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Tributes for songstress Sara Tindley

Hundreds gathered at a small rural property at Lindendale last week to say their final farewells to Sara Tindley, a very much loved personality from the Northern Rivers. 

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Saint Bob of the Greens in Lennox Head

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Edjamakashun pledges from NSW election candidates

NSW election candidates make their case for improving poor education standards  With Labor think tank, The McKell Institute, outlining a...

Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

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Vinnies

What have they done to our Vinnies here in Mullum? They’ve killed it! It has reopened and it is...

Big fleet chases class championship

Twenty-one boats took to the water to compete in one long race that made up the fourth instalment of...

Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

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US-based author dedicates novel to Ballina MP

One of the award-winning authors headlining the Byron Bay Writers Festival has dedicated his latest novel to Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith.

It’s not the fossils, it’s the fools 

Humans have been muddling along in cities for around twelve thousand years, says Wikipedia, although if you count using an alphabet of some kind as the criterion of civilisation, the time span drops to a mere fifty centuries.

Swivel flop-flop

Not sure what Cr Swivel is doing. But while he appears to be providing support for both sides of the community/business coin, his support...

Capitalism

Warren Kennedy wrote an excellent letter last week (28 January) pointing out the deficiencies of capitalism as it exists today in the US and...

Lismore trial of recycled crushed glass in concrete

A trial to use recycled crushed glass in concrete as a replacement for sand will be taking place in Lismore at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre.