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March 7, 2021

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Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Other News

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

‘Groundhog Day’ shifts Splendour to November

Splendour in the Grass 2021 organisers say that Groundhog Day jokes aside, the festival will be rescheduled for a late spring edition, from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 November.

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

FB censorship

Dean Jefferys, Mullumbimby I feel concerned about the level of censorship on FB, Instagram, YouTube, MSM, local online groups and elsewhere...

Volunteers-wp
For many years, Doreen Welsh (centre) and her team of volunteers have visited elderly residents in their homes at Tweed Heads and surrounding areas, providing friendship and support. As a show of appreciation, Richmond MP Justine Elliot and Tweed mayor Barry Longland this week presented her and fellow volunteers Val McGill and Tony Badger with Twin Towns Friends Volunteer Certificates at a ceremony at the Tweed Heads South community hall. Mrs Elliot said the volunteers made a ‘wonderful difference in the lives of so many people’. Photo supplied.

 

 


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