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Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

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Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

So you think you’d like to run for Council?

Residents considering running for Tweed Council can attend briefing sessions to find out about being a councillor ahead of local government elections.

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

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Cranky Women Activists’ vigil for the rotunda

Today Byron Shire Council plan to relocate the Railway Park rotunda which houses the Byron Environment Centre (BEC) to its new location within the park – approximately 24 metres north of its current position.

Byron’s Railway Park rotunda to remain

The long-running dispute over the future of Byron’s Railway Park rotunda appears to be a step closer to resolution, after Council agreed to give the much-loved structure a permanent home in the park.

Railway Park rotunda ‘on the move’

The development and ‘beautification’ of Railway Park in Byron Bay is once again under the microscope with the relocation of the Environment Centre's rotunda still on the cards.

‘Consultation lacking’ on Byron Bay’s Railway Park masterplan project

Plans for an ‘informal amphitheatre’ in Railway Park in Byron’s CBD, along with other improvements, will be tabled at this Thursday’s Byron Shire Council meeting. Yet the notice of motion has been overshadowed again with claims of improper process and lack of consultation.

Byron Environment Centre saved – for the time being

The eviction notice handed to the Byron Environment Centre by Byron Shire Council on October 16 was officially revoked at the council's extraordinary meeting last Thursday. But the centre's long-term tenure is still in doubt.

Byron mayor and GM apologise over railway park fiasco

Byron council staff appear to have misled the community by saying via email to the Byron Environment Centre that the masterplan leadership team provided community feedback ‘that the BEC kiosk in Railway Square would best be located elsewhere.’

Byron council debating BEC eviction Thursday

The eviction notice issued to the Byron Environment Centre (BEC) to remove the rotunda from Railway Park will be debated at the upcoming council meeting this Thursday, November 2. The BEC will be holding a ‘Rotunda Eviction Update’ on December 13.

Markets and environment centre making way for tourist infrastructure

Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. Just when you think things couldn’t possibly get worse for locals in the ‘wonderful tourist destination’, now we have the threat...

Anger at Byron Council’s treatment of the BEC

Confusion and anger are being expressed at the treatment of the Byron Environment Centre and the community members of the Byron Bay master plan team following a letter from Byron Shire Council to the BEC telling it move its rotunda.

Environment Centre’s ‘cubbytunda’ has a history

Jill Keogh, Federal. Byron Bay Town Centre Master Plan Leadership team (whomever they may be) showed a marked ignorance of the iconic significance of the...

Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very welcome as I’ve been equally...