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Young tennis players compete in North Coast Open

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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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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. 

Bangalow health food staff fined for failing to mask-up

Anyone who cannot wear a face mask because of a disability, physical or mental health illness or condition must now carry proof of exemption.

Cartoon of the week – 28 July, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

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...

Queensland and NSW border – hard closure 1am Friday, 23 July

The Queensland government has declared all of NSW a COVID hotspot and will close its border to NSW at 1am Friday, 23 July for four weeks.

Byron Farmers Markets temporarily moved to make way for COVID clinic

The Byron Farmers Market is to be held opposite Elements resort on Bayshore Drive this week, while health authorities use the Cavanbah Centre for a drive-through COVID testing service.

Northern Rivers Tennis Academy on tour.

Eleven teenagers from the Northern Rivers Tennis Academy travelled to Grafton to compete in the North Coast Open over the June long weekend.

‘Although no-one came home an outright winner, there were plenty of matches won and lost over the four days of competition, and everyone had  a lot of fun,’ coach Steve Gort said.

Boy and girl duos made it through to the doubles semifinals and singles players got through to the quarterfinals as well.

The Mullumbimby-based squad is also joining forces with young players from Alstonville and Ballina to play in a State of Origin style tournament against the KDV Academy, based in Carrara on the Gold Coast.

The event scheduled for this weekend will see roughly 40 players from each side of the border hit the courts.


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