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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Random Mullumbimby breath test leads police to cannabis and ketamine

Police say that a random breath test in Mullumbimby has led to the seizure of cannabis and ketamine.

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads

Draft Plans of Management (POM) for Ferry Reserve and Massy Greene caravan parks in Bruswick Heads, currently run by Reflections Holiday Parks, are now on exhibition.

What is at stake is how we vision our foreshore lands to be best used into the future – particularly if the holiday parks are given over to long-term commercial leasing or at worst, sold.

Submissions are required to be made online by January 6, 2019.

They have also put a survey online with questions that are pre-empting positive responses to longstanding critical issues such as the setbacks from the top of the riverbank.

It would be appreciated if people do not respond to the online survey at this stage. We need to look closely at what has been proposed by the developer and give locals information they will want to consider in their responses to these plans.


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