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Saddle Road land snapped up for $10m

A picturesque property in Brunswick Heads that was once slated to become an eco-village may become a light industrial precinct after the owners sold it to a developer for $10 million. 

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Opportunities aplenty for young rugby standout

Ross Kendall Mullumbimby 16-year-old, Raife McKenzie, is a rising star rugby player who has had a big year after winning...

US promises to return Assange to Australia a ‘trick’ says father

Lawyers for the US said Judge Baraitser ought to have sought assurances for Mr Assange’s safety in the US prison system during the extradition trial. 

Zero

Andrew Macklin, Mullumbimby Creek Gareth Smith (July 14), I can see you like the selective use of historical facts and statistics...

Green is the colour of my discontent

Tom Tabart, Co-founder, Byron Greens The Greens team for the Council election has a problem with the inclusion of Sarah Ndiaye,...

Riverland Wine: A hidden gem

  Julz Recsei* As I navigate the vast world of wine, I am constantly looking for something new and I found...

45 Sydney-Ballina travellers exposed to COVID-19

Forty-five travellers from Sydney are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 and continue self-isolation on the Northern Rivers after sharing a flight with a confirmed case.

Number of kilojoules in a 150g Dairy Milk Easter Bunny: 3345. (Soucre: calorieking.com.au)

An 80kg person walking at a brisk pace of 5.5km/hour, or ‘dancing’, would need to walk for 2.5 hours at that pace, or dance for a bit more than two hours, to burn off one Easter bunny. (Source: medibank.com.au kj burning calculator)

Although we don’t have exact figures, if you plan to burn off your breakfast Easter bunny by drinking beer and watching bands at Bluesfest, we suggest that you allocate practically the whole day and night to that activity.


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New gallery and studio breathes life into old church and graveyard

Was it divine intervention or western democracy that changed the fate of a former country church on the Northern Rivers last week?

Byron’s bioenergy facility DA

David Dixon, Byron Bay I am concerned Council’s bioenergy project has received no external financial scrutiny and that my requests for a full cost/benefit analysis have...

Why the rush?

Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer was either a troll or,...

The Block mute over its plans for Byron TV show

Plans by reality television TV show, The Block (Nine), to base an upcoming series on  Sunrise Boulevard in Sunrise, Byron Bay, has upset an elderly neighbour.