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February 3, 2023

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Go Thistles!

Lismore Thistles Soccer Club has launched the Thistles Acceleration Program, in the process becoming the city’s only player development academy. 

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Old ANZ Mullum

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Ahana Candles

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Oil spill on M1 near Byron, traffic backed up to Brunswick Heads exit

An accident on the M1 has brought southbound traffic to a standstill from the Brunswick Heads exit at Gulgan Road and Tweed Street.

TELSTRA – The end of the line?

I live in a valley that was ravaged by flood last year. Telegraph poles were swept out of the...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Have your Perfect Say

We live in a community where there is nowhere to live and the whole world is watching what we do next, wondering if we will do what their superstar tourist destinations did and regulate the housing market

Abouchar honoured with Order of Australia

The new head of the Byron Community College (BCC), Chantal Abouchar, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to business and the media.

Stroma Lawson, Byron Bay.

As the Rails pig cartoon pointed out the other week, there’s no shortage of places to get a coffee in Byron.

But there’s only one place to get Good Coffee: tastes good, feels good, does good. And that’s the Coffee Box outside the Post Office in Byron. It’s a social enterprise run by the Byron Community Centre supporting disadvantaged locals to get some work experience and get back on their feet. There’s also a Pay It Forward jar, to buy a coffee for someone who’s doing it tough right now.

So next time you need your coffee fix, enjoy a good coffee for a good cause at the Coffee Box.


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