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Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

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Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

August 12, 2014

Issue 29.09

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In this Issue:

Still Life

Nobody can wear a sleeveless grey jumper like Eddie Marsan – the garment might have been invented for him. As the overlooked little-man, earnest and honest but with no self-esteem, he is without peer at the moment


Begin Again

Joie de vivre – you don’t get a lot of it in movies these days, do you? Writer/director John Carney, formerly the bass player with Irish band The Frames, has followed up his distinctive Once (2006) with another celebratory musical.


William the conqueror King celebrates Devils’ 100th in style

With the end of the season in sight, the NRRRL is looking toward finals. Celebrating 100 years of Rugby League in Byron Bay last weekend, the Red Devils hosted Lismore’s Marist Brothers ran the gauntlet in warm winter sunshine.


Standing room only for Gabe and Cecilia

While Australia recently discovered the singing siblings Cecilia and Gabe Brandolini through TV’s The Voice, local audiences have enjoyed their performances for years


Local Heroes

Skilled coffee roasters and coffee growers work tirelessly to maintain the high standards we enjoy in Australia. In the northern rivers we have many of them right under our noses. Here are some of those champions of coffee…


Byron bags Minor Premiership with solid win

Last year’s Major Premiership winners, the Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams, have sewn up the 2014 Football Far North Coast Premier Division Minor Premiership with a solid win over a valiant Goonellabah.


A great day for battle

There is hardly a sporting code out there that doesn’t see the need to ‘evolve’ their game in some Darwinesque way, usually towards an idealistic goal that involves administrators and huge wads of cash.


Great end-to-end football for Bruns Breakers

The Brunswick Breakers had an away game at Pottsville – another tough match. Captain Julia led the team out on this bright and very warm Sunday.


Security cameras to watch over Byron Bay

Byron Shire Council has given the green light and up to 200,000 funding for the installation of 16 CCTV cameras in the central business area around Apex Park and Jonson Street.


Rastovich wins Four Seasons Maldives

Professional free-surfer Dave ‘Rasta’ Rastovich defeated seasoned campaigner Taylor Knox (USA) in the Grand Final of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy on Sunday on Kuda Huraa, Maldives – to be crowned the 2014 champion.


What comes round, goes ’round

Pizzas are no longer just the go-to snack of drunken teenagers and the midnight munchies. These days you can get a square meal that’s round for a reasonable price keeping the gourmet and the fussy tastebud both happy.


Living in a share house

There is nothing quite like living in a share house. In fact, I think it would also be true to say that you don’t really know a person until you have lived with them and, for many of us, shared accommodation was the place where lasting relationships have been both formed and destroyed.


Some men get better

Mike McClellan released Song and Danceman in 1974 with the title song topping the charts and bringing him to national recognition. Two years ago Mike decided to return to writing, recording and performing full time.


Cabinet makes an insecure muddle over metadata

Tony Abbott has managed to unload his unpopular plan to scrap Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, but his metadata proposal has unleashed a debate that could be almost as damaging and probably not worth the effort anyway.


Mungo’s Crossword N032

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Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very welcome as I’ve been equally...