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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

TAFE job cuts not so bad, says Nationals MLC 

Ms Saffin said last week that 29 local jobs were going under restructures and that almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs will be slashed.

Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

Shores United win local derby in season opener

Shores United FC began their season in the Anzac Cup B football competition with a 3-1 win over local rivals the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC last Sunday.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

Luke Young from Sunshine Solar Cycles, renewable energy showcase organiser Alice Moffett and renewables advocate and Maca Castle king Tony Gilding take in the future with a Tesla. Photo Jeff ‘Battery Operated Since 1986’ Dawson

The weekend wet didn’t dampen the enthusiasm for Saturday’s Renewable Energy Showcase, held at the Macadamia Castle.

Apart from getting a ride in the Tesla Model X, around 120 punters got informed about solar and battery technology with a presentation by Macadamia Castle owner Tony Gilding.

Giles Parkinson from clean technology and climate website www.reneweconomy.com.au was also a guest speaker.

Information stalls by Enova Energy, COREM, Zero Emissions Byron and the Office of NSW Environment & Heritage were also on display.


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