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May 12, 2021

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Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

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Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

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Recent floods and big swells have created hazardous conditions on north coast beaches, some already heavily damaged by erosion.

Jimmy Keough, far north coast co-ordinator of Surf Life Saving NSW, says local crews are constantly assessing the situation.

‘We did have very large tides over the flood period as well. So we did have some coastal erosion and on top of that the floodwater has seen large amounts of debris washed up onto the beach,’ he told ABC radio this morning.

He said the most dangerous beaches are on the Tweed, particularly the bars.

Big surf combined with sunny weather at last added up to an extremely busy day for the state’s surf life savers yesterday, with a record number of 774 rescues in NSW.


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