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March 9, 2021

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Spring into Scavenge in Lismore this Saturday

Different, fun and rewarding are some of the words used to describe what's going to unfold in Lismore this weekend.

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Question for Bob Carr

Simon Alderton, Murwillumbah I hope Kerry O’Brien asks Bob Carr (in their ‘conversations’ at Byron Theatre on Friday, 5 March) if...

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Interview with Claire Atkins from SHIT

I saw SHIT last year and I was blown away. Incredible script. Incredible acting.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

A meet-the-candidates night at the Cabarita Sports Club will be held on Monday 13 August at 7pm, not on Saturday, as wrongly stated in our report yesterday.

The event is being organised by the Cabarita Beach-Bogangar Residents Association.

Current Tweed mayor Barry Longland and Crs Katie Milne and Dot Holdom will be joined by new faces hoping to be elected to Tweed council and represent their communities, including independents Eddie Roberts and Gary Bagnall, and Labor’s Michael Armstrong.

For information on the event, call Suzi on 0417 349 274.

Nominations for the local-government election close at noon on Wednesday 8 August.

To find out if you are on the electoral roll, or to update your details, visit the NSW Electoral Commission web site or telephone 1300 135 736.

 


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Van life

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Buy and sell food app launches

Finding it too hard to purchase local produce via social media, partners Vanessa and Leisa thought there must be a better way.

Inflatable lifejacket self-service clinic for Ballina

An inflatable lifejacket self-service clinic will be held on Friday 19 March 2021 at Fishery Creek Boat Ramp, West Ballina.

Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.