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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

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Assange’s father to beg Biden for son’s freedom

John Shipton, father of detained WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, says he’ll return to the United States to ask President Joe Biden to drop legal action against his son.

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Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Plans to increase building heights in Byron CBD may be shelved

Byron Council’s controversial plan to increase building height limits on a block in the centre of Byron Bay looks set to be abandoned at this week’s planning meeting.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

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NSW government funding will help provide a weekday bus service as part of the Tweed Good Start program.

Tweed MP Geoff Provest has announced a $33,000 NSW government contribution to a bus service that will allow Aboriginal families living in the Tweed Shire to attend health and early education programs.

‘Currently, some children are unable to attend these essential child and family support centres due to lack of suitable transport in the Tweed Heads area,’ Mr Provest said.

‘The funding will provide a regular Monday to Friday bus service from 7am to 6.30pm that is available via pre-booking.’

The bus will be fitted with baby capsules and booster seats with an onboard support worker for people attending the partner centres.

‘Parents and carers are also given the opportunity to receive parenting advice, counselling services, health checks and general parenting support,’ Mr Provest said.

The program is also available to non-Aboriginal families through the use of spare capacity.


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