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Tucked away in a Mullumbimby music studio, a group of local musicians have been pouring their hearts out through song.

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Pedal power celebrated at Murwillumbah film night

Those with an interest in films and cycling will be in heaven this Thursday night (August 11) when the Regent Cinema in Murwillumbah hosts the Big Bike Film Night.

Couple lose everything to house fire

A house on Mill Road, Huonbrook, went up in flames last Friday and thankfully no-one was injured. Police, the fire brigade and emergency services attended.

Neanderthal vs. modern humans: Slow and steady wins the brain game

Our closest human relatives are Neanderthals and their Asian relatives the Denisovans. The differences between Homo sapiens and these other groups are encoded in changes to the amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins in our cells and tissues.

Stuart Ayres resigns Deputy Leadership over Barilaro posting

Stuart Ayres, the Deputy Leader of the NSW Parliamentary Liberal Party, Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Minister for Tourism and Sport has resigned both positions following an independent investigation into the appointment of John Barilaro, Former Deputy Premier of NSW, to a New York trade position. 

Plan for floods

Some stories have been told and the full story of the 2022 floods is still unfolding. Society is realising...

Speed cameras

When can we expect fixed speed cameras on the Butler Street Byron Bay drag strip? PJ Prideaux, Byron Bay

Angela McDermott, Suffolk Park. 

Dear Falls Festival, when are you going to stop calling Yelgun Byron Bay? People who book accommodation in Byron Bay and jump in a cab to take them to the festival abuse the poor taxi drivers when they keep driving and driving and driving and driving and then get hit with a $100+ cab ride.

You’re being so deceptive. How many towns do you have to pass through from Byron Bay before you get to Yelgun? Let’s start calling Ballina south Byron, shall we? You’re blatantly lying to people. It’s shameful.


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Pedal power celebrated at Murwillumbah film night

Those with an interest in films and cycling will be in heaven this Thursday night (August 11) when the Regent Cinema in Murwillumbah hosts the Big Bike Film Night.

Beekeepers can get a permit to move hives away from flood water

With so many challenges currently surrounding the bee industry, it comes as a relief to many that NSW Department of Primary Industries will issue a special group permit for beekeepers in flood warning areas to move their hives to higher ground.

Potholes

Who’s with me in launching a class action against Byron and Lismore councils for compensation for us hapless ratepayers as we daily shred expensive...

The Healthy Minds Club are busy as!

The Lennox-based (and fast-expanding) young men's mental health group are continuing to change lives and inspire the wider community with activities across the region.