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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek

A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.

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Cartoon of the week – 29 March 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

Closing the Gap on Aboriginal health in the Byron Shire

Close the Gap aims to reduce disadvantage experienced by Indigenous peoples with respect to child mortality, childhood education, life expectancy and health.

Will Provest win the Tweed seat over Elliot?

It appears that Tweed MP Geoff Provest will retain the seat of Tweed but there are still plenty of votes to be counted.

Are we there yet? NSW election vote count update

The NSW Electoral Commission says that more than four million votes have been counted for the 2023 NSW State election as record postal votes continue to be returned.   

Appeal to locate man last seen at Casino on way to Tweed

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man from Grafton missing from the North Coast area.

Roller derby rocks the Cavanbah Centre

The local roller derby season got underway for the year with local teams hosting the Northern Rivers Revolt earlier...

 

Keeping the music of the 60s and 70s alive! In 1988, Late For Woodstock burst onto the music scene wowing crowds and embracing the classic songs and artists of the 60s and 70s with authentic renditions from modern music’s most popular and enduring era.

The four-piece line-up features rockin’ rhythm and lead guitars, howling harmonica, big fat bass and drums and sweet three-part harmonies. The passionate, experienced musicians who grew up in the 60s and ‘turned on’ in the 70s don’t just play the music, they love it – it’s in their blood. Sunday at the Beach Hotel from 4.30pm.

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Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters

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Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes

The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.

Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum

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Working with Nature at the Living Lab

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