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Byron Shire
October 25, 2021

Time for candles

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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

Other News

Stranded local artist shares stories from India

Vrinda Gleeson prepared for her new exhibition in a small London bedsit where she is living until she can return to her Northern Rivers home.

Library restrictions

Under Richmond Tweed Library restrictions announced today, our local libraries are now only offering click and collect, and online...

Diadem Street, Lismore

Around 2,000 residents in Lismore lost their electricity connection on Wednesday night after a large gum tree took out power lines.

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

No Ballina commemoration for 11 November

Speaking on behalf of the Ballina RSL sub-branch, Dick Wills BEM has announced that there will be no public commemoration service in Ballina for Remembrance Day next month.

There was a black out in Main Arm last night (Wednesday, April 11) with 102 properties loosing for over half an hour.

According to Origin Energy there was a tree down on the line at Settlement Road. Crews were quickly dispatched to get the line cleared and the properties back onto the grid.

For locals it was a reminder to have a look at the stock of candles and other supplies for emergencies in the house.

If a fault or emergency is life threatening, call 000.

Origin Energy can be contacted on 13 24 61 from 7 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday to report faults.

If you require assistance due to flood, storm and tsunami emergencies, please phone NSW SES on 132 500.

 


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