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March 8, 2021

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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

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My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

Brunswick Heads marina berths to increase

Questions remain unanswered around a press release from Nationals MLC Ben Franklin’s office regarding a $2.8 million upgrade to...

Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

Nick Mills, Eureka

Yay, I just paid an $824 bill for one broken wheel, no doubt a subliminal message from my car saying ‘enough’ of the treacherous Springvale Road, Eureka which is bursting with eager and helpful potholes.

RMS statistics say the most likely driver to lose their lives in NSW is now a male aged 50 to 59, on country roads, close to their homes. Yay for me and my husband.

According to the RMS we need to slow down. It’s our fault you see. I am somehow to blame, as I delicately pick my way across the scarred and ruinous blacktop. Ask any of my neighbours who regularly get stuck behind me, and you will know it is not from my driving too fast. Our roads are a disgrace.

On a regular basis I am almost hit by cars travelling at inappropriate speeds on these roads, most likely racing back to their illegal AirBnB.

Council regularly sends a truck to spray bitumen over existing potholes. This band-aid solution would be laughable, if not so sad. It washes away the moment it rains. Kudos to council for regularly sending us a work crew. Why they do such a shit job each time, is a mystery.


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Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

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Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

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Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

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