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Global Ripple Op Shop in Byron destroyed by fire

The much-loved Global Ripple Op Shop in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate has suffered major damage in a fire that also struck Byron Bay taxis and the Suby pop up cafe.

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Interim Lismore GM John Walker withdraws application for GM

Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg has announced today that the current General Manager (GM) of Lismore City Council has withdrawn...

4WD restrictions at South Ballina beach to stay

Moves towards use of a smart phone app to help control 4WD access to South Ballina’s beach have failed in a recent Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

Nimbin boil water alert lifted – remains for rural water supply

The Boil Water Alert for the village of Nimbin has been lifted, effective immediately – but remains in place for rural users. 

Protests against Violet CoCo’s 15 months imprisonment

On Friday environment activist Violet CoCo faced the Magistrates Court, at the Downing Centre in Sydney for peacefully protesting climate inaction. She was sentenced to  15 months imprisonment, with a non-parole period of eight months for engaging in non-violent protest.

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Elderly woman dies after car plunges into Wilsons River

A woman has died in hospital after being rescued from her submerged car in the Wilsons River at Lismore on Friday afternoon (March 8).

Local identity killed in St Helena crash

The man killed in a fatal single-vehicle crash on Hinterland Way in the early hours of Sunday morning has been identified as local identity Ian Oelrichs OAM.

Woman killed in single-vehicle accident, Lismore

An investigation is underway following a fatal crash in Lismore yesterday afternoon that saw a 61-year-old female driver killed when her car ran off the road and into a tree.

Motorcyclist dead in Alstonville crash

A motorcyclist has died at the scene of a crash with a van at the intersection of Ballina Road and Bruxner Highway, Alstonville, yesterday afternoon (Monday August 20).

Man killed in head-on crash at Rous

Emergency services were called to Ellis Road, Rous, about 15km from Ballina, around 3.45pm yesterday (June 19) following reports of a head-on collision.

Man killed in motorbike accident at Murwillumbah

A motorcyclist has died after his bike had a collision with a utility near Murwillumbah yesterday morning.

Business owner fined over Bilambil mower driver’s death

A lawn mowing and property maintenance business owner has been fined $160,000 over the death of a worker at a property at Bilambil Heights in 2012.

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash at Numulgi

About 9.15am, a southbound motorcycle and a northbound sedan collided while travelling on Duncan Road, about 10km north of Lismore.

Woman killed in crash at Tumbulgum

A woman was killed this afternoon (Wednesday) after the station she was driving was involved in a collision with a light truck on Tweed Valley Way at Tumbulgum.

NSW SES continues its efforts on International Volunteers Day

NSW SES volunteers continue to assist flood impacted communities across inland NSW as extensive flooding moves to downstream locations.

4WD restrictions at South Ballina beach to stay

Moves towards use of a smart phone app to help control 4WD access to South Ballina’s beach have failed in a recent Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Assange sought asylum

The controversy over the actions of Julian Assange seems to miss a crucial point. His motive for seeking asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy was...

Climate change likely to bring more compound disasters

The 2022 floods have caused $5.3billion in damage. Black Summer bushfires caused almost $2.5 billion in damage. Three consecutive La Nina events, or multiple droughts and heatwaves likely to become more common.