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Local MP pushes for social housing at hospital site 

What negotiations are happening behind closed doors with the former Mullum hospital site? 

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Man dies after falling from vehicle – Chinderah

A man has died after falling from a vehicle Chinderah overnight.

The joy of new talent

Discovering new talent is one of the joys of any comedy festival. Every year the Byron Comedy Festival cherry-picks the brightest and boldest of emerging new talent to present at their annual event. This year they are presenting two of Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s most loved newcomers and stars of their roadshow, Lewis Garnham and Scout Boxall.

Contaminated fuel claims

A man who says a petrol station in the southern Tweed Heads area sold him contaminated fuel is seeking any other motorists who may have experienced the same. 

Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents...

Mullumbimby Moonshiners on the charge at home this weekend

The Mullumbimby Moonshiners Rugby Club is looking to get back into the winner’s circle when they play a string of home games starting with a fixture against Wollongbar Alstonville Rugby (WAR).

Boorabee Dorper lamb: delicious, but how can it help your arthritis?

In a beautiful example of letting nothing go to waste, Dorper Lamb’s Warren and Marina Wiggins have created a...

Stories about "March":

Byron Bay march to focus on Hamas attacks on women

A women’s march is being organised by Northern Rivers group A Mother's Cry in solidarity with Israeli women and girls, and as a response to what the group describes as the UN's 'disturbing and harmful silence, following the brutal Hamas terror attacks in Israel’s south on 7 October.'

A closer peek at Franklin’s pre-election promise failure

NSW Nationals MLC, Ben Franklin, has avoided taking responsibility for an unfulfilled $6M funding promise he made just prior to his party losing the state election in March. 

Appeal for information after man assaulted in Lismore

NSW Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and robbed in the South Lismore area in March.

Industry conference on strengthening region, post-flood

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) is hosting a free industry conference to provide insight into the works required to rebuild the region, following the February–March 2022 floods.

Election 2023 – Lismore: Matthew Bertalli for the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

Living and working on the western edge of the Seat of Lismore, Matthew Bertalli will stand in the March election for the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party.

Christmas comes late to Tuntable Creek Road

Residents of The Channon and Nimbin areas are still waiting to be able to travel along Tuntable Creek Road almost 10 months after floods and landslips closed the area to traffic.

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

They will not be forgotten…

In the wake of the pandemic restrictions, ANZAC Day will be commemorated in a COVID safe fashion and some areas will ask residents to...

SHIFT staying put in Byron

Established in 2019, Linen SHIFT is a social enterprise commercial laundry of the SHIFT Project – a learning environment where women can acquire work readiness skills by practising them on the job. 

Why jobseekers were abandoned

Many were left puzzled by the recent federal budget by Labor Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, with its projected surplus of $9.3 billion. 

Kingscliff locals concerned over proposal to remove trees at Merve Edwards Fields for AFL

The potential of removing trees from the Merve Edwards Fields site at Kingscliff to accommodate the Kingscliff Junior AFL Club has raised concerns of locals and neighbours who say that this is not a proposal they support. 

Ballina Council to look into making tiny homes accessible 

The idea of living in a tiny home can seem like a simple solution to our housing crisis – but getting council approvals for a permanent tiny home on private land can be challenging.