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December 3, 2021

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Accusations of false dam claims in Cr Cadwallader’s mayoral campaign

Ballina Shire Council candidates against the idea of a new dam in Byron’s hinterland are accusing fellow candidate Sharon Cadwallader of false claims in her electoral campaign.

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I wanted to give credit where it is due and thank the editor for the preferences article, which I...

NSW public schools to strike December 7 

The president of the NSW Teachers Federation announced on Saturday morning that NSW public school teachers and principals will go on strike one day next week.

Last chance for tickets to Byron Shire Council Meet the Candidates forum

Today is your last chance to get tickets to tonight’s Byron Shire Meet the Candidates forum in the Byron Theatre.

Assistance in choosing the right team for mayor

Some advice from two wise elders: Many years ago my grandpa gave me some advice on punting, which seems...

Flood warning for Richmond and Wilsons Rivers

A deepening low pressure trough through the northeast of the state is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms during Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the State Emergency Service.

Pryce Allsop seeks reelection for Tweed Council

Cr Pryce Allsop was a Conservative member of the previous Tweed Shire Council and hails from Murwillumbah.

A sock is not talked about much – it’s a simple device that is very well known.

As the world has been changing, another kind of ‘soc’ has been evolving alongside the changes happening in society. The SOC, or self-organising collective, has been evolving almost unseen, as the changes in society have been evolving. This name describes itself, in relation to what the future may hold for society as devolution continues.

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores


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Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

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Lismore saw one new case of COVID-19

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