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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Hamster racing and home brew at King’s school

A local man who believes he was the first and possibly the only student to be expelled from the school of the King’s youth, says Charles’ opinion that Gordonstoun in Scotland was ‘Colditz in kilts’, was accurate.

Locals on top at Byron Bay’s BJJ Open

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The...

Body of missing swimmer found at Chinderah

NSW Police say the body of a man believed to be that of a missing swimmer has been located following a wide-scale search yesterday.

Koala stranded

The plight of koalas was demonstrated very well this week with a koala found dangerously stranded in the main...

Double demerit warning from police

Police are encouraging road users to take care while travelling on NSW roads, ahead of the National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II and the start of the September school holidays.

‘No body, no parole’ laws coming to NSW

Offenders who refuse to provide information or assistance to locate their victim’s remains cannot be granted parole, under proposed 'no body no parole' laws.

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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.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.