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Free KYUP! Project workshops

Empowering our next generation to value and champion their safety and well being through self-worth and self-defence is the mission of the KYUP Project who are running free workshops in the Northern Rivers today and tomorrow.

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Lismore Councillors sworn in and Committees decided

On Tuesday, Lismore City Council GM Michael Donnelly facilitated the swearing-in of the new Mayor and 10 Councillors in the chambers at Goonellabah.

Man dead after Lismore stabbing

NSW Police say a man has died, and two others have been injured, following a stabbing in Lismore overnight.

Tweed Shire Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected

The first meeting of the new Tweed Shire Council took place yesterday afternoon with the induction of the seven elected councillors and the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor. 

Djokovic saga exemplifies the joke Australia has become

Tennis Australia officials and a good number of Aussie tennis fans were relieved to hear the ruling made by Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly on Monday that Novak Djokovic can stay in Melbourne – for now.

Under-resourced

A compliance officer working for Byron Shire Council (BSC) has told a Brunswick resident who was attacked by a...

COVID infections

My dear old aunty just died of COVID-19 in a Sydney nursing home. Locally, my son and daughter-in-law have had...

Stories about "World Surf League":

Better late than never – local surfing legend finally gets some financial recognition

The call came completely out of the blue, like a head-high barrel at The Pass, when everything else has been two-foot slop.

WSL going to Newcastle instead of Lennox

After being rejected in no uncertain terms by the Ballina Shire Council and vocal members of the Lennox Head community, the World Surf League Championship Tour is now going to Newcastle from 1-11 April this year.

WSL plan wiped out by Ballina Council

An extraordinary meeting of Ballina Shire Council was held yesterday afternoon to discuss the controversial proposal to hold the World Surf League competition at Lennox Head this Easter.

World Surf League coming to Lennox?

After the surprise announcement by Ballina's Mayor David Wright yesterday that Lennox Point was being considered as the location for a World Surf League event in April, there has been a mixed response from the public.

Kennedy’s 2020 vision blurred by rule book

After the dust settled at Pipe, Lennox Head’s Stuart Kennedy found himself as the first reserve for the 2020 Championship Tour after he finished in 12th spot on the Qualifying Series ladder, and 11th placed surfer Morgan Cibilic ended up qualifing. 

King keeps charging

Byron Bay surfers Kyuss King and Joel Paxton, along with Lennox Head’s Zak Condon, competed at the Vissla Great Lakes Pro, a QS1,000 rated...

Top-flight surfing takes King to quarterfinals at Burleigh

Byron Bay’s Kyuss King had a fantastic result by winning through to the man-on-man quarterfinals against one of the most impressive international fields gathered...

Locals join the lineup as World Surf League lands on the east coast

Local pro surfers have been busy with a heap of events along the east coast of Australia for the start of the WSL year.

Wright wins in north coast battle for world surf title

A huge victory by Lennox Head's Tyler Wright over Kingscliff's Stephanie Gilmore brings her one giant step closer to becoming the 2016 women's surfing world champion.

Tweed’s Fanning gets on with unfinished business at J-Bay

This may sound strange, but the ankle injury tweed champion surfer Mick Fanning suffered the day after he arrived at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa might just be a blessing. After all, his highly anticipated return to the scene of last year's shark encounter had global media in a frenzy.

Renew Fest hosts May vigil for grief

Renew Fest will host a weekend-long Vigil For Grief in May 2022, and will return with the festival itself in 2023.

BoM tsunami warning for the NSW Coastline

The State Emergency Service (SES) has issued a tsunami warning as a result of an eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apa in the Tongan Islands at 3.10pm AEDT yesterday, Saturday, January 15.

Man dead after Lismore stabbing

NSW Police say a man has died, and two others have been injured, following a stabbing in Lismore overnight.

Lismore Council chooses costly by-election over ‘countback’ if a council position becomes vacant

New Councillor Big Rob took to the floor of the Lismore Council chambers during the first council meeting (Tuesday 11, January) to repeatedly speak...