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Byron Bay wants Byron Baes to back off

Faster than speeding reality TV producer, members of the Byron community have swiftly mounted a multi-pronged attack against the proposed ‘influencer’ based Netflix show Byron Baes.

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Remembering and Healing – the Northern Rivers peace effort

The community of Lismore are invited to join events organised by the Remembering and Healing (RaH) group over the weekend encompassing ANZAC Day.

Beware of flood damage scams

NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers about opportunistic tradespeople trying to take advantage during the flood recovery process as the state gets back on its feet.

Coalition ‘hellbent’

Mat Morris, Bangalow The NSW coalition seems to be hellbent on outdoing their federal counterparts when it comes to the denigration...

Report and recommendations – First Nations people in custody

High, but not high enough, on the country's human rights agenda is the issue of Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Jack McCoy bringing surf show to Lennox

Legendary film maker Jack McCoy is bringing his acclaimed surf talk, film and live music event to the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 8 May.

Suffolk Park Pump Track

We the ‘Engaged Neighbours’, on behalf of the Suffolk Park pump track’s affected neighbours and 300–400 petitioners and letter writers, request Council NOT to continue to bulldoze the large fenced in section of Linda Vidler Parkland adjacent to Baz and Shaz’s shop, close to the houses on three sides.

Matilda is all smiles at the Olympic Stadium after qualifying for the NSW PSSA team to go to the nationals.

Mullumbimby athlete Matilda Vial has qualified for the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association state team after running her best times at the national qualifiers.

Competing at Sydney’s Olympic Park Matilda came fourth in long jump with a distance of  4.46 metres.

She followed this up by winning the 100m sprint with a PB time of 13.30 seconds.

Matilda also ran fastest in the 200m with another PB of 27.06 seconds.

She has qualified to be part of the NSW PSSA team to compete at the 12 Years and Under National Track and Field Championships in Darwin in September.


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