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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

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There has been an increase in petty crime in the New City Road area of Mullumbimby, the residential area behind the council buildings.

Car break-ins, cash stolen at dusk from an unlocked car etc. Residents, visitors and workmen alike may want to consider taking extra care to protect their belongings, in case they return to find they now belong to someone else.

If this has been happening in other areas of Mullumbimby too, it would be a community service to speak up and let others know.

J Thomas, Mullumbimby

Editor’s note: We have been advised that a car was stolen from Stuart Street at night last week, despite being locked, and later found burnt out in Bangalow.


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A win for the roughy

The battle for the 'roughy had been a tough road for conservationists and hopefully this win will be the last fight.

Maybe Canberra needs a bit of distraction biff

Mick breathed in but his Cronulla Sharks football jersey struggled to contain his well-insulated six-pack and he held up his hand as he approached Bazza in the front bar of the Top Pub.

Council crews working hard to repair potholes

Tweed Shire Council road maintenance crews are out across the Tweed's road network repairing potholes and other damage caused by the recent prolonged rainfall and previous flood events.

Poor Pauline

Bob Vinnicombe, Sefton A lot of hypocrisy from Labor and The Greens about respect for women. Look at the treatment they dished out to Pauline...