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October 22, 2021

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COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

Other News

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may...

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

10 point grumble

Hear hear to David Heilpern’s recent 10 point grumble, particularly points 7, 8 and 9. If the primary objective...

No means no, say traditional owners

As Water Week draws to a close, with a theme of 'Caring for Water and Country', a group of Widjabul Wia-bal elders have emphatically said they do not want the Dunoon Dam proposal to be put back on the table by pro-dam councillors.

When is a sock not a sock?

A sock is not talked about much – it’s a simple device that is very well known. As the world...

October 14, 2015

Issue 30.18

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In this Issue:

Four new junior surfing champs

The Subway Surf Series saw four new champions crowned last Sunday after a series of hotly contested finals in clean two-foot peaks at Bar Beach.

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Rams young guns take the stage in the ‘Glow

The 2015 Football Far North Coast Summer Youth League kicked off last Friday night with two outstanding matches in Bangalow for Byron Shire’s aspiring youngsters.

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Byron lifeguards enjoy successful maiden winter

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were kept busy at Byron Bay’s Main Beach throughout the first fulltime winter patrol for the area.

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A new golfing career for Willsy?

Danny Wills was not the least bit interested in golf in 2013 when he agreed to play in the Byron Bay Boardriders (BBB) Surf Industry Golf Challenge, a part of the annual BBB Charity Golf tournament.

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YAMBA – a quick trip from Byron

Need a break from paradise, or a caravan park while you holiday-let your beach shack? Yamba is an easy two hour drive south of Byron, with top quality restaurants, surf, beaches, fishing, markets, lots of kid-friendly activities and a...

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NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

Diadem Street, Lismore

Around 2,000 residents in Lismore lost their electricity connection on Wednesday night after a large gum tree took out power lines.