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Main Arm Upper school are excited to be going ‘back to school’

It has been hard for many young people as they have managed the impacts of COVID over the last few years but for students at Main Arm Upper Public School the flood has meant they've been out of their school for almost half a year.

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Contentious Bruns DA before Council again

A controversial decision by Byron Council to approve a mixed-use development in Brunswick Heads could be overturned, after a group of councillors who oppose the plan got the numbers for a rescission motion.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

World Localisation Day, June 25

Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Women scientists are less likely to be credited for their work

Gender gap in publication and patent authorship suggests women’s contributions to science are ignored or unappreciated.

New laws to tackle crime profits and encryption

The premier has announced new police powers and ‘tougher penalties’ for money laundering and unexplained wealth in NSW.

Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in...

Stories about "plastic pollution":

Stomach that: Liquid from cow stomachs digests plastic

Bacteria from the stomach of a cow can digest some plastic, removing it from the environment, according to a team of Austrian researchers.

Local team aims to build recycling centre

A group of local recycling enthusiasts received a much-needed boost to their efforts last Thursday, when they received $17,500 at the Southern Cross Credit Union office in Mullumbimby. 

Brick walls or rubber bands? The nature of ecological limits

Every species has its own characteristic niche in an ecosystem, but in the age of the Anthropocene, the scale of our influence on the environment has come to dominate.

S Sorrensen’s Here & Now: Nothing fantastic about plastic

I have really cut down on my use of single-use plastic shopping bags. I don’t have a single single-use plastic shopping bag in my shack at the moment. But the planet is still heading for environmental collapse.

Lismore Lantern Parade – Vale John Lush

Once again the community of Lismore came together to celebrate with the Lantern Parade on June 25.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Northern Rivers 

The Northern Rivers encompasses the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl nations with celebrations for NAIDOC taking place up and down the coast. 

Man charged following break and enter – Casino

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged break and enter at Casino.

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.