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February 3, 2023

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Lismore Thistles Soccer Club has launched the Thistles Acceleration Program, in the process becoming the city’s only player development academy. 

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Lismore trial of recycled crushed glass in concrete

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A smorgasbord of flicks

This year’s smorgasbord of over 40 incredible short films are handpicked from a record 3,200 entries received for Flickerfest’s Academy® and BAFTA Qualifying short-film festival screened recently in Bondi, and Northern Rivers audiences are the first in Australia to experience the best of Flickerfest on tour. Highlights enjoying their Northern Rivers premiere include recent Academy® nominees and much-loved festival award winners alongside exciting, fresh, local talent.

Oil spill on M1 near Byron, traffic backed up to Brunswick Heads exit

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Pothole protest gets immediate results

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Have your Perfect Say

We live in a community where there is nowhere to live and the whole world is watching what we do next, wondering if we will do what their superstar tourist destinations did and regulate the housing market

After witnessing a child run across Left Bank Road, Mullumbimby, in front of a truck to catch a bus to Shearwater School last week, I am extremely concerned about having a 64-place child-care centre build near the Tallowood estate.

On speaking to the bus driver, it’s a regular occurrence that the children dash between traffic to catch their bus as there is no crossing for them.

More traffic, more building noise for local residents, ongoing noise for neighbours who have chosen to live in a quiet spot, more development in our lovely little town.

As of next year, the Mullumbimby Hospital is closing down, leaving a huge block of land to be sold. More development?

Mullumites, let’s object and keep our peaceful town, peaceful.

Christine Cameron, Mullumbimby


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