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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

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Health

I heard on the radio this morning (1 May) that a man spent ‘a record 48 hours’ in a...

Flood recovery 2022 must be community led and flexible

The recent news that our mighty NSW State Government are going to step into the Northern Rivers as a sort of Mary Poppins and over-arch their solutions into an umbrella of several councils via the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) was met with cheer and skepticism.

An ‘awkward’ spotlight on Lismore Council over airport fees

The Lismore Council Mayor, General Manager and a councillor found themselves in an 'awkward' spotlight last night when the Matters Arising turned to the subject of the Airport Annualised Landing Fees.

Spaghetti kids benefit from community support

If you haven’t heard of Spaghetti Circus, then you’re just not a local – and like many locals, the circus has suffered on many levels because of recent flood events.

Farm tours, tastings and horse riding – confusion over State agritourism SEPP

A lengthy debate took place at the last Tweed Shire Council planning meeting (5 May) around the issue of...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Rob Marks

Rob Marks lives in the Tweed Shire, owns a small business and is running on Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party ticket for the federal seat of Richmond.

I stopped to chat the other day with the guy painting out the graffiti attack on the wall behind Target in Ocean Shores. I said, ‘I guess the local teenagers get bored when the surf is down’. He replied that the security camera showed that one of the kids wasn’t even a teenager, and was only ten years old. I made the usual oldies’ comment about the lack of parental guidance these days.

‘Ha!’ he snorted. ‘I heard of a couple who actually takes their kid out to show him the ropes.’

I guess the family that sprays together, stays together.

Norm Sanders, Ocean Shores

 


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