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Cockroach climate

The cockroaches in the Byron Council offices are experiencing bright daylight at night. They are trying to determine whether...

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Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in...

Invitation to get to know the real Nimbin

The MardiGrass Organising Body (MOB) say Nimbin's annual festival will kick off with the launch of a very special audiovisual book on Friday 3 May, 'Out There: a potted history of a revolution called Nimbin'.

Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program announces 36 projects

Bridge expansions, upgraded pumps, enhanced evacuation routes and nature-based projects are just a few of the 36 projects being...

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.

Byron U/18 girls basketballers undefeated in regional competition

The Byron Bay Beez girls U/18 squad are undefeated and sit on top of the North Eastern Junior League (NEJL) after two of four rounds.

Stories about "poles and wires":

Energy jobs could still be lost, despite ruling

Members of the Electrical Trades Union on the north coast could still face redundancy despite a court ruling on Friday that the methodology used to justify them was flawed.

NSW’s poles and wires to be leased

NSW's electricity network will be leased after a bill by the NSW government passed through the Upper House on Wednesday night.

Libs hang on, but do they have poles-and-wires mandate?

NSW premier Mike Baird put his cards on the table and it paid off at Saturday’s state election — but does the Coalition now have a mandate to privatise the state’s poles and wires?

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.

Nats turn on Libs as NSW election draws near

For the first time in living memory, the Liberals and the Nationals in the NSW coalition are offering two opposing policies at a state election. The Libs want to lease 49 per cent of the electricity network, while the Nats oppose any sale or lease of the network in their rural strongholds.

A grim commemoration

US President Jo Biden, responding to a question, made the comment that the US is considering the dropping of the prosecution of Julian Assange. How...

Infrastructure for east end of Mullum

Mullumbimby was founded 135 years ago. In the 1960s sewerage was introduced, as was I suppose drainage infrastructure. Are we living in the 1920s...

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick Heads. How the state planning...

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...