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April 15, 2021

All that glitters is Brunswick’s gold

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Sally Flannery discovers dark side of ‘Lovemore’

Since declaring her interest in running for Lismore Council, local woman Sally Flannery has been subjected to sustained attacks, both online and upon her property.

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My own pandemic imaginations

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$1500 council fee rebates for farmers

NSW Farmers commends the NSW Government on its delivery of a rebate scheme for NSW and local government fees and charges, following its $500 million commitment in the State Budget last year.

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.

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

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New film celebrates getting back outside

'Free From Lockdown: Back Out in Nature' is a new short film in which a group of disabled and non-disabled performers from the Northern Rivers celebrate being in nature after COVID lockdown.

Where normal families accumulate dead electronic appliances and broken plastic replicas of things that used to last forever, it seems the good denizens of Brunswick Heads have a knack for finding just the kinds of items in their attics that will attract a crowd, year after year.

How else to explain the evergreen popularity of the Old and Gold festival, held annually on the coldest weekend of winter?

A sideline highlight is the gruelling marbles championship, where once again Brunswick Heads School reigned supreme, with Jordan O’Hearn and Sam Pfeil clutching the pot of gold at the end of it all.


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  1. Great story and brilliant photos! We dropped in late in the afternoon – saw a few people who looked like they’d shopped themselves blissful!

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