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June 7, 2023

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Jumping Red Ant

Victoria Cosford Whenever I approach Jumping Red Ant, I immediately want to make ratatouille, or caponata – any of those...

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Labor forever

Mr Duncan, judging from your last rant, would you be a rusted-on Labor supporter? Sorry for pointing out the...

Byron Council compliance staff bolstered

Are the van campers of Brunswick Heads thoughtless travellers with no respect for the town and its inhabitants, or are many in fact local homeless folk looking for a safe space with toilets and running water?

It’s a lady tradie workshop!

Mullumbimby High School hosted a practical workshop for year 9 and 10 girls. The event was supported by Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen and the DoE Educational Pathways Program.

Interview about the Spaghetti Circus Scholarship Program

Spaghetti Circus is helping kids fly! Spaghetti Circus’ passion is empowering healthy, active, happy kids. Despite being a small not-for-profit...

Playground at Clarkes?

Wondering what happened to the money raised to build a playground near Clarkes Beach in the early 2000s? Did Byron...

Vaccinating koalas

It is interesting to read that the program of catching and vaccinating wild koalas against chlamydial disease is happening...

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The secret nature of the Iron Gates case

Despite a comprehensive refusal of the development application for residential development at the Iron Gates at Evans Head last year the DA is still ‘live’ in the NSW Land & Environment Court as the developer pushes back.

Vaping and young people – what can be done to reduce the impact?

Two community forums are being held to look at the issue of youth vaping. The first is taking place today in Coffs Harbour and a second forum will be held in Ballina on 20 June.

Man charged following shooting in Ballina 

A man has been charged following a public place shooting in Ballina.

Army depot construction starts in Chinderah 

Federal Labor have announced local Indigenous companies in Tweed Heads are starting construction of new facilities, which will benefit the Australian Army’s A Company, 41st Battalion, Royal NSW Regiment and 225 Army Cadet Unit.