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February 28, 2021

Moving to the heart

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Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of...

Craig Kelly quits Liberal Party

Federal Member for Hughes Craig Kelly has resigned from the Liberal Party, technically throwing Scott Morrison's government into minority as it grapples with scandals from within and without.

Oh Byron, how are you going to dig yourself out of being listed in the top five worst suburbs in NSW for alcohol-related violence? Sounds even worse when you say it out loud.

Your streets are alive but not with the hum of creativity and bohemia as was once the vibe in the past. Your overseas visitors blindly ash cigarettes on the beach. Your passionate locals can’t afford to hang around anymore.

All the reasons why I am so glad I moved my daughter and me to Lismore, and I’m loving it. Really friendly people; it’s diverse, yes – and not without its issues I am sure; however, the place has heart.

You can find an affordable lovely house in a tree-lined street, friendly shop owners, markets galore. It gets a bad rap, old Lismore, but it might be timely to rethink old opinions.

 

Sam Hall, Lismore


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