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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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Domestic violence

It has occurred to me that as many women who experience domestic violence are forced to flee their homes,...

Northern rivers surfers help Australia win the World Junior Surfing Championships

Fingal Head surfer Dane Henry has won an individual gold to help Australia claim its eighth World Junior Surfing...

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...

First baby born at new Tweed Valley Hospital

The new Tweed Valley Hospital opened on May 14 at Kingscliff and it saw its first baby born that day at 8.53pm.

Can artificial intelligence be used for beach safety?

Is it time for a new approach to beach safety that utilises AI technology to tell locals and visitors where it’s safe to swim?

Women’s Giving Circle empowering locals

A collective of passionate women taking action to tackle local disadvantage have seen essential local projects funded, and the...

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Sick pines need care

Philip Sedgman, Mullumbimby. Has anyone noticed how sick the Norfolk pines are in Shirley Street, Byron Bay? They are slowly dying. I have been watching this for years. Some are now almost bare of pine needles.

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.