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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.

Other News

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Cartoon of the week – 25 May, 2022

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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Discover the delights of Kingscliff and the surrounding Tweed Coast.

Brothers Cafe Cudgen Headland SLSC, Kingscliff Beach Wave Yoga Living Wave Yoga Living KALLALU The Gallery Wigs4Wendy Kingscliff Nursery

1. Brothers Cafe

Show some Moxie and bring in 2020 @ Brothers speak easy, and party like it's 1920 with live music, food and fancy dress.
Book your tickets now!
36 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
www.brotherscaferestaurantbar.com
02 6674 8499


Kingscliff Surf Club

2. Cudgen Headland SLSC, Kingscliff Beach

Casual bistro dining with a spectacular view. Serving fresh and delicious meals seven days a week. Lunch from 12pm, Dinner from 5.30pm, Breakfast available Sundays only from 8am.
61 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
02 6674 1573
www.cudgenslsc.org.au


Wave Yoga

3. Wave Yoga Living

Zone out from the stresses and distractions of daily life and focus on yourself. Stretching, strengthening, detoxing and meditation, whatever your intention you'll always get more than you came for.
12/60 Marine Pde, Kingscliff and
The Commons, 480 Casuarina Way, Casuarina
www.waveyogaliving.com


Kallalu The Gallery

4. KALLALU The Gallery

‘Together creating something amazing.’ Unique art, fashion, homewares, and leather. Something for everyone. Watch this space for their next stage.
96 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
02 6674 8887
[email protected]


Wigs4Wendy

5. Wigs4Wendy

A free service providing wigs, chemo caps, and fringes for women going through chemo with hair loss. Borrow as many as you need and change as often as you like.
108 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
www.wigs4wendy.com.au


Kingscliff Nursery

6. Kingscliff Nursery

A plant-lover’s delight! Fantastic range of plants and pots at great prices. Currently 30% off selected pots and fountains. All plants grown with sunshine and love. Open seven days.
438 Cudgen Road, Cudgen
02 6674 1022
kingscliffnursery.net.au

Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

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.