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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Boarding houses

Matthew O’Reilly, CABS president and Council candidate for the new Byron Greens The over-development of cramped boarding-house accommodation in Sunrise...

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Stories about "Drownings":

44 drownings on NSW coast in one year

More than a third (34 per cent) of the drownings happened when people were trying to swim but 18% were due to rock-fishing accidents.

Local role model drowns at Brunswick Heads

Jose Hernandez was 'simply someone who would make your day better just for witnessing his smile,’ says his friend and manager Daniel Tiffin.

Hot days bring reminders to take care in water and cars

Predicted high temperatures for today have prompted Surf Life Saving and the NSW police to urge the public not to take risks in the water.

Third day of searching for man missing from North Coast beach

The search is about to resume for a man swept out to sea, at Moonee Beach, on Monday (December 17).

Two dead, one missing on North Coast beach

Two men have drowned and one remains missing after they went swimming at a North Coast beach during heavy weather on Monday evening (December 17).

Child saved from drowning at Brunswick Heads

Exclusive: On 17 January at 12.30pm adjacent to the child's play area at Brunswick Heads a toddler was saved from tragically drowning. The story has not been told until now because police and emergency services were never contacted

Man drowns while rock fishing at Yamba

Despite the best efforts of emergency responders including police, paramedics, and surf lifesavers, a man drowned on Wednesday evening while rock fishing at Yamba.

Coffs coast drownings prompt safety warning

Easter holidaymakers along the coast have again been reminded to swim between the flags following the drowning of two men at Park Beach, Coffs Harbour, yesterday afternoon.

Man drowns in rough surf at Brunswick Heads

A 27-year-old Brisbane man drowned in rough seas at Brunswick Heads late on Saturday afternoon, in one of the busiest days for lifesavers on the beach.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.