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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may...

Byron triathletes maintain impressive form to take second spot

The Byron Bay ‘Breakers’ Triathlon Club finished their season with an impressive and highly respectable second in the Forager North Coast Interclub Series.

Catchin’ the Writers Festival Train

Byron Writers Festival 2021 (6–8 August) has revealed a program of more than 150 celebrated authors and commentators, as well as powerful new voices to mark its 25th anniversary.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Comment: Vigil for Canadian genocide that resonates closer to home

Yesterday, in solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada, members of the Tweed community held a ceremony at the Sacred Heart Church in Murwillumbah.

In a league of their own

S Haslam At the end of a dusty lane, just beyond the increasingly hip area of the Mullum Industrial Estate,...

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ANZAC Day with a difference in Lismore

The Northern Rivers peace group ‘Remembering and Healing’ (RaH), now in its twelfth year, is organising two public events for ANZAC Day to remember the suffering war brings on all sides, and to make a strong commitment to peace and non-violence.

David Pocock ready for a bigger game

Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed former Wallabies Rugby Union team captain David Pocock to its board of directors.

WATER Northern Rivers calls for transparency from Rous County Council

WATER Northern Rivers is calling on Rous County Council to release the full results of community consultation regarding Future Water 2060, following the discovery that Rous has lobbied to get the Dunoon Dam on the NSW Government agenda.

Lismore’s positive momentum at risk

Cr Simon Clough, deputy mayor, Lismore City Council Councillor Greg Bennett of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and a climate change sceptic has made...

Call for a united stand against CSG in Clarence-Moreton Basin

A Lismore councillor wants all northern rivers councils to take a united stand against the possibility of coal seam gas mining in the neighbouring Clarence-Moreton Basin.

Lismore to consider fossil-fuel-free investments

The Lismore City Council will decide next week whether to stop investing its funds in financial institutions that back fossil fuels.

Lismore locals join huge global climate action

Lismore residents joined thousands across the globe on Sunday calling for action on climate change. About 200 people marched around the central business district before gathering in Spinks Park to hear from a range of speakers.

Lismore considers high speed rail report

A proposed high-speed rail project could have Lismore residents traveling to Brisbane to work in just 45 minutes, or in Sydney in just 2.5 hours.

Lismore push for gasfield free status

The Lismore city council will today debate whether to join the ranks of northern rivers councils requesting that the region be declared gas-field free.

Rous Water councillor seeks immediate gas ban

A Rous Water board member will move a motion calling on the state government to end gas exploration in areas where aquifers could be used for water supply.

‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.