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Main Arm Upper school are excited to be going ‘back to school’

It has been hard for many young people as they have managed the impacts of COVID over the last few years but for students at Main Arm Upper Public School the flood has meant they've been out of their school for almost half a year.

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Ballina calls for more SES funding – again

The Ballina Shire Council has agreed to prioritise upgrading of its State Emergency Services base and to call for a new shire-wide incident control centre.

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.

Committee to examine teacher shortages

The NSW Upper House’s Education Committee say they have commenced an inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.

Concerns raised over heritage demolition proposal in Byron

The Byron Bay Historical Society has supported concerns raised by residents around a DA that proposes to demolish a home listed in a heritage area.

Opinion: Lettuce end food shortages!

Whoever would have thought we’d need to pay $10 for a lettuce in a supermarket? This is a real sign of the times.

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Disabled pups, community radio and lifesavers to benefit from Ballina’s 2022 Rotary Duck Race

Two disabled puppies; mannequins that ‘bleed’ for first-aid students; and a new website for a community radio station are this year’s major beneficiaries of Ballina’s Duck Race fundraiser.

Community grants open for Richmond Valley Council

Around $37,500 is available to support the growth of local sporting clubs, charities, and community organisations across the Richmond Valley Council area

Lismore Lantern Parade – Vale John Lush

Once again the community of Lismore came together to celebrate with the Lantern Parade on June 25.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Northern Rivers 

The Northern Rivers encompasses the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl nations with celebrations for NAIDOC taking place up and down the coast. 

Man charged following break and enter – Casino

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged break and enter at Casino.

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.