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May 29, 2022

Busy weekend ahead for life savers

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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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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the...

Elliot ecstatic about Albo and confident of a Richmond win

While her win in Richmond has not yet been confirmed, Justine Elliot is very happy about the overall result for Labor and a new government.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with...

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.

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

Corporate beach

Tallow Beach is a great place to walk your dog and it has got a lot busier over the...

With a number of near-drownings in the area, council-employed lifeguards at Yamba have started their Easter patrols a day early.

With no lifesaving personnel on the beach yesterday three people were rescued from the surf, in heavy seas, by other beachgoers. Heavy seas are predicted again for today.

Up the coast at Ballina, the local lifesaving club is already looking ahead to next year, after ‘a pretty dangerous season’. The club’s chief training officer Rod Balkin said the group is ‘looking for more people to help out’ and is planning a bronze medallion course before the start of the next season.


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