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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

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Bruns playground?

I have been fortunate to travel from Cape York Qld to Cockle Creek Tassie and as a grandparent always...

Ballina knit-in for Wrap With Love

Yesterday a big group of knitters responded to Ballina Library's call for a knit-in to help the charity Wrap With Love keep people warm this winter.

Autocracy or democracy for Byron Shire?

The New Yorker Magazine recently wrote a quote from Mr Rupert Murdoch ‘The truth is authoritarian governments do work!’...

Finding the fine art

Bangalow Fine Art are boutique art dealers and valuers who hold quarterly online exhibitions of interesting and important pieces...

Planning Dept investigates Splendour festival site

The company which owns and manages North Byron Parklands is being investigated by the NSW Department of Planning over traffic safety breaches that occurred during last month’s Splendour in the Grass festival.

Curved-space robot defies known laws of physics, heralding new locomotive technology possibilities

A robot engineered at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has done the unthinkable and flouted a steadfast law of motion, suggesting that new laws need to be defined.

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Celebrating Murwillumbah with World Environment Day Festival

This Sunday, from 10am to 3pm  Murwillumbah is celebrating in style with the World Environment Day Festival. It will include great music, First Nations...

Take environmental action this Saturday in Lismore, Kyogle, and Murwillumbah

The north coast is coming out to celebrate World Environment Day this Saturday, June 5 as well as join together to remind the NSW government that without real action koalas will be extinct by 2050.

Start taking action on World Environment Day

Today, 5 June, is World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Time for Nature’. It is a theme that asks you to consider the fact that the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the climate of the earth are what allows us to exist and inhabit this small blue dot in the ever expanding universe.

What can you do to help the planet?

This Friday is World Environment Day and now it's time to ask not what your planet can do for you, but what you can do for your planet.

Local writer Perrow gets a global reach

It was World Environment Day yesterday and for Lennox resident Susan Perrow it was World Environment Day in 1992 that led to the creation of the book called Garden of Light that continues to influence children today.

Lismore celebrates World Environment Day

Around 200 students from across the Northern Rivers primary schools attended World Environment Dayat the Lismore Recycling and Recovery Centre yesterday.

Environment Day aims to connect people to nature

This year’s UN theme for World Environment Day invites us to think about how we are part of nature and how intimately we depend on it. It challenges us to find fun and exciting ways to experience and cherish this vital relationship.

How does Splendour site deserve environment award?

Richard Whitling, South Golden Beach. The value of the World Environment Day awards is significantly diminished when one notes the award to North Byron Parklands (Splendour's Yelgun festival site).

Council honours locals on World Environment Day

The United Nations’ World Environment Day was held last Thursday across the globe. The event is intended to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment.

Rainforest Botanic Gardens open

http://youtu.be/fOK-pjuwat0 On World Environment Day, a dream that’s been a quarter of a century in the making was realised: the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens opened...

Storylines – The Voice of the voiceless

My grandfather would often tell me a story. A story about a community. This community was self-sufficient, self-reliant, and self-determining of their own lives.

Draft COMP caps Public Access at Lismore Council

A Draft Code of Meeting Practice (COMP) and Briefing Policy prepared by the Governance & Customer Service Manager was the subject of discussion at Lismore Council this week.

Olivia Newton-John and FernGully

Olivia Newton-John was active in many environmental issues in the Northern Rivers region. One in particular was the 12-year battle to save ‘Fern Gully’ in Coorabell from being dammed.

Planning Dept investigates Splendour festival site

The company which owns and manages North Byron Parklands is being investigated by the NSW Department of Planning over traffic safety breaches that occurred during last month’s Splendour in the Grass festival.