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Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

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The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

Hearing Australia urges action on workplace hearing loss  

With more than 1.1 million Australians continuing to be exposed to harmful noise levels in the workplace, Hearing Australia is urging workers to protect their ears from dangerously loud sounds.

Acid sulfate soil run off impacting health of fish and Tweed River

Acid sulfate soil (ASS)-related runoff from floodplain drains is affecting water quality and the health of fish in the Tweed River and Tweed Shire Council (TSC) are seeking to assist landholders with improving water quality projects. 

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the...

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Injured bushwalker winched from Mount Nardi trail 

A man was winched from the Mount Nardi trail at Mount Nardi, north of Nimbin, yesterday after 3pm by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Two rescued off coast of Ballina overnight

Two people were found in the water off Ballina at 2.30am this morning by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.

Busy night for Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter

Search for jet ski rider followed by airlifting injured 93 year old to hospital kept Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter busy overnight.

Bale of hay causes multiple injuries

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to Kyogle shortly after 5pm yesterday to treat a man who was hit by a falling bale of hay.

Motorcycle accident, Murwillumbah

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a motorcycle accident at Murwillumbah at around 7.15pm on Monday evening.

Woman rescued from cliff at Cape Byron

A woman, believed to have been on a walking track at Cape Byron, became trapped about 10m from the top on Cape Byron’s southern end above Tallows Beach this afternoon.

Woman flown to Lismore base hospital after tractor accident

A 58yr old female has been flow to to Lismore base Hospital after the tractor she was driving rolled over her in a paddock near Casino.

Rescue chopper launches exclusive Rescue Club

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service is launching a new, exclusive club, for everyone who has received life saving treatment since the service began in 1982. Elaina Underhill, 2, is the inaugural member.

Woman dragged from surf at Kingscliff remains critical

A woman who almost drowned while swimming at Salt Beach near Kingscliff yesterday (Sunday) afternoon remains in a critical condition in the Tweed Hospital after being airlifted there from the scene.

Three saved from overturned boat off Tweed Heads

Three people were rescued after their boat overturned 1.5 nautical miles south-east of Tweed Heads last night in what proved a busy weekend for rescue services.

Just us, with the wild goat

Simon Haslam I don’t know if you can recall one of those luminous moments in your life when it just seemed to be you, perhaps...

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re looking for something classy, that’s...

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between a steady stream of customers...

Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the Alstonville FC’s Crawford Park fields. The...