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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 June, 2022

The Northern Rivers Conservatorium Executive Director, Anita Bellman, is thrilled to announce that there will be free tickets for all flood-affected members of our community to attend the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist program, made possible with the support of our friends at Musica Viva and Southern Cross University.

World Localisation Day, June 25

Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Vale Bruce Kent

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Opinion: What a Dutton might say, and did…

'At a recent gathering, I murmured something faintly conservative, and quick as a flash I was called a "Dutton"...' 

People with peace in their hearts?

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Byronification

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Stories about "road safety":

40-yr-old charged over drink-driving a lawnmower

A 40-year-old Northern Rivers man faces multiple charges after allegedly drink-driving a lawnmower on Saturday night.

Highway traffic delays after truck rollover north of Byron

There have been two highway crashes north of Byron this morning.

Police chase ends in head-on car and truck crash

Police have declared a critical incident investigation after a car chase in Ballina ended in a crash Friday night.

19-yr-old charged after alleged Mercedes joy ride in Tweed shire

A 19-year-old Tweed Heads South man faces a string of charges related to car theft on the Northern Rivers.

House? What house? Stolen car crashes into Terranora house

Police say a house in Terranora is significantly damaged thanks to a mystery thief in a stolen car crashing into it over the weekend.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Drive so others survive, in Ballina and beyond

It's National Road Safety Week and Ballina Shire Council is appealing to drivers to take the road safety pledge, so that others can survive.

Teen and three adults refused bail after Northern Rivers police chase

Police said they charged four people after several police chases on the Northern Rivers on Sunday.

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.

One dead, five injured after two weekend bike crashes

Police have said a man believed to be in his fifties died, and four other men were injured in a crash south of Kyogle on Sunday.

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Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

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.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.