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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

Byron Council’s new bioenergy gas electricity plant

Not sure if it will be on full moon, but to be built snuggled up between Sunrise and the...

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Reactivating Lismore with markets

Lismore CBD is about to receive a boost with two of its largest markets coming to Lismore’s CBD to help reactivate local economy and sense of community. 

Five people were injured in a three-car accident on Bangalow Road, Clunes, yesterday after an 18-year-old man lost control of the Ford Falcon utility he was driving.

The utility spun 360 degrees before slamming into a Toyota Camry. A passing Mazda Bravo was caught up in the accident, which happened in pouring rain.

Police say the utility driver blew a positive breath test at the scene and was taken to Lismore Base Hospital for a blood test.

It took three ambulances to transport all five injured to hospital and Bangalow Road was closed for an hour while emergency services cut three women from their wrecked Camry.


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