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Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

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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.

Man dies after being pulled unconscious from surf near Crescent Head

A Queensland man has died while swimming at a beach near Crescent Head yesterday afternoon.

Man charged over sexual assault – Bondi Beach

NSW Police say that after a report was made in the Tweed/Byron district, a man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Sydney’s east last year.

Ballina Shire Council Australia Day Ceremony

Ballina Shire Council is hosting an Australia Day ceremony at Lennox Head Cultural Centre, Park Lane, Lennox Head from 9am–11am.

Land values are up

Large parts of the North Coast may have gone under during the 2022 floods, but they appear to have done little to dampen land values for much of the region.

Largest slaughter of wildlife

The kangaroo is at risk of annihilation. Since European settlement, six Macropodidae species have already become extinct. The roo...

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Byron Full-Tossers chase down 215 for place in Shand final

The Shand series cricket has always been the game where you can have a friendly hit. Everyone gets a go and if you are...

Sunburnt surfers shock Bankers

While a certain vicarious pleasure can be gained from cheering on our publicly funded elite athletes in Rio, back in Byron Shire the home-grown...

Fightback couldn’t save Swingers

Brian Mollet The Sunday sun stood proud and Lomath Oval glowed like a flat screen set to ‘retinal damage’ for the eastern derby in the...

Geckos give Byron the Full Toss in Shand Memorial final

The grass-stained gladiators of the Shand series have been buffing their boxes, polishing their pads and coaxing out their inner athletes all winter for the right to be crowned the social cricket champions of the shire.

Shand’s famous friendliness gets serious for finals

Shand series cricket is famous for its friendliness; players of all standards and indeed states of mind can get out and have a hit without feeling like they have to restrain themselves from breaking the jaw of the seventeen-year-old sledger on the other team that thinks he’s pretty good.

Shand heads toward finals

Cricket buffs and the easily distracted were out in force again at Lomath Oval on Sunday. The Full-Tossers peeled themselves away from the fleshpots and bistros of Byron to take on the mighty Geckos, a team that sort of condenses onto the park from every direction.

The bumps, bats and boxes of the NSM

Brian Mollet On a mist-shrouded meadow in the wild hills of Wanganui is archaeological evidence that there were once great cricket gatherings among the rustic...

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.

Lismore City Council’s awards ceremony

Sophia Watt was named Lismore City Council’s 2023 Citizen of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre yesterday.

Police find body of missing Elanora woman

Detectives attached to taskforce Victor Arum investigating the disappearance of 61-year-old Elanora woman Wendy Sleeman have recovered a body and vehicle at Wilston on Brisbane’s inner north yesterday.

Tweed Council celebrates citizens new and old

Yesterday Tweed Shire Council celebrated members of the community, old and new, with an award ceremony. The Citizen of the Year award went to refugee advocate Joan Henderson of Urliup.