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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Driver seriously injured near Murwillumbah

A male driver suffered serious injuries following a motor vehicle accident on Monday night at Dum Dum near Murwillumbah. 

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Being Ready

I used to love the sound of rain. Now, like many others, it frightens me. It reminds me that...

Byron Bay Film Festival brighter and bolder   

After two years of presenting socially distanced special editions, the Byron Bay International Film Festival returns in October with...

Spring now: Barrio Eatery & Bar

Simon Haslam Barrio Eatery & Bar follows the seasons and, with the weather warming up, spring is the perfect time...

31,000-year-old skeleton found in famous Borneo rock art caves shows earliest evidence of amputation surgery

Evidence of what is believed to be the earliest known amputation in human history has been found by a team of Australian and Indonesian archaeologists in Borneo.

Bangalow bowlers celebrate 70th birthday

The Bangalow Women’s Bowling Club celebrated their 70th birthday earlier this month with a formal lunch and themed outfits. ‘On...

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MH17 land mine claims ‘despicable’: Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is aware of reports that Ukrainian rebels have been laying land mines along roads to the MH17 crash site.

Cold Warriors rattling kalashnikovs can’t give MH17 meaning

There seems little doubt that MH17 was shot down with a BUK missile, fired by Russian-backed separatists – though, as usual, the media of the world is accepting a version of events long before it has been thoroughly checked out, writes Crikey's Guy Rundle.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.