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Beach going, going…

Len Bates, Mullumbimby I have noticed in the last few years that the poly fibre bags being used to protect the...

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Tweed Hospital main priority for new local health board chair

The new chair of the Northern NSW Local Health District board says overseeing development of the new Tweed hospital will be his main priority in the role.

The legalities around pork barrelling in NSW

The misallocation of public funds to benefit partisan interest, to the detriment of making such decisions based on merit, is nothing new in the state of NSW. However, the blatant justifications of the practice by the current coalition government are something new.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Beginning 21 July, 2021

Still guiding the way to things that will delight you

Serving those less fortunate: Nan’s glasses recycle contribution recognised

Did you know your old glasses could have a new life anywhere in the world?

Our water future – Rous County Council

Hugh Nicholson, The Channon A spokesperson for Our Future Northern Rivers (OFNR), explains clearly why the OFNR position on water...

About us, without us

Many of us in the Byron Market community feel completely betrayed by the councillors who last week voted to move us again, like an unwanted jigsaw piece.

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North coast conservationist connecting with China

When Katie’s not keeping beaches from Seven Mile to Sri Lanka clean from rubbish, she’s educating young minds on the values of conservation.

The truth about Israel

Danny Wakil, Billinudgel Gareth Smith, you are clearly very passionate, but constantly providing incredibly one-sided opinions, and half-truths get us nowhere (14 July). I am factual...

John ‘Strop’ Cornell dies

John Cornell, a character credited with initiating major change in Byron Bay after his purchase of the Beach Hotel, has died at his home in Byron Bay, aged 80, surrounded by his wife Delvene Delaney and family.

Editorial – Free fi fo dumb?

Hans Lovejoy, editor Scientists have warned that now the UK has come out of lockdown on ‘freedom day’ (July 19), it will lead to ‘a...

Snakes monitor radioactive contamination

Ten years on from the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan – the most severe nuclear accident since Chernobyl – researchers are using Japanese rat snakes to measure radioactivity in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone.