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Robins makes stand

A GRAFTON man, who has suffered more than most from broken political promises, will stand as an independent candidate for Clarence in the 2015 State Election.



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Whale meets paddlers at Ballina's North Wall.

Whale at the Ballina wall

KAREN Barlow of East Ballina grabbed these photos of a humpback whale, complete with an escort of dolphins, checking out the North Wall.


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mryellow - Ballina

Seen a few stop at the river mouth for a play. Seems sometimes they are using the current right in close and cut in after the wall until they're almost on the beech.

Former editor of the Byron Shire News Digby Hildreth.

Topic of Cancer: Hospital? I'll limit my exposure, thank you

A year ago, almost to the day, a liver specialist at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital told me I was unlikely to survive for more than a few months.


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ByronBayBackyard - Byron Bay Dc

Oh poobah, I'm so sorry to read that Digby ... I'm picturing you on the beach with your son late afternoon when I was sitting waiting for an Osprey shot and you telling me one of the blessings was your relationship with him. I freaking hate those heart...

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