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March 8, 2021

Byron Bunnings’ good will appreciated

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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

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Suffolk Park pump track

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No more MOs for Tweed Shire

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After noticing that the Bunnings store in Byron Bay was periodically discarding unsold seedlings and plants, I asked if they would consider instead donating them to local public schools for use in students’ gardens.

After a series of exchanges the manager has agreed, on a trial basis, to allow vetted schools to pick them up by prior arrangement.

I invite other local businesses to consider similar measures that promote good will and sustainability within our community.

Helen Burns, Byron Bay


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