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Lennox Head forge ahead across four grades in local cricket

Local cricket is approaching the midway point of the 2021–22 season and sees Lennox Head playing strongly across all four senior grades.

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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?

Happiness

Mick woke up this morning to a great epiphany. So, we’ve decided to forget all our activism, we’re going...

Over 1,000 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern Rivers

There have been 1,099 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to 8pm 18...

Lismore Women’s Festival cancelled

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis that is sweeping NSW and other states in Australia the Lismore Women’s Festival has been cancelled.

COVID-19 update: restrictions extended by a month

The State's COVID-19 restrictions have been extended for a month, as another 29 people with the virus passed away.

Daintree buyback sees more forest retained

Over the last two-and-a-half years the Mullumbimby based Rainforest 4 Foundation has had a mission to buy back parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest that were subdivided for sale in the 1980s. 

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Alan Jones to retire from radio

Sydney radio station 2GB announced on their website about an hour ago that controversial talkback presenter Alan Jones is retiring from radio.

How the right-wing media have given a megaphone to reactionary forces in the Liberal Party

The polarisation that is devouring Australia’s politics is reflected in the increasingly stark polarisation of the country’s professional mass media, writes Denis Muller of Melbourne University.

Shock-jock Jones to coach rugby squad for Lismore clash

Radio shock-jock Alan Jones is coming out of a 30-year hiatus to coach a rugby union team that will be playing in Lismore next Tuesday.

Thus spake Mungo: Abbott’s orcs win the day

Mungo MacCallum Andrew Bolt, Alan Jones and their armies of orcs have won. For months, years even, they inveighed against Malcolm Turnbull, vowing to destroy him,...

Will Alan Jones be the champion for wind and solar energy?

One of the big problems for the wind and solar industries in Australia over the last few years has been the absence of a public champion for renewable energy, a public figure who can galvanise the population. Could shock jock Alan Jones be the one?

Did stockbroker fund Abbott’s Oxford scholarship?

Who were the young Australians handpicked for an Oxford scholarship and why have they never disclosed the expansive generosity of the late Rene Rivkin and broadcaster Alan Jones?


Sunrise paddler with Rainbow Dragons offers new era for seasoned campaigner

Former long-distance paddling champion Brooke Harris has found new sporting life with the Rainbow Dragons and likes to take advantage of the new 6am Sunrise session in Ballina.

Far North Coast Comedy

Lots of comedy to laugh out loud at

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 26 January, 2022

There's still loads of stuff on in the Byron Shire and beyond

Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.