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February 26, 2021

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Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

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TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

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Feramones Ballina RSL tonight; Lennox Point Hotel Saturday.

The Northern Rivers’ very own supergroup The Feramones are coming together for two gigs in the local area. The band features 10cc’s guitarist Rick Fenn, Sir Cliff Richard’s pianist and musical director for 20 years Alan Park, Bourbon Street singer/songwriter Col Meredith (Germano), international bass master Greg Lyon, world-renowned session guitarist Alan Limbrick, and drummer stalwart Rick Lloyd. See and hear the Feramones for the last time this season at the Ballina RSL tonight and the Lennox Point Hotel on Saturday.


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