Gwyn Hooper, Uki. The recent implosion of the Liberal Party has all but guaranteed a change of government at the next election. This has resulted in the seat of Richmond to be less critical in the removal of the ‘muppet... Read More →
Trevor White, Uki. I would like to bring your attention to a letter sent to the Tweed Valley Weekly last Thursday (August 16). the letter was sent by a Tweed Shire Councillor, Pryce Alsop. In the letter which alludes, but... Read More →
Tweed Shire Council will defend a legal challenge to their rejection of a controversial bid by a water-extraction company at rural Bilambil to boost the size of its transport trucks from six to 19 metres and upgrade the road leading to its plant.
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.
By Luis Feliu A controversial plan by a former state agriculture minister to extract millions of lires of water a year from a licensed bore on his Uki property and truck it for bottling has been withdrawn. Word spread fast... Read More →
A former state agriculture minister's plan to extract 24 megalitres of water a year from a licensed bore on his Uki property and transporting it to a global soft-drinks giant's bottling plant has raised the ire of locals from around the Tweed Valley village.