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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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Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Dreaming about a bucket-list surfing and wellness holiday?

Have you always dreamt about traveling to exotic ‘bucket-list’ beach destinations like Bali or Vanuatu… or are your dreams...

Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

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.

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Fukushima disaster ‘not over’, rally hears

‘The Fukushima nuclear disaster is not over,’ were the chilling words of warning uttered by Toshiko Okada, anti-nuclear activist from Japan, speaking at a gathering to mark the seventh anniversary of Fukushima, at the Channon Market on Sunday.

Seven years on, Fukushima still a disaster without a solution

High-profile Japanese activist Toshiko Okada will be speaking at the Channon Market from 12pm Sunday March 11 to mark the seventh anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Seven years on, Fukushima still a disaster without a solution

High-profile Japanese activist Toshiko Okada will be speaking at the Channon Market from 12pm Sunday March 11 to mark the seventh anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The Channon remembers Fukushima

The haunting notes of a Native American love flute, played by Hiroshima artist Chikara Sueda, hovered in the air at the community gathering to express solidarity with the people of Fukushima at the Channon market on Sunday.

Fukushima disaster ‘continues unchecked’

On the sixth anniversary of Fukushima the people of our rainbow region will gather to send a message of solidarity to the people of Fukushima and Japan. Organisers say radiation from Fukushima continues to spread unchecked.

Fukushima remembered in Mullumbimby

A gathering to mark the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at the Mullumbimby Farmer’s Market on Friday heard that ‘the Japanese people and the international community want answers and solutions to the ongoing Fukushima crisis.’

Are we all screwed from Fukushima?

Scientist David Suzuki says Fukushima is the ‘most terrifying situation imaginable’ and the plant operator and the Japanese government are ‘lying through their teeth.’

Taken for mugs

Sally Freeman-Greene, Byron Bay. We have coal companies and government wanting to go full steam ahead with coal ports up and down the Queensland coast, posing an obvious deadly risk to marine life and the Great Barrier Reef.

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.