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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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Getting annoyed with NSW Farmers naming ‘rights’

The Annoying Vegan has become more annoyed today with what they see as the NSW Farmers getting on their high horse about the use of the words ‘meat’ and ‘milk’.

Images released of men who robbed the Byron Bowlo

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a licensed premises in Byron Bay earlier this year, have released CCTV images and are appealing for public information that may assist their inquiries.

ScoMo does it again

ScoMo recently travelled from the ACT to Sydney, not something to be recommended at the moment. What is an essential...

New Nesbitt Park mountain bike skills course in Lismore

Though Lismore is currently in lockdown, the city has inaugurated a new sporting activity in Nesbitt Park that will make residents want to enjoy outdoors as soon as possible.

Ring of steel called for as Byron and Tweed locked down – again

Councillors and members of parliament from across the region are calling for greater restrictions on who can come to the Northern Rivers and other vulnerable regional areas from COVID hotspots in NSW.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

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Lismore candidates explain energy policy tonight

Voters in the seat of Lismore have a chance to hear their candidates outline their policies on renewable energy tonight at the Lismore City Bowls Club.

No endorsement for rail trail

Jens Krause, Byron Bay. The rail Trail myth has been finally put to bed. Ripping up the tracks in order to provide for a cycling path has been resoundingly rejected by the people of Byron shire.

Provest retains Tweed for Nationals, just

Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest has been returned for a third term, but with a much reduced margin.

Election ‘promises’ teaching kids to be better liars

Robyn Harrison, Binna Burra. Truth, lies and election promises, which come in a variety of flavours; core, non-core, fantasy etc. As history repeatedly shows they are mostly lies. What does that teach our kids?

Thomas George says he’s all for CSG

Bruce McQueen, Mt Burrell. 'I am all for CSG' are the exact words spoken by the National's Thomas George at meet the candidates night in Murwillumbah four years ago.

Labor accuses Nats of misleading voters on electricity sell-off

The NSW Labor party is accusing the Nationals of misleading voters by handing out flyers saying only electricity assets in Sydney would be privatized.

Voting and political corporations

David Hall, Ocean Shores. This Saturday is Cognitive Dissonance Day. Recently we see big single issues tending to unite, there is broad agreement, and power. Coal seam gas, Bruns foreshore, West Byron, are single issues uniting us in our desire to hand on good things to our kids. We are waking up to the Occupy movement.

Gloves come off as state election looms

Ahead of the NSW state election, Premier Mike Baird and his staff strut around, exuding smugness, enjoying their high polling figures, while opposition leader Luke Foley launches a Labor scare campaign.

Byron Bay beach party end in PINS and a charge for biting

Police say a woman has been charged and four Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) issued following a beach party in the Byron Bay area overnight.

Fundraising for koala signs for Bangalow

As the koala mating season has started, Bangalow Koalas has set up fundraising to create incorporate more koala road signs. Bangalow Koalas, who keep a watch...

Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

In the next few months we will hear a lot about how superior nuclear-powered submarines are. Vice Admiral Mike Noonan is even claiming superior stealth characteristics – which is simply not true. Yes, they tend to be faster. This is great if you want to go thousands of kilometres in a matter of days. But they are also much more expensive.

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.