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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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Jailer Dutton

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

Bring them home to Biloela

Marilyn Perkins, MEd, JP, Wollongbar Given the recent news that Tharnicaa is seriously ill, and has been flown to hospital in...

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds...

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.

Cyclists please

Denise Nagorcka, Byron Bay I am a driver, cyclist, pedestrian: so cyclists for your safety, could you please: 1. Make yourselves visible...

December 30, 2014

Issue 29.29

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In this Issue:

Chef profile: Gavin Hughes

Scottish-born Gavin Hughes is head chef at The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa. Gavin has always been a true advocate of all things local, ensuring the restaurant adopts a paddock-to-plate philosophy and uses regional producers wherever possible.


Bombs Away for Sheppard at Bluesfest

http://youtu.be/Q1orcRTZNU0 Brisbane’s Sheppard are continuing to build on a stellar 2014 after managing to achieve such milestones as the highest-selling Australian single for 2014 with Geronimo, four amazing album launch shows, sold-out headline shows at London’s Barfly, New York’s Webster...


Culture December 31

This end of year Culture wrap start with Austen Tayshus, the comedy superstar, who first came into being in 1981, has the ability to take a room hostage just with his tongue.


The trick to service is having some

I was going through some old photos the other week and came across a photo of myself dressed up to the nines. I was competing with another five thousand wide-eyed kids. We were all trying to nab a job.


Tales of parental alienation and a collapsing legal system

Imagine your relationship has broken down, and there are kids. It’s an all too common occurrence, and if you are lucky to have a reasonable ex-partner, an amicable resolution can be reached.


Roads under gridlock

The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Transport Management Centre sent out pre-Christmas warnings saying that major roads across NSW will experience a dramatic increase in traffic volumes.


Retired planner submits his vision for Byron Bay

A retired town planner has put forward a new vision for Byron Bay. Entitled 'Reclaiming The Spirit Of Byron', the vision shows how Byron Bay town centre can encompass its natural surrounds and enhance the open environment to be an integral part of the town.


Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

When you’re on a good thing, stick to it. What began as a fun fantasy with surely no expectations of longevity has now had its third outing and will inevitably turn out to be a nice little earner for its backers


Big Hero 6

Knowing that this animation was based on a Marvel comic meant that I didn’t exactly approach the cinema with a spring in my step, but sometimes you should leave your preconceptions at home.


Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #174 Sex tips

Some hot sex tips from Mandy to start off the new year on the right footing. WATCH VIDEO


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...