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Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

Ocean Heroes will be giving children who are on the autism spectrum the chance to experience what it is like to be in the ocean on a surfboard this Saturday at Lennox Head and Sunday in Byron Bay.

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Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

Ocean Heroes will be giving children who are on the autism spectrum the chance to experience what it is like to be in the ocean on a surfboard this Saturday at Lennox Head and Sunday in Byron Bay.

New witnesses in long-running kambo inquest

Proceedings reopened in Byron Bay Courthouse yesterday in what is expected to be the final stage of the long-running coronial inquest into the death of Jarrad Antonovich.

New Murwillumbah pump station build underway

There is no denying that Murwillumbah floods and locals are hoping that the construction of a new stormwater pump...

Rally demands action over Gaza

As the crisis in Gaza continues to escalate, a march through Byron’s streets last Saturday demanded immediate action from the Australian Labor government to stop the genocide and mass starvation of the Palestinian civilian population in Gaza.

Final kambo witnesses called, inquest yet to hear from Lore Solaris and Cameron Kite

The Jarrad Antonovich inquest ground inexorably towards its conclusion yesterday, with more evidence from witnesses showing the tragedy could possibly have been avoided, and certainly the ongoing damage lessened, if everyone involved had taken responsibility earlier.

We Like to Tiki: Caper festival closing party this Sunday

North Byron Hotel is the official watering hole of Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival 2024. To celebrate...

Parts of NSW continue to experience unsettled weather, as a low pressure trough over the eastern part of the state brings a humid air mass into the north east.

Heavy rainfall that may lead to Flash Flooding may develop this evening about the Northern Rivers district, on both the Richmond River and Wilsons River, and possibly northeastern parts of the Northern Tablelands. This potential for heavy rainfall is expected to continue into Thursday morning, before easing by Thursday afternoon.

The Sydney metro area experienced significant thunderstorms overnight. In Greater Sydney there were approximately 12,000 total lightning strikes between midday Tuesday and midnight Tuesday, with around 1000 of those strikes hitting the ground. The most lightning-active period was late in the evening between 10pm and 12am.

With thunderstorms expected to continue over parts of the state over the coming days, residents are urged to keep up with the latest warnings from the Bureau.


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