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Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

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You Can Close Your Eyes

There is a beautiful James Taylor song (‘You Can Close Your Eyes’) that commences with the words; Oh, the sun is surely sinking down, But the moon is slowly rising. 

Is it really an MO? Or just a subdivision?

Ray Goodwin, MARRA Ratepayers and residents are to eat dust, cooked in potholes on Blindmouth Road because of the road conditions...

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

Cartoon of the week – 16 June, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

Pro rail trail association urges Council to award construction tender

Representatives from the Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association are urging Tweed Shire Council to award the construction tender for the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek section of the corridor at this week’s Council meeting.

July 8, 2014

Issue 29.04

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In this Issue:

A bluegrass buzz for Bangalow

The inspiration for the upcoming Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival, according to organiser Fletcher Potanin, came from his early childhood growing up in Nashville.


What’s in ya bin? Free waste audits on offer

Mullumbimby High graduate Daniel Harper now heads up one of the largest and most experienced independent providers of waste, resource and energy assessments in regional Australia.


Entertainment roundup July 10

It's the intimate gigs that help make the live music scene a whole, there is nothing better than getting up close and personal with some awesome talent. One of the highlights of this week's roundup is a performance by local group the Jesse Morris Band.


Rams clip Seagulls’ wings

The Park Hotel Byron Bay FC Rams used their heads in overcoming a tenacious Ballina Seagulls in Round 12 of the Football Far North Coast Premier Division Championships on Saturday, with four of their five goals from headers


Off The Hook – the stability of winter weather

Winter brings greater stability to the weather in Byron Bay, and delivers the most comfortable fishing days, so dust off that rod that’s been sitting in the corner of the garage and get out among it


Writers take a road trip

Byron Bay Writers Festival and the Australia Council are proud to present a literary roadshow: Five Writers, Five Towns in Five Days. Before the internet, before television, before the written word, we had stories. Writers were called storytellers, messengers and...


Writers from across the globe

The international flavour continues at the 2014 Byron Bay Writers Festival with a star-filled line-up of guest writers from all corners of the globe. Festival director Edwina Johnson says the event has a great tradition of attracting international talent. ‘This...


An angel brings trouble

Review by Mia Thom, Byron Bay Public School Living in her new house, missing her old life, Jelly discovers a fragile ‘otherworldly’ creature that needs protecting. She soon realises you can’t take something from where it belongs and assume it...


You can’t stop the music

Music has always played an important tune at the Byron Bay Writers Festival and this year’s event brings some Australian greats to the Bay. Richard Clapton, much-loved legend of Australian music, will feature in conversation with award-winning journalist and author,...


Painting the ugly beautiful: James Guppy at work

Mandy Nolan talks to one of the north coast’s most accomplished artists about his interior voyages made manifest.


Mungo’s Crossword N026

To fill out this crossword online a you need a browser or PDF viewer that is able to fill out PDF forms. If it doesn’t work in your browser try downloading it and viewing in Adobe Reader or Acrobat...


10 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Denise Scott

Melbourne-based comedian Denise Scott currently stars in the Aussie drama series Winners and Losers; she has been a regular on the ABC on Spicks and Specks and on Network Ten’s The Project.


A Lang time coming

Australia-based musician Jeff Lang has earned worldwide acclaim as a virtuosic guitarist, a dynamic songwriter and a startlingly unique live performer.


Food on stage

A co-production between Force Majeure and Belvoir, Food combines elements of drama, comedy, dance and cookery in an erotic mix of words and movement. NORPA presents two performances this week.


NAIDOC: Breaking down the ‘us’ and ‘them’

After recently stepping down as Arakwal Corporation CEO after 17 years, Yvonne Stewart received the Leader Of The Year award at Monday’s NAIDOC ceremony in Mullumbimby.


Mayor pushes for retaining rail lines

While proponents of rail trail continue to spruik repurposing the region’s disused railways, Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson is calling for proposals and plans that utilise the rail corridor in Byron Shire, while not removing the tracks.’


Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Jailer Dutton

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Peter Dutton, top jailer of poor refugees and kids, and now one very sick one, has spent $50 million of your hard...

Is it really an MO? Or just a subdivision?

Ray Goodwin, MARRA Ratepayers and residents are to eat dust, cooked in potholes on Blindmouth Road because of the road conditions and an approval for 12...