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October 22, 2021

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Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

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Dr COVID

The other day I met a Mullumbimby doctor. As I used to live in Mullum and Mullum was in...

Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Egotistic rabble

Strident anti-vaxxers claim that COVID-19 vaccination violates their individual sovereignty and freedom. However, there’s not a beep from them...

The Nurses Union put out a statement last week: ‘Nurses, midwives and carers are exhausted and frustrated as they watch protestors fight for their right to overwhelm our health system’. It’s happening in hospitals in Sydney, Melbourne and now Wollongong. Watch it happen here.

Not sure about getting the vax? Going to wait and see? You can do that and let others take that risk and let them get us through this pandemic. All the benefits and no risk, right? Suckers. Sheeple. I’m alright Jack.

Community, mateship, sacrifice, Anzac spirit, doing the right thing, all so yesteryear don’t you think?

Ron Stinson, Brunswick Heads


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2 COMMENTS

  1. So right, my daughter a nurse in emergency says people who don’t want be vaxxed need to spend sometime in an icu ward to get an idea of what’s going on.

  2. My old neighbor said – & it’s probably true – that ‘a world war 3’ would help all sides to
    bloody well grow up.

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#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.