February 2016

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2016 7:35 AM

A NEW community group was launched today at the first meeting of Byron Shire Council for 2016.

Council producing a string of ‘epic fails’, new group says

"Don't forget the parking meters. This will hit businesses as people give Byron a miss."

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2016 7:35 AM

The shark nets used on Sydney beaches in New South Wales do nothing to reduce the chance of attacks, a statistical analysis has found.

Shark nets 'do nothing' to reduce chance of attack: study

"As a former resident of Coogee Beach in Sydney I can attest to the value of shark nets. Anyone with..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 8:40 AM

PAULINE Hanson’s One Nation party will endorse its first NSW federal candidate, Neil Smith for the seat of Richmond.

One Nation candidate for seat of Richmond

"The major parties have failed. Our soverignty and assets gone to foeighn ownership. Enough is..."

Commented on a story 3rd Feb 2016 4:54 AM

Byron Bay's tight parking restrictions have cost a first time visitor $250.

Welcome to Byron Bay, now pay a $250 parking fine

"My twice weekly coffee with friends in Byron is finished. By the time you find a park then have the..."

January 2016

Commented on a story 30th Jan 2016 12:36 PM

MORE than 200 people gathered to farewell Lismore man Ken McLean, who died while surfing at Yamba's Turners Beach on January 20.

Hundreds farewell ‘loveable larrikin’ Ken McLean

"A good way to go enjoying a surf. RIP."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 7:18 PM

OUR readers let us know pretty quickly how disgusted they were at the rubbish left behind at Lake Ainsworth after Australia Day.

Disgraceful mess left behind at Lake Ainsworth after Australia Day

"Good on the volunteers! Thanks to all of you."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 7:18 PM

OUR readers let us know pretty quickly how disgusted they were at the rubbish left behind at Lake Ainsworth after Australia Day.

Disgraceful mess left behind at Lake Ainsworth after Australia Day

"Yes a lot of Queensland number plates. A bogan invasion . Definately not local kids. They have no..."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 2:09 PM

AH, IT’S that time of year again: when we all cringe at the latest ad for lamb.

OPINION: Time for an alternative to classic Australia Day?

"Every day should be Australia Day for dinkim Aussies. Despite the politicians efforts to sell us..."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 9:51 AM

WOW, what a day. The success of Australia Day may for some beg the question "if it ain't broke why fix it"?

OUR SAY: Why change what’s not broken?

"No Godless , communist , unstable republic for our Nation. People are breaking their necks to come..."

Commented on a story 27th Jan 2016 9:50 AM

THE road to the east of Lake Ainsworth will once again come before Ballina Shire Council tomorrow, with a new bid to keep the road open.

Lake Ainsworth road back on council agenda

"Leave the road alone . It is the runoff and pollution from th Caravan Park and the Sports Centre..."

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