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September 23, 2021

The unmasked

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More Byron COVID contact locations

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! following charges for breaching public health orders.

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Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

Pizzaholic love

Over the past 18 years at Earth ‘n’ Sea Pizza, Denise and David have always appreciated the support from...

COVID update – sewage detection in East and South Lismore and Byron Bay

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people in the Lismore City and Byron Bay areas to get tested for COVID-19, after fragments of the virus were detected in samples from the East Lismore, South Lismore and Byron Bay sewage treatment plants.

Cartoon of the week – 22 September, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: We are not for sale

It seems content creators are running out of ideas to make cheap TV. It’s amazing what you can come up with when you lose your ethics! Here’s a few quick pitches: How about a show about chubby rich women trying to drop weight by living in Ethiopia with a malnourished family for six weeks? No?

The old slouch hat

‘This is my favourite,’ we say espite the painfully obvious fact that we all, from time to time enjoy a wide variety...

Matt Long, Brunswick Heads

Sarah Seaward (Letters, 4 August) is thankful for the unmasked folk making eye contact and bolstering her immune system. She also suggests that Mandy Nolan should consider moving from Mullumbimby if she is concerned about the unmasked.

I left Mullum earlier this year as I didn’t like all the eye contact. I haven’t looked back. Does anyone know where I can get a ‘Mullum: If you don’t love it, Leave’ sticker for my Tesla?


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