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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.

Parents rally behind essential local aftercare service

Mullumbimby locals are concerned that a vital, Council-run out of school hours child care service could shut after Byron Council issued a survey hinting at closure.

Get me a DA

In response to the recent flood meeting held at the Ocean Shores Country Club on Tuesday 10 May, a...

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.


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Darling Buds Florist

Darling-BudsDarling Buds Florist is a very special florist with over 46 years in the trade.

Specialising in Australian native flowers, fresh local roses and high-quality flowers, from Sydney markets and local growers, they are also wedding and event specialists. Flowers are the perfect gift for the person who ‘has everything’, and at Darling Buds they have it all wrapped up – go and visit their beautiful shop and take a look.

Margaret Purcell has operated Darling Buds Florist for the past two-and-a-half years and says they have the best variety and quality of flowers in the Byron shire. Caroline Lang is a professional wedding and events manager with over 15 years experience. Caroline has just returned home from three years in Canada and is already busy with wedding bookings.

According to Margaret her customers love the quality, service and the ability to order online. ‘We have many customers coming in and telling us the flowers they received were stunning,’ she says. ‘They also love the vintage retro and native flowers and the Mullum garden lovers really appreciate our selection of gardenwares and plants and pots.’

The great news for their customers is that they will beat any wedding quote and offer specialised wedding packages.

Darling Buds Florist
Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby
Phone 6684 2557
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Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

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Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.