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They’re wild and they’re back!

Wild Marmalade return to the Beach Hotel this week for a free Sunday session – if you don’t know Wild Marmalade then you are in for a treat. The world’s original didgeridoo and drum band certainly know how to spin the dial to 11 and get the high vibes rolling. They will be joined by Tijuana Cartel front man and guitar virtuoso, Paul A George; this is sure to be an epic afternoon of groove.

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Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

They’re wild and they’re back!

Wild Marmalade return to the Beach Hotel this week for a free Sunday session – if you don’t know Wild Marmalade then you are in for a treat. The world’s original didgeridoo and drum band certainly know how to spin the dial to 11 and get the high vibes rolling. They will be joined by Tijuana Cartel front man and guitar virtuoso, Paul A George; this is sure to be an epic afternoon of groove.

New event series for women in farming

NSW Farmers has launched a new series of events across rural and regional NSW to provide women in agriculture with the networking and upskilling opportunities required to fast track their professional development in the sector.

Byron Council reduces fossil fuel investment to 56%

Byron Shire Council investments in projects linked to fossil fuel production decreased significantly after the NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp) relaxed rules last year.

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Byron Bay cyclists take on Yamba road race

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A utility was used to transport a child involved in an accident this morning on Blindmouth Road, Main Arm.

A motorist driving on Main Arm Road towards Mullumbimby was passed by a ute travelling at high speed at about 8.30am this morning.

She told Echonetdaily, ‘I switched on my CB radio and heard that the guy in the ute was rushing a kid who was injured in a car accident to hospital.

‘Later I saw an ambulance coming the other way.’

Ambulance media have said there was no delay in dispatching an ambulance from Mullumbimby. They said they received a 000 call at 8.22am and an ambulance was dispatched at 8.26am.

They said a single car had rolled but no patients were on the scene when paramedics arrived.

Mullumbimby Hospital has confirmed the patient was delivered safely.

 


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