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What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

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Todd Woodbridge Cup to be held in Byron Bay

Tennis NSW, along with Byron Bay Tennis Club is hosting the regional qualification event of the Todd Woodbridge Cup...

The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

Police pursuit after ute and motorbike stolen

NSW Police were at Pat Smith Park in Dulguigan, after reports a motorcycle had been stolen. As they arrived two males fled the scene, one on a motorcycle and the other in an Isuzu utility. The utility failed to stop for police and a pursuit was initiated.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

Stories about "HEMP":

ARC backs hemp food improvements at SCU

A new Southern Cross University research project looking at improving the nutritional quality of hempseed has gained the support of the Australian Research Council.

Legalise Cannabis rolling for election

Nimbin’s MardiGrass might be postponed but the federal election is due to be announced any day. Legalise Cannabis (formerly the HEMP Party) has announced plans to run candidates nationally in both the Senate and some lower house seats.

HEMP Party’s early AGM hope to change name excluding ‘Marijuana’ from the title

Founded in 1993, the Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party has a number of policies that centre around the re-legalisation of cannabis for personal, medicinal and industrial uses in Australia.

A little luck, hemp, and drive leads to sustainable outcome for Dunoon Primary

Heading to the P&C meeting with the idea that she wanted to change the Dunoon Primary School uniform colours local mum and business owner Madeleine Smith couldn’t have guessed where that would end up.

Embassy hosts first 2019 Medican

Whether you love or hate the idea, controversial medical cannabis looks like it’s here to stay, and in Nimbin, the HEMP Embassy’s mission is to keep you well informed on the subject.

Making hemp the future of the northern rivers

Is now the time for the northern rivers to put all its hemp growing experience to good use? Find out about the possibilities for hemp on the north coast this weekend.

Advocates celebrate legalisation of hemp seed products

The Nimbin Hemp Embassy will be offering free samples of hemp seed and hemp seed oil for the rest of the month now that hemp foods are legal for human consumption in Australia.

Hemp foods a multi-million industry for Northern Rivers

The legalising of hemp seeds as a food source next month is expected to yield a multi-million dollar industry for hemp pioneers based in the Northern Rivers region.

Hemp is healthy: ‘the nanny state is not’

Northern rivers farmers are being urged to tap into a billion-dollar global hemp food market by getting on board a campaign to make it legal for them to grow and sell hemp seed for food products.

Nimbin hemp to be displayed in Sydney

Cannabis growers and activists from Nimbin will descend on Sydney this weekend with more than one hundred cannabis plants. But they are not worried about being pulled over by the Highway Patrol or Drug Unit.

Lismore at the HART of helping transport needs

It is challenging enough when you need to get around to medical appointments let alone if you don’t have access to transport. 

Road access from Bilambil Heights to Tweed Heads via Scenic Drive restored

The significant washout of two sections of Scenic Drive during the devastating flood of February–March left the route inaccessible.

$700,000 on offer to Northern Rivers charities

With the key focus areas of health, young people and social wellbeing Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has $700,000 available to not-for-profit and community groups.

Bluesfest offers Doobies as one and three day tickets go on sale?

Bluesfest has announced that The Doobie Brothers will be bringing their 50th Anniversary Tour to the festival stage on closing night of the 2023 festival weekend.