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

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No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’...

1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.

Band Called Stereo soon to be legends of Byron

A new group out of Byron, Band Called Stereo, have recently recorded and released the first single from their new album. Nothing extraordinary in that, apart from the fact that two of the members have just completed Year Ten and the other two have just complete Year Nine

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

Holy Joe: premium cold-drip coffee and medicinal mushrooms

After a long addiction to regular espresso and an urge to try something new, lifelong tinkerer James Bullock hammered...

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Get qualified! Where college leads to local jobs

Local Catherine Hollis recently completed the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and is now employed with local Byron Bay centre BuzyKids.

Indie author/teacher launches her 13th book

Goonengerry-based writer Christina Larmer has launched her 13th book and is teaching self-publishing, which she says has 'become so much easier and more accessible to all'.

Student support key to success at Byron Community College

For the past few years, Byron Community College Vocational Education and Training course completion rates have stood at nearly twice the national average.

A new gathering for permaculture

Permaculture Research Institute’s new Byron group Did you know that permaculture extends far beyond the growing of vegetables? I confess that I didn’t. ‘Gardening is only...

Economic forum highlights regional NSW Community Colleges

Highlighting the capacity that community colleges have to meet the state’s regional economic development challenges was a key element of the professional forum organised by Community Colleges Australia recently.

Bamboo classroom springs up in community garden

A new permanent bamboo classroom at the Mullum Community Gardens is underway, demonstrating the fibre’s versatility that for eons has kept mankind housed, fed and entertained.

Permablitz! Mullum cafe gets makeover

Permaculture students from the Byron Community College recently spent two days transforming the courtyard behind a Mullum cafe, using the permablitz technique to turn a bare courtyard into an urban food landscape.

Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The First Fleet arrived (including my...

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression, while claiming there are two...

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.