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Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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Federal MP and rural Drs blast NSW Premier Berejiklian over Pfizer supplies

The decision by NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian to redirect Pfizer supplies from the North Coast to Sydney has drawn criticism from local Federal MP Justine Elliot.

Cyclist dies in collision after refusing police request to stop – Casino

A cyclist has died following a collision with a vehicle after police asked him to stop.

Editorial – Let’s all acquiesce!

On July 12, it became mandatory for all businesses and workplaces in NSW to use the Service NSW Check-in tool (QR code).

Riverland Wine: A hidden gem

  Julz Recsei* As I navigate the vast world of wine, I am constantly looking for something new and I found...

Local Labor

Asren Pugh, Labor candidate for Mayor Labor has a very long and proud history as part of the Byron Shire community...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A vulnerable freedom

To live in a caring community might sometimes come at the cost of small individual liberties – like wearing a mask in the post office for ten minutes while you complete your transaction.

Stories about "flood response":

Helping communities cope through multiple crises

Looking at how communities are responding and what help they need to build resilience and capacity to cope now and into the future is a key aim of the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) and its recently launched Resilience and Regeneration Fund.

Call to develop flood plan for Billinudgel

With the impact of the March floods still being felt, Billinudgel residents and businesses are being urged to come together to discuss how the village can develop a flood plan for the future.

Calls to focus on future proofing against flood

Byron Shire Council have received much-needed state government funds for a North Byron Floodplain Risk Management Study, questions have been raised as to whether preventive disaster preparation should be the focus of governments rather than simply disaster relief.

Recent rains test new flood response for Billinudgel

Recent heavy rains have allowed the Byron council and SES to demonstrate some of the changes that they are making in relation to flood responses in the north of the shire following the flood meeting on June 1.

Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part of the Rous County Council...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The draft concept plan for John...

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.