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Storylines – The Voice of the voiceless

My grandfather would often tell me a story. A story about a community. This community was self-sufficient, self-reliant, and self-determining of their own lives.

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Some truths

In answer to David Lisle’s letter – Backlash Echo Aug 3, 2022. Our rail corridor was only ‘disused’ because of...

Have your say on aged care facility in Kingscliff  

The developers of new $150 million redevelopment ‘designed to meet the growing and evolving needs of seniors in the region’, are inviting Kingscliff residents to take part in community consultation.

Old man shouts at cloud #3

At a beachside town a couple of years ago I saw a young couple dressed as Goths. Not as cathedrals in that style of architecture, or as members of an axe-wielding Germanic tribe, or as characters in an Emily Bronte novel (though that’s fairly close), but as the black-clothed, black eyelinered Emo youth of the 1980s and ‘90s.

Finding the fine art

Bangalow Fine Art are boutique art dealers and valuers who hold quarterly online exhibitions of interesting and important pieces...

Bangalow wins top-of-table clash in local rugby

In a weekend of tight rugby, Bangalow beat Wollongbar-Alstonville 30–27 while Ballina and Lennox Head had a 35–35 draw. Playing...

Veteran big band sounds coming to Ballina

The Royal Australian Navy Veterans Band is coming to Ballina RSL on Thursday, with a concert raising funds for the Northern Rivers Flood Relief Fund, by donation. They will be joined by the Royal Australian Navy Band, from Sydney, for what will be a big sound in a great cause.

Milton Hainsworth, Myocum

A few minutes ago I got down on my knees to read a message on an A4 sized piece of paper, clamped by cable ties, and attached to a stick about 300mm high that has been hammered into the nature strip on Manse Road, Myocum. This is the road to the tip. I expected the message to ask whether anybody had found their pussy but was gobsmacked to see that it told me that NBN was going to erect a 35m high transmission mast, and associated technical buildings, to radiate wireless broadband from a structure to be built on Lot 95 Manse Road. If anybody was interested to contact someone at an address in Victoria.

This is not an April Fool’s joke. They are serious in going ahead to spoil a lovely landscape and fry anyone living near this monstrosity. A 35 metre-high microwave.

Is this how the government in the shape of NBN treats locals? There has been no DA asked for from council so I expect they can do just what they like. I am also serious in saying that I had to kneel down in the grass to read it.

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