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Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

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‘Groundhog Day’ shifts Splendour to November

Splendour in the Grass 2021 organisers say that Groundhog Day jokes aside, the festival will be rescheduled for a late spring edition, from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 November.

Ready for Byron’s latest massive development on Jonson St?

The changing face of Byron as Gold Coast and Sydney developers move in to recreate the look and feel of the town with intense development proposals.

Green Spine parking

Ian Kingston, Mullumbimby I am concerned at the apparent loss of parking spaces proposed in the centre of Mullum under...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Stories about "child sexual assault":

Home schooling in a DV environment

One of the biggest threats facing children during the COVID-19 pandemic is not the virus itself, but the risks of living in a highly stressed and unstable hom

Mowing down child sexual assault

Australia’s million-dollar 'mowerman', 71-year-old Claude Harvey, was pushing his customised lawnmower through Mullumbimby and Bangalow to raise awareness about child sexual assault.

Man harasses teenage girl for sex in Ballina

A man has been charged after allegedly attempting to procure aa 13-year-old girl for sex in Ballina on Monday (October 31).

Woodburn teacher charged with child sexual assault

A Woodburn teacher has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl between 1995 and 1997 in the northern rivers.

Prisoner star refutes child-sex charges

Australian actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played the Freak in the original Prisoner series, will fight historic child sex charges.

Man, 95, charged with child sexual assaults

A 95-year-old man has been charged with 22 counts of child sexual assault dating back to the 1960s, some of which allegedly took place in Lismore.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.