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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

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Have you been to Oma yet? 

Oma is the newest food and wine bar in Byron Bay, established by the team at Three Blue Ducks....

Kingscliff, trucks, and development – what’s the right outcome?

The debate over the movement of fill via the Tweed Coast Road and through Kingscliff to fill future development sites has been considered by residents, Tweed Shire Councillors, and staff at the last two planning meetings and a workshop in between.

Buy and sell food app launches

Finding it too hard to purchase local produce via social media, partners Vanessa and Leisa thought there must be a better way.

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

M Gardner, Byron Bay

To Ben Franklin, Sir I watched you on the Channel 9 news on March 13 about the Brunswick Heads Surf Club. I saw you laugh and turn away as right next to you, plain-clothes security were roughing up reporter Jim Beatson.

You did not intervene. You did not advocate for him. You did not stand up for your own constituent. You laughed, turned and walked away with the NSW premier.

How could you? You know him. You know he is a reporter. You could have intervened and stood up for him. Not let him be bruised, cut and insulted.

Jim tells me, as per usual, you agreed to another interview with him a half hour later. How can that be?

I am so disappointed and hurt by your behaviour. In the company of Sydney leaders, you turn on your own people.

Jim Beatson is my husband. But the bigger issue here is that you want votes, you want us to trust you.

But when push comes to shove what do we all see?


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1 COMMENT

  1. Well Said M Gardner

    I apologise on behalf of humanity and the human race for the sub-human behaviour your brave husband
    experienced

    We will respond by removing them from their jobs this election and the police will take care of the punishments

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