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The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.

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PM’s vaccine

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Police use road spikes to catch speeder

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Inflated growth figures a boon to developers

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay. Dailan Pugh has correctly pointed out the use of bodgy figures to justify massive housing estates. The same thing is going in in Sydney, with inflated growth figures being used to justify suburb-altering decisions.

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

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Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.