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May 14, 2021

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MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

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Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Flickerfest tour returns to the Northern Rivers

Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend

Govt’s new housing plan fails to impress local reps

Local government representatives on the Northern Rivers have expressed doubts over the state government’s new Housing 2041 Strategy.

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

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Reduce plastic packaging is the message from Paul Crebar, the nude strawberry known as Tasara, Tomato Tommy (from Coopers Shoot Tomatoes) and all the stallholders at Byron Farmers Market. Avocados, oranges, mandarines, limes, lemons, apples, and plenty of winter veggies are now in season. The market is on again tomorrow. Photo Jeff ‘Nude Ain’t Rude’ Dawson


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Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land at the Belongil Spit. Indeed, it...

Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

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Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

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