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May 20, 2024

Two motorcyclists airlifted after north coast crashes

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Appeal to locate man missing from Mullumbimby

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Mullumbimby.

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Mullum Road upgrade

Construction is expected to commence in December to improve the flood-prone Mullumbimby Road near Uncle Tom’s corner.

Domestic violence

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Serious two-vehicle crash – Alstonville

A man is in a serious condition following a two-vehicle crash in Alstonville on Monday.

Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Let’s dive deep into potholes!

Main Arm residents were disappointed to hear from Byron Council’s senior staff at a public meeting last Thursday night that their dangerous and rapidly deteriorating roads might not get repaired until the end of 2025 at the earliest. 

Appeal to locate woman missing from Rosebank

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from Rosebank.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was kept busy today after two motorcyclists who were injured in separate accidents on the north coast were airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital.

At around midday, a 38-year-old woman with a suspected spinal fracture was treated at the scene, a private property at Keith Hall south of Ballina, by paramedics before she was airlifted to the hospital where she was reported to be in a stable condition.

Then around 90 minutes later, the chopper crew responded to a call to fly to Woodenbong Oval to meet a paramedic and an 58-year-old  man suffering limb injuries after a high-speed motorbike crash at Bonalbo.

He was also  airlifted after being treated at the scene and later reported to be in a stable condition.

 


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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

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