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Should the Northern Rivers be opening up to mines?

The question of whether or not mining should be allowed in the Northern Rivers has once again been raised and the issue is being brought to the table in the NSW Parliament.

Other News

Six new local COVID cases reported

Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District to 8pm last night.

COVID’s genetic solution?

A lucky few are unusually resistant to COVID-19. Scientists are trying to find a reason in their genes.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

New plan to minimise flood hazard in Lismore

Lismore City Council has commenced the preparation of a new Flood Risk Management Plan that will identify the measures designed to minimise the community’s exposure to flood hazard.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must...

Byron Council staff push to make Unauthorised Dwelling Policy for ‘internal use’

A contentious draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy, put on exhibition last year by Council, has re-emerged for this Thursday’s meeting.

November 11, 2015

Issue 30.22

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In this Issue:

Another hard day at the office

Finally playing their first home game of the Summer Youth League season gave little advantage to the Byron Bay FC Wildcats and Rams last Friday night. The Cavanbah Centre pitch was in great condition but a strong northerly and some blustery rain made it tough going for all concerned.

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North Ocean Shores Sports Field – Construction out to tender

Detailed designs are finalised and the tender for the construction of the North Ocean Shores Sports Field and Amenities Block have been released.

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Byron Farmers’ Market raises $2k for Liberation Larder

The Byron Farmers’ Market continued its tradition of supporting local organisations with a recent $2,000 donation to the Liberation Larder.

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Xenophon headlines food duopoly forum

A Byron forum to consider food retailing trends in Australia and the impact on local communities features federal senator Nick Xenophon, who will address the Coles and Woolies on our communities.

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Stop in the name of Love… at Byron Fresh Café

Story and photos by Caz Parker Vintage Schweppes bottles light up to spell LOVE above a timber ‘love seat’. This is becoming a popular Instragrammable Byron attraction. It’s inspired the new motto ‘Stop, in the name of Love’ and adds...

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Paid parking review on the table for Byron Shire Council

Touted as their ‘first detailed policy position ahead of the Council elections’, the Byron Independents have announced their plans to expand pay parking in ‘other towns’ like Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby.

Community sport warms up as restrictions recede

Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the winding back of public health restrictions, summer sporting codes are doing what they can to get their season underway.

Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge him not to be fooled...

Masters of disasters

If ever alarm bells were sounded for Ballina and ignored, they surely were those of former mayor and West Ballina farmer, Bert Barlow, in...