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April 16, 2021

Rates boycott

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Sally Flannery discovers dark side of ‘Lovemore’

Since declaring her interest in running for Lismore Council, local woman Sally Flannery has been subjected to sustained attacks, both online and upon her property.

Other News

Red Cross offers additional bushfire grants

Australian Red Cross is opening a final round of support grants for people affected by the bushfires who are suffering extreme financial hardship.

Byron and Ballina secure funds from Coastal and Estuary Grants

A coastal hazard assessment study and a coastal management program will be funded as the NSW Government announces over $100,000 for Byron and Ballina Shire Councils under the 2020-21 Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

Sprout lovers

Sprouts can sometimes be overlooked on the weekly grocery list… except for those in the know, of course!

Beach Hotel gets a $6m makeover

Owners of the Beach Hotel, Moelis, say they undertook extensive repairs and updates to the tune of around $6m after COVID-19 forced closure and limited trading last year.

Local sailor triumphs in blustery Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race

Local sailor Craig Watson battled near gale-force winds on Coopers to have one of his best ever Brisbane to Gladstone yacht races claiming fourth place in line honours.

Bayside, The Corso

Annie Radermacher, Brunswick Heads A clear description of the proposed development as presented to the public was of 37 boarding...

This Shire is a disgrace. 

As a local of almost 60 years and a ratepayer of 35 years I feel I am part of a silently whinging majority. 

No more. 

Where do our rates go every year? Council needs to fix our roads. Let’s boycott paying our rates until Mullum, Bruns, and Ocean Shores streets are pothole free.

How can our beautiful towns have such disgraceful roads, eg Stuart St, Whian St, Balemo Dr, Matong Dr? These streets have large potholes with dangerous sharp edges.

Shame on our Greens council for years of money wasting and neglect.

If potholes were fish, they would have been dead long ago. Don’t pay your rates!

Annette Snow


Hooray for new loos!

I would like to express my sincerest thankyou for all concerned in the installation of new toilets at Brunswick Heads, especially those involved in the petition, including Bruns Markets, BP Brunswick Heads, Brunswick Pharmacy, Resould, Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Video Shop, Terrace Expresso, Brunswick Newsagency, Village Green, Trawlers, and Margaret Witney.

Harry Van-de-Venne 

Brunswick Heads

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