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February 28, 2021

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

Archibald has knock-on effect in Murwillumbah

The Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting the Archibald Prize and local business people say the event is giving the town of Murwillumbah a significant economic boost.

TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

The Link have been gigging at festivals all around the country this year including Wide Open Spaces in Alice Springs, Kuranda Roots fest, and recently at Island Vibes on Straddie. They have settled into the untapped vein of New Earth Psychedelic Tribal Dance, replacing the computer with live bass and drum kit, and providing nonstop organic dance music. With members of Fatter than Nusrat, Fyah Walk, Mystic Beats, and Indijika they are more than ready to pump the dance grooves at Durrumbul Hall on Saturday.


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