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Community sport warms up as restrictions recede

Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the winding back of public health restrictions, summer sporting codes are doing what they can to get their season underway.

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Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

Recycling polystyrene just got easier at Lismore’s Recycling & Recovery Centre

The Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre has a new machine that can recycle polystyrene which will help the facility increase the capacity to deal with this earth-wrecking synthetic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-polymer.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge...

Comment: Net sober by 2050!

With Scott Morrison about to jet off to Glasgow for the UN COP 26 Climate Change Conference, I’ve got some unexpected and exciting news of my own: I’ve decided to take advice around my health and wellbeing and give up drinking! 

New plan to minimise flood hazard in Lismore

Lismore City Council has commenced the preparation of a new Flood Risk Management Plan that will identify the measures designed to minimise the community’s exposure to flood hazard.

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Nats stump up funds for gun club

Lismore MP Thomas George and Nationals Lismore candidate Austin Curtin have congratulated Murwillumbah Pistol Club for their successful shot at $5,600 from the NSW Government’.

NORPA’s studio performers set to shine

Performers at NORPA’s studio space are smiling a bit brighter thanks to a $53,000 NSW Government grant 'to create one of the finest spaces for making new theatre in regional Australia’.

Renal unit opens at Murwillumbah Hospital

Patients in the Tweed Valley who rely on life-saving kidney dialysis can now receive treatment a little closer to home. A new $1.1 million satellite renal unit was at officially opened Murwillumbah District Hospital today.

Nats MP used ‘weasel words’ to disguise job losses: ALP

A vicious war of words has erupted between Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Tweed and the National Party MP for Lismore over claims 30 jobs are set to go at the Murwillumbah Firearms Registry.

Local heritage to be protected in Kyogle

Helping to conserve and share local heritage has been bought one step closer for locals in Kyogle with an $82,200 grant from NSW Government’s Heritage...

Lismore community grants available as pokies give back – a bit

Do you have a project that would improve sports, recreation, arts and cultural facilities, or help improve community safety in times of emergency?

The Arty Party launches the Murwillumbah Art Trail

If it is art you are interested in then it is time to open your diary and book in the date for the Murwillumbah Art Trail (MAT) that takes place between May 18 and 27 this year.

MP George promises meeting with Upton over illegal logging

Following the illegal logging that has taken place near Limpinwood representatives of several community organisations met on Monday with Thomas George, MP, at his Lismore offices to discuss the future of logging in native forests.

Solar ‘feed-in’ payments set to double

About 8677 households and businesses in the Lismore electorate alone, and across the state, could soon be eligible for higher prices for the solar power they feed in to the grid.

Rock Valley residents turn out in force against CSG

Saturday afternoon saw nearly 300 people pack the Rock Valley hall, protesting Metgasco's imminent return to the area. It also prompted a call for the resignation of Lismore MP Thomas George from his nearest rival at March's election.

Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge him not to be fooled...

Masters of disasters

If ever alarm bells were sounded for Ballina and ignored, they surely were those of former mayor and West Ballina farmer, Bert Barlow, in...

Waste to energy

On Friday I attended a biomass and waste incineration event, at the Condong sugar mill, held by the Northern Rivers Guardians (NRG) and North...

Byron Bay – Main Beach’s future tabled

The range of options for protecting Byron’s Main Beach look set to be narrowed to three, after the community had its say on the crucial shoreline project.