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COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Love U 4 EV

In order to transition from a fossil fuel powered car industry I think we need to address our car culture. We’re petrol heads. Mad Max would have been a very different movie if Mel had to find a charging station instead of fuel.

After a long, arduous and uninformed debate… Saddle Road DA approved

Councillors finally ‘got there in the end’, interim Mayor, Michael Lyon, told an exhausted audience after many hours of confused meandering at last Thursday’s Council meeting.

The 29th annual Ernies a shocking look at misogyny

Has lockdown made misogyny worse? We could find out tomorrow when the 29th Annual Ernies Awards for sexist remarks give out their gongs

Byron Bay’s Touma Cameron qualified for the Australian Titles. Photo Ethan Smith/SNSW

Crystal Cylinders

Lennox Head’s Nyxie Ryan became the NSW High School U/19 All Star Champion at the recent NSW Junior Titles that incorporating the NSW School Titles.

She also qualified for the NSW team to compete at the Australian Junior Titles by coming third in the NSW Junior Titles in the U/18 division. 

Byron Bay’s Touma Cameron finished third in the U/16 boys and will also represent NSW at the Australian Junior Titles. 

Rino Lindsay from Lennox Head also qualified for the Aussies in the same division with his seventh-place finish.

Byron Bay High School was runner-up in the MR shield U/16 boys division with the two-person team of Touma Cameron and Dembe Ryan.

Lennox Head’s Malia James and Mahlia Carr represented  Xavier Christian and came third in MR shield U19 Girls division. 

Lennox Head surfers Ocea Curtis, Juniper Harper, and Harry O’Brien enjoyed great success at the 2019 Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles at Maroubra Beach with clean waves for competitors.

Curtis was runner-up in the U/12 girls, Harper third in the U/14 girls, and O’Brien finished equal fifth in the U/14 boys.  Harper and O’Brien have now qualified for the NSW Team to contest the Australian Junior Surfing Titles.

The U/12s only compete at state level. All qualifiers for the NSW Grommet State Titles were determined by eight individual regional titles, which took place up and down the NSW coastline earlier in the year.


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NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

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Around 2,000 residents in Lismore lost their electricity connection on Wednesday night after a large gum tree took out power lines.