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August 9, 2022

Mayoral viewpoint…Barry Longland

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Top tips for feline friends this International Cat Day

Some silly humans think that it's money that makes the world go around – we all know it's cats!

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Splendour sinks

It’s a case of ‘Told you so!’ Splendour establishing itself at the present site drew huge resistance from locals. It...

Engineers available for structural assessments

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) will be providing freely-accessible engineering expertise to the Northern Rivers in conjunction with Holding Hands Under...

A Green New Day – at the Byron Writers Festival

This year’s Byron Writers Festival will bring a fresh focus to the conversation on the environment with a wide range of sessions that will explore the real-world solutions we have available to us to address the climate crisis.

Vale Byron Bay

Have you been to Byron Bay lately? Byron is fast becoming a low-rise Gold Coast, or any other nondescript...

Festival goer dies with meningococcal disease

Late last night thousands of Splendour in the Grass ticket holders received an email alerting them that NSW Health has been notified of two cases of meningococcal disease in people who attended the festival.

Get dead set on Dying to Know Day

Research shows that 87 per cent of Australians agree that at least some end-of-life planning is important however many often experience barriers to taking action.

Tweed Mayor Barry Longland talks to Echonetdaily, in the last of our series on local mayors.

httpv://youtu.be/5OH8uA7PAf0


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Appeal to locate woman missing from Ballina

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Base nurse finalist in NSW Health Excellence awards

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