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September 27, 2021

Brunswick Heads Tennis served a 10-year deal

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Forty per cent of Byron Shire residents yet to get first COVID 19 dose but mayor refuses to join vaccine campaign

Byron Shire Mayor Michael Lyon is refusing to join other health, political and community leaders in calls for people to receive a COVID 19 vaccine.

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A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that...

New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Community gardeners get busy in Suffolk

Suffolk Park Community Gardens was breifly out of lockdown last week, and the gardeners couldn’t wait to get back in the garden.

Large Wilsons Creek Community Title given green light

Plans for a 15-lot housing development in Wilsons Creek will proceed to the next stage of the planning process, without further amendment, despite the community expressing concerns around flooding and traffic safety.

Why are there so many vaccinated people in hospital?

It may be confronting to hear there are more vaccinated people than unvaccinated people in hospital – but it’s actually a good thing.

Covid 19 virus fragments in Ballina Shire and Grafton sewage

The Northern NSW Local Health District says fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 were detected in samples taken from the North and South Grafton sewage treatment plants on 24 September.

Brunswick tennis players celebrate securing court use for a further decade.

The Brunswick Heads Tennis Club has signed a 10-year Crown Lands licence for the Byron Shire Council’s tennis court facility in South Beach Road.

‘The Club is thrilled and thanks Byron Shire Council for its support,’ president Kusha Sihvola said.

‘It is wonderful news for the club that is run entirely by committed volunteers,’ she said.

The courts are utilised by the public and over 50 club members who play four evenings and two mornings a week.

Tennis lessons, workshops and private coaching are available.

Courts, racquets and balls are also available for public hire and can be booked at Network Video, Brunswick Heads.

All enquiries welcome, simply email [email protected]


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