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Knitting Nannas get behind Save Wallum campaign

With porcelain tea cups, lace-covered tables and plenty of knitting the Knitting Nannas Against Greed (KNAG) headed to the...

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Dear Justine

Would you kindly advise what your government is doing to signal its respect for the International Court of Justice’s...

Housing parasites

Trying to fix the housing crisis in the Byron Shire by building more houses is like trying to put...

Editorial – Prosecuting publishers

WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen, Julian Assange, will soon face possibly his final court hearing in the UK High Court of Justice over whether he should be extradited to the US to face spying charges. 

‘Key workers’ removed from Ballina Council’s housing project as Mayor seeks full market rents

Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.

Government amends Biosecurity (Fire Ants) Emergency Order

As the spread of fire ants into the north of the state becomes more apparent, the NSW Government has made amendments to the Biosecurity (Fire Ants) Emergency Order in an attempt to stem fire ant migration.

Friday arvo beers

Stone & Wood’s Byron HQ has a 31-tank brewery, so locals and visitors can have both their Stone &...

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Mullumbimby is without ambulance base

Ambulance services in and around Mullumbimby are being compromised by the ongoing closure of the town’s ambulance station and the use of its paramedics as ‘fill-ins’ for towns outside the Shire, a local paramedic says.

Medical rescue at Huonbrook

Late Monday afternoon a winch rescue took place at Huonbrook by Westpac Rescue Helicopter following a report of a gentleman suffering a medical condition.

Rock fisher rescued at Fingal Head

Two men were caught by the incoming tide when they were rock fishing at Fingal Head this morning.

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

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

Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

Kingscliff’s new ambulance station won’t be on State Significant Farmland

Concerns over the new Kingscliff Ambulance station being placed on State Significant Farmland were raised following the announcement of funding for the new ambulance station by Health Minister Brad Hazzard earlier this month.

Three injured in vehicle rollover – Burringbar

Three people were involved in a vehicle accident on a property at Upper Burringbar southeast of Murwillumbah this afternoon.

13-year-old struck by vehicle in Lismore

Just before 3.45pm yesterday a 13-year-old was struck by a vehicle in South Lismore.

Cautious welcome for Kingscliff’s new ambulance station

The announcement of the new ambulance station for Kingscliff was welcomed by locals, however, it comes with the reminder that the state government committed to no further development on State Significant Farmland.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter called to Ewingsdale

A 52 year old man was flown to the Gold Coast University Hospital yesterday afternoon following a fall from scaffolding near Byron Bay.

NPWS wants to remove beach nudity option

For 26 years, Tyagarah Beach has been an oasis for the region’s naturist community – a space where bodies of all shapes and sizes could roam free without threat of fines or reprimands.

‘Key workers’ removed from Ballina Council’s housing project as Mayor seeks full market rents

Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.

Tried catching a bus to TAFE or work in the Northern Rivers – it’s a serious challange

Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport. 

Community tree planting in Mullum Feb 24

Want to help locally to care for our environment and plant trees for our wildlife?