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December 2, 2021

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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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Former Byron Mayor talks about the ‘Green challenge’

It’s not easy being green, it never has been, but we are proud of our long-term commitment to Greens...

What’s Nu in COVID variants? Highlighted need for stronger Australian contribution

According to the End COVID For All campaign the emergence of a new coronavirus variant in Botswana, most likely to be called 'Nu', underlines the need for Australia to step up its contribution to co-oridnated global efforts to prevent the virus’ spread and mutation.

Historical truth

Some people choose to rewrite history when it suits them. Former mayor Simon Richardson has been telling people that...

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.

Fake Greens

This is a strange election. Michael Lyon, Jeanette Martin (and retired Simon Richardson) all rode the Greens ticket to get...

Byron’s shame

On Thursday, Brandon Saul was being interviewed on BayFM. He is coordinating funding for the Fletcher Street centre for...

P.J.Prideaux, Byron Bay

Anybody else get a rude shock when they received their quarterly account this week? So-called ‘energy charges’ up over 100 per cent from the previous period.

Now while I’m aware that we had a couple of weeks of winter that necessitated switching on a small portable heater occasionally in the morning, this is ridiculous.

Let’s hope the Feds can pull this crowd into line.

 


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Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

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