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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

Mullum’s green spine

M Green, Myocum Regarding Council’s concept ideas for the Stuart Street ‘Green Spine Project’, I am strongly opposed to any...

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

True lies

Darren Hiller Smith, Mullumbimby May I present some scientifical facts to edumacate readers about how cons-piracy theorists manipulate stuff....

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

Stories about "Rock the Gate":

CSG gate rocking at the Enmore

The Enmore Theatre in Newtown’s Entertainment Precinct was the hub of an anti-CSG wheel on Sunday as Sydney-siders and visitors from across the country...

Pete plays the Enmore to fight unconventional mining

Local muso Pete Murray is preparing to join almost 70 acts across eight venues including Sydney's Enmore Theatre, for Australia’s biggest concert to support rural communities uniting to protect their farmlands from fracking and unconventional gas mining.

Holley wins Green Globe

Byron Bay 'tweenage' singer and activist Holley Somerville-Knott was named Youth Sustainability Champion at the Green Globe Awards in a gala event at Parliament House, Sydney, last week.

Rudd plays Gate A for Bentley

A steady stream of world class local and international musicians have been making their way to Gate A at the Bentley Blockade to help Rock the Gate in support of protectors of the planned test site. Last night it was Xavier Rudd and Lisa Hunt who entertained the troops.

Musos Rock The Gate for the Bentley Blockade

Hundreds were turned away at the door as the seams stretched to accommodate punters at the Rock The Gate held at the Byron Brewery last night.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.