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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Locals take state awards at Byron Bay Triathlon

The Byron Tri Club had a successful Byron Triathlon despite the waterlogged conditions last Saturday. Not only did the club...

Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Protect the beach and coast

The last time my late father visited Byron Bay, I saw a tear roll down his cheek as he...

Baby, it’s chilly outside

Three Lords and the Byron Theatre are presenting a special performance of the 1983 classic film The Big Chill on Saturday, May 26. The show includes a concert performance of the soundtrack by The Byron Theatre Orchestra, along with food trucks, cocktails and perhaps the odd bit of audience participation.

Xavier Rudd joins Save Wallum campaign

Popular musician Xavier Rudd has publicly backed the Save Wallum campaign against a controversial housing estate at Brunswick Heads in the Byron Shire.

Crime ‘cluster’ spikes spread across region

Local police are calling on residents to keep their doors and windows locked, including when they’re at home, in a bid to address the spike in car break-ins and thefts taking place in and around local shires.

Stories about "Crystal methamphetamine":

Lismore man arrested on ice, testosterone dealing charges

A man will appear in court today after methylamphetamine, prescription drugs, cash and mobile phones were seized after a vehicle stop at Nimbin in the early hours of the morning.

Will the NSW government decriminalise drugs?

While the NSW government is launching an enquiry into the impact, use and response to ice (aka crystal methamphetamine) the real question is will they actually listen to the experts?

Two charged with ice possession in separate Tweed searches

Two men were charged with possession of ice (methamphetamine) on Friday afternoon (August 31) during police patrols of Tweed Heads.

28-y-o woman charged with dealing ice,Tweed Heads

A 28-year-old Colyton woman will remain behind bars after being charged with possessing a commercial quantity of crystal methamphetamine (ice) on Friday.

Drug abuse blamed for increase in bizarre and aggressive behaviour

Police are reminding the public of the dangers of methamphetamine (ice) following a number of incidents in recent weeks in which drug-affected people have been arrested or required hospitalisation after displaying out-of-character or violent behaviour.

Tweed police target criminals on bicycles

On Friday (December 8), police in Tweed Heads turned their attention to potential criminal cyclists and made two arrests.

Police establish ‘drug enforcement’ squad on North Coast

A specially trained unit tasked with ‘disrupting and preventing drug supply’ will be rolled out across the North Coast, NSW Police announced today.

Parole likely for ice addict who stole in ‘induced state’

A former ice addict and father of a young child was in an ‘induced state’ when he stole $1,850 from a Casino pub cash register and committed eight paypass frauds with two different ATM cards.

South Lismore alleged ice dealer to face hearing

He has admitted carrying the drug ice and a pipe used to smoke it - but a South Lismore man will fight charges of supplying the highly addictive substance and allegedly assaulting two police.

Teen evading police arrested with ice, grass in Lismore

Lismore police have arrested a teenager on drug offences overnight after the car in which she was travelling tried to evade them.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.