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Byron Bay Football Club may finally get the funds to complete its new clubhouse, with Byron councillors to consider loaning the club $200,000 at this week’s meeting.

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D-day for Bruns pod village pesticide treatment

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NSW Police are starting a road safety campaign focusing on the Pacific Highway, extending until June.

The operation, which is being conducted jointly with Roads & Maritime Services, will involve increased police patrols along the highway targeting speeding, drink driving and unsafe driving.

Mobile speed cameras will be operating in more locations and more police cars will be on the road.

There will be a special focus on truck drivers, with a particular focus on speed-limiter tampering.

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