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June 15, 2024

A little elbow grease

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Youth suicide?

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Interview with Nicki Parrott

After three decades of touring and performing in the US, Europe and Japan, acclaimed jazz musician Nicki Parrott is making a triumphant return to her homeland, bringing with her a new album Feelin’ Groovy – that pays homage to the iconic sounds of the sixties and draws inspiration from the carefree lifestyle of her new home in the Byron Shire.

All the way with DJT?

With the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States now a convicted felon, what does it mean for Australia if Donald Trump returns to the White House, and what are the ramifications of our major military ally drifting into authoritarianism?

Ballina Council join study to understand water use

Ballina Council has joined Bathurst, Dubbo and the Murray River Council areas to participate in a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology that aims to identify how people use water across regional NSW. 

Brad’s Butchery: Byron’s new organic butcher at 130 Jonson St Byron

Brad’s Butchery Byron Bay is a brand-new organic, family-owned-and-operated butcher in Byron with a great range of quality products and a dry-aged beef display room that is equal to the best in the country.

Community search for Gage Wilson to continue

A community search is to continue today for missing 31-year-old Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

Concerns over potential impact of piggery DA 

Plans submitted to Council earlier this year for the historic old Skinners Shoot piggery at 103 Yagers Lane have raised concerns with residents.

A E Davey, Brunswick Heads

There must be others who have discovered just how few consumer products are required to keep you, your dwelling and also the environment clean.

For many decades now I have not purchased dish washing liquid. All that is needed is a tissue to wipe the oil from utensils, then a scourer, if necessary water. Water and ‘elbow grease’ will be just as effective. Saves a lot of money too. A back brush is all that is needed for showering, no soap – which is very drying.

Occupants in a house I once shared told me that my cleaning of the shower with bicarbonate of soda was the best clean it had received compared to the various chemicals they normally used.

Vinegar will disinfect surfaces and clean windows.

Our seas and rivers are so polluted, why add oils and detergents where creatures that benefit the ecology are endeavouring to exist?

I have visited many homes and been amazed at the range of ‘ghastly unguents’ under sinks.

Harken: A few wee germs will stregthen your immune system.


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