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Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

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Flood warning for Richmond and Wilsons Rivers

A deepening low pressure trough through the northeast of the state is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms during Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the State Emergency Service.

Last chance for tickets to Byron Shire Council Meet the Candidates forum

Today is your last chance to get tickets to tonight’s Byron Shire Meet the Candidates forum in the Byron Theatre.

Telling girls they don’t like STEM halves their involvement at any age

Even children as young as six can develop ideas that girls don’t like computer science and engineering as much as boys – stereotypes that carry over into teenagerhood and contribute to gender gaps at university, according to a study published in PNAS.

Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

Lismore airport supported by community?

I am writing in response to your article, ‘Lismore airport supported by community’. First of all, the Lismore airport is...

COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

Five men have been arrested after 000 calls led police to a Murwillumbah unit on Friday night to find the alleged assailants pinning the occupant to the floor.

About 9.45pm (Friday, August 19) police allege that five people forced their way into the Railway Street unit at where they attacked male victim.

They say the alleged offenders punched the man in the head and pinned him face down on the floor with his arms tied behind his back.

000 calls lead police to the unit, where they discovered the victim on the floor with some of the alleged offenders restraining him.

NSW Ambulance was called and treated the victim for injuries to his face including a cut on his bottom lip, which required sutures.

All five alleged offenders were arrested. Detectives were called to the location and investigations were undertaken.

All alleged offenders were charged with various offences from affray, aggravated break and enter and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

 


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