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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

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Stranded local artist shares stories from India

Vrinda Gleeson prepared for her new exhibition in a small London bedsit where she is living until she can return to her Northern Rivers home.

#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

Steve Krieg: ‘I believe that there must be change’

The 2021 NSW Local Government elections will be held on Saturday, 04 December, 2021. Restaurateur Steve Krieg is running in the hopes of being Lismore's next Mayor.

Staff cuts at Murwillumbah mega school

The NSW Teacher's Federations says that the proposed merger of four schools in Murwillumbah will result in the loss of at least 19 teaching positions.

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me...

Stories about "Recycling bins":

A bit rubbish

P J Prideaux, Byron Bay Airbnb’s version of recycling... everything in one red bin on a Saturday and not due for collection until Wednesday. The overflowing...

Bangalow gets its heritage recycling bins

Readers who have noticed workmen on Byron Street, Bangalow, this morning and jumped to the conclusion that they were installing parking meters can rest assured this is not the case.

Recycling stalls in Bangalow as council seeks ‘guidance’ on bins

Byron Shire Council has been rolling out recycling and green waste bins in towns across the shire in recent months – except in Bangalow, where it has established a ‘Bangalow Public Place Bin working group’.

Tweed residents urged to clean up their recycling act

No more dirty jars, oily pizza boxes and half-empty milk bottles in your recycling please – Tweed Shire residents are being asked to take extra care with what they put in their yellow lid bins.

Byron mayor offers timely waste advice

Byron shire mayor Simon Richardson. I write in reference to Mandy’s Soap Box 'Radical Rubbish Reforms for the Byron Shire' published earlier this month.

Can businesses ask for your vax status?

Currently, throughout the business community, we are witnessing uncertainty with respect to business owners asking the question – should we ask customers about their...

Tracking the hardening coast

Researchers are watching our shorelines get harder and simpler.

Recycling polystyrene just got easier at Lismore’s Recycling & Recovery Centre

The Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre has a new machine that can recycle polystyrene which will help the facility increase the capacity to deal with this earth-wrecking synthetic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-polymer.

4WDs multiplying on Seven Mile Beach?

Beach users in Lennox Head are reporting much higher numbers of 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach recently, along with an increase in hooning behaviour. Since...