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Festival/Council relations strained, motion passes

The operations manager of the Byron Music Festival says her attempts to run the event this year were cruelled by Byron Council staff, who allegedly provided organisers with false information and spoke to them like they were ‘idiots’.

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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.

Byron Council report card

Did you know it’s been six months since councillors were elected? They have another two years to go, and while a usual term is a gruelling four years, this time, it’s shorter, owing to a disrupting bat virus.

Rebuild of flooded school campus in North Lismore unlikely

At least one Northern Rivers-based school is likely to have a new permanent home thanks to extensive flood damage at its existing campus.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: War on the Wombs

The right to safe abortion is the cornerstone of the women’s movement. It’s the ground on which we stand to become lawyers and academics and policy writers and journalists and activists. It’s allowed us reproductive freedom and put us on equal footing with those without wombs; mainly cis men who, for centuries, saw our bodies as countries to rape and pillage. Our wombs were colonised – the cock was the flag that ploughed deep into our stolen earth.

Cabarita Surf Club gets $500k funding boost

Cabarita Beach Surf Life Saving Club has secured a $500,000 grant in the NSW Government’s 2021/22 Surf Club Facility Program.

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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Dangerous drive charges after two men hit by car – Lismore

A man will face court today after allegedly deliberately hitting two pedestrians with his car in Lismore.

Death by phone?

Joel McPhee, Mullumbimby To the irresponsible person who was looking at her phone whilst driving on Myocum Road on 21 January, causing her to cross...

Driver reaches 100km/h on wrong side of road in school zone

Police have arrested an unlicensed driver from Queensland, who they allege reached speeds of more 100km/h in Lismore yesterday and drove through a school zone on the wrong side of the road.

Man sideswipes three cop cars in Lismore chase

A man driving a red Toyota Camry has been charged following a police pursuit in Lismore yesterday, which left three police vehicles and at least one other car damaged.

Three charged after two police pursuits in Tweed

Drivers of a car and a motorcycle have been charged with failing to stop for police over the weekend, while an occupant of the car has been charged over outstanding warrants.

Drug seized after prime mover tailgated car

Drugs have been seized after Traffic and Highway Patrol Command officers responded to a driving complaint about a truck on the road from Lismore to Casino on Friday night.

Man caught driving on wrong side of highway at Ewingsdale

A Queensland man arrested for driving on the wrong side of the M1 Pacific Motorway at Ewingsdale on Saturday had driven almost 43 kilometres from Clothiers Creek.

Teenager charged over single-vehicle accident near Alstonville

Police have charged a 17-year-old male after the car he was driving, with four passengers inside, rolled off the road and into a paddock near Alstonville earlier this year.

Elderly driver who killed motorcyclist fails to appear in court

Expert evidence is outstanding in the case against the driver of a ute involved in a fatal crash with a motorcycle at Numinbah, north west of Murwillumbah, last October.

Lismore Heights man pleads not guilty to dangerous driving

Brendan Thomas Tickle was driving a Subaru Forrester along Bentley Rd at Tuncester on December 12 last year when police allege he overtook a car unsafely and collided with another vehicle, resulting in serious injuries to the occupant.

Govt considers underwriting small energy retailers after Enova’s collapse

In the wake of the collapse of local green energy retailer, Enova, the NSW government say they are considering underwriting small energy retailers who face unfair market competition from large retailers who also generate electricity.

Byron Council report card

Did you know it’s been six months since councillors were elected? They have another two years to go, and while a usual term is a gruelling four years, this time, it’s shorter, owing to a disrupting bat virus.

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.

Lismore Lantern Parade – Vale John Lush

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