17.7 C
Byron Shire
May 7, 2021

Doggie dos and don’ts

Latest News

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Other News

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...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Rous Chair Keith Williams looks ahead

Since the Dunoon Dam was shelved, Rous County Council has put a new draft of the Future Water Project...

On-farm restaurant’s sustainable vision

Frida’s Field is an on-farm restaurant based in Nashua, just ten minutes from Bangalow. Hosting three long lunches per...

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.

Independent wants to be Byron’s new mayor

Independent Byron Shire Councillor Basil Cameron has announced his candidature for Mayor.

Geraldine Lockyer, president, BARCO

BARCO Inc (Brunswick Area Responsible Canine Owners) would like to remind our canine-owning community and those who bring their dogs to Byron Shire on holidays of their responsibilities.

All dogs must be under effective control at all times, from leaving the car park with your dog on a leash to any off-leash dog exercise area, including our off-leash beach areas. Allowing your dog out of the car to run around is against the law and will attract a fine of $220.

It is your responsibility to clean up after your dog and place its doings into a garbage bin; failing to do this is also against the law and will attract a hefty fine of $275. The north of the shire in particular has plenty of dispensers with bags for this purpose.

For the holidaymakers who bring their pets, the laws are the same as anywhere in the state: we may be a laidback community but please respect these laws as well as the residents of this shire.

Be thoughtful of other people, and respect all of our community members.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years, I left last Wednesday’s meeting...

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over the supply of Mullumbimby’s water...