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March 1, 2021

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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.

Other News

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Sing Lisa Sing

Jo Faith, Newtown How very distressing is the recent story of beautiful singer Lisa Hunt. She followed protocol, paid the...

Coal scuttle

Alan Veacock, Cumbalum After some serious arm-twisting from the rest of the sane world, led by Joe Biden, the ‘marketing...

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

David Gilet, Byron bay

Tis true that habitat destruction is the main threat to native wildlife, but feral cats cause enormous damage too.

I love cats, I think they are beautiful, affectionate animals, but when my last cat died I decided I would rather have birds in the garden than a cat in the house.

In terms of the environment it would be better if well meaning organisations stopped rehoming cats. True, most damage is done by cats in the bush, but cats concentrated in suburban areas have a similarly concentrated effect.


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Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

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Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

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Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

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