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Nimbin boil water alert lifted – remains for rural water supply

The Boil Water Alert for the village of Nimbin has been lifted, effective immediately – but remains in place for rural users. 

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Piccadilly Circus comes to Mullum

When it comes to the art of complaining, I’m among the best. Ask my friends, my partner, my mum-in-law – the cat…

Five men charged with child sex offences, Gold Coast

Queensland Police say five men have been charged with multiple child sex offences following a joint investigation by officers from Argos and the Gold Coast Child Protection and Investigation Unit.

Unsealed roads left off govt road audit

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation say one of the biggest road surveys in regional NSW is now underway – Yet unsealed roads have not been included in the audit.

Support for the Mullum Show

What a privilege it was as an older resident to be able to participate and enjoy the annual Mullumbimby...

Car drives into side of Byron homelessness cottage

A key homelessness service in Byron Bay is undergoing significant repairs after a car drove into part of the facility last week.

Woman charged following house fire – Murwillumbah

A woman will face court today charged following a house fire in Murwillumbah.

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Appeal to increase water extraction dismissed by LEC

The appeal by Larry Karlos against the Tweed Shire Council's refusal to modify consent conditions for his water extraction business, to both increase the...

Tweed Council moving against water extractors

Tweed Shire Council is undertaking legal proceedings and compliance actions against three companies involved in water mining in the shire, claiming all three are breaching council conditions.

Court set to decide bid to boost size of water-mine trucks

The NSW Land and Environment Court is set to decide this month whether to allow a water-extraction company at Bilambil to use 19-metre B-double trucks seven days a week to transport the water to a bottling factory in Queensland.

The politics of climate are a changin’ 

When Tony Abbott won the Liberal Party leadership in 2009, he said the politics of climate had changed. He was referring to soaring electricity prices and his belief that blaming these price hikes on the Rudd government’s proposed climate change commitments would bring him electoral success. 

Unsealed roads left off govt road audit

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation say one of the biggest road surveys in regional NSW is now underway – Yet unsealed roads have not been included in the audit.

Natural burial site found unsuitable

The long-standing plan to create a natural burial ground for locals who want to be buried sustainably has hit a major hurdle, with the site favoured for this use found to be completely unsuitable.

Rip Starters light up twilight cricket

The Rip Starters have played big hitting cricket to go to the top of the Byron Bay twilight cricket ladder, but there is plenty...