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Ready for the meta-crisis?

The attempted assassination of Donald Trump has caused shock waves, but it’s sadly not surprising this would happen, with so much hate and vitriol being expressed in the US presidential race.

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Young readers well catered for with contemporary books and rising stars

This year’s festival features some of the buzziest young authors, including Bri Lee, author of Eggshell Skull with a new novel called The Work. Lee will appear alongside zeitgeisty author Jessie Tu with The Honeyeater.

Exploring the history of women in music

Following an overwhelming response from audiences and critics alike, Lady Sings The Blues is back with ‘Volume 2’, promising an even more exhilarating journey through the history of music as shaped by legendary women.

Nelson Bay dominate NSW Croquet championships

Following from the recently finished pennant season and the Northern Rivers Croquet Association Championships, local players took on opponents...

Complex Palestinian issue

Many false ideas in Mr Heilpern’s article. But I would say this; hardly anybody is trying to understand the...

Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

Police have confirmed that a truck clipped powerlines today on Dawson Street, Lismore. 

We need to reinvent urban spaces to live in harmony with the planet 

Travel is about visiting someplace exotic, we’re told. Somewhere that looks, feels and tastes different, in a way that stirs our heart and stimulates our senses. But sit in the central business district of any global city today, and chances are it will look basically the same.

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Is Byron really an ecological community?

As 2017 dawns – and we are already beginning to smash temperature records – Dr Greg Wilding asks what we are doing locally to belong to a more ecologically sustainable community.

Byron talks solar as poles and wires selloff vote looms

A major symposium in Byron shire tomorrow featuring climate scientist and author Tim Flannery puts the spotlight firmly on the solar revolution and community-driven renewable-energy projects.

Help Byron transition to renewable energy

Noah Yamore, Mullumbimby, for Byron New Energy. The Eco Park is having a Symposium this Saturday, March 21, from 2 till 7 pm with Dr Tim Flannery heading a round table panel discussion on how we transition to a clean energy economy.

New solar building is a honey

Noah Yamore Mullumbimby. The solar revolution for energy independence can be seen at the new Byron Eco Park at Greys Lane, Tyagarah. The solar renewable energy building and honey processing plant are open on Thursday from 3:30 pm each week.

Solar revolution on show at Byron event

If climate change is worrying you, or you’re sick of spiralling energy bills, some of the latest solutions will be explained or on show tomorrow afternoon at Tyagarah.

Support Tweed’s rough sleepers in Tweed Heads and join the Community Sleepout

Vinnies and Fred’s Place are asking for the residents of the Tweed Shire to come together for a night and experience what it is like to be homeless.

Cr Dicker calls on Ballina Council to look at future options for Wollongbar pods 

Visiting the Wollongbar pod village over the weekend, after residents were given notice to leave the pods by November, Cr Kiri Dicker said: ‘It’s total waste of taxpayers’ money to tear it down when the shortage of housing is so severe’.

Maintenance work Blackwall Drive, Wardell

Maintenance work is being carried out on Blackwall Drive, Wardell starting Monday 22 July.

Byron’s foreshore future – a closer look

Plans for Byron Bay’s foreshore are on exhibition until July 31 – Council staff propose options and a ten-year vision for the much-used space, including the removal, or partial removal of the carpark around the pool and Fishheads restaurant.