festival debut as a 13-year-old at 2010’s Ukitopia Festival would not be surprised to hear she is returning as a headliner for this year’s event on the back of a whirlwind couple of years.
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Uki is a little village with a big heart. Its annual festival is a reflection of the lifestyle it promotes: local and sustainable. Video documentary Sharon Shostak