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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

Come and try basketball in Byron

The next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin, turned up to a ‘come and try day’...

Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Love flowers at the market

As mothers across Australia look forward to (slightly burnt) toast in bed, the local farmers and producers in our...

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news, like, this afternoon (April 20), that 370+ kilos of tuna...

He said, she said

Fast Buck$, Coorabell At last week’s Council meeting our former mayor had me kicked out of the meeting for ‘disorderly...

Harmony Team 2012 would like to thank everyone who helped celebrate cultural diversity in Byron Shire on Saturday April 14.  Included are the concert performers, stallholders, organisers of children’s activities, staff and volunteers of Byron Community Centre, The Echo, local ABC radio, Byron News, and BayFM announcers, our sponsors Byron Shire Council and NRCF, business supporters Suffolk Park Hotel, pharmacy, bakery and real estate, and Twisted Sista and Brumby’s bakery in Byron. Also to the audiences and participants in activities. Terima kasih/Merci/Muchas Gracias/Matu Suksama/M goi/Dank u!

Many thanks,

Yvonne Jessup, Byron Bay

 

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Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

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The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.