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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

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A well-thought-out blend

Noy Ben Ami says that he ‘feels the vibe of the crowd and place’ before he starts to play his original music.

Potholes

Who’s with me in launching a class action against Byron and Lismore councils for compensation for us hapless ratepayers...

Revenge

The Fischer–Spassky 1992 Twentieth Anniversary Rematch was in fact Russia and Spassky’s revenge. Russia knew that Bobby Fischer was unstable,...

Recognising history

I arrived in Mullum from Sydney in 1976 – I loved the town and the people and felt like...

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Natural probiotics for longevity

Victoria Cosford For five years Roma’s been taking a 30ml shot of Katerina’s Gut Tonic every single day and she...

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Ballina Australia Day Awards nominations open

Do you know someone worthy of recognition in Ballina Shire? Award nominations are now open in categories including community-based activities, sport and the arts.

Incredulous over Phil’s Aussie knighthood

T Sharples, Tweed Heads. The SS Credlin (Tony’s chief of staff) slowly sinks below the waves, torpedoed not by the enemy but by her mighty captain (battlelines) Abbott.

Australia Day honours for Tweed gallery director

Tweed River Art Gallery director Susi Muddiman has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal in yesterday’s Australia Day honours list.

Former Ballina mayor on honours list

Phil Silver, Ballina’s mayor for nearly a decade, is among eight north-coast residents to receive Order of Australia Medals as part of the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.