The newly elected Tweed Shire COuncil who will be lead by Mayoress Katie Milne and Deputy Mayoress Chris Cherry.
The newly elected Tweed Shire COuncil who will be lead by Mayoress Katie Milne and Deputy Mayoress Chris Cherry. Scott Powick

Tweed Shire Council at a glance

Aquatic licences

TWEED Shire Council has approved the non-motorised aquatic hire licence for three available locations.

The council has awarded Big Trev's Watersports Tweed Heads the aquatic licence for Jack Evans Boat Harbour.

Watersports Guru was awarded the licence for Cudgen Creek, Kingscliff, while Caldera Kayak and Paddle Board Experiences retained its licence for Hastings Point.

Cobaki town plan

THE council has endorsed proposed modifications to the approved concept plan for the Leda Cobaki subdivision.

The modifications included the consolidation of two school sites into one new school, an enlargement of the town centre and two cultural heritage parks instead of three.

The submission will now be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment.

Tweed Library

TWEED Shire Council has awarded the contract for the Tweed Heads Library upgrade to JM Kelly Builders for $2,537,897.

Tweed Heads Library will be closed during the upgrades for six to eight months in 2017.

I'm a Celebrity UK

UK PPRODUCTION I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here will return to Dungay for another three years. The council on Thursday approved the consent extension for filming in the Tweed to June 1, 2020.

The latest consent extension will include an amendment to the site layout plan and an environmental management plan. ITV Studios will also enforce a 30kmh speed limit for staff on and near the site.

The production has been filmed in the remote location since 2002, spending $13m annually and employing more than 80 locals.



Jon prepares to lose his locks on his own terms

Jon prepares to lose his locks on his own terms

Bilambil man to cut dreadlocks to raise money for cancer

Sunny weekend set for the Tweed

Sunny weekend set for the Tweed

It's set to be a sunny weekend for the Tweed.

Tweed sporting clubs encouraged to apply for federal funding

Tweed sporting clubs encouraged to apply for federal funding

Clubs encouraged to apply for up to $500,000 worth of funding.

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