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Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.

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Elders call out pro-Dunoon Dam campaign sign as racist

Widjabul Wia-bal elders have called out a sign depicting sail boats and titled 'Widjabal Sailing Club’ that has appeared in Dunoon village recently as part of the pro-Dunoon Dam campaign as racist.

Cyclists please

Denise Nagorcka, Byron Bay I am a driver, cyclist, pedestrian: so cyclists for your safety, could you please: 1. Make yourselves visible...

Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

Connor just wants to finish his HSC in 2021

On March 23 2019 Connor Meldrum’s life changed forever and he has spent much of the last two years trying to regain normality – that is, as much normality as you can with only half a skull.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

Stories about "police numbers":

More cops on the beat in Richmond and Tweed

The Tweed-Byron and Richmond police districts are set to get more ‘high visibility’ officers on the beat out of an additional 60 police allocated across the Northern Region.

Tamara to take police petition to Parliament

Greens MP for Ballina Tamara Smith met with Alstonville community representatives over the weekend to receive their petition for police officers to be stationed permanently at Alstonville.

Who wants more cops on the north coast?

Ronald Priestley, Main Arm. MP Justine Elliott complains about no further allocation of police to the north coast (Echonetdaily June 7). Haven’t we got far too many...

North coast gets boost in police numbers

The Richmond and Tweed-Byron local area commands will each get nine new police officers the state government announced yesterday. Dwindling police resources were a contentious issue at the recent NSW election.

More argy bargy over Tweed-Byron police numbers

Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Tweed, Ron Goodman, has once again raised the issue of dwindling police numbers on the north coast but the sitting member, Nationals Geoff Provest, says all it proves is that he doesn't know how to read the figures.

Casino to get 24-hour police station

Richmond Valley Council says its community campaign to upgrade the Casino Police Station was the impetus for NSW police minister Stuart Ayres to fast track the recruitment of additional police officers to allow the station to operate 24-hours a day.

No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in every imaginable institution, by courageous...

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may make laws regarding health, but...