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Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

A community screening of Local Futures’ new film, 'Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution', will be held today, Friday, July 1, at The Farm in Byron Bay from 6pm. Damon Gameau and Pacha Light will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge for a discussion afterwards.

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Lismore’s latest flood fighting asset arrives

The NSW State Emergency Service’s first custom-built High Clearance Vehicle, known as a Unimog, has arrived at its new permanent home of Lismore.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Northern Rivers 

The Northern Rivers encompasses the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl nations with celebrations for NAIDOC taking place up and down the coast. 

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.

Sport and gender

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Tweed Council to sponsor community events

With disasters like fires, floods and pandemics, still smouldering in our recent memory, Tweed Shire Council wants to know if you have an event that will help the Tweed community reconnect and celebrate after tough times?

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

NSW Police say a search is continuing this morning for a man who went missing in a creek overnight.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District were called to Kangaroo Creek Road at Kangaroo Creek – 35km south of Grafton – about 10.20pm yesterday (Sunday 15 May), following reports a 4WD had crashed.

Police arrived to find a white Toyota Landcruiser had left the roadway, slid down a steep embankment, and stopped on the banks of a river.

The officers weren’t able to reach the 4WD; however, briefly sighted a man near the vehicle before he entered the river.

The man – who is believed to be aged in his 20s – has not been seen since.

A search of the river and surrounding area commenced immediately, involving local police, officers from Police Rescue from Lismore, and members of the SES.

The multi-agency search will continue today (Monday 16 May), and will also include police divers, the Dog Unit, and PolAir.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Coffs/Clarence police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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