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Kingscliff locals concerned over proposal to remove trees at Merve Edwards Fields for AFL

The potential of removing trees from the Merve Edwards Fields site at Kingscliff to accommodate the Kingscliff Junior AFL Club has raised concerns of locals and neighbours who say that this is not a proposal they support. 

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New doco explores ‘God molecule’ found in toads

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Australia’s finest classical guitarists

With a repertoire spanning centuries, continents, and genres, displaying amazing telepathy and the ability to evoke emotion from every note, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are justifiably regarded as Australia’s finest classical guitarists.

Danny’s world

John Scrivener, yet again, in his latest incredibly biased anti-Israel letter in last week’s paper shows us nothing new....

Lone Goat Gallery celebrates diversity with ‘Recognise’

About to open at Lone Goat Gallery, Recognise is an exhibition featuring works by local artists Carla Davey, Mathew Daymond, Lydian Dunbar, Shirley Gibson, Nathaniel Harvey, Rebecca King, Willie Mutton, Quinlyn Seikot, Zion Levy Stewart, Gill Williams and Lucas Wright.

Kahakai: new taste experience in Byron

Kahakai is a new restaurant in Byron on the corner of Bay Lane and Fletcher St which, with its...

End of NSW rice monopoly welcomed by Northern Rivers farmers

Rice is a vital part of food security globally, but irrigated rice also produces a lot of methane producer because of the bacteria generated through irrigation.

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

‘About midday (Friday, 30 July, 2021), emergency services were called to Thorburn Street, Nimbin, after reports of gun shots,’ said a police spokesperson.
‘Upon arrival, police located a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound to the leg.’

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.

‘His injuries are not considered life-threatening,’ said the spokesperson.

Officers from Richmond Police District have commenced inquiries into the incident.

No further information is available at this time.


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