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June 27, 2022

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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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Housing essential and not addressed in Budget say MPs Tamara Smith and Janelle Saffin

Support for women and families and solid investments in infrastructure in the Ballina electorate were welcomed yesterday by local...

Great foodie weekend end of July

The annual Harvest Food Trail on the weekend of 30–31 July allows locals and visitors the much needed opportunity...

Concerns raised over heritage demolition proposal in Byron

The Byron Bay Historical Society has supported concerns raised by residents around a DA that proposes to demolish a home listed in a heritage area.

Bush stone-curlews in Byron Shire

The first time I noticed a bush stone-curlew in Brunswick Heads it was waiting at the pedestrian crossing, on its way to the pub, across the other side of the road.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 June, 2022

The Northern Rivers Conservatorium Executive Director, Anita Bellman, is thrilled to announce that there will be free tickets for all flood-affected members of our community to attend the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist program, made possible with the support of our friends at Musica Viva and Southern Cross University.

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

A flood-ravaged northern NSW will see another burst of heavy showers and thunderstorms this week fall on already saturated catchments.

‘Rain totals last week exceeded 200mm at Moree and passed the 150mm mark at Armidale, Glen Innes, Guyra and Inverell. Widespread flooding resulted along the Namoi, Gwydir, Severn and Macintyre rivers with peaks still ahead for Goondiwindi and Wee Waa,’ said Tom Saunders, Senior Meteorologist at the Weather Channel.

‘These totals proved some of the heaviest November rain on record for some towns including Guyra, Glen Innes and Moree.

‘The rain cleared on Saturday, but a band of heavy showers and thunderstorms will sweep east through NSW on Wednesday and Thursday. Up to about 50mm of rain will fall over the flooded catchments in the north, possibly enough to cause some renewed secondary flood peaks. However, this week’s rain is unlikely to cause the current flood peaks to worsen,’ he said.

‘Drier weather will return for the remainder of the week, but La Niña conditions through the Pacific and warmer than normal ocean temperatures in the Indian Ocean will combine to maintain above average rain through northern NSW through summer.’

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