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May 10, 2021

Bushfires blaze throughout region

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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for RenewFest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

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Wanted: Bangalow and Byron ‘Induzzy’ reps for town projects

Residents of Bangalow and the Byron Arts and Industry Estate are invited to apply for positions on the Byron Shire Council’s Place Planning Collective

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Rous County Dam

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Staff reporters

Bushfires that burned near Kyogle, Casino and Tweed during the weekend have been extinguished or brought under control but eight fires are still burning in the Clarence Valley, two of them out of control, and four are still being brought under control.

Two grass fires reported yesterday afternoon in the Richmond Valley have been brought under control, one at Tatham–Ellangowan Rd and another at Barragundah Rd, Leeville.

A scrub fire reported at 136 Settlement Road, Numinbah, in the Tweed Valley, was brought under control at midday yesterday.

A pile burn that got away at Kyogle was brought under control at approximately 6.45 last night.

Rural Fire Service manager Michael Brett told local media that cooler conditions over the next few days should help firefighters, with some rain predicted, but hot weather will return later in the week.


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