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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Hundreds charged up for the Chinny challenge

Those who took the time to travel to the top of Mount Chincogan on the weekend were treated to a sunny afternoon and wonderful scenery during the Chinny Charge.

Surf legends and film coming to Lennox tonight

The award-winning surf documentary, 'Bustin’ Down the Door' will be showcased at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre tonight.

Get your sculpture ideas in by Sept 30

The Ingenuity Small Sculpture Prize is seeking entries by September 30 from Northern Rivers artists with $6,000 worth of prizes up for grabs.

People with disability twice as likely to be victims of violent crime

A report released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found that 17 per cent of people accessing a core disability support were victims of a recorded crime in NSW between 2014-2018

Explore the macabre at Museum Up Late

The intriguing history of health, medicine and death will be the focus of a free, unique cultural experience at the Tweed Regional Museum on Saturday, complete with live music, a pop-up food stall and bar.

Great soil at Summit

Victoria Cosford Creative writing was what Ryan Bruin had his heart set on. He had planned to go to university...

Stories about "Frontier Wars":

Misguided killers

Charles MacFarland, Ewingsdale The Philo Cafe, a discussion group here in Byron, considered the Frontier Wars this month, the fights between the invaders and the aborigines that took place in the early days of white settlement. The historian Robert Ørsted-Jenson told us that as many as 65,000 aborigines may have been killed in the nineteenth century.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.