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May 25, 2022

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Up to five times the average rainfall in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

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More traffic disruption for Lennox Head

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A gold star campaign and a result full of hope

It’s not surprising that Mandy Nolan got so many primary votes at Saturday’s election for the seat of Richmond – her campaign has been relentless and her volunteers all stellar.

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

Up to five times the average rainfall in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Fire has damaged Woolworths’ River St, Ballina store this morning.

Thick black smoke was seen pouring from the roof of the building at about 5am.

The fire brigade attended the scene and has extinguished the fire. Nobody was injured in the blaze.

At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown although police say there is less damage to the store itself than first thought.

The shop is now being aired out after the fire.


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