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June 14, 2024

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Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.

Other News

Tweed council call for young tree-huggers

The Tweed Shire Council is inviting high school students in the local government area to participate in the national Speaking 4 the Planet competition on the theme: Trees: the guardians of life. 

Greenhouse emissions increase by 40 per cent

The Global Nitrous Oxide (N₂O) Budget, released today, reveals anthropogenic (human-induced) N₂O emissions have increased by 40 per cent in the past four decades, with the period between 2020-2022 showing an accelerated rate of growth. 

Keep funky Mullum

In response to the comments of Ed Ahern in last week’s Echo. I would like to say that the...

Indonesian street food at the Mullum Farmers Market

Rini and Ewan – should they ever find the time – don’t need to add new items to their regular menu.

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have...

Jagun Alliance – rebuilding Indigenous knowledge

Sustainability is intrinsic to Aboriginal cultural frameworks, all ways of being, knowing and doing. It’s about being in the right relationship with Country, and all the endemic species being in the right relationships, in the kinship Country for Country, Jagun.

Don’t spoil the spoilers

Forget about the ‘we’ll spoil you’ and just keep the ‘don’t spoil us’ because Byron is on the verge of being completely spoiled. The huge crowds of people cramming the footpaths and sidewalks, throwing rubbish all over the town and beaches and demonstrating zero respect for the beautiful place, are all ‘spoiling us’.

Why the Council and Byron United keep promoting Byron is a mystery; the only people who benefit are the few. The rest of us grit our teeth and wonder how the nightmare was allowed to happen.

Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores

 

Psycho a no-no

Your headline and use of the term ‘Psycho killer’ might have been thought to be clever, but is something I would expect more from the Tele.

There is enough stigma about mental illness without this.

Chris Roberts


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Winter fest at Byron High, June 18

To celebrate the creative and artistic talents of students, Byron Bay High School is holding its annual Winter Arts Festival (a.k.a the WAF) showcase evening on Tuesday, June 18. 

Man dies following fatal crash – Yorklea, south of Casino

About 1am on Thursday emergency services responded to reports after a vehicle crashed into a tree.

Broken Head Quarry development plan rears its head once again

Long-dormant plans to turn the former Broken Head Quarry site into a residential development have lumbered out of the bush like a bewildered dinosaur.

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have been the headline in last...