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April 11, 2021

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A win for the roughy

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Watch out for wildlife suffering from floods

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inGrained Foundation grants program returns

In its third year, the inGrained Foundation’s Northern Rivers Large Grants Program returns with a $100,000 funding pool, ready to support a diverse range of local not-for-profits.

Cartoon of the week – 7 April, 2021

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Big swinging dicks

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Enhanced safety measures for point to point transport such as taxis, hire and rideshare vehicles are being rolled out in Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore with the opening of three free temporary vehicle sanitisation stations.

ANZAC Day with a difference in Lismore

The Northern Rivers peace group ‘Remembering and Healing’ (RaH), now in its twelfth year, is organising two public events for ANZAC Day to remember the suffering war brings on all sides, and to make a strong commitment to peace and non-violence.

Bronwyn Sindel, Mullumbimby

To address the fears of Martin Bail in Federal (Letters, 24 February) who fears that he’ll be getting an inferior vaccination with Astra-Zeneca, having been made aware of Scott Morrison’s jab with Pfizer – my friend Geoffrey says thusly: YES to Astra-Zeneca, whom he trusts because he’s been getting Astra-Zeneca flu shots for 40 years and never gets the flu.

He says NO to Pfizer – because it’s untried and he doesn’t want to be a guinea pig. So maybe you’re actually on the winning side this time Martin. Give thanks.

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  1. News from Europa where a number of countries have suspended AstraZeneca vaccinations. Just because AstraZeneca flu vaccine has been all good for 40 years does not guarantee their Covid vaccine of mere months is all good.

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