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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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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...

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Search for a home

Jules Claydon, Ocean Shores I helped a friend move to a new rental property last week, relieved that a stressful...

Local kite surfer smashes long distance world record

It was a cold, windy night on the rugged NSW south coast and Brian Kiss von Soly was wrapped up in a silver emergency blanket like a human burrito. 

Thousands of sober stoners march for drug law reform in Nimbin

Nimbin HEMP Embassy President Michael Balderstone said he was surprised at the high turn-out, given a heavy police presence on streets surrounding the rainforest village.

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Think globally act locally – make a difference

In late 2020 the Narendra Modi government in India hastily passed three laws pertaining to Indian agriculture, claiming that they would improve farmers’ lives.

Strengthening the beginnings of a real local food movement

It’s wonderful to see the flowering of local food initiatives throughout the Shire today. I’d like to do everything I can to help strengthen what is the beginnings of a real local food movement.

Guest editorial: 5G and the bigger picture

For more than four decades, I’ve been studying the impacts of the global techno-economic system on different cultures and societies around the world.

Why Local is Beautiful

There are some people you meet who have a powerful impact on you. For me Helena Norberg-Hodge is one of those people.

Big picture activism challenges economic growth

It is clearer to me more than ever that a fundamental shift in the economy is urgently needed: away from the global towards the local.

Localisation is backward-looking and reactionary

Boyd Kellner, Newrbar Helena Norberg-Hodge's A strategic solution to globalised authoritarianism takes a leap of faith into the political realm, as the latest segue to her...

‘Big picture activism’ seminar in Mullumbimby

Pioneer of the new economy movement Helena Norberg-Hodge, pictured, is a featured speaker at Hope in a Time of Crisis, a Q&A being presented by Local Futures in Mullumbimby tomorrow night (Wednesday May 3).

Beyond competition and divisiveness

Helena Norberg-Hodge explains how the localisation movement has inspired South Koreans

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.