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Interview with Chris Cheney, lead vocalist of The Living End

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Police have charged a man after finding drugs were located at Commissioners Creek and Rowlands Creek, south of Murwillumbah, last week.

Investigators attached to Strike Force Ensign raided a home on Commissioners Creek Road last Thursday (October 24).

They claim to have located 140 marijuana plants, leaf, seeds, a stolen vehicle and cash.

At a nearby private lot in Rowlands Creek,  they say they found a second plantation consisting of 1,677 marijuana plants.

They estimate the combined ‘potential street value of the drugs’ at more than $3.5 million.

On Monday, a 63-year-old Commissioners Creek man attended Tweed Heads Police Station where he was arrested and charged with cultivating cannabis, supplying commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, possessing a prohibited drug and traffic matters.

He was refused bail and was due to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court yesterday (October 29).

 


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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Climate Change, Coal and the Flushing Toilet

Sometimes I wonder why people seem to have stopped caring about climate change. Is it because it’s too big? Is it because we have a Prime Minister who is in a dirty love triangle with coal and gas? Or is it the convenience of the flushing toilet?

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Begining 23 June, 2021

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