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November 28, 2021

Big year for local netball

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COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

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Ballina council votes for waterfront affordable and social housing

The Ballina Shire Council has voted unanimously to ask for state government commitment on waterfront affordable and social housing as part of a marina upgrade.

Public access to Bruns foreshore reduced by Reflections, say residents

Brunswick Heads residents are concerned that the managers of the Terrace Reserve Holiday Park are failing to stick to a court-ordered plan for the park, resulting in a potential loss of public access to the precious Brunswick River foreshore.

Brookies bring out pre-mixed Negroni

The Negroni is my favourite cocktail. It’s quick and simple to make yourself, if you have all the ingredients (equal quantities of gin, Campari and vermouth plus ice and a slice of orange).

Keeping children out of prison the focus for Red Cross

How young is too young for a child to be imprisoned? The Red Cross says 10 is too young and wants to see the age raised to 14.

Community carers and responders program launched

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Experience and transparency key for Mayor says former Byron Councillor

It’s not often I agree with Cr Alan Hunter, but in this instance I certainly do, namely with his...

The BBNA U/14 representative side. Photo supplied

Brooke Wade, secretary

Brunswick Byron Netball Association has had one of its most successful seasons on the courts and at the association level.

Our representative teams who went away to both state and state age championships. Our U/17s were undefeated champions in division three against some very strong teams; the U/13s remained undefeated as well in their division four giving them the winners title; while our U/14s played some incredibly tough games to gain the runners up title in division four.

Our U/15s overcame numerous injuries and some fierce competition to come fifth in their division four pool.

2018 marked the first year that we have run our Umpire Training program that included multiple theory training sessions targeting both our new umpires and those who have umpired in years before.

For the first time we began rewarding our umpires by implementing a payment system, which has driven our umpires to improve resulting in a record number of four umpires gaining their National C badge (Alice Guye, Amy Ross, Tysharna Puni and Della Hamilton-Knight) and our first-ever umpire receiving her National B (Kelly West).

Our association is incredibly proud of all our players and umpires and looks forward to welcoming everyone in 2019.


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