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September 27, 2021

Not West Byron but ‘New Byron’

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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Other News

A new COVID-19 case flies into the Far North Coast

The Northern NSW Local Health District has confirmed that there is a new case of COVID-19 in Northern NSW today, and they will be included in NSW Health’s official reporting tomorrow.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

Found – Have you seen Steve? Missing person

Mullumbimby man Steve Mustchin went missing at 11am this morning from Byron Bay Hospital and his family are asking locals to keep an eye out for him.

September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Lismore coming out of lockdown

At midnight tonight (Wednesday 22 September) lockdown will be lifted for the Lismore local government area (LGA).

Byron Shire Councillors get behind vaccination push

Public buildings such as the Mullumbimby Civic Hall could become mass COVID-19 vaccination centres, under a proposal put forward by Byron Council last week.

With Byron Bay poised to become an Atlantis by 2050, it’s nonsensical to now proceed with the West Byron residential development.

Instead we need to start thinking in terms of a major inland retreat to regions where our children won’t be touched by rising sea levels.

Let’s save all those valuable resources and commit them to create a purpose-built town that will incorporate all the necessary elements for low impact living.

I propose to call this eco-town ‘New Byron’ and suggest it be sited in the Bangalow region, sited 40 metres or more above current sea levels and probably safe from the ocean for the next couple of centuries.

Robert Zandstra, Mullumbimby


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Byron Bay beach party end in PINS and a charge for biting

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Fundraising for koala signs for Bangalow

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Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

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Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.