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Sleepbus service opens in Ballina

Sleepbus, the innovative solution for rough sleepers, has opened in Ballina after relocating from Byron Bay.

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Byron: flats and highrise?

Where are the residents of Byron Bay who are concerned about where we live and the changes afoot? At...

Tried catching a bus to TAFE or work in the Northern Rivers – it’s a serious challange

Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport. 

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Small breweries feeling the pinch

Like many small businesses doing it tough, local independent breweries are no exception. The number of small to medium-sized independent craft breweries falling into administration is growing.

Bangalow rezoning proposal includes first affordable housing lot for Council 

A scheme created by Byron Council in a bid to generate more affordable housing in the shire looks set to get its first workout when a housing project comes before this week’s Council meeting.

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Bangalow rezoning proposal includes first affordable housing lot for Council 

A scheme created by Byron Council in a bid to generate more affordable housing in the shire looks set to get its first workout when a housing project comes before this week’s Council meeting.

SAE Institute now a University College

Creative media educator, SAE, says it is has been reclassified from institute to a University College. 

Lismore skate ramp on the move

Tomorrow the vertical skate ramp from Victoria Street in Lismore will be transported by road to Nimbin, to a private property.

Man dies at unpatrolled Yamba beach

A man has died after being swept into surf at Pippi Beach, near Yamba, north of Coffs Harbour.