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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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Breakfast is now a whole lot more luxurious with the recent launch of Le Petit Brekkie in the Byron Shire. Changing how we enjoy breakfast, Emma and Kevin, the team behind the business, curate fresh, locally sourced breakfast boxes to be delivered directly to their clients’ doors. With the tagline ‘breakfast in bed, delivered’, Le Petit Brekkie hopes to make the indulgence of a lazy lie-in even more tempting.

Richmond Local Area Command police are continuing their swoop on small-scale drug dealers in the Ballina area, which they have dubbed Strike Force Cloak.

Police yesterday announced they have charged two more men during raids across the Northern Rivers region last week.

Strike Force Cloak was established by officers attached to drug unit to investigate the alleged supply of prohibited drugs in the Ballina area.

Police allege the syndicate was involved in the distribution and sale of commercial quantities of methylamphetamine (‘ice’) but so far their raids have turned up cannabis and MDMA.

About 12.30pm last Wednesday 21 September 2016, officers attached to the Richmond LAC drug unit raided a premises in Hayman Street, West Ballina, where they allegedly located MDMA pills, cannabis and cash.

All items were seized for forensic examination.

Two men, both aged 24, were arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station.

One man was charged with supplying prohibited drug, two counts of possessing prohibited drug and goods in custody suspected of being stolen.

The second man was charged with dealing with the proceeds of crime.

Both men were granted conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday, October 24.

 

 


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