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July 1, 2022

Time to stop and pink

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Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

A community screening of Local Futures’ new film, 'Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution', will be held today, Friday, July 1, at The Farm in Byron Bay from 6pm. Damon Gameau and Pacha Light will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge for a discussion afterwards.

Other News

Australian-first Surf Series and workshops ends in Lennox Head on Sunday

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Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Man charged following break and enter – Casino

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The politics of gentrification and ‘holding the line’

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In the Far North Coast around 213 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

As a loyal Cancer Council Pink Ribbon supporter, Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell, will ‘Stop & Pink’ by forming part of the ‘human pink ribbon’ in October.

Cancer Council community relations coordinator, Emily Pettitt is urging individuals to follow Dowell’s lead and Stop & Pink how and when they like in October.

‘By getting together and hosting a Pink Ribbon Fundraiser, people can help raise funds for vital research, prevention programs and support services projects which will make a real impact to women in our community facing breast cancer,’ she said.

For more information or to support Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon, visit http://www.pinkribbonday.com.au/

Cancer Council’s community partnerships co-ordinator, Kellie Pinkerton, Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell and local supporters of Pink Ribbon Day launch the event in Alstonville this week. Photo Jeff ‘In the Pink’ Dawson

 


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  1. Would it not be more fruitful to PREVENT breast cancer and find the CAUSE rather then try and fix the problem? As short as 30 years ago, it was extremely rare. Why the sudden increase? especially in young women, but it will be good for the bottom line of the sickness industry and, therefore, the GDP.

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