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March 3, 2021

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Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

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Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

‘Eating vegan plant-based food is one of the simplest but most powerful and effective things you can do as an individual to help reduce environmental devastation,’ says local Anthea Amore, publisher of the cookbook Passion.

She is asking for $40,000 to add to the $25,000 she has already spent in order to publish the vegan cookbook called Hungry.

She says, ‘I’ve spent the last three years creating new recipes (and some old favourites) and styling and shooting them. I’ve paid for a professional editor, proofreader and graphic designer (approximately $10,000). The book has gone to print and I’ve paid $15,000 deposit to set the printing in motion. So aside from the $25,000 we’ve spent we need the following: In order to collect the books from the Brisbane docks, I need the remaining $24,190 for the production costs, the 10 per cent government import GST tax ($4,081), the Port Services fees ($5,000) and $1,600 transport costs to move 16 pallets of books to my storage unit here in Mullumbimby!’

She also wants money for Paypal fees of $1,500 and finally $3,600 of costs to cover her crowdfunding costs on the online platform indiegogo.com. If you would like to support her, and who wouldn’t, go to https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hungry-for-more-crazy-good-vegan-food-cookbook#/.

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