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Local youth among those hardest hit by housing affordability crisis

A 20 per cent spike in rents is driving an increase in youth homelessness across the North Coast, the organisers of a national campaign to end homelessness say.

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Beach Hotel gets a $6m makeover

Owners of the Beach Hotel, Moelis, say they undertook extensive repairs and updates to the tune of around $6m after COVID-19 forced closure and limited trading last year.

Beware of flood damage scams

NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers about opportunistic tradespeople trying to take advantage during the flood recovery process as the state gets back on its feet.

Electricity ‘fun facts’

Anonymous, Ballina I’m surprised that a part of David Lowe’s online article of March 15 slipped under the fact-check radar (‘Tamara Smith...

Affordable myth

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads There is a ‘myth of affordable housing’ in Byron Shire. Well may councillors lament the lack of ‘affordable...

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.

A bouquet for Lilac House

L Jenkins, Byron Bay Nicole Habrecht should receive free paint and brushes and a pat on the back from Council for...

Gary Osbiston

The Breakers had a great pre-game warm-up and were keen for a win against the Italo stars.

Within 30 seconds the Brunswick team won the ball and mounted an attack, and with the wind behind their backs a long range shot was tried but the ball whistled past the post. For the rest of the first half the Brunswick team had numerous unsuccessful shots at goal only.

The half-time whistle was blown with the score 0–0.

The second half began and again it was the away side who were dominant and surged forward with a beautiful passing move with all three strikers, and the final pass found Ella in a great position: she fired with her left foot only to see the ball go just wide of the post. 

The coach was thinking of putting goalkeeper Zoe onto the field as she had only touched the ball a few times … but who to put in goals? He decided to not change the team – a mistake by him; as the second half came to a close the final whistle blew with final score 0–0. A

ll 12 players who travelled to Lismore had great games. It was the coach who made an error; he will not be so cautious if this happens in another game.


Recent stories tagged Football:

Football looking forward to another big year

Local teams are encouraging more female players to join the game as Northern NSW Football pushes to make the 2021 season the biggest yet for women’s football across its seven member zones.

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Football coaching clinic finds its feet

Bouncing out of the COVID-19 shutdown of sport a small team of local coaches have started a fully mobile football development school to bridge the gap between community and elite football.

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Byron Bay Rams win premier league grand final

The Byron Rams are the toast of the Far North Coast after defeating South Lismore in the premier league grand final 2-0.

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Rams finish regular season with strong win ahead of semi-final 

Byron Bay FC have completed the regular season with a strong win over rivals Richmond Rovers to finish in second places heading into the semi-finals.

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Rams finish regular season with strong win

Christian Layland Byron Bay FC have completed the regular season with a strong win over rivals Richmond Rovers to finish in second place heading into the semi-finals. The Rams were in the hunt for first place and a second-straight Pointscore Championship...

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The Origin Trophy of Shara Boulevard

The Origin Trophy may well come to a glorious climax this weekend afternoon at Shara Boulevard. The two top teams go head to head on Saturday to claim bragging rights for another year after a most frustrating football season.

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Football fan fights for elite academy in Lismore

As local teams prepare for the resumption of competitive sports over the next few weeks an 11-year-old football fanatic has vowed to continue his campaign to stop the closure of the Lismore-based Liverpool Football Academy.

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Mullum offers special-needs football

Mullmbimby Brunswick Valley Football Club is excited to announce the establishment of a new Football 4 All program specifically catering for young boys and girls who live with special needs or a disability.

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