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1400+ fines in just 9 days: Illegal campers invade Byron

Premium Content 1400+ fines in just 9 days: Illegal campers invade Byron

The acting mayor has slammed illegal campers who continue to flout the rules.

Filming to close access to popular North Coast spots

Premium Content Filming to close access to popular North Coast spots

Film crews will be on location at some of the region's best spots

Sinkhole ‘an accident waiting to happen’

Premium Content Sinkhole ‘an accident waiting to happen’

Fears of further erosion at Byron Bay.

’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

Premium Content ’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

“We’re failing, we’re asleep at the wheel and it’s on our watch."

100 JOBS: New Lismore cannabis facility given green light

Premium Content 100 JOBS: New Lismore cannabis facility given green light

"Huge facility” to provide boost to economy

Battle continues over $4.5m hotel with rooftop pool, bar

Premium Content Battle continues over $4.5m hotel with rooftop pool, bar

The council says they will consider an appeal of their own

'RACE AGAINST TIME': Water supply could end in 200 days

Premium Content 'RACE AGAINST TIME': Water supply could end in 200 days

Water supplies are rapidly decreasing in Tenterfield

'ENTRAPMENT': Nudists claim women attempt honey trap

Premium Content 'ENTRAPMENT': Nudists claim women attempt honey trap

Reports that women attempted to "entice men into having sex"

'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

Premium Content 'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

The ongoing incidents could see all vehicles banned from the beach

New $40 million mega hotel proposed for popular town

Premium Content New $40 million mega hotel proposed for popular town

Three-storey development would have a private rooftop pool and bar

Fix potholes so people can escape sex pests: Councillor

Premium Content Fix potholes so people can escape sex pests: Councillor

Nude beach safety debate heats up at council meeting

Residents lash out at council over Australia Day decision

Residents lash out at council over Australia Day decision

"People don't like being told what to do especially by a mayor”

Death at waterfall sparks safety warning

Death at waterfall sparks safety warning

Mayor still hopeful of selling "dangerous" waterfall

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

There was a strong response to our poll on fining campers.

PROTEST: Ban companies 'in bed' with Adani

PROTEST: Ban companies 'in bed' with Adani

"Who do they expect to build our roads? A local guy with a shovel?"

Rate rise of 15.7% on council's agenda

Rate rise of 15.7% on council's agenda

Mayor defends application for permanent rate rise

24/7 body cams to protect Lismore council workers

24/7 body cams to protect Lismore council workers

"It ensures everyone is 100% accountable for their behaviour"

Lismore's Aust Day motion amended after federal govt threat

Lismore's Aust Day motion amended after federal govt threat

Motion amended to avoid citizenship ceremony loss

Business owner cops $6000 fine for illegal party

Business owner cops $6000 fine for illegal party

Council warns of crackdown on building fire safety

What you need to know if you have a portable pool

What you need to know if you have a portable pool

You could face a $550 fine if you don't follow these rules