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Tweed Council ask State Government to pay for Wardrop Village business case

Tweed Shire Council will write to the State Government to ask them to pay for the Wardrop Community Village business case that is aimed at supplying affordable, local eco-housing.

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IPC fails at reducing emissions: report

A NSW planning commission tasked with assessing large fossil fuel projects has been found to have ‘comprehensively failed’ in mitigating greenhouse emissions, according to a report published by Griffith University Emeritus Professor Ian Lowe.

Markets could return to Byron’s Butler St Reserve

Byron’s weekly farmers’ market may return to its traditional home in Butler Street Reserve after detailed soil testing found that the park was less contaminated than was feared.

BB FC women close in on points championship

Ross Kendall The Byron Bay FC premier league women’s team have maintained their dominant position on the ladder after a...

The right decision

Magenta Appel-Pye, Mullumbimby I would like to say ‘congratulations!’ to musician Lisa Hunt, but really, for what? It was a relief...

Be CaféSmart about a cuppa donation for homelessness charities

Most people would be shocked to know how close to homelessness some people in the community are – some people might be very shocked to know how close they themselves are to homelessness. It doesn’t take much.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and...

Stories about "Bicycles":

Alstonville cyclist critical after crashing into tree

A popular Alstonville doctor has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after crashing into a tree on an early morning bike ride in Alstonville yesterday.

On yer bike to Byron

Garth Luke, Mullumbimby. Surely the solution to Byron's traffic problems should include much greater bike use. Byron Bay is flat as a pancake and it is only a 20-minute ride into town for people from Suffolk and Sunrise.

New line markings nothing to Marvell at

Ross Kendall, Byron Bay. The new kerbs and traffic set-up in Marvel Street, Byron Bay, are a horror story for cyclists. I am talking about where Marvel meets Jonson Street.

Bike riding riskier as safety ignored

A recent report on an outbreak of bikes without lights in Byron shire is as mentioned, plain stupid, but there are a number of aspects to this issue that require consideration: lights and reflectors, horns or bells and, at least, one working brake, are all legal requirements for bicycles in NSW.

What are the supplements you take really doing to your health?

Sales of complementary medicines have been driven up by COVID fears, but Immune-boosting claims for them are doing more harm than good.

Is population growth the real reason for the Dunoon Dam push?

It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam

Woman rescued after falling into Emigrant Creek – Ballina

Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.

Mullum rabbit holes

John Millard, Mullumbimby (on the road) How ironic. While the conspiracy-science-deniers of Mullumbimby are refusing to respect the well-founded health protection requirements against COVID, far away...