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Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

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Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

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Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

Jeff Johnson calls for generational change at Ballina

The next in our series of interviews with Ballina Council hopefuls for the December election features Cr Jeff Johnson, who is also nominating for mayor after thirteen years service on council.

Sub-junior touch player sat Burringbar.

The Burringbar Touch Football Association is holding its last sign-on day this Friday afternoon for its 26th annual competition over summer.

This year Burringbar is running a seniors–mixed competition where teams are made up of men, women and children 12-15 years old.

Teams need to be finalised this Friday September 28 ahead of the competition start date of Friday October 19. All games are played on Friday evenings at the Burringbar District Sports Club.

The BTFA is also seeking players for the junior competition (7–12 years) and the sub-juniors (from four years).

Juniors sign up as individuals. For the seniors full teams are preferred.

The competition runs through to March 2019.

Everyone is welcome for a trial game. 


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