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May 13, 2021

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

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Locavores out and about

The sun is out, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful, and so is the barbeque… or picnic, at this...

Eating vegan is no longer like Mac Vs PC

Remember back in the bad old days when you used either a PC or Mac? Those were your choices, and never the twain could meet. They were so many miles apart in operations that they were like different countries with different languages and appearances

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze that suited newcomers to the sport well.

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Remembering Bentley

Saturday 15 May is the seventh anniversary of Victory Day at the historic Bentley Blockade, just west of Lismore.

Marvell Hall’s ‘Dangerously Poetic’ fundraiser

This Sunday Marvell Hall will host a tribute to some of the street-named fellows with poetry, music and portraits as a fundraiser for the hall.

Tweed residents had their first look at the much talked-about new section of the Pacific Highway on Saturday when the Sexton Hill bypass opened to traffic – foot traffic, that is. Pictured on the new stretch of road are Richmond MP Justine Elliot and local Tweed resident Peter Winters.

The final jigsaw in the puzzle between Ewingsdale and the border, the road will finally open to vehicles in June.

The $359 million project was jointly funded by the Australian government ($349 million under the Nation Building Program) and the NSW government ($10 million).


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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

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Trainspotters

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