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Union wants mandatory vaccination across the board

Representatives of NSW prison officers say they are demanding mandatory vaccinations be adopted across the NSW justice system, with the union saying inmates who refuse the jab should face the same public health restrictions unvaccinated members of the public do.

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Lockdown cells

Michael Lyon, I understand you took the initiative to collaborate with neighbouring mayors in the Northern Rivers to address...

Vaccination by the mob for the mob at Tweed – No appointment needed

The local mob has come together to ensure that vaccination is available for any of the mob in the Northern Rivers who wants to get vaccinated.

No blank cheques

Since the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its damming ‘code-red’ report on the impending climate emergency...

Cabarita Spirits – home of Soltera Rum

S Haslam How small-scale and personal do you need to get before you can be called a truly artisanal and...

Strange strategy

The strategy applied by Byron Shire Council (BSC) since 2002 is bemusing at best. Firstly a position was created by...

Cartoon of the week – 15 September, 2021

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11-year-old faces slow recovery from snake bite

An 11-year-old girl who was bitten by a snake in the Byron hinterland and will remain in hospital until after Christmas. Family and friends have started a Go-Fund-Me page to support her and her family during her recovery.

Suspected snake bite: 11 year old transferred to Queensland Children’s Hospital

An 11 year old girl is in a critical condition following a suspected snake bite and has been transferred to Queensland Children's Hospital.

The northern rivers ratcatcher

They are a swift, slender snake growing to 1.5 metres in length – except here in the northern rivers where the world’s biggest Eastern Browns can reach 2.7 metres.

Boy hospitalised after brown snake bite

A nine-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after having his finger bitten by a juvenile brown snake in Lennox Head yesterday.

No antivenin at Byron Central Hospital

David Bradbury, Wilsons Creek It was disturbing to read of Sue Harrison’s shabby treatment at Byron hospital owing to lack of staff on duty (Echo, February...

Champion a cause

Delighted to read Dan Reade’s letter (September 1) calling for everyone to take a new cause to champion. I have it, it’s called true...

COVID-19 updated venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah, associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region.

Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Mandatory mask

Mandatory mask wearing is not working. Supermarkets can’t seem to enforce this, unfortunately. If like me, you see a young couple with two children...