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Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

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The lunatics have taken over the asylum…

The Zombies of the Climate ApoCOALpse have today swarmed around Queensland's Parliament House this morning to highlight impending climate chaos.

Archibald has knock-on effect in Murwillumbah

The Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting the Archibald Prize and local business people say the event is giving the town of Murwillumbah a significant economic boost.

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Council’s power

Matthew O’Reilly I refer to Ian Pickles’ letter, titled ‘Developers’ power’ (Letters, 10 February). Generally, I must agree with most of...

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

March 11, 2015

Issue 29.39

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Rainbows win gold on Darling Harbour

Recently twenty-two Rainbow Region Dragon Boat Club members raced at one of the largest regattas on the News South Wales dragon boat calendar and returned home gold winners.


Attitude and Arabesque

Attitude and Arabesque are classical ballet moves. Now that I’ve got your attention, Peggy Lemaire, owner of the Cool Beans Cafe in Mullumbimby, is a former ballerina.


Music Roundup March 12

This week's Roundup features the fight for our land, our air and our water as local musicians band together to show their support for the anti-CSG/Lock the Gate cause by running a 12-hour fundraiser this Saturday.


Educating the palate; feeding the imagination

Eating a nicely prepared, cooked and served meal out, these days, is as easy as filling your car with petrol.


The Youth, The Rich & The Fake

Reggae and dance-hall champions The Strides are dropping their hotly awaited third album, The Youth, The Rich & The Fake, with their official launch at the Byron Bay Brewery this Saturday.


Political promises proliferate as election approaches

With the NSW elections just over two weeks away, the political candidates have gone into overdrive to win your vote. Here is our summation of the main promises of the major parties' candidates so far.


Unfinished Business

This entirely forgettable movie is most notable for the physical appearance of Dave Franco – I had no idea he was so tiny.



As an offshoot of the anti-hero paradigm, the crim-as-good-guy is a relatively recent development.


Residents fight to stop NBN tower at Clothiers Creek

A protest to stop the construction of an NBN tower held at Clothiers Creek, west of Cabarita Beach, on Monday (March 9) highlighed many months of attempts by residents to halt the project.


Rail corridor to be considered for Byron Bay bypass

Butler Street residents have been calling for it for months – and now it appears Byron Shire Council has heeded their call.



Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced recently new economic figures showing...

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...