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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Wanted: Bangalow and Byron ‘Induzzy’ reps for town projects

Residents of Bangalow and the Byron Arts and Industry Estate are invited to apply for positions on the Byron Shire Council’s Place Planning Collective

No air for Ben

Rhonda Ansiewicz, Federal Stop giving Franklin air time. Mayor Richardson, in his usual fashion, joins up with his mate Franklin...

Stories about "police raids":

Call for moratorium on cannabis arrests

Patient access to to the medical use of cannabis once again sparked protests following two police raids in Queensland. Set against a backdrop of legalisation of cannabis for both medical and recreational use around the world it appears to be a waste of taxpayers money.

7kg MDMA and gold bullion seized in Tuckombil raid

Police claim to have seized up to seven kilograms of MDMA tablets, firearms and gold bullion during a raid at Tuckombil over the weekend.

Annual police cannabis raids on again

Growers beware. The dope squad is back in the air. As part of its annual cannabis eradication program, NSW police have once again sent their 'cannabis cowboys' into battle against the easiest of targets - the region's outdoor cannabis growers.

Rappville pair charged over dope, guns

A man has been charged with drug cultivation and firearms offences after a raid on a property at Rappville yesterday.

Nimbin protests peacefully against aggro police raids

Hundreds of Nimbin residents angered at recent police raids in the town turned out to protest peacefully against them, with a march along the main street and a 'smoke-in' outside the town's police station on Saturday.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.