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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

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Childhood sexual assault: healing at Heartfelt house

Moving forward from childhood sexual abuse and creating a positive life is a challenge – supporting people to achieve this is the purpose of Heartfelt House in Wollongbar near Lismore.

Celibacy to blame for priests’ perversions

Darrell Mcdowall, Byron Bay. Cardinal Pell has given evidence at last. The churches, however, like countries, are often deemed more important than the truth. The immoral reasoning that is used for this action is that the whole, or the many, is more important than the individual and therefore the individual may be sacrificed, along with truth.

Cardinal Pell denies bribing victim of pedophile priest

Cardinal George Pell has moved to 'correct the record' after being accused at the sex abuse royal commission of bribing a victim of pedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale to keep quiet.

Child abuse inquiry needs more time

The child sex abuse royal commission says it will need to extend its final reporting date by two years to December 2017 to finish its job.

Salvos sorry for abuse ‘greatest failure’

The Salvation Army says abuse at its boys' homes in the 1960s and 1970s are the darkest period in its history in Australia.

Lucas defends abuse actions to inquiry

Senior Catholic official Brian Lucas has told a royal commission he has a problem with being accused of covering up sex abuse by clergy.

Abuse royal commission probes the Vatican

The child sex abuse royal commission has asked the Vatican to produce all documents relating to abuse complaints against its priests in Australia.

Anglican abuse register ‘dysfunctional’

More than 50 files relating to abuse complaints against Anglican church staff in the Grafton Diocese have yet to be added to a central register which is still not fully operational five years after it was set up.

Church to audit child sex abuse settlement

Keith Slater, the former Bishop of Grafton, says he is totally humiliated for personally falling 'very short' in dealing with the victims of sex abuse, including dozens of former North Coast Children's Home residents.

One man’s journey to seek justice from the Catholic Church

It would seem that $55,000 is the amount a child should expect to be paid after a teacher repeatedly plays with his penis

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.