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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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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’...

Is hydrogen part of a sustainable energy future?

There’s a lot to like about hydrogen. For starters, it’s abundant. Hydrogen can store excess renewable power. When liquified, it’s more energy intense than fossil alternatives. In a fuel cell, it can generate electricity. When it’s burned, the only by-product is water.

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Father of Julian Assange to speak on the Northern Rivers this week

Northern Rivers residents can hear Mr Shipton in person at the Courthouse Hotel this Tuesday, May 4, from 7pm as part of the monthly Turning Point Talks.

Byron Bay’s first ever matured spirit wins gold medal at London Spirit Competition

While the Northern Rivers region is well known for its environment and lifestyle, it is also becoming known for...

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.

Stories about "green bins":

Compost facility opens in Myocum

A new state-of-the-art compost facility for garden organics has been launched by Byron Shire Council, and aims to close the loop on garden organics for local farmers and residents.

Tweed gets the green light for three-bin system

Tweed Shire Council is introducing a ‘green bin’ service next week and the northern border marker has a received a green transformation, to symbolise the change.

What’s the true cost of green bins?

Jim Barnes, Brunswick Heads. The surprising thing about statistics is how easy it is to bias them. The success of B green bins in Byron shire for example. Is it possible that the existence of these bins allows people to dispose of garden waste that they once took to the tip themselves.

Byron council says green-waste uptake ‘encouraging’

The first month of the Byron Shire’s new organics recycling program has seen 63 per cent of our total waste recycled, up from 38 per cent under the previous two-bin service, according to council staff,

New truck on the block for Byron council

Organics bins have begun arriving at urban households around Byron shire and will take about two weeks to deliver to about 10,500 properties.

Green bins initiative

Rod Murray, Ocean Shores. I just wanted to thank Byron Shire Council for the great initiative of the green bins and the kitchen organics bin, the contents of which will go straight to my worm farm.

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.