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Man saved by Marine Rescue NSW after vessel capsized on Bruns Bar

A rapid response by Marine Rescue Brunswick volunteers has saved a man’s life after his 4.9 metre boat rolled on Brunswick Bar this morning.

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Highway crash heading north from Byron

A crash on the Pacific Motorway heading north from the Byron Shire on Monday morning reduced traffic to a single lane around 11am.

All those macas and the Festival of Love

This season’s organic nuts have not been harvested so it is a harvest festival where festivalgoers can pick five kilos free as part of their festival entrance fee which is payable in the new paper money being launched at the Off-Grid Macadamia Festival of Love, to be held at Macas Camping Ground where The Elders of Gaia will be discussing how to get back the many freedoms recently lost and get sanity into local, national and global management.

Wage peace not war

Northern Rivers Peace group, Remembering and Healing is inviting all community members to a peace gathering on the eve of ANZAC Day.

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Elimination by people-power voting is necessary to remove dictators from Russia, Israel, China, Iran, wannabe (again!) North Korea, to...

Early childhood education trial for Kyogle and Federal

Working families in Kyogle and Federal Village are set to get more access to early childhood education and care including new programs.

Protest this 

Remember Bentley, near Lismore, in 2014? Do you know what happened at Terania Creek, again near Lismore, or the Franklin River in Tasmania?

Police stopped a disqualified driver at Lismore on Saturday in a car carrying three drunk adults in the back and three children lying on a mattress.

The arrest was part of Operation Tortoise, targeting dangerous driving throughout the state.

The operation and holiday double-demerit period has now ended, with traffic on the Pacific Highway largely returning to normal.

The Transport Management Centre reports that traffic on the highway is back to pre-holiday conditions, with Ballina the last remaining pinch point to be removed from its system at 8.25pm last night.

Yesterday, traffic jams occurred at Ballina (up to 5km), Bulahdelah (around 10km), Tweed Heads (3km) and Hexham (2km).


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