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June 24, 2024

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$6.8 million Tweed pound contract awarded

The Tweed Shire Council has awarded a $6.8 million contract for design and construction of a new state-of-the-art animal pound and rehoming centre.

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Koalas? Act now

The Forestry Corporation’s Planning Portal shows that forest compartments are on the chopping block before the Great Koala National...

The Village Grocer is shutting down

The supermarket near the roundabout in Byron, formerly known as Five Star, Handimarket, Spar Express and more recently as...

Iron Gates L&EC appeal hearing comes to an end:  decision reserved – Part I

The long-standing, controversial Iron Gates case came to an end in the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) last Friday after a two-week Hearing commencing at Evans Head on 3 June and finishing in the Court in Sydney on 14 June. 

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Lismore’s Freedom of Entry Parade

Lismore is set to host a Freedom of Entry Parade by the 41st Battalion, a time-honoured tradition dating back to medieval times

Do you have an IF?

When 12-year-old Bea moves into her grandmother Margaret’s apartment in New York, while her father waits for heart surgery in the same hospital where her mother died of cancer years earlier, she chafes against his playful antics, insisting she can handle the situation with maturity.

As trustee for the WellWishers Trust, I want to thank the good citizens of the Byron Shire (and beyond) for their generosity in donating enough money to build a well for a village, enabling about 300 women, men and children to enjoy clean, healthy water for the first time in their lives. And nearly $2,000 has been raised towards a second well!

This would not have been possible without the driving force of local yoga teacher extraordinaire, Diana Ewing, plus the energy of pupils and staff of Mullumbimby High School. Thank you so much.

You can donate to this life-saving cause through Diana at the Yellow Church Yoga Centre or through www.wellwishersethiopia.com.

Ross Allan, Myocum


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