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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Mayor’s parting gift 

Michele Grant, Ocean Shores The Mayor’s parting gift to the Bruns/Bayside Community was ushering through approval for the controversial Corso...

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

Byron Bay wins season opener against Mullum Giants

  Ross Kendall The local league derby is always  and the Byron Bay Red Devils have won the first game of...

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

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Regional communities hardest hit by suicide

Regional Australians impacted by suicide are more likely to experience multiple loses of family, friends and community members compared to their city counterparts – new research has revealed for the first time.

World Suicide Prevention Day is today

There are few of us who haven't been touched by the tragedy of suicide and this World Suicide Prevention Day, Lifeline will call on Australians to send the clearest signal yet to those who are struggling, that they are not alone.

Raising awareness in memory of Dale

Friends and family of Dale Hayes are celebrating his 30th birthday by hosting a fun day in Mullumbimby in his memory to raise funds for mental health organisations Beyond Blue and breakingFree.

Tweed workshop to help prevent suicide

Preventing suicide will be the focus of a workshop in Tweed Heads tomorrow (Friday December 7) where doctors, health professionals and people who have recovered after a suicide attempt or have lost someone close to them are invited to provide input.

When pokies get personal

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week is an annual event to promote early intervention and awareness of responsible gambling practices in NSW.  In 2018, it will be held from 8 to 14 October.

Lifeline Northern Rivers seeks volunteers

Some 2,866 people committed by suicide in the year to September 2016 and Lifeline Northern Rivers is taking up the challenge to answer more calls in the coming year to help prevent deaths.

Support after suicide group starting in Lismore

Lifeline’s Northern Rivers’ centre will be offering a Support After Suicide group in Lismore from late September to mid-December this year.

Support group for adults affected by suicide

Lifeline Northern Rivers offering a new a support group for adults who have experienced the loss of someone close to them through suicide.

Young Indigenous men highest suicide rate in world: report

The rate of suicide among young Indigenous men is the highest in the world, according to a new report. Reporting for the ABC, Siobhan Fogarty...

Call for action as suicide doubles road toll

Our region is a hotspot for car accident fatalities and the same has become true for suicide. With the number of deaths by suicide more than double the road toll, Lifeline Northern Rivers is calling for a new approach to its prevention.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.