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Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

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Lavertys Gap history

The Lavertys Gap hydro power station was installed in 1919. In 1939, during the Great Depression, people had no...

Fingal residents celebrate Cubby Bakehouse backdown over illegal development

The illegal development of the Fingal General Store into a commercial bakery was ended on Tuesday when Cubby’s development application (DA) was modified to remove the commercial bakery.

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I have lived in Byron Shire most of my life and my family, my children and I highly value...

Man assaulted – Tweed Heads South

Police have commenced an investigation following an assault at a Tweed Heads shopping centre yesterday afternoon.

Byron’s foreshore

‘How could the foreshore be improved’? asks Byron Council. Simple. Incorporate natural and hybrid infrastructure into coastal policy and...

Complex Palestinian issue

Many false ideas in Mr Heilpern’s article. But I would say this; hardly anybody is trying to understand the...

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Echidna hitches from Lennox to Ballina

It's not every day that you have a monotreme in the order of egg-laying mammals sticking a quill out for a lift, but last week a local driver got a shock when an echidna hitched a ride.

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

Federal Labor funds Mullum hospital site masterplan  

A $263,000 federal grant has been awarded to Byron Shire Council for a masterplan and development strategy for the former Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call this gaggle of exclusive surfboard...

Power from the barrel of a gun

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's immediate reaction to the assassination attempt on US presidential candidate Donald Trump was that there was 'no place for violence in the democratic process', but this is the latest in a very long line of incidents which prove otherwise.