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February 8, 2023

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Iron Gates development in Evans Head land owners go into administration – again

The Iron Gates development, that is on flood- and fire-prone land near Evans Head, has been fought by the community for over 30 years. The current company that owns the site, Goldcoral Pty Ltd whose director is Graeme Ingles, has now been placed into administration.

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Protest gets results

Psst: want to get Council staff to do something about the appalling state of roads in your neighbourhood?

Swivel by name, drivel by nature

The lack of authenticity of Byron Councillor, Mark Swivel, does not come as a surprise from this side of...

Iconic Mondays

The iconic Reggae Monday is coming back to the Beach Hotel after a long break, and just in time...

It’s not the fossils, it’s the fools 

Humans have been muddling along in cities for around twelve thousand years, says Wikipedia, although if you count using an alphabet of some kind as the criterion of civilisation, the time span drops to a mere fifty centuries.

Natural history

While I have not the informed authority to confirm John Bradley’s musings on the birds that seem to be...

Teenage boys extorted over sexually explicit images

In the lead-up to tomorrow's Safer Internet Day the Kids Helpline is highlighting the concerning trend of overseas criminal syndicates preying on Australian children, particularly teenage boys, by extorting money from them after deceiving them to send sexually explicit images over instant messaging platforms.

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Summer wouldn’t be the same in Brunswick Heads without the traditional night market and fireworks to kick off the start of the festive season and the school holidays.

It was held at Banner Park, which is home for the next four weeks to the McGregor Family Amusements carnival and the VRA Housie Tent and, from mid-January, the Festival of the Fish and Chips. During the evening thousands gathered in the streets and cafes, and lined the banks of the river, celebrating a beautiful evening in Bruns and enjoying the sights, smells and flavours of this very popular annual event.

At nine o’clock the crowd was drawn to the river in anticipation of the fireworks show and squeals of delight rose collectively from the voices of the hundreds of children enjoying the beautiful blooms exploding in the night sky.

~ Photos Tree Faerie


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Far North Coast branch of NSW Farmers launches

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