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Lismore trail 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.

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Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

Easter is on its way and that means Bluesfest is only nine weeks away. 

Medicinal cannabis; a better way forward

For the first time ever, I am living my truths and no one is trying to hurt me because of it. This is a much better way. 

Dr Philip Nitschke to visit Lismore

Controversial founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke will hold a free public meeting on NSW’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act at the Lismore Workers Club on Saturday.

Dear Byron Shire Council

Why, oh why, did you not add a traffic calming device when you recently sealed Clay Rd, Mullumbimby? This was...

Old ANZ Mullum

The old ANZ Bank building on Burringbar Street in Mullum is now a bathhouse; such yuppy city indulgence to...

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.

Stories about "cancer":

Canine cancers provide clues about human health risks

University of Queensland researchers are looking to dog owners across Australia for data on protecting pet – and human health – from environmental hazards.

Tackling cancer one shave at a time

Often a 'good' cause doesn’t have meaning for you until it touches your life – but Northern Rivers woman Felicity Guinea had already started her campaign to help fight cancer when news of a family member’s illness came to light.

Cancer patient tears up loyalty card over mask issue

A local man says he has torn up his loyalty card to Eden’s Landing Health Foods because of what he says is their active promotion of non-mask wearing.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

Breast screen van in Mullum and Bruns

The importance of breast screening cannot be stressed enough and the BreastScreen NSW mobile screening van is in Mullumbimby today and tomorrow before moving to Brunswick Heads, where it will be until February 25.

Planet Watch: Are humans the disease?

Humans have told a lot of stories about how awesome we are, but there's one emerging hypothesis that casts our species in a very anti-heroic light. In terms of the planet, are we behaving like a disease?

SCU scientists make worrying discovery about fire-scorched earth

Updated: Scientists from Southern Cross University have made a startling discovery about the lethal threat of soils scorched by bushfires that could increase cancer risks.

New cancer support group on the Tweed

A new community support group for people affected by cancer on the Tweed Coast will begin in August at Cabarita Beach.

John gets on the good oil

John Carr is 83 and was diagnosed with aggressive stage 3 small cell lung cancer at the start of April this year…

Sex talk for women who have survived cancer

Reconnecting with your sexuality can be an important part of recovery for cancer survivors but sometimes you just need a safe place to ask a few of those personal queries that you need answered.

60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks and oppose CSG

More than 60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks on Saturday and police were called to a state forest near Gunnedah amid disputes over potential water extraction and fracking.

Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

Easter is on its way and that means Bluesfest is only nine weeks away. 

Controversial development that would dwarf Uki under appeal in L&EC – Tweed Nightcap Village MO

The contentious Nightcap Village $39M multiple occupancy development near Uki, promoted by Pete Evans, will have its appeal to the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) against the NRPP's refusal will be heard from 9 February. 

Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.