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A quiet day in Bruns after arrests and lock-ons

Though no machinery arrived at Wallum this morning, contractors and police were on the development site at Brunswick Heads as well as dozens of Save Wallum protesters. 

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Itching for a Mullum flea market?

A new flea market will launch this Saturday, April 13 from 8am until 2pm at the Mullum Community College campus.

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Statement of faith leaders following attack in Sydney

NSW Premier Chris Minns and Minister for Multiculturalism Steve Kamper have released a joint statement from a diverse group of NSW faith leaders, in an effort to calm tensions following the recent knife attack at Christ The Good Shepherd Church in south western Sydney.

Express. Empower. Get loud! for Youth Week in Lismore

This year’s Youth Week is theme is Express. Empower. Get loud!

Free healthy lifestyle program for families

Go4Fun is a free 10-week after-school program for children aged 7-13 and their families, which aims to support their health and wellbeing.

Current title-holder Byron Bay has reigned supreme again at the 2012 Country Surf Life Saving Championships yesterday at South West Rocks.

Byron took out the title over Warilla-Barrack Point 774 to 622.

The event featured strong performances by a large team of competitors. Helping ensure the club’s success was state team representative Josh Brown, who clean-swept in the under-15 water area, taking out the board, swim and ironman for the third consecutive year.

Coffs Harbour SLSC was on fire on the beach relay track today, helping to claw its way back into third place overall at the conclusion of the championships, up from fifth last year.


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What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Wallum urban development back in court

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WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

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Musicians and MLC support the save Wallum fight

As the drama unfolded between police and protesters at the Wallum Development in Brunswick Heads yesterday, people were drawn to the site by the red alerts sent out by the Save Wallum organisers.