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Mat Morris, Bangalow The NSW coalition seems to be hellbent on outdoing their federal counterparts when it comes to the denigration...

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Step up, Ben

Martin Corben, Lennox Head With the cancellation of Bluesfest now would be a good time for the NSW state government’s...

Report and recommendations – First Nations people in custody

High, but not high enough, on the country's human rights agenda is the issue of Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Northern Rivers Food Harvest food trail will return in 2021!

The Northern Rivers Food Harvest Food Trail, to be held on the weekend of 1–2 May 2021, is guaranteed to be a very Northern Rivers experience, reflecting and celebrating the distinctive provenance of our region’s food. The Trail will offer lots of wonderful eating and drinking experiences; being jam-packed with our most-acclaimed restaurants, producers, farmers and growers.

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A Sinclair, Mullumbimby Does anyone know who is responsible for the thinly disguised bundles of junk mail that are now...

Coalition ‘hellbent’

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Byron Shire celebrates seniors during festival week

An action-packed program has been planned for the 2021 Byron Shire Seniors Festival with drumming, dancing, walking, yoga and laughing on the program.

Tyler Wright winning the Vans US. Photo ASP/ Kenny Morris.
Tyler Wright winning the Vans US. Photo ASP/ Kenny Morris.

Lennox Head surfer Tyler Wright collected her first victory of the season winning the Vans US Open of Surfing and defeating Stephanie Gilmore in the final on Sunday August 2. Wright built her lead of an 8.67 (out of ten) and followed up with a 6.10 to take the win and moves to World No 3 on the rankings. The Vans US Open of Surfing is the sixth of 10 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour events on the calendar, offering crucial points towards surfers’ rankings.

Photo ASP/ Kenny Morris.

 


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Byron Shire celebrates seniors during festival week

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