The issue of rail travels and resurrecting the lines on the far north coast have been the subject for debate, often very heated, since May 15, 2004, when the last XPT train left Murwillumbah station, putting an end to 110 years of rail transport in the region.
How dare this American billionaire destroy so many vital community assets in Australia for the sake of saving a fraction of one per cent of his fortune.
Emergency services were called to Ewing Street, just after 8pm (Monday 23 June), after reports a car had crashed into a guard rail and then into the front porch of a house.
NSW Chief Veterinarian Officer, Dr Sarah Britton said Hendra virus was confirmed late Monday evening on test taken from a 17-year-old unvaccinated thoroughbred horse on a property south of Murwillumbah.
The North Coast region of NSW has already experienced significant climate change: average temperatures on the east coast of Australia have increased by around 0.7 °C compared to pre-industrial levels, and this warming trend is expected to continue.
A rail trail, walking and cycling track, has once again been backed by the NSW state government between Murwillumbah and Crabbes Creek today.
As if our medical, nursing and hospital communities don't have enough to put up with, a man has been charged after allegedly sexually touching a doctor while being treated at a hospital.
There used to be only a few cents differences in fuel prices – but with differences of over thirty cents a litre across the Northern Rivers is it time to start shopping around again?
As the implementation of the 5G is rolled out across the county, many are still opposed to what they see as the network being forced upon.
Medical equipment is in high demand and Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local business to come on board and start producing this much-needed equipment.
Tweed and Byron Shire Mayors are reminding anyone thinking of heading this way for a holiday or visit that they are ‘to stay away'.
Ninety artists will be displaying their creativity at this years sixth annual Murwillumbah Arts Trail (MAT) that will be taking place in early May.
If it’s not fire then it is rain – and with the rain has come an early end to the fire season on the far north coast and Northern Rivers region.
Reclassifying Murwillumbah from a regional to a metropolitan categorisation has been criticised by both local councillors and federal MP Justine Elliot who say it will negatively impact on health services in the town.
Following recent rains the water supplied to the Tweed Shire catchment has been appearing dirty as a result of the high mineral content that has washed into the river following the long dry spell.
A fish kill appears to have been triggered in the Tweed River Estuary around Murwillumbah following the weekends rain.
A 17 year-old was transferred from Murwillumbah to the Gold Coast University Hospital last night by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.
Wollumbin Street, from Riverview Street to Byangum Road, Murwillumbah, will be reduced to one lane from Monday 1 October for drain-pipe upgrades.
The men took off from Murwillumbah about 6.30 am Friday but crashed west of Coffs Harbour.
Local studios will be opening their doors to visitors as part of the North Coast Mud Trail on the weekend of August 17 and 18.
Two men will face court today charged following a pursuit as police continue to investigate the alleged theft of a security van on the state’s north coast yesterday.
‘If we don’t do anything about it there won’t be a world,' said Elsa at the school strike 4 climate action today as students came together across the region to demand government action on climate change now.
How to respond to disaster, in this case Cyclone Debbie, is the foundation of Heather Matthew's exhibition 'Deluge' in Murwillumbah that opens this Friday.
Steeped in colourful art deco buildings with a rich farming history Murwillumbah has also been making its mark as a place of innovation and artistic excellence.
The Northern Rivers Rail Trail being developed by Tweed Shire Council will be create two reference groups to assist the project team in resolving both landowner and community concerns.