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Cinema: Despicable Me 4

With the school holidays fast approaching it’s time to rev up the kids to see the ever-lovable Minions in the first Despicable Me movie in seven years.

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Teething problem

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Lismore starts a global wave of peace

A global wave of peace was started in Lismore on Sunday when 50 locals gathered to make a human peace sign. 

Emergency tower works stopped

Installation of an emergency services mobile tower on a popular visitor look-out in Wilsons Creek is on hold, after a local NSW MP raised concerns that the area had been misidentified as regrowth.

Koalas? Act now

The Forestry Corporation’s Planning Portal shows that forest compartments are on the chopping block before the Great Koala National...

Bruns, the fishing town, becomes a musical!  

‘All the old salts have moved on… All the old salts have moved on… I’m wondering where they’ve gone…’

Iron Gates L&EC appeal hearing comes to an end:  decision reserved – Part I

The long-standing, controversial Iron Gates case came to an end in the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) last Friday after a two-week Hearing commencing at Evans Head on 3 June and finishing in the Court in Sydney on 14 June. 

Join the Chemical Free Land Care Group

They meet every second Saturday at Brunswick Heads near the Surf Club, come to the Christmas Party next Saturday and sign up.

Commit to making a difference.  The group is led and advised by professionally qualified bush regenerators who have been recognised by DECC within the “Current management and control options of Bitou bush in Australia”

I know we are all busy busy busy but when you lose your health, when the few soldiers at the front line retreat you will be thrown back into being aerial sprayed.

Your health and that of your family is already at risk with the amount of pesticides now in use in your shire.  We have the possibility of winning those who spray chemicals over to a more sustainable way by proving it works: that it is more time affective and cost affective in the long term.

If one really counts the cost, hours of pain and sickness for residents, enormous biodiversity loss, bees, frogs, fish destroyed or injured it is clear that the pesticide path is very, very, very expensive.

For more info email me on [email protected]

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