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December 2, 2021

Man rescued from Byron rocks in heavy seas

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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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Water security needed and that means we need to think beyond the traditional dam

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As the climate emergency bites, and the population grows, farmers are becoming more innovative than ever. The passion and imagination of the Northern Rivers agricultural sector makes this a place to watch.

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James McKenzie runs for Tweed Shire Council

James McKenzie is running as an ungrouped candidate running in the upcoming Tweed Council election and is from Eungella.

Biodiversity, not dogs

Alison Drover’s comment is a welcome reminder of what Byron Shire, at our core, is representing – biodiversity. How do...

CWA has ready for the Christmas (w)rap

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The rough conditions at Australia’s most easterly point, where a swimmer managed to scramble on to rocks on Friday (February 2).

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called on late Friday afternoon (February 2) to assist in a search for a male swimmer who had been swept from Tallow Beach around the headland of Byron Bay.

The Rescue Helicopter located the swimmer at the base of the most easterly point of the headland climbing onto rocks.

Conditions at the time were extremely hazardous both in visibility and sea conditions.

The Rescue Helicopter communicated by radio to assist ground search parties to locate the swimmer.


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