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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train....

Origin walks away from Beetaloo Basin

In a major victory for community pressure and investor activism, Origin Energy announced yesterday that they would divest 100 per cent of their gas interests in the Northern Territory's massive Beetaloo Basin, along with fracking plans in the Lake Eyre Basin and WA's Kimberley region.

Something about Ash and Sara

The Rock & Roll Coffee Company is proud to present the second showcase in their Something About Songwriters series featuring...

Locals on top at Byron Bay’s BJJ Open

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The...

Bangalow bowlers celebrate 70th birthday

The Bangalow Women’s Bowling Club celebrated their 70th birthday earlier this month with a formal lunch and themed outfits. ‘On...

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

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Leard Forest clearing halted for winter

Whitehaven Coal yesterday announced it would halt its clearing of Leard State Forest until September following an injunction in the NSW Land and Environment Court by the Maules Creek Community Council.

Dozens rail against council decision to oust blockade campers

Narrabri residents pleaded with their local councillors yesterday not to force campers off public lands in the shire in the face of a growing number of forest protectors blockading a controversial coal-mine project.

Drawing the line on Leard State Forest

Deep in the Leard State Forest, something massive is stirring. Whitehaven Coal is set to construct the Maules Creek mine, decimating local farming communities and critically endangered woodland.

Insight on blockades against coal mine

Over the next week climate change group 350.org in collaboration with local Lock the Gate Alliance groups will be hosting information sessions about the blockade to stop Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal mine near Narrabri in North Western NSW.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.