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A quiet day in Bruns after arrests and lock-ons

Though no machinery arrived at Wallum this morning, contractors and police were on the development site at Brunswick Heads as well as dozens of Save Wallum protesters. 

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Shopping Centres Scare Me

I feel trapped. There isn’t a single time I attend where I don’t check my proximity to the exits, or imagine what I’d do if there was a fire, or worse, a shooter. The sense of being enclosed is unnatural, I can’t tell what time of day it is, I lose my sense of direction. It’s designed to be disorienting. It feels otherworldly. And never in a good way. They are designed to make you stay longer. They are by design, disorienting.

Peace

Elimination by people-power voting is necessary to remove dictators from Russia, Israel, China, Iran, wannabe (again!) North Korea, to...

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.

Antisemitic racism

It takes the death of an Aussie, Zomi Frankcom, to remind Prime Minister Albanese that murdering aid workers is...

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

A quiet day in Bruns after arrests and lock-ons

Though no machinery arrived at Wallum this morning, contractors and police were on the development site at Brunswick Heads as well as dozens of Save Wallum protesters. 

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Generational change among the defenders of Bangalow

She has been a teacher, Byron Shire Councillor, Friends of the Library member and, for many years, secretary of Bangalow Progress Association. But at 83, Jenny Coman says she doesn’t need any excuse to retire from public life.

New development plan for Bangalow ‘looks familiar’

A new development planned for Bangalow’s Station Street looks remarkably like one that was rejected by the Land and Environment Court three years ago, according to Bangalow Progress Association secretary Jenny Coman.

A beautified factory is still a factory

Tony Hart, president, Bangalow Progress Association.  The concern of Pam and Martin Brook, Massimo Scalas and Rebecca McEwan for Bangalow is welcomed. Their stated intentions for the...

Vote to stop development destroying Bangalow

Tony Hart, president, Bangalow Progress Association. Bangalow residents and friends love our town because of its village atmosphere, its heritage feel and above all, its...

Bangalow development article one-sided

Gillian Reffell, Summer Hill Chris Dobney’s article ’$23m Bangalow food precinct plan unveiled’ on 8 June either looks like it was written for him by...

Mega food park a monstrous intrusion on Bangalow

Jenny Coman, secretary, Bangalow Progress Association. The Bangalow Progress Association appreciates Chris Dobney’s coverage of their June 2 meeting but must disagree with one of...

20-acre food factory and outlet precinct plan for Bangalow

Two of Byron’s iconic food brands say they will have to quit the shire within a year unless substantially larger processing space can be found for them than anything currently available.

Bangalow residents take aim against bypass and ‘food hub’

The people of Bangalow agree that a planned ‘food hub’ on the site of the decommissioned RMS donger village would be ‘an eyesore’ but they are divided over plans to turn sleepy Station Street into a one-way bypass road.

Bangalow turned off by Lismore traffic plans

Byron mayor Simon Richardson has thrown his support behind a Bangalow Progress Association campaign to stop traffic to Lismore being diverted through the town.

Bangalow residents seek ‘common ground’ over rail line

About 60 people met at Bangalow’s Historic House Museum last night (Thursday March 5) to hear about future plans for the Casino to Murwillumbah railway line and the impacts they could have on Bangalow.

What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Wallum urban development back in court

The company behind the Wallum housing development in Brunswick Heads is once again taking Byron Council to court, this time for allegedly holding up its planned earthworks at the site in an unlawful manner.

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

Musicians and MLC support the save Wallum fight

As the drama unfolded between police and protesters at the Wallum Development in Brunswick Heads yesterday, people were drawn to the site by the red alerts sent out by the Save Wallum organisers.