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May 18, 2022

Crash on Pacific Highway brings traffic to a halt

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Tripling water harvesting will leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Homelessness hub under immense pressure

A new homelessness hub in Byron Bay has been so inundated with requests for help, that the service already needs additional staff to meet the demand.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, Rob Marks

Rob Marks lives in the Tweed Shire, owns a small business and is running on Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party ticket for the federal seat of Richmond.

Busy time for Ballina Region for Refugees

BR4R has not let the floods and COVID slow things down, with lots of recent happenings and more planned for the future.

Rooftop dining in the centre of Byron

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

Brilliant entertainment always in the Byron Shire

Work repairing landslips on Tweed’s Scenic Drive won’t start before June

Geotechnical assessments have now been completed for the two landslips near Simpson Drive and Warringa Drive on Scenic Drive at Bilambil Heights.

An accident on the pacific highway heading south brought traffic to a standstill early Wednesday morning.  The crash occurred just past the Helen St Tunnel near tinderbox creek.

It appeared that a trailer had disconnected and collided with two utes causing a major closure that had drivers in gridlock for hours as emergency services rushed to the scene.

The RMS confirmed to the echo that a crash had occurred but had been resolved with no fatalities or injuries involved.

More to come.


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