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Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

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Vale Aunty Dulcie Nicholls 21.19.29 – 19.09.21

There is deep sadness in the community at the passing of Arakwal elder and matriarch, Dulcie Joan Nicholls, nee Kay, who was a proud Bundjalung woman born on Country at Tallow Creek, Byron Bay, October 21, 1929.

Mechanism of so much destructive economic policy re ‘la covida’, IMF

The IMF (US controlled, unelected) offered governments $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights, to buffer losses caused by economic...

Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

Goonellabah drive-thru COVID testing this weekend at GSAC

With the community in lockdown, Lismore City Council says it is important for to get tested for COVID-19, even if you only have the mildest of symptoms. 

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Prems and reserves seven for seven

Any lingering doubts about the depth of The Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams’ talent pool were dispelled on the weekend with two emphatic victories back to back.

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Byron union jubilant in Lismore

The Byron Bay Rugby Union team song was sung loud and proud last Saturday as the boys in blue and white managed a rare win against Lismore City.

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Will France mainstream ‘le doggy-bag’?

The French take their food seriously and now significant cultural and political shifts have confirmed that they don’t look too kindly on wasting it, writes Jonathan Bloom.

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Big game for Bruns against Alstonville

A big game for Brunswick v Alstonville. The coach spoke to his players prematch and had them primed for the game.

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Red Devils answer their critics with stirring victory

Perhaps in expectation of a big effort from the Bay after the shambles at Casino, an estimated bumper crowd of 4,157 turned up at Red Devil Park on Sunday to see the home side redeem themselves.

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New Byron resort proposal sparks more resident opposition

Plans by the Elements of Byron resort to adjust its boundary have caused a stir with the Byron Residents Group and environmentalist Dailan Pugh, who claims the proposal ‘makes a mockery’ of Byron Shire Council’s subdivision rules.

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Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

The number of Byron 'venues of concern' associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has increased.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that should be the end of...