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Tweed Council seeks businesses to join it’s rail trail ‘Connect Program’ 

Paying for the maintenance and providing an engaging visitor experience for the Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is a key aspect of Tweed Shire Council’s (TSC) Connect Program. 

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Council to discuss use of consultants at closed-door workshop

Byron councillors will explore the amount Council spends on external consultants and potential conflicts of interest, following a long and, at times, spiteful debate last week.

Partial closure of Wollumbin Street bridge from Sept 25

Tweed Shire Council is urging motorists to plan ahead and seek alternative routes between the CBD and South Murwillumbah for up to four weeks from 25 September when essential works to upgrade the town’s main sewer main are undertaken.

Man dies at Dalwood Falls

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a body was pulled from the water at the notoriously dangerous Dalwood Falls, about 14km west of Ballina on Sunday.

A record collector’s dream

Record collectors and sellers will fill the Bangalow Moller Pavilion this weekend for the inaugural Northern Rivers Record & Music Market. Stall holders from Queensland and New South Wales will present over 10,000 vinyl records and CDs from pop to hard rock and more for collectors to add to their record stacks!

The Chinny Charge run on a perfect day

Jack Gill was the first past the post at Saturday's run up Mt Chincogan for this year's Chinny Charge.

Car crashes through door at Ballina Coles

Yesterday (Tuesday, 20 September) a vehicle crashed into the Ballina Coles supermarket. The elderly driver was accompanied by a male passenger.

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Concerns over ayahuasca practitioner Lore Solaris’s plan to head to Brazil

Concerns have been raised over the intention of Lore Solaris, who was facilitating an ayahuasca ceremony at Arcoora the night Jarrad Antonvich died, to leave Australia for Brazil.

Kyogle – no electricity Sunday, 27 August

3,700 homes and businesses throughout Kyogle and surrounding towns will be without electricity from 8am to 4pm on Sunday, 27 August.

No consultation with new planning body

The NSW Reconstruction Authority has released a draft document, Protocols – exercise of powers and functions under the NSW Reconstruction Authority Act 2022, outlining its powers to act in relation to promoting ‘community resilience to the impact of disasters in NSW’. 

Far North Coast water strategy released 

The NSW Labor government released its Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy on Tuesday, in which it describes ‘a clear vision for the future...

A deer in the headlights

The Tweed Shire, Byron Shire, and Kyogle councils have joined forces to find out just what is happening with feral deer in the region.

Inquest interruptus: to be continued…

Yesterday afternoon the inquest into the kambo-related death of Jarrad Antonovich stopped abruptly mid-witness. Family and media were later informed that the current witness would finish her testimony next month, with the rest of the inquest not due to be completed until February 2024.

Ever thought of writing your memoir?

Kyogle author and writing coach Graeme Gibson is holding in-conversation talks at the Ballina and Goonellabah libraries with Bob Brace as well as a...

Inquests into kambo, ayahuasca-related deaths

Investigations are underway into two deaths in the Northern Rivers following ceremonies using the ‘natural therapies’ kambo and ayahuasca.

Eight contenders for the seat of Lismore

Nominations for the NSW state elections have now closed and the ballot order has been confirmed. Eight candidates have been nominated to contest the seat of Lismore.

Fatal single-vehicle crash in Kyogle

NSW Police say a man has died following a single-vehicle crash at Kyogle this morning.

Facelift for Cape Byron walking track – but not everyone happy

The Cape Byron walking track that leads from Wategos Beach towards the Byron lighthouse has been given a ‘facelift’ by NSW National Parks. But not all users are happy...

Varroa mite here to stay as NSW pivots from eradication to management of costly invasive species

The Varroa Mite ‘(Varroa destructor and Varroa jacobsoni) is a parasite of adult honey bees and honey bee brood. It weakens and kills honey...

Cycling race in Lismore this weekend to raise money for Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Whether it is getting on the track or watching the cyclists there are plenty of ways to get on board with the Lismore 2023 – Byron Bay Cycle Club Road Race this Sunday 24, September in Lismore’s CBD.

Labor’s budget falls short on flood funding: MP

Tamara Smith, Member for Ballina and NSW Greens Disaster Relief Spokesperson, has welcomed an additional $150m in funding for the Northern Rivers and Central West flood recovery in Tuesday’s NSW budget.