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April 13, 2024

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Rains, drains, floods

The ABC news and Guardian recently published reports of the potential return of La Niña in 2024 bringing similar...

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Man charged over alleged home invasion – Kingscliff

A man faced court yesterday charged over an alleged home invasion in Kingscliff that left one man dead and another seriously injured.

Greens announce Byron council election ticket

NSW local government elections are to be held this September, and in the Byron Shire, the Greens have announced their team with current councillor Sarah Ndiaye running for mayor on a four-woman ticket.

Itching for a Mullum flea market?

A new flea market will launch this Saturday, April 13 from 8am until 2pm at the Mullum Community College campus.

Man charged over alleged child approaches – Coffs/Clarence

A man has appeared in court today charged following an investigation into an alleged child approaches at Red Rock last week.

Helmets please

A friend of mine fell off her bike on the rail trail. She lost quite a lot of bark,...

Oceans 12 ready to compete at state level

A dozen swimmers from the Ocean Shores Aquatic Swim Team are Sydney bound, having secured places to compete in state finals after battling through schools,  district, zone and regional eliminations.

It is with much regret that we read of the closing of the Tweed Echo.

Since its inception we have found it to be the ‘people’s paper’.

I assumed it was going from strength to strength as over the time more people mentioned it in their daily conversations.

Moreover we found that there was often employment ads and accommodation suited to the local area.

We simply wanted you to know that we will miss the paper and its people and thank you for your efforts.

Jill Southcott, Tweed Heads


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