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Medicinal cannabis; a better way forward

For the first time ever, I am living my truths and no one is trying to hurt me because of it. This is a much better way. 

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Lennox’s Ollie Sharpe heading to NSW Surf Life Saving Country Charge

Defending Open Iron champion, 17-year-old Ollie Sharpe and his club, Lennox Head-Alstonville SLSC, is preparing to lead the charge for the smaller clubs at the 2023 Oakberry Acai NSW Country Championships.

Bob Brown – an inspirational activist and leader

Bob Brown is a legend, an inspirational activist who has devoted his life to protecting and preserving our precious environment and defending human rights. He will be in our region soon...

Space is the place

Space is the Place is committed to bringing some of the world’s most forward-thinking electronic artists and DJs to an accessible space for all to celebrate this summer.

For Tony Barry

The Drill Hall Theatre Company’s season of Andrew Bovell’s When the Rain Stops Falling is dedicated to the memory...

Ballina’s Citizens of the Year announced

Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.

Unapproved cabin stop order upheld

The NSW Land & Environment Court has upheld Byron Council’s decision to order a local landowner to stop renting out a 40-year-old rural cabin in Middle Pocket because it was an unapproved dwelling.

Stories about "marine pollution":

Stop trashing the coastline, says CSIRO

CSIRO’s marine debris team are calling on Australians to do the right thing with their rubbish, with new research highlighting the nation’s ocean and...

Byron designer’s floating bin set to clean up marinas

A pair of Aussie designer/surfers living in Mallorca, Spain, have come up with a revolutionary invention to keep marinas clean and stop dangerous plastic floating out to sea.

Beach clean-up campaign to save seabirds

Kathrina Southwell, general manager, ASR. Australian Seabird Rescue will be holding a beach clean up at Sharpes Beach, Lennox Head tomorrow (September 3) at midday. There will be school kids joining members of the public together with our volunteers to clean up the plastic pollution on the beach.

Saint Bob of the Greens in Lennox Head

With hardly a vacant seat in the auditorium, Bob Brown kept the party faithful’s eyes, ears and hearts glued to the stage on Saturday...

Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

Dr Philip Nitschke to visit Lismore

Controversial founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke will hold a free public meeting on NSW’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act at the Lismore Workers Club on Saturday.

Old ANZ Mullum

The old ANZ Bank building on Burringbar Street in Mullum is now a bathhouse; such yuppy city indulgence to far removed from being authentic...