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January 22, 2022

Final eight win through in Mullum major singles

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Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

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Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

At this morning's COVID-19 update press conference, Concord and Nepean Hospitals lung specialist Dr Lucy Morgan gave an update on COVID-19. Dr Morgan says she works as part of a team of people looking after patients with COVID.

The Greens launch NurseKeeper for nurses and paramedics

The Greens have written to the Premier to ask him to immediately introduce ‘NurseKeeper’ to urgently introduce pandemic pay and bonuses for nurses and paramedics. 

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’...

Empty shelves

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Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

Corporate bowling is contested on Friday nights at the Mullumbimby and is into its fifth round.

The Mullumbimby Ex-Services Bowling Club will contest the quarterfinals of its 2018 major singles this Saturday.

Winners of round two have earned a right to contest this weekend.

They include: Shane Knight who was too strong for Bernie O’Hearn, Mark Holton who accounted for Larry Henry in a tight struggle 31–25.

Trent Foreman beat Leigh Rickert 31–11; Richie Northcott prevailed over Adam McKenzie 31–21; Ross Graham saw off Mike Nicholls 31–15; and Ben Leeson took out Jamie Ewin 31–13.

In a surprise result Jeff Morgan returned from his sabbatical to dominate Mark Hogan by 31–10.

The fourth round of the 2018 Coopers Brewing Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club on Friday was washed out.

Standings:

Division 1, Dunno is leading on 56; Brett Donnelly Plastering and Ken Ryan Plastering on 50; K R P 49; In Line Carpentry 48; Mr Plug 46.5; Can’t Nail Us Down 41.5; Toads At Leisure 40; and Team Sassy 30.

In Division A, Ocean Shores Skips are leading on 55.5; followed by The Hedgetrimmers 53; Unco-Operatives and 5 Blind Mice 49; Snack Bar and Grill 39; AvoGo 38; Stay True 35.5; and Team Cobbers 29.5.


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NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

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Biz step up to feed frontline staff

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