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January 19, 2022

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Hospitals under strain

With ever increasing pressure on health services across the nation and locally, how are health staff coping – and are there enough ICU beds and ventilators to cope with the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases?

Other News

Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

Renew Fest hosts May vigil for grief

Renew Fest will host a weekend-long Vigil For Grief in May 2022, and will return with the festival itself in 2023.

Mullum Fire and Rescue team needs you

It’s a rare opportunity to join the Mullumbimby 388 Fire Station Fire and Rescue team with recruitment only taking place every four to five years.

No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’...

No by-elections during this Tweed Council term

Tuesday's Tweed Council meeting's second order of business was to decide if a by-election should take place if a councillor could not continue in their elected role. 

Carjacking in Ocean Shores, warrants issued

A young Ocean Shores man and his friends were recently held captive at knife-point and driven to Coolamon Scenic Drive by two young men before they escaped unharmed.

May 20, 2015

Issue 29.49

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In this Issue:

Ballina prevail, but Giants unbowed at Les Donnelly Field

Trailing the Ballina Seagulls by 28–10 in Sunday’s NRRRL clash at Les Donnelly Field, with fifteen minutes left on the clock, the Mullumbimby Giants had a scrum feed on halfway.


Bruns Breakers never giving up

The Bruns Breakers girls’ football team travelled from Bangalow to Pottsville on a cold and wet Friday night.


Australian Marbles Championship table tours

The Australian Marbles Championship has added glitter this year with filmmaker Irene Feuz teaming up with marbles co-ordinator Mary Ashton to bring the event and the game to the big screen.


Broken Head DA heads to court

A developer is taking Byron Shire Council to court for the right to build a housing estate on what locals say has long been sacred Aboriginal land.


Thus Spake Mungo: Tony channels Yabba to gee up the punters

The aim of the budget is not to make changes, but to produce enough of a warm and fuzzy feeling in the opinion polls so that the beleaguered government can catch its electoral breath, writes Mungo MacCallum.


Protest planned against Byron councillors’ rock wall

Two community groups, which have joined forces in a campaign to halt construction of a rock wall at Belongil, plan to organise a protest at this Thursday’s Byron Shire Council meeting.


Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Emergency response for our emergency responders

We need our nurses. Right now, they are the most important workforce in the country. Not politicians or real estate agents or tradies or miners. Nurses. Paramedics. Hospital doctors.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

Welcome back to the Brunswick Picture House Brett and Chris from the Brunswick Picture House, and their entire team, believe that there is nothing better...

TreadLightly on the planet by recycling school shoes

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and something special for your birthday. Member...