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April 15, 2024

Basketball carnival comes to Byron

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Man charged over alleged robbery – Kyogle

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged armed robbery of chemist in Kyogle.

Global map shows how climate change is transforming winegrowing regions

Climate change is altering growing conditions for the world’s famous winegrowing regions which, although bustling today, may no longer be suitable in the future.

The Byron Beez won the men’s B grade 54–49 over the Mo Buckets at the Cavanbah Centre. Photo Kylie Robertson.

Byron Bay Basketballers hosted their senior carnival last weekend, which saw 15 teams battle it out across four grades.

‘It was a great competition with quality basketball all weekend,’ Jenny Ogle said. ‘Teams travelled from as far as the Sunshine Coast.’


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