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Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Ross Kendall Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles...

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Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are...

Lismore Lantern Parade call-out for volunteers

The organisers of the Lismore Lantern Parade (which is happening on Saturday, 19 June) are seeking volunteers to help with the event, which draws thousands of visitors each year.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Sailor rescued from ocean in overnight operation

In a dramatic overnight rescue far offshore North-East of Yamba, Marine Rescue IIuka Yamba volunteers were able to bring to safety a woman who fell overboard from a dismasted catamaran in the dark.

Mullumbimby home seriously damaged in fire

A home on Ann Street, Mullumbimby, was badly damaged in a house fire over the weekend.

AVO sparks ‘community standards of behaviour’ forum

Barefoot Law founder and mayoral candidate Mark Swivel, is hosting an event regarding ‘AVOs, harassment, abuse and violence’, to be held June 17 from 6pm at the Byron Community Centre Cavanbah Room.

Stories about "rescue":

Man rescued from Upper Wilsons Creek causeway

At about 10pm last Friday a man from Mullumbimby was driving his his car along Upper Wilsons Creek Road and was swept into the creek.

Marine Rescue training centre opens in Bruns

A new Marine Rescue Brunswick training and meeting centre opened last week, located beside the town’s boat harbour.

Helicopter lands on Blue Knob Road

Anyone travelling between Nimbin and Blue Knob last Friday evening would have been surprised to see the road blocked by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Westpac Life Saver Helicopter – Rescue Day

There is no doubt that the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter saves dozens of lives every year – ask the loved ones of just one of those people and they will tell you that the service is invaluable.

Annual fundraiser for life saving chopper service

With all face to face fundraising and major event activity on hold as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has launched its annual appeal with a goal to raise over $300,000.

Man rescued from Murwillumbah drain

The man in his 40s was reportedly trying to avoid being hit by a car when he fell and was trapped for some time with his left leg stuck in the drain from the pelvis down.

Sugarshine: the light for farm animals

A tiny baby goat, tied up in a hessian bag and left on a rubbish tip in Broken Hill to die, has done more for the lives of animals and the lives of humans than she could ever have imagined.

Pets are a mental health win-win

During this Mental Health Month it’s a good time to be reminded of the benefits of owning a pet.

Skipper rescued after yacht swamped at Ballina bar

A sailor has been rescued from his disabled yacht after it was swamped by a wave attempting to cross the Ballina Bar at around 3.30pm yesterday (Thursday).

Heroic river rescue off Ballina RSL

Quick thinking by Ballina RSL staff and a heroic dive into the dark waters of a river at night saved a woman from drowning last Monday (March 5).

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very banana benders themselves, and it’s...

Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability of quality local produce –...

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds to provide education to children...

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are hosting a fiesta on Sunday...