13.4 C
Byron Shire
September 28, 2021
Home Tags Thomas George

Latest News

Forty per cent of Byron Shire residents yet to get first COVID 19 dose but mayor refuses to join vaccine campaign

Byron Shire Mayor Michael Lyon is refusing to join other health, political and community leaders in calls for people to receive a COVID 19 vaccine.

Other News

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Kingscliff and Casuarina among new venues of concern

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region. There have also been positive detection of COVID fragments at Ballina and Wardell sewage treatment plants.

Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.

COVID-19 update NSW, September 22

As Byron Bay and Tweed Shire enter on their first day of a snap lockdown, NSW recorded from 8 pm last night 1035 announced Premier Berejiklian.

Lismore LGA to re-enter Queensland border bubble

Now that Lismore LGA is out of lockdown, the number of acceptable reasons for residents to cross the border into Queensland has increased.

NSW Regional Housing Taskforce to recommend holiday rental regulation changes

Regional Housing Taskforce Chair Garry Fielding says recommendations around short-term holiday letting regulations will feature in his report to planning minister Rob Stokes later this month.

Stories about "Thomas George":

Nats promise road improvements in Alstonville, Lismore

A week after NSW Labor announced a $1 billion rural roads policy, the state Nats have come out with an announcement of their own – so far two intersections will benefit, albeit one of them a death zone.

Saffin hits out at dwindling role for M’bah Courthouse

Labor candidate for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says 'it’s a bit sad and a bit ironic' that NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman chose to make an announcement about the future of the Murwillumbah Courthouse outside the Lismore Court.

I’d love to have lunch with Thomas

Community members who hold grave concerns about the safety of our future will gather tomorrow in Lismore to eat lunch with Thomas George MP.

Protect koalas and world heritage site this Thursday

A demonstration has been sparked for this Thursday by the destruction of high value forest and koala habitat through illegal logging and road building in Environment Protection Zones (EPZ) near Limpinwood, between Chillingham and Tyalgum.

Nationals call on community to choose Lismore candidate

The NSW Nationals will leave the final decision about who will replace Thomas George as their candidate in the next state election to the community.

Decision on rescue helicopter’s ‘fog-bound’ base

NSW Ambulance has completed a review of the new location for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service’s larger fleet, due next year – and not everyone is happy about the outcome.

Nationals challenged to cross the floor on anti-protest laws

Lismore MP Thomas George and Nationals North Coast MLC Ben Franklin have been challenged to oppose new proposed penalties for anti coal seam gas and coal protesters. The proposed laws could see protesters such as the Knitting Nannas thrown in jail for up to seven years.

Cannabis testing is ruining lives say protesters

Activists say they are undeterred that Lismore MP Thomas George was not present when they gathered outside his office this week to protest against the roadside drug-testing regime.

Damaged maternity wing’s future uncertain

Mothers who have just given birth may be encouraged to go home from Lismore Base Hospital within four hours or moved to other district hospitals as a result of the continued closure of the damaged maternity wing.

Cannabis users to protest outside Lismore MP’s office

North Coast cannabis users will be protesting outside Lismore MP Thomas George’s office later this month as part of their continued opposition to roadside drug testing for cannabis.

Electrici-wee? Getting energy from wastewater

Could we ever use urine to power batteries? An international team of chemists have come a step closer with a new catalyst for urea reactions.

Community gardeners get busy in Suffolk

Suffolk Park Community Gardens was breifly out of lockdown last week, and the gardeners couldn’t wait to get back in the garden.

Council hopeful of sand returning to eroded Byron beaches

The Byron Shire Council reported ‘indications’ late last week that sand was returning to the popular beaches.

62-yr-old man still missing, possibly on Northern Rivers

Sixty-two-year old mid-north coast man Richard Fogden has been missing for nearly a fortnight and is possibly on the Northern Rivers.