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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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No blame in this game

I do not wish to condemn politicians for the state of corruption in this country. However, I do wish...

Playing with fire

Victoria Cosford It’s my latest obsession; native thyme infused vinegar. Herby, a little sweet – it’s a knockout – a...

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and...

Mullum could lose valuable CBD car park

It’s fair to say residents of Mullumbimby have seen a steady increase in the number of vehicles visiting the...

Stories about "Red Cross":

Impacted Northern Rivers residents’ Register. Find. Reunite. website

Police are encouraging people within the impacted flood areas to register their movements using the Australian Red Cross Register. Find. Reunite. website as emergency services continue to respond to several calls for assistance.

Keeping children out of prison the focus for Red Cross

How young is too young for a child to be imprisoned? The Red Cross says 10 is too young and wants to see the age raised to 14.

Communities sustaining each other through COVID

One of the key findings of the latest annual nationwide survey by Red Cross, is that even in 10 Aussies say strong community bonds sustained them through COVID19, but more action needed to prepare for future lockdowns and looming disasters.

Climate emergency means we ALL need emergency plans

Even if you do get a warning and decide to stay, there is no guarantee emergency responders will make it to your place in time to save you or your property from disaster.

Prepare for floods and fires with free, local Red Cross workshops

Paul Bibby Climate change is here, bringing with it an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters such as fires and floods. The message from...

Children deserve more than a lifetime of war

  Peter Walton, Director International, Australian Red Cross To the Editor Six-year-old Yousra is the same age as the war in Syria. All she has known is...

A plea to help those facing horror

Peter Walton, head of international programs, Australian Red Cross. Humans have an astounding ability to ignore horror. Particularly when it’s not happening to us. How else can we explain the stunning lack of interest in the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis?

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.