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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Will Tweed Council support a community climate change forum?

A motion to support the creation of a Community Leaders Forum that would look at identifying projects and actions that the community can take in response to climate change.

10 days of fab food

Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival returns for its second iteration and kicks off this Friday, running until Sunday, May 26 – and is there a lot to pack in.

Labor’s new gas policy dictated by industry?

In the lead up to the 2024 budget, the ALP has just released one of the most idiotic and infuriating documents they've ever produced, their 'Future Gas Strategy'.

Commemorating ten years since V Day at Bentley

It's ten years today since a wave of relief spread through Camp Liberty at Bentley, when those gathered discovered that the riot police would not be coming, and gas company Metgasco was being referred to ICAC by the NSW government.

Let’s dive deep into potholes!

Main Arm residents were disappointed to hear from Byron Council’s senior staff at a public meeting last Thursday night that their dangerous and rapidly deteriorating roads might not get repaired until the end of 2025 at the earliest. 

Waiting for Assange

A major turning point in his son’s freedom campaign only twelve days away, John Shipton exuded calm and at times, joy, during an intimate forum in Mullumbimby last week.

Stories about "WWI":

Broken Head Community rallies to save church from sale

The decision by the Anglican Church to sell St Oswalds Memorial Church in Broken Head has sparked widespread community concern, given that the 99-year-old church was gifted by residents as a dedicated memorial to three local men killed in WWI.

Lest we forget the horses

John Hayter, Tintenbar. As the annual roll-call for horses birthday on August 1 quickly draws near, closely followed by the centenary of outbreak of World War One on August 4 1914, let us also pay tribute to the thousands of Australian horses that accompanied our soldiers into battle overseas.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.