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Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals over the risk of downgrading or closing facilities at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.

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Tweed Council refuse aged care facility Tweed Heads

The proposed aged care facility at Caloola Drive Tweed Heads (DA20/0712) was refused at the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday.

A well-thought-out blend

Noy Ben Ami always brings a well-thought-out blend of his original music, which is constantly fusing elements of rock,...

Beekeepers can get a permit to move hives away from flood water

With so many challenges currently surrounding the bee industry, it comes as a relief to many that NSW Department of Primary Industries will issue a special group permit for beekeepers in flood warning areas to move their hives to higher ground.

Top tips for feline friends this International Cat Day

Some silly humans think that it's money that makes the world go around – we all know it's cats!

Natural probiotics for longevity

Victoria Cosford For five years Roma’s been taking a 30ml shot of Katerina’s Gut Tonic every single day and she...

Bruns underground car park reconsidered 

Byron Council’s decision to approve a controversial mixed-use development in Brunswick Heads that would include the town’s first underground car park could be overturned at this week’s meeting, with a group of councillors moving a rescission motion.

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No rates for Lismore residents impacted by floods

An announcement about Lismore's rates had sent a sigh of relief through the community who are still struggling after the Autumn floods.

Grant for flood-affected small businesses and NFPs

Flood-impacted small business owners and not-for-profits in the Northern Rivers can now apply for the $10,000 Small Business Northern Flood Grant to help with rent, wages, government fees and other business costs.

ANZAC Day from Evans Head to Tweed and Byron to Kyogle

The ANZACs will be remembered on Monday with services starting from 4.30am.

COVID update for weekend to March 27

In the 48 hours to 4pm yesterday, March 27, the Northern NSW Local Health District has reported that 717 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 170 positive PCR tests and 547 positive rapid antigen tests.

Over 100 new COVID cases in the NNSWLHD

The Northern NSW Local Health District daily report says that to 8pm yesterday, 22 December, 102 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District.

66 new COVID-19 cases in the December 19 update

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people to get tested for COVID-19 after another 66 new cases have been confirmed in the district to 8pm last night, December 18.

81 new COVID-19 cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people to get tested for COVID-19 at the first sign of symptoms and isolate until a negative result is received.

Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.

No new COVID cases in the Northern Rivers

According to the Northern NSW Local Health District, there are no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents in the area.

FNC Councils wind down for lockdown

Councils on the Far North Coast are closing several facilities and restricting some services owing to the statewide lockdown which began on Saturday evening.

No letup in the struggle for climate justice

The 43 per cent emissions target passed last week in the House of Representatives lacks the ambition needed to radically diminish Australia’s contribution to global warming. It’s too little, too late.

Flood on Prince Street

It seems that the strongest impediment to the Prince Street temporary housing is the addition of fill to the site, which will add to...

Editorial – Bye bye, Prince St froggies

It’s worth pausing to reflect on the mass frogacide that just happened on Prince Street, Mullum, which was led by unquestioning Byron Shire councillors and Resilience NSW.

Byron Council to vote on major flood recovery works  

Major drainage enhancements in flood-affected areas, and the employment of a Council officer to help residents rebuild and return to their homes, are among a raft of measures proposed by Byron Council under the latest round of disaster funding.