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March 5, 2021

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Nimbin medicinal cannabis event, March 27

Two experienced medical cannabis doctors and a retired magistrate who is passionate about changing the drug driving rules will take part in the MEDICAN gathering in Nimbin.

Other News

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Ballina Shire Council meeting wrap-up

The last Ballina meeting was another bruising encounter for some councillors, though there were several unanimous decisions too.

Cartoon of the week – 3 March, 2021

We love to receive letters, but not every letter will be published; the publication of letters is at the discretion of the online and print letters editors.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

Fossil investments

Brian Mollet, Mullumbimby It is with considerable incredulity that I read in last week’s Echo that Byron Shire has a lazy...

After a startling discovery in medical centres all around the north coast it is rumoured that local obesity levels are in dramatic decline. A common link was discovered – those not tipping the scales as hard had been attending Broadfoot gigs. People tend to like to dance at a Broadfoot gig; the feeling creeps up on them, the feet move, the body zings and before they know it they’re dancing and enjoying themselves. Put it in a video package with some fit dancers with abs resembling the undercarriage of a grasshopper on the cover and you could start a whole new craze. Broadfoot will be appearing at the Middle Pub in Mullumbimby tonight from 7:30pm then on Saturday from 9:30pm at the Lennox Hotel.

 

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Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

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Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

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Editorial – #ChooseToChallenge the patriarchy

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

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