June 2015

Commented on a story 24th Jun 2015 6:51 PM

DRUGS are an increasing problem in New South Wales schools, with police called to 20 cases last year in Lismore – the second highest number in the state.

Drugs in Lismore schools: we're now second-worst in NSW

"Drugs were rife in Lismore schools 15 - 20 years ago"

Commented on a story 23rd Jun 2015 6:22 PM

ONCE again, I am girding my loins as the school holidays approach.

OPINION: Tourists test my patience

"Maggie - Byron has been on the slippery downward slope for years. We refuse to go there any more. What..."

Commented on a story 23rd Jun 2015 6:18 PM

THE NSW Government will spend $1.4 billion on the Pacific Hwy in 2015-16 to continue final works on the link between Woolgoolga and Ballina.

Pacific Hwy link scores $1.4 billion in Budget

"A massive backflip from when O'Farrell was premier and playing politics with the highway. Can't trust..."

Commented on a story 21st Jun 2015 7:56 AM

CATHOLIC and independent schools whose funding was slashed under former Premier Barry O’Farrell will get millions returned in next week’s State Budget.

Funding doubled for NSW independent schools

""Funding doubled for NSW independent schools" ... at the cost of schools in the public sector which..."

Commented on a story 19th Jun 2015 8:40 AM

PAGE MP Kevin Hogan says the Nationals policy to buy back or cancel Northern Rivers CSG licences is "set in stone", making a vote on the issue redundant.

Nationals anti-CSG stance now 'set in stone', Page MP says

"Looks like the Nationals anti CSG policy is set in wet sand and can change at any time. Kevin Hogan and..."

Commented on a story 19th Jun 2015 8:40 AM

THE cost of petrol in New South Wales is about to take its biggest quarterly hike in 25 years after about seven months of lower prices.

NSW braces for soaring fuel prices

"Where is Kevin Hogan and his big talk about keeping petrol prices down? Axe the Nationals."

Commented on a story 19th Jun 2015 5:28 AM

FORMER ALP Member for Page Janelle Saffin has called on the National Party to “stop spinning” in their push to rid the Northern Rivers of coal seam gas mining.

Janelle Saffin calls for Nats to “stop spinning” on CSG

"Honest Nationals - a classic oxymoron. They will lie and cheat to con your vote from you"

Commented on a story 5th Jun 2015 5:38 AM

SHOPPERS looking for the cheapest basket of groceries should head to Aldi, an independent supermarket price survey has found.

Survey shows Aldi on top for cheap groceries

"Cheapest isn't always best. There are other factors to consider as well. I do better with my shop than..."

Commented on a story 4th Jun 2015 5:27 AM

FORMER Byron Shire News editor Gary Chigwidden had a mighty spray on Facebook this week about council plans to charge $4 an hour to park in the Byron Bay CBD.

OPINION: Byron Bay parking fees will hit locals hardest

"It might be OK if there is more road maintenance but how do you improve the gridlock? BSC is already..."

May 2015

Commented on a story 30th May 2015 9:15 PM

IF YOU have three main meals each day, can pay all your living expenses and have money left over for leisure activities, you are one of the lucky ones.

POLL: Residents backs to the walls

"I have literally been in the position with only the clothes on my back and not knowing where next weeks..."

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