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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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Archibald has knock-on effect in Murwillumbah

The Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting the Archibald Prize and local business people say the event is giving the town of Murwillumbah a significant economic boost.

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Letting the love light SHINE in Lismore

A discovery focused light festival in August hopes to attract locals and visitors to Lismore.

Jaimini hut

Margot Hays, Bangalow I would like to voice my opinion regarding the hut structure at Belongil where Jaimini sits and...

The lunatics have taken over the asylum…

The Zombies of the Climate ApoCOALpse have today swarmed around Queensland's Parliament House this morning to highlight impending climate chaos.

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

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$300k each for Ballina and Lismore communities

State Members Janelle Saffin and Tamara Smith have each announced today $300,000 in funding for projects in the community.

Murwillumbah’s new ‘mega’ school will mean a loss of 16 teachers say NSW Teachers Federation

The NSW Teachers Federation has claimed that the unexpected amalgamation of four primary and high schools in Murwillumbah will lead to a permanent loss of teaching staff in a visit to Murwillumbah this week.

A community petition to protect Murwillumbah Hospital ED

A Northern NSW Local Health District proposal to cut nursing shifts at Murwillumbah District Hospital’s Emergency Department will be met with a community petition instigated by Lismore MP Janelle Saffin.

Saffin puts National’s election commitments under scrutiny

The lack of detail in the NSW State Budget has left Lismore MP Jenelle Saffin relying on the 'promise' of the National Party to keep their commitments.

Saffin champions press freedom

Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin wasted no time in defending the freedom of the press earlier this month.

Nats MLC explains power policy

Nationals MLC and Ballina state election candidate Ben Franklin has responded to comments by Labor Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin that Labor will legislate lower power costs for consumers.

Saffin hits out at dwindling role for M’bah Courthouse

Labor candidate for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says 'it’s a bit sad and a bit ironic' that NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman chose to make an announcement about the future of the Murwillumbah Courthouse outside the Lismore Court.

Spend Snowy cash on regional jobs: Saffin

Labor candidate for the state seat of Lismore, Janelle Saffin, has challenged locals to come up with employment opportunities that could be funded by a $4 billion spending splurge.

Lismore school backlog worst in state: Saffin

Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Lismore, Janelle Saffin, has come out fighting, claiming her opponent’s party has left schools in Lismore millions of dollars out of pocket.

Rainbow Power Company donates solar oven to Timor-Leste

Nimbin's Rainbow Power Company has donated a solar oven to Timor-Leste as a Christmas gift.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.