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Tracking the hardening coast

Researchers are watching our shorelines get harder and simpler.

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End of Days

Sometimes life would be a lot simpler if I could just believe in God. If I could believe that...

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

When is a sock not a sock?

A sock is not talked about much – it’s a simple device that is very well known. As the world...

Epiq sporting facilities ready for summer

Lennox Head’s Clarence Property has just handed over to Ballina Shire Council the newly constructed Community & Sports Amenities Building, at the sports fields opposite Epiq Marketplace, off Hutley Drive.

The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types...

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Increased water testing in Rocky Creek Dam following bushfires

The impact of the bushfires on local water supplies has led to Rous County Council developing a targeted raw water sampling program in consultation with NSW Health and industry experts to identify potential contaminants.

SCU scientists make worrying discovery about fire-scorched earth

Updated: Scientists from Southern Cross University have made a startling discovery about the lethal threat of soils scorched by bushfires that could increase cancer risks.

44 drownings on NSW coast in one year

More than a third (34 per cent) of the drownings happened when people were trying to swim but 18% were due to rock-fishing accidents.

Heatwave puts lifesavers on high alert

Four people have lost their lives in the last week on the NSW coast and Surf Life Saving NSW are reminding people using all waterways to be on high alert over the coming days while heatwave conditions are coinciding with Christmas holidays.

Be boat safe over Easter and Anzac Day

Marine Rescue NSW has urged boaters taking an extended break over the coming Easter and Anzac Day long weekends to make safety on the water their priority.

Recycling polystyrene just got easier at Lismore’s Recycling & Recovery Centre

The Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre has a new machine that can recycle polystyrene which will help the facility increase the capacity to deal with this earth-wrecking synthetic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-polymer.

4WDs multiplying on Seven Mile Beach?

Beach users in Lennox Head are reporting much higher numbers of 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach recently, along with an increase in hooning behaviour. Since...

Julian Assange: the name that cannot be uttered

Since the news came through I have been keeping an eye and an ear out for further reporting in the mainstream media. Needless to...

NSW – bad to worse

While Gladys has left the building and we have a new religious fanatic in the top job, things are looking very grim in the...